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Giovanni's Restaurant

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2101 Pulaski Hwy, Edgewood, MD 21040-1615
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There is no doubt why this restaurant ranks so high for the area. Great menu and super friendly service extremely large portions and super delicious Italian food. Family owned and the care shows through. Definitely a repeat performance here.

Thank Danielle D
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The restaurant wasn't appealing a all. It looks like a banquet hall. The food comes out fast, but it is small portions and the food is just fair. The bread was so bad, there was extra and I didn't want to take any home. I wouldn't go back.

Thank danam443
Abingdon, Maryland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a shame that the building is in need of a huge makeover. This detracts from the fact that the food is very good. If you eat there. don't look up at the ceiling. Dirty, sagging, moldy. Ugh!

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

Hi Carol - we are sorry to hear about your concerns. Please know that we are doing extensive research regarding any work that our establishment needs. We want our loyal customers to still be able to enjoy their favorite meals whenever they please. Please feel free to voice your suggestions with us directly at (410) 676-8100. Thank you for understanding. More 

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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite italian restaurants in Edgewood. The chicken parmesan is really good but the best thing on the menu is the tomato cream sauce. It is good on everything pasta, chicken, shrimp. I have never found anything that tastes quite like it. I like that it is a family run business and they really make you... More 

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

Hi Amanda, thanks for taking the time to share your love of Giovanni's Restaurant! We are flattered that you love our tomato cream sauce so much. Treating our guests like family is a small part of what makes dining with us so special. See you soon! More 

Edgewood, Maryland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank brooklyn19592016
giovannis1980, Manager at Giovanni's Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for this kind review. We're delighted that you and your wife have dubbed us your favorite, and we look forward to seeing you both for many years to come. Our team at Giovanni's Restaurant cannot wait for your next visit and we hope that you will get another chance to try something new on... More 

Bel Air
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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

Hello, Thank you for giving us a try and for leaving your honest feedback. Although we're happy to hear that you had great service during your visit, we're disappointed that you found your meal to be on the lackluster side. We can assure you that this is far from our norm and high standards. We ask that you reach out... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

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 

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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142 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 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 

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.

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 

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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?