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Giovanni Pastrami

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Waikiki
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227 Lewers St, Ste 118, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1946 (Helumoa)
+1 808-923-2100
Today
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Canberra, Australia
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

without reservation was told 15-20 minutes and took 45 which happens not a problem, got seated next to bar where could not talk without shouting, sat for 10 minutes with no waiter at all except passing our table. then left.

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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner at this restaurant. The decor is like a sports bar and grill which gives a nice casual feel to it. Great for an informal meal. I had the loco moco which was very nice. My wife being a vegetarian didnt have many choices on the menu to choose from. She ordered a salad which was 90 percent lettuce.... More 

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Laporte
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We actually went to Giovanni Pastrami to get the Round Table Pizza they serve there. We looked at a menu and decided to get an appetizer, the Garlic Shrimp. Never having been there before we also ordered individual pizzas for the 2 of us. When I got the appetizer it was huge. It had 10 large shrimp smothered in a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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194 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been a few times when visiting. Lots of sports screens and different styles of seating something for everyone. The staff are friendly, the beer is cold and the food is good. We enjoy the Reuben sandwich and have also had a very nice piece of pizza which was served complimentary during a good happy hour. So we have... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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273 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the name, caters to the beer and burger crowd. Server was good, but bartender slow (couldn't find white wine or bottled water). Food was OK but pricey for what was served.

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Fremont, California
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227 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While you wouldn't necessarily expect good deli food in Honolulu, you'll get just that at Giovanni's. While I would hesitate to compare it to New York's finest, it is more than acceptable and you'll find good service to boot.

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Thank Glenn M
Honolulu, HI
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is good here but the service is poor. For a sports bar they have great tv coverage but the service is lacking. Long wait to get order taken and for food to arrive. I could understand if it was busy but it was not. We were there around 2 pm.

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Surprise, Arizona
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so excited to see a "New York style deli"! Of course I ordered the Rueban sandwich. Unfortunately I was very disappointed. The bread was so lite it looked and tasted like white bread. The corned beef was very fatty and not much flavor. Very little sauerkraut with Russian dressing, not 1000 island. Potato salad had too much vinegar... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for pizza on an evening we did not want to eat lots and spend lots. The bill was reasonable and the pizza very tasty. The service was great. They have many other items to choose from on the menu.

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Thank Brad W
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food with lots to choose from had the chilli fries and the lasagne just a little pricey,service was also quite good and close by to all the major hotels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Lewers St, Ste 118, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1946
    (Helumoa)
  • Public Transportation: Parking at the Wyndham Hotel, adjacent to the restaurant on Lewers Street. Lunch parking 11:00am-3:00pm free with validation. 6:00am-6:00pm flat rate $3 with validation. After 6:00pm, $6 for four hours with validation.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighborhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-923-2100

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