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“Should be ranked higher” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gianni's

Gianni's
13 Victoria Road, Scarborough, England
01723 507388
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Ranked #58 of 279 restaurants in Scarborough
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
London, United Kingdom
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131 reviews 131 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Should be ranked higher”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Gianni's does good, honest, tasty Italian food. Service is also good (Uni students doing some waitressing and making a good job of it)? It really should be ranked higher in the Scarborough restaurant list; it is so much better than many of the mediocre places, briefly fashionable, which are masquerading as restaurants in Scarborough. Nicely decorated too, not too noisy, a pleasant place to sit and share a meal with friends. We had fillet steaks and pizzas, both very tasty and fresh, though the fillet was overcooked (just a little) there was not much else to complain about: the veggies were fresh and not overcooked. The chips were truly magnificent. Gianni's is not cheap, somewhere between Florio's and CoGonis, as indeed so its food, but erring on the side of CoGonis. It is a good restaurant and we would happily go there again. The puddings were tasty too. The crème brûlée was delicious. Recommended: book ahead, Gianni's is popular. Good Early Bird menu too. A recommended choice when visiting Scarborough.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Dalbeattie, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Lovely restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Had a lovely meal, Surroundings were very nice. Great selection on the menu.Service was good. Will definately go back when we return next September

Visited September 2013
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Not bad”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We have been here quite a lot. We've never had a bad meal. We usually go for the early bird in a group. This time it was just the two of us. The food came very quickly, both courses, We sat up stairs which we won't do again as a couple, not intimate enough. All in all not bad but for a romantic meal for two we'd go elsewhere.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Long time visitor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We have been eating at Gianni's for years and continue to return for the excellent food. Very tasty -great carbonara and tomato garlic bread, quick and friendly service. Reasonably priced, very family friendly. Our kids hat we first took at small children are now adults and they return with their friends. The new extension is very smart. Its best to book as it gets very busy but we have never come away disappointed.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Lovely food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Booked a table on Thursday for meal on Friday 13th for 6pm, asked for a table downstairs. arrived a bit early, shown to table in annexe room, no ambience in this part of restaurant, I had a blank wall in front of me, very dull.
We had Garlic bread with Stilton starter to share which was gorgeous, house red went well with it. followed by Penne Pasticcante - Ham & Mushroom in a creamy Bolognese sauce for me & Penne di Popeye - Chicken, Mushroom & Spinach in a creamy sauce for my Wife, both of which were really good
During the meal the staff started moving several tables around next to us which was noisy & annoying for a party of 13, which seemed odd unless they had all just turned up which seems unlikely,
Too full for puddings but not offered special of Limoncello Cheesecake that we would probably have shared

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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