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“Forgettable” 1 of 5 stars
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Cucina Giovanni
2730 State Road 16, Ste 101, Saint Augustine, FL 32092-5401
904-823-8999
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Ranked #215 of 444 Restaurants in Saint Augustine
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Forgettable”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I had a salad and the veal valdostana.

The salad was plain, romaine with a few generic croutons and cheese.
The the veal was just terrible. I didn't see anything that resembled prosciutto. The sauce was Lipton onion soup broth, I think.

Service was indifferent.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Orlando, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Rude dude”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The food was good, and the service was fine. The biggest problem though, was a middle aged gentleman that seemed to maybe be the owner or manager. He was rude to the waitress, and not at all friendly to the customers either. Basically, he was VERY rude, and I felt bad for the waitress that was working, for having to deal with him.

Visited May 2013
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St. George, Utah
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70 reviews 70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Another great find”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Didn't want to go to downtown St. Augustine on a weekend so tried this place, located in a strip mall. Service was excellent (thank you Megan), food was very good, prices reasonable. Would definitely go again next time I'm in St. Augustine.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great Italian food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Hotel recommended this restaurant. We decided to give it a try and were not disappointed. We enjoyed it so much that we eat there twice while on vacation.

Visited April 2013
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Archbald, Pennsylvania
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139 reviews 139 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 55 cities Reviews in 55 cities
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Very Good Italian Food - next to the Outlets”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

I had read that there were no good choices for restaurants at the St Augustine Outlets so I was surprised when our hotel recommended Giovanni's. The food was really good - service was friendly and they were very busy! Both of our meals were very tasty and I wish I had room for desserts because they were very well priced - compared to other restaurants we had recently visited.
I would highly recommend Giovanni's - it's in a small strip mall close to the Hampton Inn (which we did not stay at on this trip)

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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