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Giovanni's Ristorante

114 E Italia St, Covina, CA 91723-2108
+1 626-332-9539
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“garlic soup” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Soups
$$ - $$$
114 E Italia St, Covina, CA 91723-2108
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

There pizza is good, there ceazer salad was pretty good as well. There service was decent quick seating and got our food out pretty quick.

Thank sophia9021
George P, Owner at Giovanni's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Thanks for stopping by Sophia!!

Reviewed 31 August 2016

One of the best family owned Italian restaurants I have ever eaten at. Traveling on business and found them online to order food to go. Order the jumbo scallops with angel hair pasta, bread and tomatoes and garlic soup. Amazing and the garlic soup was...More

Thank shopjmp75
George P, Owner at Giovanni's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again when you are in town!

Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Brought family here and everyone loved the pasta and bread Iced tea is awesome Just a shirt distance from downtown covina Great service!

Thank yambro
Reviewed 22 June 2016

On my way to see Journey Revisited, last year, my friend bought me dinner here. Great pasta, I could have eaten it all. My friend is sensitive and required gluten free menu and they were very accommodating. Atmosphere is magical in the garden room. Can't...More

Thank Priscilla H
Reviewed 16 May 2016

have been going to this restaurant through all it incarnations the food is very good with a great selection of varied types anyone should be able to find something, especially at lunch when it is less expensive plenty of parking nearby

Thank brittGlendora_Ca
George P, Owner at Giovanni's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2016

Thanks for your great review of "Giovanni's". It is truly a pleasure to serve you!!

Reviewed 26 April 2016

The dinner was excellent with very generous portions. I had the Vodka Scampi and my husband ordered the Sand Dabs Almondine. We both thoroughly enjoyed the meals. My husband would have preferred regular french bread for starters rather than the flat bread. Large wine selection,...More

Thank Angelique F
George P, Owner at Giovanni's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2016

Thanks for stopping by, and we're very happy that you enjoyed your meal!! Stop in again to see us soon!!

Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This is a very small and intimate restaurant with great prices. I tried the appetizer Mushroom Monoco which was very good and I loved loved the marinara sauce it came in. I Also tried the Mediterranean Chicken it was good, and came with vegetables and...More

Thank coosbaygal
George P, Owner at Giovanni's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2016

Thanks for stopping by and giving us a try!!

Reviewed 21 April 2016

Giovanni's was rather a disappointment. It is quaint and charming. It could be a wonderfully romantic or dining- with-friends-and-able-to-have-a-conversation experience. BUT, the food is just average. It wasn't bad; it wasn't good. The service was fine.

Thank AuntieJT
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I grew up in this area but this was my first visit to Giovanni's. I'm totally surprised and overwhelmingly please at how fabulous this food is. I've lived in the OC for years and this rivals every high end Italian restaurant I've been to. The...More

2  Thank FunintheOCsun
George P, Owner at Giovanni's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2016

Thank You so much for the great review! We will continue to strive to be the best in the area!!

Reviewed 11 February 2016

been here many times . Great place for special occasions. Giovanni is a Fantastic Chef . lol ... Everything on the menu is worth trying

1  Thank Dennis W
George P, Owner at Giovanni's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2016

Thanks for the great review!! And thanks for your continued support!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 E Italia St, Covina, CA 91723-2108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Covina
  • Phone Number: +1 626-332-9539
  • E-mail
Best kept secret in the San Gabriel Valley! Whether it be a business lunch or a romantic Dinner, Giovanni's will take care of all your needs. Fresh Salads, Homemade Soups, and made to order entrees will delight you. Extensive wine menu and also a full list of liquors.
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