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Da Gianni

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Elsaesserstrasse 1, Basel 4056, Switzerland
+41 61 322 42 33
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at 7pm and our starters arrived around 8.45. The food was good, nice atmosphere and portion sizes were excellent.

Thank AliE241
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really nice restaurant, centrally located, very nice food, attentive service, reasonable price/quality relationship. But, I am stating the obvious because many people come and want to enjoy all that, Without reservations chances are low on a Friday or Saturday, so book it.

Thank Jazzisnotdead
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570 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Business lunch and the place is crowded. Years ago it was for insiders, now it is well established and popular. No frills, focus on a nice variety of Italian dishes, mainly pizzas and pastas with genuine ingredient. We enjoyed the pizza with the fresh mushrooms, the one with the Parma ham. The pizza oven is right in the middle of... More 

Thank SunriseSki
Te Anau
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212 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We always think that no matter where you are you can't go wrong with Italian and Da Gianni was a good choice. We came for a late lunch; the food was good, typical Italian and service also good so we can't complain.

Thank Bikehikers
Basel, Switzerland
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Good pizza, but service terrible actually non existent, they threw away the half pizza i asked to take home!!!

Thank hrross2
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Went on Sunday night. Restaurant quite busy, but only one real staff member...drinks ok, but did not ask us for more when we finished them so they missed out on a bottle of wine and one of water...children's pizza was large enough, and so were the adults. One of us didn't manage to eat all their pizza and asked for... More 

Thank Asher R
Boise, Idaho
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and are visiting Basel for the first time. We originally tried to get in to Mamma Lucie's but it was closed on a Tuesday night. While walking towards the city center we came upon this wonderful restaurant. Great food and service! Would definitely go there again and would recommend it to everyone!

Thank Imapepper79
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131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

The recent repainting of the outside of the building reminded me that it was about time that I revisited it since it is one of my favourite Italian restaurants in Basel although a bit on the expensive side. We visited without a reservation and it was full, but we only had to wait a few minutes for a table to... More 

Thank Philip4153
Courbevoie, France
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

I love this place ! First of all it's pretty busy and it can get hot inside. Choose your table well, not towards the end, but closer to the windows. The decoration is nice, in one of the eating rooms, with sculptures displayed. It's quite relaxing. The wine selection is good in this place and the variety of dishes is... More 

Thank Paf_Le_Marteau
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Nice italian tastes, great prices, nice atmosphere and fast service. Saturday night is full of customers.

Thank MaSaKiSa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$45
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elsaesserstrasse 1, Basel 4056, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 322 42 33

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?