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“Best Continental Deli in Cape Town”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Giovanni's

Giovanni's
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Television
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Best Continental Deli in Cape Town”
Reviewed December 5, 2012

French Pate, Italian Salami, and the freshly made products as well as a great selection of European foods not always found in Cape Town

Visited December 2012
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  • Czech first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Cape |town
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Italian deli to delight!”
Reviewed November 15, 2012

Excellent coffee, pastries and deli goodies. Deli staff are efficient, helpful and pleasant. The coffee bar staff are gruffly efficient..not too many smiles unless one likes soccer...but they draw a loyal following of regulars.

Visited November 2012
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Dublin, Ireland
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Grab a coffee, buy some italian food or eat”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

It's crow and I would say for a reason. It's not a restaurant, don't expect that. It's a italian grocery with a café in wich toy can buy some of the ready to eat meals and eat it there (was a little bit messy ;) ). I really liked the place and the food, but don't expect relax!

  • Visited November 2012
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cape town
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“The Real Deal Deli”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

Giovanni's is the real deal - this Cape town institution is always packed with a great vibe. Whether you are buying from the deli - always has those hard to get items - or having a meal and a real Italian coffee this place is consistently good.

Select your ingredients from the deli counter and it will be served to you at the indoor outdoor seating area. Sometimes not easy to get a seat especially if you are in a group.

This is a good place to meet and eat.

  • Visited October 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Best light meals”
Reviewed November 6, 2012

This place has such a vibe! The food is great - the delis and salads along the counter are great, it's hard to choose. We always end up with the hot beef on rye, better than any in NY. It's always busy, bustling, terrific atmosphere. Sit at the bar counter and watch the people streaming in and out. Very reasonable prices.

  • Visited October 2012
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