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$40 - $50
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Italian, Pizza
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just had food here and the owner was a proper gentleman who went over and beyond for me and my wife got the kids some food and give them free drinks and free desserts never have been mad to feel more welcome in any restaurant...would highly recommend to anyone if there local to this restaurant don’t pass by without popping in as you wont regret it thanks again to the lovely people thereMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to Gio’s for my friend’s birthday and was greeted by a welcoming host who quickly showed us to a lovely table! Once seated he promptly gave us some food and drink menus whilst we waited for our third friend to arrive. Once she...was seated he returned quickly to take our drinks order (a bottle of wine and a beer with cokes) which arrived soon after - a lovely change from other restaurants I’ve been to! When we were ready to order the server helped us choose which of the plentiful dishes we should have as we could not decide we everything looked incredible. This also arrived in fantastic time and it was some of the best food I’ve had in Manchester, the pizza was cooked authentically and went superb with the wine I was drinking. Overall, an extremely pleasant and enjoyable experience and I can’t wait to go again.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed the two course pre-theatre two course meal, which was £22. Portion sizes were just adequate, served quickly and were very hot - chicken wings in Italian sauce and Lasagne. The drink prices were scandalous though, £6.25 for a 330ml bottle of Peroni and...so I felt "ripped off" after buying two. The cheapest bottle of Montepulciano red was £29.50. On that basis I won't be going backMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for my birthday, service was quick and helpful. Food was cooked perfectly and all round an amazing experience. Great location in Manchester city centre, highly recommend if you are visiting.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 16, 2022

Spotted it as we went past on the tram and managed to get a table. Was really nice food and service and lovely inside. Would return and definitely recommend.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 15, 2022

Absolutely fabulous Italian food .. highly recommend the sea bass, great menu … great ambiance and fabulous service.. extremely friendly staff.. I will certainly return…thanks for a fabulous evening .

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 24, 2022

We had not booked but the staff were very accommodating and felt welcomed, service was great and the food served hot and tasty. The menu covers everyone's taste. No complaints and would recommend to anyone Thank you

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 14, 2022

Very conveniently located a few doors down from our hotel, we decided to have dinner here. It was very nice, although I was a little disappointed that my meal said it was served with creamed potatoes on the menu, but when it arrived it was...new potatoes...... Not a deal breaker and it wasn't worth sending it back as my daughter's (somewhat burned) pizza had arrived - but it really should have been served as advertisedMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 20, 2022 via mobile

I came on Friday with my friends. I had a good experience with my meal as I enjoyed my lasagna and a tasty sticky toffee cake. My friend had an amzing garlic bread but she could not finish her starter bruscetta as tomatoes was chopped...coarsly. Nonetheless, i noticed one of the kitchen staff smoking inside the kitchen, a blonde lass was using a vape i believe and i found that shocking to be honest as i felt disguest at the end. For such a renowned restaurant, i believed that such a behaviour is not allowed hence i thought it should definitively be flagged to ensure a safer environment... i dont think i will back again to this place ulness the council will act upon it.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 20, 2022

Had a lovely meal here we hadn’t booked but couldn’t fault anything. The garlic bread was excellent and the chicken and steak very good. Would definitely go back plenty on the menu and well priced.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 15, 2022

Although according to the website the restaurant was closed on Sundays, we were walking in Central Manchester looking for somewhere to have dinner and came across Gios at about 4pm on a Sunday and it was open. We enquired within to confirm it was open...for business and after confirmation that it was, said that we would return about 5.30pm for a meal. The starter and main course were both really good together with the red wine (Valpolicella). The service was efficient and friendly. The restaurant was spotlessly clean and all in all we had a memorable meal. We were visiting Manchester for the weekend and when we return, will happily return to this restaurant.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed February 27, 2022

My friend had booked this restaurant for dinner one Friday evening as apparently he heard high things about it. On arrival though they were fairly busy and when we walked in mentioning we had a reservation they rushed around and finally showed us to our...table. What also let me down was it took a good 20 minutes at least just to order drinks in and it was a short while after when we finally got to order our food. Although everyone there seemed friendly enough they were very disorganised. However I did enjoy my food and drink along with the dessert I had ordered but the final thing that happened to show how disorganised they were was when they took quite a while to get us the bill after I had asked for it. So if you don't mind waiting around I'd recommend eating here as the food is great. But the service needs a lot of work in my opinionMore

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 19, 2022

We visited Gio in need of a quick meal before we went to Bridgewater Hall. We were greeted and promptly seated. Our server (I’m assuming the manager?) was friendly and understanding of our short timescale. We all came away feeling like we’d had a quick...meal without it being rushed which was JUST what we were after. The staff were all very attentive and to top it off the food was amazing! Just an all-round brilliant experience!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 6, 2022

Third time here so booked for my brother's 50th. Booking met with warm friendliness over the phone (not insisting online) from Staff even with last minute changes. Maitre De (Gino)?) and waiting staff extremely warm and friendly. Our friends and family were met with such...lovely conversation from all staff and attentiveness. Food fantastic and provision made for High chair etc. Complimentary garlic bread, limoncello and a brandy for birthday boy. There is nowhere else apart from sister restaurant I would go. Phenomenal!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 5, 2022

My partner and I had a late lunch and were so pleased we did. The service was friendly and helpful without being intrusive. The food was obviously freshly made and very tasy.

Date of visit: February 2022
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4