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Don Giovanni

170 Mission Street, Pondicherry, India
(0413) 9894897955
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Ranked #42 of 191 restaurants in Pondicherry
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Bangalore, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

If you ever wondered what miracles can land of your plate, You need to get here. The place is rusty, but so full of warmth that one falls in love with it. And the food is simply heavenly. And the service prompt and pleasant. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The place is an ultimate awesome venue for an italian cuisine ! Marx ( the chef/owner ) was full of hospitailty and gave us a warm welcome ! Tried sangria which was a wine drink ! Beyond expectation !

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Pondicherry
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Don Giovanni serves very reasonably priced authentic Italian food in an extremely relaxing ambiance. At lunchtime, you can enjoy a great view of Pondicherry. In the evening, dinner Don Giovanni's is a wonderful vacation from Pondy's hustle and bustle. Don Giovanni's serves some of Pondy's best pizza, and the pasta dishes are extremely satisfying. Vegetarians and non-vegetarians will be very... More

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Kottayam, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Don Giovani brings in a pleasure to seating the best view of podi from roof tops. The pork posanto is something which interests me to most from this place and pizza is also very good.

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Bangalore, India
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Since I am a foodie first and then a traveler, this goes without saying that trying out different cuisines and restaurants topped the list during my recent trip to Pondicherry. I had already prepared a list of few cafes and restaurants that I had to visit whilst my sojourn in the erstwhile french land, Don Giovanni, an authentic Italian roof... More

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