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“Food good, service excellent, don't know about value because my 71 year old dad paid!”
Review of Gio's Ristorante

Gio's Ristorante
Ranked #296 of 2,325 Restaurants in Manchester
Price range: $40 - $50
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 7, 2014

Visited this place as a party of 7 prior to seeing West Side Story at The Palace Theatre on Saturday 4th January.

We had not booked but had no problem getting a table at around 12 noon though the restaurant got pretty full by time we left at 1.45pm.

Service was excellent. A man and woman, both late 20's, were main servers and were superb. Quick, efficient and friendly.

Food was generally good. I was slightly disappointed with my meatball starter which lacked a little depth of flavour and my dad's mussels looked poor and he commented they were overcooked. Main courses were generally better with a good lasagne, canneloni and calzone pizza amongst the choices.

Can't comment on value as don;t know what final bill was but average of £6 for starters and c. £10-15 for mains felt pretty fair for what we got and would certainly return in future.

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Thank Rob W
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Reviewed January 6, 2014

Had a very authentic Italian meal last night in this restaurant, in fact the tastes were as good as my last visit to Italy , its a well ran place and not overpriced for the standard of the food, my son aged 14 described his pasta as the best he had had since we visited Italy on holiday

Well done to all the staff and it was great to get out of the pouring rain having returned from old Trafford into a really nice Italian atmosphere !

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Thank Paul R
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Reviewed January 3, 2014

Ate here last night 2/1/14. The food was good but they brought the wrong starter for my partner. I thought it was expensive for the food provided and they added a 10% optional service charge to the bill which I refused to pay due to the incorrect starter. The owners should go to The Olive Garden at Standish near Wigan to see how a proper Italian restaurant should be run

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Reviewed December 31, 2013

The food and wine was superb. The service was excellent. The only downside was probably because it was the festive season and the noise in the restaurant was incredible. On the other hand, this was probably because everybody was having a great night!!

Thank KlondikePete
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Reviewed December 28, 2013

Although very busy service was excellent and quick. Food great - very tasty. Visited before visit to palace theatre

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Thank febwendy
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