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The Waters Edge at Giovanni's

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2748 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-5028
+1 203-325-9979
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“garlic bread” (7 reviews)
“filet mignon” (5 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
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Italian, American, Steakhouse, Seafood
2748 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-5028
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11 - 20 of 52 reviews

Reviewed October 8, 2016

My friends and I met here for dinner. I had not been there for a long time. The staff is friendly and attentive. The waiter did not know what kind of rum goes in a rum and coke. He named all the rums at the...More

Thank beachgirl7651
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Four of us. Three ordered steak--mine was filet mignon. One ordered salmon steak. All were extremely complimentary of the entrees. The steaks were cooked perfectly; just the right color uniformly. My medium rare was pink with a touch of red. I chose the Prix Fixe--the...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Had a wonderful lunch for my birthday. We were a party of 8 and ranged from 10 years old to 83 years old - the menu selection was excellent for all ages. They have pre-fix menu which was very nice. Food was excellent and plenty,...More

Thank DiK153
Reviewed July 21, 2016

The steak at this restaurant is excellent. I had the filet mignon, while my wife had the veal chop. Both items were prepared perfectly. The service was also attentive and perfect. After all the years, Giovanni is still a perfect host, ready to accommodate his...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed June 21, 2016

We went to Giovanni’s for Easter. We were just here this past December to celebrate my parents anniversary and were very happy with it, and it did not disappoint the second time. Although the menu was a fixed menu for the holiday, there were plenty...More

Thank roha19
Reviewed June 21, 2016

Giovanni's has had the same consistently good food for at least 40 years at this location or the older spot in Stamford. The people are nice, the food is good, the setting especially overlooking the water is lovely. If you want a decent steak, lobster,...More

Thank rocket41
Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Just had a little bit of time and saw this restaurant was highly recommended so decided to try it out. Upon driving up you notice the old world charm and saw a channel of water opening up to a splendid view of the bay. From...More

1  Thank Karen A
Reviewed February 21, 2016

First time I went here was a few years ago for a repast for my wife's aunt, but had never eaten in the "restaurant". While at that repast, I heard that Giovanni had gotten his start at the old Maneros in Greenwich back in the...More

1  Thank 123roof
Reviewed January 14, 2016

besides a catering hall - a nice one at that the restaurant is really nice. The food is fairly priced and the decor is really nice. Give it a try.

1  Thank mckaydarien
Reviewed January 7, 2016

We had a surprise 40th anniversary party for my parents. It was an amazing party and dinner. We had about 15 people and they put us in a room on a long table. It was a great evening. The garlic bread they kept filled was...More

Thank roha19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2748 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-5028
    (Weed Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Darien
  • Phone Number: +1 203-325-9979
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For a warm welcome from Giovanni and a fine dining experience that will make you feel right at home try The Waters Edge at Giovanni's. Family owned and operated for over 25 years, The Waters Edge at Giovanni's is renowned for its 100% Certified Angus beef, select premium seafood and Giovanni's select family specialties. Add a vintage from our extensive wine list into the mix, finish with one of our specialty desserts and enjoy a dining experience that is seamless, timeless and genuine Giovanni. Additionally, The Waters Edge at Giovanni's offers a banquet facility experience with superb attention to detail, hosting corporate meetings and events, weddings and special events.
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