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Giovanni's Italian

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42490 US Highway 280, Sylacauga, AL 35150-7682
(256) 208-0351
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hamilton, Alabama
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just passing through and had never stopped. Glad we did!!! Food was great, service was great. This place is also very clean. The food is as good or better as you will find anywhere in bham.

Thank aubie1999
Sylacauga, Alabama
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Good variety on the menu. I've always liked everything I've ordered. The owner's often walk the floor making sure all the customers are happy. Sunday has an awesome Buffett choice, nice atmosphere and many food choices. Great Italian wedding soup! Great Pizza! Yummy Baked Ziti and Lasagna. Good atmosphere for business, as well as, personal luncheons.

Thank 519cherylw
Anniston, Alabama
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Great food, friendly and warm atmosphere! We are treated like Bonnie & Joe's family! It feels like we are eating at the family dinner table. I love the pasta, pizza, wings, cupcakes and the pretty, red, sweet watermelon! Bonnie and Joe are amazing owners with BIG hearts who LOVE people! Their staff and cook/chef also are friendly and nice. My... More 

Thank kturner100
Goodwater, Alabama
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I attend church with Bonnie and Joe, and often eat at their restaurant after church. The food there is delicious and abundant! Very clean,very friendly,very satisfying! I highly recommend you stop in,you will not be disappointed😄

Thank 122164
Clanton, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We live 45 miles from the restaurant, but travel to eat at this here, even though we have an Italian restaurant in our town, because the food and the service is unbelievable. I would recommend this to anyone in the greater Birmingham area.

Thank billhamby
Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We stopped in for Sunday lunch yesterday after finding it ranked 2nd on Trip Advisor. All five of us were pleasantly surprised! We love Italian food and it was delicious! Three of our party got the buffet and loved it. It was loaded with not only Italian food but pulled pork and vegetables. The desserts were fabulous! My husband and... More 

1 Thank fruitfulvine
Sylacauga, Alabama
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The food is great. The service is exceptional. We have gone to the Sunday buffet a few times. The owner on Sunday afternoons is constantly going from table to table asking if anyone needs anything. He has hot food items in hand to plop onto your plate if you so desire a fill up. It's just a very nice atmosphere.... More 

Thank TJ56SanDiego
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love to come and eat here. Every time me and my family come to eat it is always amazing. The staff there is always so nice, and take excellent care of you. One more great thing is that on Friday nights the owners are always there, and they just make you feel like family every time. I would... More 

Thank Nomora
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

The pasta and pizza was delicious. The shrimp scampi had large shrimp and a fantastic flavor. The red sauce was just perfect. We even took some chicken salad to go after sampling it on the salad bar. The owner comes around and checks on e everyone. Even though it's a little out of the way...I think I'll be a regular!

Thank williammB9334ZF
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

This was an Excellent Birthday lunch! The food is Amazing and the Staff is Top Notch! New Favorite Italian Restaurant, Hands Down!

Thank Tracy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42490 US Highway 280, Sylacauga, AL 35150-7682
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Sylacauga
  • Phone Number: (256) 208-0351

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