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“Bad coffee good risotto” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Giovanni's

Giovanni's
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Television
leeds
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Bad coffee good risotto”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

The risotto was tasty but i had to send it back to be reheated. The coffee is really poor they need some barista training.

Visited February 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A CT coffee institution”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

This one is unlike any other in CT. The coffee is great, the pastries to-die-for and if you don't feel like cooking you can grab a home-cooked meal here. Nice imported chocolates and great local wines for sale as well as fresh flowers. If you sit back and relax I can imagine there is another deli like this... somewhere in Italy.

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Thank marthelee
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Yelverton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2013

A great place to enjoy good quality coffee, meet the local people and purchase superb food from the deli.

Visited February 2013
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Thank Kevin F
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good for a deli”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

This is a popular hang out for the want to be seens. The food is kept in deli fridges and they will microwave it. Good flavours but microwaved food is hot around the edges and cold inside. You can buy groceries here and take away very expensive sandwiches.

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Thank Jackieocarter
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Geneva, Switzerland
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Felt like home (and I'm Italian...)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2013

My wife and I could not wait to pay a visit to Giovanni's, given the outstanding reviews we read over the internet. We passed there on our way to Kirstenbosh, because we wanted to have a lovely pic-nic at the botanical garden. It took us some seconds to understand how the whole thing worked, but once we were clear on it everything was so smooth. We chose the bread, the ingredients (and I can tell you that there are some great italian products, whose price is very fair) and in 5 minutes our sandwiches were good to go. There were really stuffed with the ingredients, and were really satisfied with them. with 150 rands (10-12 Euro) we had three amazing sandwiches, with any sort of cheese or ham in them. Loved it!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Scodazz
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