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Gio's Cucina

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Vrijthof, Maastricht, The Netherlands
+31 43 325 6275
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Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Planned to eat around 20:00 but could not reserve as it was busy. Asked to leave a phone number that the restaurant would call when places were available. Walked in at 19:55 and the place was half full with plenty of seating available. There is no set menu and the choice is from a few dishes that change almost on... More 

Thank Robert D
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74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Make sure to make a reservation when you're in town to dine here, it's worth it. Very nice and tasteful food. Limited choice, which I like, but it is all delicious. Bring an appetite because you'll need it. I will be back for sure.

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Thank kleinrichard
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Went here because a friend of ours recommended it. The food and their house wine were great! We started with a simple yet delicious salad, then we had some really nice penne and our main course was lamb/beef with an abundance of side dishes. We left the restaurant feeling like we were pregnant. Only weird thing is that you can't... More 

Thank BastianSouth
The Netherlands
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117 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

No reservations are made, so you better be there before 5.30pm or after 8.30pm, and even then you are probably asked to leave your phone number and called as soon as a table is available. But it is all worth the wait. There is no menu, but the waitress tells you what the food will be, and you can choose... More 

Thank RallyWise
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We came here at 7pm and it appeared there were plenty of seats however when we asked for a seat they told us that there was a two hour wait. We travelled two hours to get to the city and it was very disappointing to see that they could not accommodate us.

Thank dazzanator
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Although the interior of this restaurant has survived many years, the cuisine is excellent. They don't serve the usual pizze and paste - they even have no menu: the chaf serves a lot of small portions of traditional Italian food, depending on the season and the daily arrivals. Super, delicious and something completely different. Appetizers, first course, antipasta and main... More 

Thank Luc196211
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

According to their website you can't make any reservation. But when we got here at 6.oo pm we were told they were full due to reservation... When we proposed to sit outside we were told they don't serve there. Weird.

Thank Sjakie S
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

We found the atmosphere quite fancy and the food was good but without surprise. The service is very ceremonial, while the dishes are good but simple, while not cheap. However, the food quantity was generous (might explain the price). The waitress was not specially nice. Overall it was ok, but we we didn't really enjoy our dinner, maybe because having... More 

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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Without reservation, only leaving your mobile number and the estimated time for dining, they call you if a table is available. And there we were no menu to choose from just a nice strarter (caprese and bruchetta etc), 2 primi's to choose from and 3 secundi's to choose from. Served from a large dish they fill your plate and the... More 

Thank tjerk1965
Hengelo, The Netherlands
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016

Gio's is a very special italian restaurant. It feels like you are dining in your own livingroom. At Gio's they don't have a menu and you can't make a reservation. Gio's serves basic italian disches, but every dish is pure and mouth watering. Every ingredient is of excellent quality and the wines are very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vrijthof, Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Maastricht
  • Phone Number: +31 43 325 6275

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?