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“Cheap and delicious”
Review of Da Giovanni

Da Giovanni
Ranked #1,451 of 5,712 Restaurants in Montreal
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Washington, DC
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Cheap and delicious”
Reviewed August 12, 2012

This became a staple for our afternoon meals. The portions are huge, the food was tasty and the price tag was reasonable. The service was generally great. I recommend the calzone con pollo, the chicken parmigiana and the Cesar salad with grilled chicken

Visited August 2012
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Windsor, Canada
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1,673 reviews
812 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 553 helpful votes
“Great Italian Food for a good price”
Reviewed May 15, 2012

This place has a mix of Italian dishes as well as French and North American options. The service was ok. Not fast/slow good/bad, just ok. The escargo (snails) with mushrooms and garlic butter were amazing. This was the best part of the meal other than my GIANT meatball. I should have skipped the salad, it was ok, but nothing special. Overall, very good place to eat once or twice.

  • Visited May 2012
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Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“an ok place for an italian dish”
Reviewed April 14, 2012

I walked into this place since it was close to my hotel. I got seated at a table which was pretty tiny but not too bad. I noticed that a lot of people were running around with dishes, glasses, food,... it didn't seem to be that organized at first sight. However, my order was taken a few minutes later and I choose the trio of pasta. In contrary to what I was expecting, it got served quickly. There was also free garlic bread.
The food was ok but not marvellous. The spaghetti bolognese was just as in any other place and not specificaly good. The tagliatelli and gnocchi were ok. Unfortunately the flavours were mixing up since they were all put together on the plate. So the different sauces got mixed.
Overall I wouldn't call this a spectacular must do place but the food was acceptable and served quickly so if you're around you might as well hop in.

  • Visited April 2012
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Henderson, Colorado
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92 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Liked their breakfast.”
Reviewed April 13, 2012

We did not get a chance to try the pizza that they seem to be known for, but we enjoyed their breakfast. The service was fast, the waitresses were friendly, and the prices were fair.

  • Visited March 2012
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Clemmons, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good food / horrific service”
Reviewed September 18, 2011

We went there for lunch on a recent visit to Montreal. It was very busy so the service was slow but the food was really good. Our waitress was rushing around the place waiting on everyone and was very overworked / overwhelmed. We decided that night to go back since we all liked the food so much and we could try more items on the menu with the hope they wouldn't be as busy and the service would be faster. They were not busy at all but the service was the absolute worst we have ever had anywhere in the world!!! What good is great food if you can't get it!! We had to actually go find our waitress to get anything. The other staff saw us sitting there for a long time without service and finally tried to help prompt her to wait on us. We were there FOREVER waiting for our order to be taken, our food to be brought to us, our ticket, and finally trying to find her to pay her!! After a long but wonderful day of sightseeing, this was a very bad ending!!

  • Visited August 2011
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