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“This restaurant is a PLEASER!!!!”
Review of Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni
Ranked #746 of 13,678 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $45
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Midtown
Description: Right in the center of Hell's Kitchen, this midtown Manhattan location has proudly served its patrons for over 20 years. The vibrant, fast-paced atmosphere of this restaurant matches the bustling activity surrounding it on all sides. Don Giovanni is just steps away from Times Square, the Theater District, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and Madison Square Garden. The neighborhood is filled with the hottest clubs and lounges, live bands, and Broadway shows. What better way to start your evening or to end a long day of exploring, than with a delicious, no frills Italian meal at our restaurant!
Greenville, South Carolina
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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“This restaurant is a PLEASER!!!!”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

My daughter and I were in NYC for clothing market and found Don Giovanni Italian restaurant from the excellent reviews on trip advisor. Well , if a restaurant can satisfy my daughter's appetite, they have really accomplished the impossible. I chose this restaurant. Because they offered penne arrabiata ( her favorite) and the first bite she said this was the most delicious penne she had EVER has and I had lasagna and it as delicious as well and potions are as stated, most generous and you could easily share. We were greeted promptly and the waitress was most attentive. This is an older family restaurant and decor is very nostalgic. a great place for real fresh Italian entrees. No disappointment and a wonderful evening




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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Perfect Pasta”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Visited New York City in August 2012. Wandering back to our hotel we stumbled upon Don Giovanni's on 10th Avenue about 6.00pm. The place was wonderful. The staff were welcoming and the menu varied. My trans American mission to discover a real Italian restaurant was over before it had begun with this small but splendidly decorated restaurant. I had the meatballs and spaghetti, my wife had the chicken soup ( he best she'd ever tasted) and our two boys had freshly made pizza. The food tasted wonderful and the service was great. Hope we can get back there sometime soon. A real treat.

  • Visited August 2012
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3 Thank Jonathan W
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Great food at good value”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

The portions were typically American - massive, and they were all delicious and great value. Wine was reasonably priced for New York and overall it was a lovely meal with great service.

Visited February 2013
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3 Thank RebeccaM047
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Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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“Extremely enjoyable!”
Reviewed February 2, 2013

Such a cozy atmosphere, Don Giovanni's is a must next time you're in the area. A group of friends (12+) headed to the restaurant after an evening performance on Broadway and the staff greeted us warmly and made sure everyone had a seat and served us promptly. The food was great - high quality, hot, fresh, delicious! Generous portions and reasonably priced. Would definitely return next time I'm in the area.

  • Visited January 2013
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3 Thank RunnerJT
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Glenelg, Australia
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104 reviews
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“Delicious and Cosy”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

We stumbled upon this place and were presently surprised. There is an interesting history so it is worth looking at the walls! It was very crowded and happening in a good way and there was a positive atmosphere. The servers were nice but did seem a little stressed, but this is probably because it was Dec 30th!
Rod ordered a lasagne- it was huge and just delicious.
I ordered an oil based sauce and I wish I'd ordered something creamy or tomato based... but it was still lovely.

  • Visited December 2012
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4 Thank PetriaLadgrove
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