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San Giovanni

Waterlooplein 239 | 1011 PG, 1011 PG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 427 2795
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible45%
12 Nov 2017
18 Oct 2017
“Worst pizza ever and aggressive"owner"”
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
Waterlooplein 239 | 1011 PG, 1011 PG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

After a long morning site seeing etc. Me and my partner stumbled across this place (first mistake we made). As we were starving I didn’t read up on the reviews before ordering (second mistake). When we arrived around 4 pm it was quite only the...More

Thank Leonie W
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Worst pizza ever. And the owner said some really bad stuff. Stay away, there are plenty of actually goid pizza-places aroubd

Thank PelleH
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

When we (2 couples from Canada) ordered drinks, a pizza and an appetizer only the guy who served us was not impressed. Also - we put down 2 credit cards to split the bill and were told 1 credit card per sale only. When we...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Went on this "supposedly" Italian restaurant for a meal, but it proved to be a really big mistake. First of all the portions were abismal, kind of like a child's portion, and really overpriced. Ketchup is €0.50 per bag, wich is ridiculous, feels like your...More

1  Thank João R
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Did not pre book but they were able to accommodate a very large group. The food was madeto order but worth the wait.The garlic bread is a must! It seemed to be family run. They could not have been nicer.

1  Thank gdr2342016
Reviewed 31 December 2016

please remember not to go here , youll be sorry for sure, italiAN RUN but no idea of pizza , these people are embarrassing to their country , our pizza wasnt cooked , avoid at all costs

Thank 896jude
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We nipped in here to see if they could accommodate 21 of us & it was no problem at all. I was slightly dubious that this obviously family run business could manage all orders, but, no problem at all! We may have waited a little...More

Thank EmilyPaulh
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I've been so hungry after whole busy day that's why I chosen this Italian restaurant. My fault. Service was really bad. Nobody care there about clients. Food was tasteless...Nobody asked us if we need something : water, one more drink etc... Unprofessional service, but the...More

Thank Łukasz R
Reviewed 11 April 2016

When the food eventually arrived, we were pleasantly surprised with the quality - we had a selection of dishes including pasta, pizza, lasagne and calzone and everyone thought the food was delicious. The decor is a little dated and you can only pay with cash,...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Worst experience in Amsterdam. The food was average. The service was bad. Could not pay with card or separately.

Thank Adam R
Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides
visitors with the chance to imagine the city that
Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house)
while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at
Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying
a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The
Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of
town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s
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Response from 896jude | Reviewed this property |
this place is excreta
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterlooplein 239 | 1011 PG, 1011 PG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Plantage & the East
  • Neighbourhood: Plantage & the East
  • Phone Number: +31 20 427 2795
Great little italian restaurant , is where the locals go and definitely needs to be mentioned. Decent prices and food was delicious. It's on Waterlooplein at number 239 , not too far from the city centre of Amsterdam.Open Monday to Sunday from 11.00 to 23.00. Tel : 020-4272795
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