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3439 Wedgewood Ln, The Villages, FL 32162-7183
+1 352-751-6674
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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129 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we visit the Villages, this restaurant is a must stop. Although not a fancy Italian restaurant, the food is very good. The pizza is outstanding and the portions are extremely generous. The service is always good. It is a somewhat small place so a wait may be in order.

Thank Bill S
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ouick service, great pizza, the crust is terrific. Real Italian cuisine just like mama used to make. Have dinned there several times.

Thank Larry R
Morgantown, WV
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126 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Giovanni's is a very busy Italian restaurant with limited space. We were fortunate to get a table following a limited wait. Three diners chose pizza and one selected manicotti. All 4 diners really enjoyed their selections. Side salads led the way with good dressings. The pizza's were thin crust and were well topped. The manicotti came with 3 filled pastas... More 

Thank Tripplanner-89
Summerfield, Florida
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe because my husband is Italian and a great chef, but this place is just too bland. No taste, plus the service.......asked for two specific things and they failed on both. Not sure why this place is so busy, or so many people like it. I've had better sauce out of a jar, and I do not like jar sauce.... More 

Thank Winegirl52
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The baked spaghetti is one of my favorites. I enjoy coming here for lunch. Haven't been for dinner yet.

Thank Ann P
The Villages, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

One of our favorite neighborhood restaurants. The food is always good and a great value. Love the bread!

Thank Julie M
The Villages, Florida
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Always a delicious meal! Love their pizza with garlic and onion. Great pastas and awesome antipastos! You'll never be disappointed here!

Thank Janet c
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Giovanni's at lunch was packed. We waited ½ hour. Nothing fancy about the place. Staff was very friendly. I ordered the mussels in white wine garlic. It was ok compared to other restaurants I've dined at. Too much garlic. The bread was good. My friend had the eggplant. She raved about it. Lots of red sauce. Average. Not sure I'd... More 

Thank Flora P
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172 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My wife and I ate here; we are snowbirds and always stop in here at least once. My wife got the seafood plate, I had the veal marsala. It was so good I almost licked the plate clean. The garlic bread will give you plenty of protection from vampires for several days! We LOVE this place. And judging from the... More 

Thank Charles H
Essex, Connecticut
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155 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

For a New Yorker, this is your basic excellent neighborhood Italian restaurant. Very good food, friendly service and a nice atmosphere. My wife had pasta fragiole, split a caprese salad with me and for her main course, she had a side dish that was big enough to be a main course. It was egg plant and was delicious. Most of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3439 Wedgewood Ln, The Villages, FL 32162-7183
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  The Villages
  • Phone Number: +1 352-751-6674

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