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Don Giovanni

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170 Mission Street, Pondicherry, India
(0413) 9894897955
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 55
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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Pizzas, bad ambience

If you are searching for the hotel in your maps, this restaurant is on the fifth floor of Hotel Corbelli in Mission Street. There was nothing much for ambiance and the view from the restaurant too is nothing much to write about. The restaurant is a wide open space with enough tables for large... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Chennai (Madras), India
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English first
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

a really great place run by a true Italian. its small but the ambiance is great. the owner is very friendly. u have a lot of authentic dishes to try from. u r sure to have fun.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

If you are searching for the hotel in your maps, this restaurant is on the fifth floor of Hotel Corbelli in Mission Street. There was nothing much for ambiance and the view from the restaurant too is nothing much to write about. The restaurant is a wide open space with enough tables for large and small groups and couples. Maybe... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I had been to this place before as well, and visited again..if you wanna enjoy continental..this is the place to be...try their lasagna and wood burn pizza and the tiramisu

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Rooftop restaurant in the middle of the market area. As you enter you are greeted by a genial old Italian (I assume) genteman and some old time pop/rock music. The food is great, probably some of the best tomato soup I've had. I usually go with the chef's recommendation, ad haven't been disappointed till date. for me it is a... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It's on the top floor of Hotel Corbelli. This restaurant is run by an Italian man. We ordered a simple noodles dish, it was ok. But other dishes looked quite good.

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Union Territory of Pondicherry, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

On the top of corbelli on mission street the Late Don Giovanni from Italy set up a great Italian restaurant. The open air with the sea breeze with the ocean in the distance makes for good ambiance. The food is pure Italian and you need to have a taste for it. The pork chops in red wine was amazing. Costly... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Don Giovanni is run by an amicable, flirtatious native of Bologna, Italy on the rooftop of Hotel Corbelli which is owned by another Italian. To understand this restaurant, one has to understand its owner who while being Italian in all respects has actually lived most of his life in India. His food therefore can at best be called a fusion... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

If you are a non-vegetarian, try the Parma Ham pizza and Spaghetti puttenesca, will not be disappointed. We enjoyed the difference in taste and the quality of cheese used on these dishes. It is a nice place to have dinner, considering it is a roof top joint.Be there early, on one occasion we had to settle for pastas, as the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Frankly I am extremely puzzled by the rave reviews that this restaurant has received. Having eaten really good Italian food on a regular basis, this food was absolutely HORRIBLE!! The bruschetta was chopped tomatoes and basil on regular toasted slices of bread. The caprese was a joke with no sign of fresh mozzarella anywhere. Rather there were some slivers of... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Awesome food and great hospitality is the speciality of this place. Great place to Italian delicacies. We had their veg pizza and penny white sauce pasta. Both tasted very good. Heard that their lasange is also a must to try. This restaurant is located in mission street close to dominos outlet. It is a roof top restaurant located in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 170 Mission Street, Pondicherry, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: (0413) 9894897955

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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