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Giovanni's

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103 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
27 21 434 6893
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best sandwiches!!

My sister lives about a block away from Giovanni's and we always try to go here for a sandwich and coffee. The variety of breads, meats, cheeses and all the extras are wide and all the produce is fresh and I just love building my own sandwich here and the coffee is always good here. Great to grab... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Coles8
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George, South Africa
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George, South Africa
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My sister lives about a block away from Giovanni's and we always try to go here for a sandwich and coffee. The variety of breads, meats, cheeses and all the extras are wide and all the produce is fresh and I just love building my own sandwich here and the coffee is always good here. Great to grab and go... More 

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Thank Coles8
Coventry, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken to Giovanni's by family that live in Cape Town for a quick coffee before a long day out. It became somewhat of a highlight of our trip though! The coffee was of a very high standard barista standard and my two cappuccinos were enjoyed very much. The food was also fabulous with two of us having the... More 

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Thank fujiwara95
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everybody goes to Giovanni's - many just to be seen - others to purchase some of the amazing delicacies for take away. The place is a combined coffee shop, delicacy supermarket and cafe. You can purchase sandwiches and many other hot dishes from the counter.

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Thank ChristianFrantz
Nicosia, Cyprus
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Either for sitting down and choosing a great dish from the daily selection or for just popping in for a coffee, it's a must stop! There is a fantastic choice of breads and cheeses and all sorts of other delicacies. Great service and a nice vibe, day or night.

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Thank Elam-Rye
Durban, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buy a basketful of fresh Italian eats plus a good bottle of wine from Giovanni's then drive past Camps Bay and find a picnic spot overlooking the sea for best sundowners ever. (Crumbed veal and carppacio a must!)

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Thank Craig795
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent choice of foods. a little expensive though, but overall I enjoyed the food. I would visit again

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Thank NottsEggmanfoo
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Great italian (and not only) home mede food using top quality products at a very good price. Also good espresso coffee and cappuccino. They also make freshly cut sandwiches with bread of your choiise, ciabattas, roll, german pretzels etc.... a must to visit if you are in Cape Town.

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Thank Pasquale R
Klaipeda, Lithuania
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

A very fine place to grab some snacks and a good vibe. Friendly service and superb environment. Food quality of a best expectations. Good location as well, just on the main road of trendy Green Point.

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Thank Aleksandr B
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108 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

It's busy, cramped, full of things to buy and a very good example of what a deli should be. You could probably survive for a year on takeouts from Giovanni's and not have the same meal twice.

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Darling, South Africa
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Great deli. You choose your own type of bread and then have options to choose from a range of different meat and cheeses ect. Staff are extremely friendly and the food is not that pricy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 103 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 27 21 434 6893

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian, Cafe, Delicatessen

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