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Giovanni's Restaurant

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2101 Pulaski Hwy, Edgewood, MD 21040-1615
14106768100
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Edgewood, Maryland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I found Giovanni's about six month after moving to Maryland and we love it. It is our favorite restaurant within 30 minutes of our house. The atmosphere while worn is wonderful and string out of the 60’s. A place you would expect to see the Rat Pack. By the way, they have music on Friday and you... More 

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Bel Air
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The nicest part of our meal was the waitress, extremely efficient and professional. I just wanted something light, the house salad and calamari while my husband got one of the specials. The calamari was not fresh but tasted like a frozen TV dinner They tried to add flavor by adding old spice which did not work. Salad was good but... More 

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Thank roseBelAir
Richmond, Virginia
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant opened in 1980 and still under family ownership. My guess is that it looks much like it did in 1980. That said, the food is excellent and the service is great with very friendly staff. We went based on TA reviews and we're not disappointed. Prices are a little high but well worth it. If you are not a... More 

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Thank Paul D
giovannis1980, Manager at Giovanni's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for stopping by! We are happy to hear that you were impressed by our menu items, and we certainly hope to see you again the next time you are in the area. Thank you for leaving us this review and we wish for you to have a great day. Take care. More 

North East, Maryland
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139 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great dinner at GIOVANNI's in Edgewood. We switched up tonight and did non-Italian entrees. My partner did the NY STRIP STEAK & I did the Filet Mignon & Crab Cake. The NY STRIP STEAK actually out-flavored the filet mignon. Both were excellent cuts of beef. My crab cake was delicious in taste and did not suffer from the... More 

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Thank Jack D
giovannis1980, Manager at Giovanni's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by and for taking the time to leave us a review, Jack. Heather really does provide great service to our guests, and it's no surprise that you request her on your visits. We're glad to hear that you decided to adventure away from our Italian cuisine a bit, and found both the NY Strip Steak and... More 

Dover, Delaware
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

heather was our waitress. she gave us great tips. the food looked great all around us. we ended up with shrimp stuffed with crab. red sauce, I got the pink sauce a combination of red/white. all food made from scratch. very impressed with portions. well worth the money.

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Thank shernop
giovannis1980, Manager at Giovanni's Restaurant, responded to this review

What a wonderful Review, thank you! Here at Giovanni's Restaurant, we want every single guest that walks in our door to have the same great experience as you did. Excellent service and great food, two of our main goals! See you again! More 

Bel Air, Maryland
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Orioles Chaplain (Father Bauer) decided we should have dinner at Giovanni's. They had some lobster bisque soup with crab meat that got us started and we then had their Rockfish special with a bed of spinach done Italian style. Met a MSGR from Syracuse and the Prince of Peace priest so we had a full table of priests for the... More 

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Thank Howard B
giovannis1980, Manager at Giovanni's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. At Giovanni's Restaurant, it is our intent to create the finest meal possible, that is why we prepare all meals to order to ensure quality. We're glad to hear that you all enjoyed the lobster bisque, and our special that evening, the Rockfish on a bed of spinach. We hope... More 

Fallston MD
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

My son and I were celebrating Mother's Day a little late. Dinner here was superb! AJ, our server, was the best! Very attentive, but not overly. Checked back several times. Salads excellent; entrees more than ample (took home doggie bags). Good wine selection.

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Thank SingingMima
giovannis1980, Manager at Giovanni's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you so much for your 5-star review. We are so excited to hear about your superb celebration at Giovanni's Restaurant. We take pride in our attentive waitstaff and are so happy that AJ delivered our signature amazing service to you and your son. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your ample meals and our generous... More 

Rockville, Maryland
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Took my "adoptive mom," Pat (my real Mom's last best friend) and her husband Jake to Mother's Day dinner. It did not disappoint; it was outstanding! Pat had the daily special, rockfish Italian-style on a bed of rice; Jake had one generously-sized crab cake, and I went for the seafood Alfredo, on fettucine. Our waiter was attentive, and friendly but... More 

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Thank RickWestlake
giovannis1980, Manager at Giovanni's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your detailed feedback. We are happy to hear that we were your destination to help celebrate Mother's Day with your 'adoptive' Mother. Our team loves making new friends, just as much as seeing familiar faces! We are delighted to know that your meals went off without a hitch, and we welcome... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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248 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Ha d been to Giovanni's several times in the past but it has been a few years. It remains one of my parents favorite places to eat and in fact every year we get them a gift card for it. Well it was anniversary time for my wife and I and I asked her where she wanted to go and... More 

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Thank blues4545
giovannis1980, Manager at Giovanni's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by and for leaving us such a great review and recommendation. At Giovanni's Restaurant, we always strive to provide great Italian food with superb service to all of our guests. We're thrilled to hear that Ricky took very good care of you and that all of your dishes were cooked to perfection. We really appreciate you choosing... More 

Schenectady, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were just passing through and stopped for dinner based on reviews. Great service, food was very good, large portions did not disappoint. Highly recommend.

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Thank DebbiJ1023
giovannis1980, Manager at Giovanni's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We're glad you decided to stop for dinner when you were passing through and it's nice to hear that our service and food lived up to your expectations. We always want to give our guests the best dining experience possible, so we offer great food in large portions, and always pair it was great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2101 Pulaski Hwy, Edgewood, MD 21040-1615
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Edgewood
  • Phone Number: 14106768100

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