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Giovanni's Ristorante
Italian Restaurant
Today 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5–9:30PM
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25550 Chagrin Blvd Cleveland, OH 44122
25550 Chagrin BoulevardUSOhioCleveland44122
Italian Restaurant, Fine Dining Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Fine Dining Restaurant
Today 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5–9:30PM
Thursday 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5–9:30PMFriday 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5–9:30PMSaturday 5:30–9:30PMSunday ClosedMonday 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5–9:30PMTuesday 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5–9:30PMWednesday 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5–9:30PM
Established in 1976, Ristorante Giovanni’s is the sophisticated creation of Carl Quagliata. In 2012, Ristorante Giovanni’s was ranked by Zagat, as one of the top 120 restaurants in the country. The cuisine is truly imaginative with surprising avante gard variations of classic recipes which include handmade pastas, seafood from around the world and the finest prime veal, lamb, beef and game. Ristorante Giovanni’s is proud to hold the coveted 4 Diamond Award from AAA and the Dirona Award.
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Upscale restaurant presenting classic, refined Italian dishes in a sophisticated setting.- Google
"The roast pork chop was excellent, but the cioppino was very poor."
"Pierre's knowledge of our extensive wine selection was superb."
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Carolin Hadrys
2 months ago
After having looked forward to a great evening, the reception was quite unwelcoming, while having to dodge other tables in close quarters combat to acquire a roll, and water. Although it has not been our first visit, it shall be our last. Kudos to the maitre d' / server who was outstanding. Pierre's knowledge of our extensive wine selection was superb. Upon exiting, or during your stay, please avoid the grotesque women's restroom facilities. As instructed by the hostess, there are no restrooms inside this 5 star restaurant, and were instructed to use these filthy, non attended, not cleaned, buildings public bathroom. One cannot claim to be a 5 star restaurant with facilities of such poor condition, and poor cleanliness. It can only make one wonder the cleanliness of the entire facility. The poor response regarding cleanliness from the hostess, makes one not want to return.
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Mary Kay Miller
6 months ago
Giovanni's was recommended by the staff at the local Marriott while traveling on business. The meal and service was superb. From the appetizers thru dessert, every offering was a true dining experience and well worth the high end price. Highly recommend.
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Lynn Rubin
a year ago
We have loved this place for years. It has had its ups and downs, but now it is really up! The food is creative, the staff is always attentive, and the dining experience is surely one of the best in Cleveland. If you haven't been there for a while, try it again. It is superb.
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in the last week
Always top shelf, very nice happy hour...
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Cindy Gray
in the last week
Absolutely, positively, and without qualification, the BEST potato gnocci I have ever tasted, with a wonderful, piquant marinara sauce that hit just the right note. Their Belgian endive salad is also remarkably tasty. I love this place!
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Bill Coty
7 months ago
We came to the area on business from the west coast, and had dinner for 4 last night. The roast pork chop was excellent, but the cioppino was very poor. The seafood was over-cooked, and the sauce was bland and flavorless. I usually love cioppino, but I was extremely disappointed. And considering the price, it was even more of a disappointment.
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Alicia Salloum
a year ago
WOW, and I mean wow was my experience here perfect. Every aspect of the atmosphere, decor and service right down to bussing was on point. We were seated promptly but the restaurant wasn't all that crowded when we arrived at 8:00PM on a Thursday night. Dress code is definitely business casual/formal and includes a trendier/modern bar/wine cellar/lounge and business dining section. This restaurant is very ethnic Italian in theme and the owner went out of his way to make sure that everything was taken care of at our table.The menu here is beyond diverse and creative. In fact, I was rather impressed by the menu itself as many of the items appealed to me and featured highly unique choices. I ordered the Seared Verlasso Salmon (fennel, spinach, grapes, white beans, mustard-lemon broth) of which was aesthetically delightful! The way that this dish was crafted blew my mind for a restaurant outside of Cleveland. A+ Taste was fresh, flavorful and featured quality ingredients. I would recommend this restaurant for family gatherings and business meetings more specifically. It's also the perfect location for an anniversary dinner or date night. I received a very intimate vibe from this location and was made to feel as if I were at home. My experience here was very refreshing and I left feeling highly satisfied.
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Natural shopper from around
2 years ago
Dined here on Valentines Day. The service was the worst I have ever experienced. The server, Jackie, was short of rolling her eyes at us. I do not know why. We were seated at the bar lounge and not the dining room. I asked why and Jackie rudely barked that when I made reservation I did not specify I wanted to be in the dining room. I guess I should have specified. We tried to order appetizers, she would not take our order because she wanted to come back and take "the whole order" at one time. My husband ordered filet medium-well, repeating himself 3 times, she still brought medium-rare. Aside from having the worst dining experience ever, the food was sub-par. As we were exiting the hostess was laughing at the manager, Pier, with the coat check person. How inappropriate. I cannot believe a server would allow herself to be SO rude to guests. The attitude was unbelievable.
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