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Gianni's Pizza

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725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
+1 831-649-1500
15:30 - 10:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 15:30 - 10:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Visited here on first night in Monterey due to it being a local's place. Pizza was ok, but I chose a pasta dish which was awful. Could have made it better at home, it was so bland. Tried to put all the parmesan around on it to improve the taste but to no avail. Boyfriend's pizza was quite good. Definitely... More 

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Monterey, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is an amazing pizzeria. So good we went twice!! I am sure we will go back this week too! we orders 3 different types of pizza all equally as good.

Thank 108wgrin
Scottsdale, Arizona
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131 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Local pizza place, always busy but never seem to wait. The pizza is excellent and the prices are reasonable. Worth your time and $

Thank desertduffergolf
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We come hereonr every visit to Monterey. It's always great service and delicious pizza and appetizers. We chose to meet out friends with their children here for a late lunch on our last trip because it is a family friendly environment. For those later interested they do also have a full bar if you like beer with your pizza. Great... More 

Thank Reddsiren
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Found this place via TripAdvisor app and wasn't disappointed. It's outside the historic centre so a drive or a long walk (we walked) but it was worth it. Good food, excellent service, and friendly staff (the very nice young woman working the till asked me all about London, which was genuinely engaging). Good price too.

Thank Gary W
New Jersey
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Bread sticks were to die for. Nice pizza didn't skimp on toppings. Nice bar. Nice prices my go to place for pizza in Monterey

Thank scottaNewJersey
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Ordered a Gianni's Special (combination) and was good. I ordered it to go and tastes better fresh (crust is a little too thick for me). Did not heat up well as a leftover. Place was packed on a rainy Friday night and no parking spaces left...had to park at the liquor store next door to pick up my pizza. Overall... More 

Thank Irmama
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Every time I come to Monterey I have to get a pizza from Gianni's!! When you order a topping you actually get a topping!! Their pizzas are fully loaded and made fresh to order.

Thank 788sara12
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing for the very hungry people... The restaurant was more than half empty at 2:30PM and the pizza took them about half an hour to serve. The taste was ok but nothing special. Especially the bacon on the pizza de casa tasted nothing like "real bacon". The calzone was also "eatable". All in all ... Not the worst place but... More 

Thank muchmuchWien
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

My wife and I visited this restaurant back in 2007 just out of chance (this was before internet ratings for the most part) and liked the pizza. So when we were planning our trip for Sept 2016 I looked at restaurant ratings on TripAdvisor and found out that it had a good rating so we decided to revisit. Sometimes things... 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
Average prices
US$11 - US$11
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
15:30 - 10:00
15:30 - 10:00
15:30 - 10:00
15:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-649-1500

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