The food is fantastic, great atmosphere, the staff are very professional, and the valet parking very conveniant.
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Highly popular restaurant for people with large pockets and healthy appetites. Appetisers were generally poor quality : the Zucchinis Fritta were overbreaded and overcooked; the squid were chewy; the bruschetta was plain and tasteless; the warmed olives were soft. The smelts, however, were the star...More
I love everything about this restaurant. It is comfortable, the service is friendly and professional, and most importantly, the food is wonderful. The prices are reasonable given the quality, and there is a nice elaborate wine list.
Honestly, not super impressed with this place. I really wanted to like it, but the restaurant is so small that where we were seated felt a bit claustrophobic and the chairs were uncomfortable. The food was good, but I didn't feel it really matched up...More
This is an Ottawa icon in my opinion. I frequented Giovanni’s for years and went there the first night I arrived back in Ottawa. All of the service staff was still there and the owner, Nino still at the front door to greet you. The...More
food ,service, atmosphere, all top ten, 5 star for sure , very clean kitchen and staff is well mannered and trained well, all dishes are made in house, traditional sauces are as close as you can get to mamas kitchen
I had been to Giovanni's in the past and was not impressed then and despite the beautiful décor, the food leaves a lot to be desired and is very expensive. I was there last night for dinner with a friend and it was so noisy,...More
Large group easily accommodated in back room. However second large group in same room raised the noise level. Wonderful appetizers with calamari, sausage, fried zucchini, shrimp. Chef's choice. Veal Marsala was a bit cold for me but rest of the diners loved their meal! The...More
We can only praise this restaurante. We walk in on for a Sunday lunch and the restaurant seemed closed for a private party, however, they immediately dismiss the fact and seated us in the main dinning room. We were very promptly served by extremely friendly...More
I always enjoying going to this place. The service is really good, atmosphere is nice. Very loud most times with people having a good time and conversations everywhere. Went with 2 other couples. The food is ok, not the best Italian in town, but they...More