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“Good food, nice atmosphere”

Ristorante Don Giovanni
Ranked #26 of 328 Restaurants in Mountain View
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Villa
Transit: One block from Downtown Mountain View Caltrain and Light Rail station. VTA bus lines 34, 35, 51 and 52 stop at the Villa and Castro intersection.
Description: Ristorante Don Giovanni welcomes you to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine on Castro Street in Mountain View, California. The warm and inviting atmosphere complimented by the Italian decor, makes this the place to celebrate any special occasion, romantic dinner, or just a simple home cooked Italian meal. Lunch and dinner menus include: Antipasti, Insalate & Minestre, Pasta, Rotisserie, Panini, and Fish along with an extensive Wine list and Full bar. Let Ristorante Don Giovanni provide you with excellent service and facility for your next event. We offer custom tailored menus that are just right for your breakfast, brunch, lunch, and/or dinner needs. Our facility can provide: TV * VCR * PA SYSTEM WITH MICROPHONES * POWER POINT * OVERHEAD PROJECTOR * WIRELESS MICROPHONE * FLIP CHART STAND/PADS/MARKERS * DIRECT PHONE LINES AND INTERNET ACCESS * MOTEL AND TRANSPORTATION ACCOMMODATIONS
Ellsworth, Maine
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good food, nice atmosphere”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

The ravioli was very good and had a flavorful meat sauce. My coworker had the chicken parm and said it was excellent. The staff was pleasant and helpful and kept the water glasses full.

  • Visited November 2012
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Very Good Food, Good Value”
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Ristorante Don Giovanni has very good food, and is a good value. Nice atmosphere. Attentive, staff. Reasonable prices. We had the Carpaccio and Bruschetta appetizers – none left. Veal and chicken dishes very well prepared and well-sauced (not to much or too little; not over or under concentrated). Desserts (bread pudding and crème brulee) were excellent (brulee had a hint of orange). Objective criticism – lemon chicken sauce would benefit from just a bit more lemon, and my dining companions reported that the Bruschetta just wasn’t quite as good as it was on previous visits.

  • Visited October 2012
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SoCal
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Not so good eggplant parmesan”
Reviewed September 20, 2012

Should have been fantastic but the food was okay. The prices on the wine was totally reasonable though. Excellent service!

  • Visited September 2012
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Mountain View, California
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Upscale feel, great for a business dinner, special date or meet-the-parents!”
Reviewed May 18, 2012

Feels on the pricey side but is actually not too bad (mid to high teens to twenties per dish), and the food is definitely good. If your work offers the Passport discount program, this restaurant is a member. Service is good as well. Great for a business dinner or for a special occasion :)

Visited March 2012
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Thank Shay R
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Cape Ann, MA
1 review
“Excellent Experience !”
Reviewed April 9, 2012

Can't say enough about the gracious service that our party of 18 received at Don Giovannis last month. We needed to make a reservation for a large party and were from out of town with no
real knowledge of Mountain View restaurants. The food was yummy, the price was right and the service along with atmosphere did not disappoint!

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank Kristine F
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