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“Best restaurant in Halifax!”
Review of Gio

Gio
Ranked #3 of 751 Restaurants in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 23, 2012

The food and drinks here are amazing! When we made a reservation my boyfriend told them I was a vegetarian, so they started off with an amuse bouche with mine being vegetarian and my boyfriends the meat option (very nice touch) We started off with the gnocchi, in my opinion this is the best appetizer in Halifax with their sea bass tacos a close second. My boyfriend and I like to share plates so we ordered the vegetarian option of tofu (which was excellent) and the ravioli. Since the ravioli came with bacon jam the server asked if we would like it on the side (to accomodate me not eating meat) When the dishes arrived she dropped the small plate of bacon jam on the floor, we told her not to worry and she cleaned it up and brought us another portion. She later comped the dessert we ordered due to the spill, which was by no means necessary but really pushed the service to another level. All the servers there seem very professional and friendly our server that night was Karine, in my opinion one of the best we have encountered. Gio is now our restaurant of choice, check it out and try the "cenote" one of the best cocktails in the city!

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Penny C, Guest Relations Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2012

We really appreciate your detailed feedback! Thanks for the compliments and your review has been shared with Karine, your server. Wow! ....Best restaurant in Halifax. We can't ask for more than that!

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Reviewed October 15, 2012

Enjoyed the Gio just for drinks but we were delighted about the service and staff. If you are not sure what to drink just ask them for their expertise and you will get sound recoomendations.

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Penny C, Guest Relations Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2012

Gio is a great spot for cocktails - and our bartender, Jordan, is continually creating new and delicious concoctions! Thanks for the review.

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Reviewed October 14, 2012 via mobile

Had a leisurely meal. Service was impeccable. Every course, from the amuse-bouche to the dessert, was fantastic.

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Penny C, Director of Sales at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2012

Delighted to receive your TripAdvisor review. Impeccable food and service is what we strive for!

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Reviewed October 13, 2012

This restaurant is definitely special, the nice atmosfere and the music was great.
The service is impeccable, every single detail is taken care of. Our waitres Karine was awesome.

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1  Thank Jesu M
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Penny C, Guest Relations Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2012

It's often the details that make a good experience into a great experience! Thanks for noticing the details and for a great review on TripAdvisor.

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Reviewed October 13, 2012

Consistently great food with beautiful presentation, good wine list and attentive staff make this place a consistent winner for a fine dining choice. I do enjoy the creative food parings the chef uses.

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Penny C, Guest Relations Manager at Gio, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2012

We really appreciate the fact that you took the time to write such a great review of Gio. Thanks so much - we hope we can continue to impress you!

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