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Giolitti
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Downtown Dubai
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Neighborhood: Downtown Dubai
Reviewed December 27, 2013

I went there for ice cream and I discover they make also pizza. Both are very good, the ice cream are very tasty and 10 times better than the Americans brands sold in big tin. The pizza has a strange shape and come on some wood boards, light, tasty and really good

Thank Jay S
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Reviewed November 11, 2013

A business lunch with an old friend was complimented by the food and service in this restaurant. The dough is made on the premises...this is obvious as it smelled and tasted homemade, crusty outside, soft and chewy inside. The weather was just cooling down enough to eat outside and the mint lemonade was perfect! Bread, olive oil and balsamic vinegar certainly amused my bouche...my friend hardly having a chance to get any. The pizza, a selection of toppings including Bresaola and rocket, was as good as any I have ever had. You could taste the smoky wood fire in the crust and appreciate the quality of the ingredients used in making the dough. These people really take care.

Gelato to follow was a must. I had a coffee vanilla and could, again, taste the quality and love that is put into it. A rare treat!

Service was excellent despite the very busy lunch period.

The only problem this restaurant has is the location. You have to cross the road from the Dubai Mall and peer behind the foot bridge pillars to see the name. This would have been a great location had it not been for the Metro footbridge. Word of mouth seems to be paying off though!

I would recommend this to anyone visiting or living in Dubai if you haven't already tried it...it will become a regular. This is 4.5 stars for me, the only issue being the location (which is hardly the restaurant's fault) but if it was placed on a quieter street, this place would be THE place to eat and be seen.

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Thank KashBB
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Reviewed October 2, 2013

Went for dinner as a small group in search of authentic Italian, and Giolitti Dubai really hit the spot. We had pizza al metro with the diavola, vegetariana and patata toppings and a plate of antipasti. Delicious and good value. For afters we had some great gelato, pistachio, banana, strawberry and fior de latte... all of them fantastic!

Unfortunately the location is better (opposite the Dubai Mall and close to Emaar Square) on paper than in real life. Parking is not obviously available but persevere and you will be rewarded. As a result the restaurant is very quiet, but then it is the food that counts here.

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Thank Lee K
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Reviewed September 20, 2013

This Italian restaurant and Gelato located in front of Dubai mall and under the metro foot bridge. They are serving a very good Italian gelato. The Pizza also is very delicious and they are serving the Pizza in a rectangular shape by length. They have outdoor seating also which is good in good weather.

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Thank Ahmed A
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

If you are looking for authentic Italian food you must visit this Reastaurant,
They have even a great Italian Ice Cream.........The pizza is to die for!!

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Thank Albert M
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