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“Good Food, Friendly staff”
Review of Giovanni's - CLOSED

Giovanni's
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Route 444
Reviewed January 28, 2012

Tried Giovanni's again last night for the second time. They have a relatively small menu with 3-4 specials. The staff was very friendly and a lot of folks eating obviously were regulars and knew the staff. Our waitress was nice but very busy and we waited quite a while between visits, especially when we had finished our meal.

Wife had the special, stuffed haddock over risoto. I had the chicken florentine. Wife said her's was the best she ever tasted can could not say enough good things about it. It was excellent. The florentine was good, nothing exceptional. Subtle flavors, could of used a bit more flavor for me.

They have a lot of wine options but we did not try any last night.

Overall impression is one good food, a bit pretentious but friendly atmosphere and cost that is pretty expensive.

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Thank landtrawler
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Reviewed January 14, 2012

Arrived at gio's with worst reception I've ever received at any restaurant. Host staff arguing over where to seat us so loudly we almost walked. Set a terrible tone. Luckily, our waiter and food were outstanding. Homemade pasta, jumbo shrimp, excellent Italian. Bet this is a safe bet for a less busy night.

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1  Thank teachersms
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Reviewed January 1, 2012

My husband and I visited Giovanni's in November, the food is amazing and the service was even better! Go when you are in the area! I just saw that they have live music on thursdays!

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Thank suziwine
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Reviewed December 27, 2011

Wait staff incredible. Extremely personable. Food was exceptional.

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Thank DeadlineDriven
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Reviewed November 28, 2011

People keep mentioning "Italian" food in the reviews here. This is much more than a good Italian restaurant. There is a master chef in that kitchen. You know it from the first taste of that Lobster Bisque. Every dish we have been served has been perfectly seasoned, well balanced, artfully plated and served with the professional grace that only a well trained wait staff can accomplish.
This is not a "good Italian restaurant." This is a culinary experience unlike any other in this city. Bravo Jimmy Paulino! You should be very proud. We are very fortunate to have such a place here.

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Thank Grady95
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