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Don Giovanni

170 Mission Street, Pondicherry, India
(0413) 9894897955
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Ranked #43 of 204 Restaurants in Pondicherry
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Chennai (Madras), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This would be our third visit to Don Giovanni's restaurant situated on the the roof top of Hotel Corbelli. The homely environment is very welcoming and the food is worth the wait. The chef is an adorable man with a great insight of food. Very thoughtful of people's choices and recommends what would be the best. The roof top breeze... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is on the roof top of a hotel. Ambiance wise, it's got a rustic feel to it. Not posh or anything. But definitely memorable. The Italian Owner/Chef pulls a chair sits across you and takes the order. After introducing ourselves as the Chrisitan couple from Kerala, he suggested some pork and beef specialities. Quite an interesting experience. My husband... More

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Bangalore, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Simply wao ... those who know Italian food are sure to appreciate it. Max our sweet host was lovely as we chatted away the good time and could hardly talk when he served the food coz he served pretty much the best Italian I have eaten in India. Given the chance and comparison the Italian here are mil times better... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Try the spaghetti and lasagna. The chef Max is fun to talk with.The place is a must visit if you are fond of Italian cuisine.

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I really loved the food here. Authentic Italian for anyone who wants to relish the taste. Decent ambiance and the sweet host is constantly on the move attending tables.It's worth the wait, because as soon as the food is served you have nothing to complain. The bill won't hurt your pockets either. Great place for food lovers, located at Mission... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Very simple and warm place. This is not for those who are expecting luxurious interiors or huge dining place. This is for explorers and food lovers. It serves delicious authentic food. It is personally prepared by the owner, who welcomes everyone and a sweet host.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

If you're in for authentic Italian food which is slightly on the expensive side, then Don Giovanni will not disappoint you. It is located in the roof top of a Hotel on Mission Street in Pondicherry(The best closest landmark would be Nilgiris Supermarket). It is an open-terrace restaurant with a peaceful atmosphere and a very decent owner who is also... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

Read the Wikipedia writeup so we went. On the terrace of an hotel in Tamil quarter. At 7. 30pm, it was empty. I think the Italian chef ( busy reading a newspaper and having his coffee) was as surprised to see us as we were to see him and an empty restaurant. Not a soul. Menus were scruffy. Chef was... More

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Had dinner at don giovanni after reading he reviews here. Located on roof top of Hotel Corbelli, reaching the restaurant is not an issue but finding parking is difficult. Semi open, the sea breeze is very refreshing. The veg pizza was delicious and the gnocchi was well cooked. The servings are pretty large and we were unable to finish what... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The restaurant is on the terrace of a hotel on busy mission st. It is run by an italian and the food is cooked by them too. It had good breads, pasta and pizzas. the ravioli was good too. the portions are fairly large and satisfying. The tiramisu was good too.

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