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Giovanni's Ristorante & Lounge

) #9 of 41 Restaurants in Qualicum Beach $$ - $$$ Italian, , Pizza
#3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
+1 250-752-6693
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“bruschetta” (27 reviews)
“veal” (23 reviews)
“pizza” (46 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Canadian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
#3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Giovanni's after a change in ownership and found it to be an excellent experience. The menu choices were varied, wine selection good, and the food was well prepared and superbly presented. Our server was attentive but not invasive, pleasant but not...More

Thank Hank T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went to Giovanni to celebrate our anniversary and my birthday and were really looking forward to a great evening and meal. We had been in their pizzeria a few times and really enjoyed their products. This time, after reading an article...More

1  Thank das1349
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was recommended to check this place out. Great pizza and prawns in a fantastic white wine sauce. Service was slow as they appeared under staffed and our dinner took a bit of time. We had the foresight to order our kids meals first so they...More

Thank Manj M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good and portions were generous. Service was attentive, but one of the people in our party has celiac disease, and cannot tolerate any food containing gluten. The menu does offer gluten-free pasta, but the server was unsure of which dishes would...More

Thank Rogerw303
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Giovanni's we used to love is back!!!! Went last night for dinner and the three of us loved the food. Service was perfect, atmosphere warm and cozy, and the food was outstanding! I cant wait to go again.

Thank Connie S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We all chose pasta and it was quite the best we'd ever tasted, The portions however were HUGE and we couldn't do justice to them. Next time we'll ask to split the order. Nice selection of wines and the calamrie I had as a starter...More

Thank JHR647
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Went on a Friday night, table of 4. All had starters - meatballs were tasty but very dry, caprese salad was good. 3 of 4 had veal, either parmigiana or funghi - the meat was done satisfactorily but there just seemed to be little taste...More

Thank lmhickey100
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We ordered pizza from here and were not disappointed! Very good wanted to go back to eat in but ran out of time. Will go back next time we come back.

Thank Selinabr
Reviewed 10 May 2017

My husband & I had lunch here yesterday. I assumed there'd be sandwiches, soups, good pizza (it's an Italian restaurant), a decent lunch menu. I was wrong. The special was a cold cut sandwich on focaccia with a side salad, which I ordered. My husband...More

1  Thank KellyBS123
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Love this place, very romantic, great food, great service and great wine. The pizza is delicious and the calamari is fantastic.

Thank RicaR222
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heather q
19 May 2015|
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Response from 2014banjo | Reviewed this property |
the lounge is open for lunch 6 days a week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-6693
Description
Fine Italian cuisine in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Giovanni's provides an elegant and delicious Italian dining experience 6 evenings per week. Reservations strongly recommended. Patio open in summer. Everything from pastas, to steak, seafood, chicken, veal, lamb, and gluten-free options. Extensive wine list. Open from 5 pm - 9 pm. Lounge open at 12 pm for lunch.
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