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Giovanni's

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

ANTIPASTO‏
Bistecca Calamari Fritta
Fried calamari strips served on a bed of capers, tomatoes and red onions in a buerre blanc sauce
Bruschetta
Oven roasted Italian bread topped with roma tomatoes, pesto and quattro formaggio cheese
Peperoni E Salsiccia
Italian sausage‏ sautéed with sweet white onion, red and yellow peppers
ZUPPE
Minestrone
Pasta Fagioli
Brodo di Gallina
Brodo con Cappelletti
INSALATA‏
House Insalata
Chicken
Shrimp
Caesar Insalata
Plain
Toscana Insalata
Pecan encrusted boneless breast of chicken rested atop baby spinach with mandarin orange, sundried cherries, pecans and gorgonzola cheese served with a wild berry vinaigrette
PASTA
All entrees below are served with homemade pizza bread, pepperonta, soup or salad
Soup
Salad
Bolognese
A meat and tomato sauce
Soup
Salad
Pomodoro
A mild tomato sauce
Soup
Salad
Pesto Pomodoro
Sweet basil, garlic, olive oil, pine nuts, parmesan cheese and tomato sauce
Soup
Salad
Alfredo
A rich blend of cheese and cream
Soup
Salad
Manicotti
Thin sheets of pasta filled with ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheese topped with pomodoro or bolognese
Soup
Salad
Manicotti Verde Pomodori
Thin sheets of spinach pasta filled with ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheese topped with pomodoro
Soup
Salad
Cannelloni di Carne
Thin sheets of pasta filled with seasoned meats and cheese, topped with pomodoro or bolognese
Soup
Salad
Cappelletti Verde Pesto
Meat and‏ cheese filled round spinach ravioli topped with pesto sauce
Soup
Salad
Cappelletti alla Panna
Meat and cheese filled round ravioli topped with alfredo sauce
PIATI DELLA CASA‏
All entrees below are served with homemade pizza bread, pepperonta, soup or salad and side of linguine
Soup
Salad
Manzo di Braciole
Thinly sliced beef tenderloin, rolled around prosciutto, garlic and parsley braised in tomato mushroom sauce
Soup
Salad
Manzo alla Giovanni
Char grilled petite filet mignon served with a potato and leek torta in a portabella mushroom and chianti infused demi
Soup
Salad
Melanzane Parmigiana
Fresh eggplant, sliced thin and layered with mozzarella cheese and pomodoro sauce
Soup
Salad
Veal Parmigiana
Breaded veal medallions topped with bolognese sauce and melted mozzarella
Soup
Salad
Veal Marsala
Medallions of veal sautéed in marsala wine and fresh mushrooms
Soup
Salad
Pollo alla Milano
Boneless breast of chicken sautéed with artichokes, mushrooms and sundried tomatoes in a white wine sauce
Soup
Salad
Pollo alla Parmigian
Breaded breast of chicken topped with pomodoro sauce and melted mozzarella
Soup
Salad
Pesce alla Francesca
Fresh perch sautéed in mild lemon sauce with capers
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best pizza ever. We drive from Dayton just to have it and are never disappointed. The sausage is my favorire!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Wendi T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for a birthday and this place never disappoints. Food and svc were Giovanni's Standard, EXCELLENT!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MrKurt63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time I've ever ordered a Giovanni's special it was excellent had a small salad and some garlic bread it was great excellent service very polite and kind I highly recommend this place

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank vikki a
Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

FANTASTIC food and great service! We all had the best time and will definitely be back! Highly recommended!!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank John Rick M
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Starting off the location leaves much to be desired and parking is not ideal. The food is decent but with the revival of the Detroit food scene it is lagging (as is most Italian in the city). Nothing great, nothing terrible, just an average meal...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank efletch94
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Nesteled in south of downtown in Detroit's most industrialized area sits Giovanni's. On Fort street, just over the Rough river brindge is this unassuming place. Don;t be fooled. Once inside, you notice the typical but understated Italian decor. The menu has lots of slections (see...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KennyMSQ56
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Anniversary dinner with my wife. Wife ordered lasagna and could not stop raving about how good it was.from the salad to the soup to the Sauvignon blanc, everything top notch. I had the veal parmesan and it was delightful to the pallet. Cannot wait to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

wonderful restaurant. Great food and service. Family owned and operated. Original food prepared on site daily. Owner on premises most nights and visits the customer tables to get feedback on the meal and service.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JYH53
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Historic landmark with a history to boot! Family owned for generations without comprising standards, authenticity and quality...ah, if the wall could talk about all the executives and "real folk" who enjoyed the pace over the years. Traditional and marvelous...worth the visit in an off-beat area,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 881roz
Reviewed February 4, 2019

we had 12 in our party and 3 of us have celiac so no flour in our diet. we called twice and text once to let them know we needed 3 pasta meals gluten free. we had reservations so they were expecting us. when we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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VanZels
January 30, 2019|
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Response from Helene K | Reviewed this property |
I agree...depends on what day you want the reservation. I booked one week in advance for a Saturday night.
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dbg852
December 2, 2016|
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Response from chikiemamma | Reviewed this property |
Dinner for two, we both each had two drinks, tip, around $130.
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Chris S
December 11, 2015|
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Response from mikehamm45 | Reviewed this property |
My wife threw a party there. I don't rember what the min price was. But I do remember a min. Perhaps it was 30$ but this was a few years back.
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