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Gianni's Pizza

725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
+1 831-649-1500
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“breadsticks” (37 reviews)
“gelato” (44 reviews)
“pizza” (273 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

Good pizza nice place to hand out. Lines can get long so get there early or with time to wait in line for your order. I also went during the Big Sur 1/2 marathon.

Thank ryanlamasa
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We’ve been here many times over the years, first with our children and now with our grandchildren. The pizza and pasta are good. The gelato -- a fine finish to the meal. The place is casual, noisy, and filled with families. If you come with...More

Thank MCN-Travels
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

The staff was great to organize a group of 25 including little high end girls from the Bay Area (yikes). The food gas fabulous and everything we asked for was outstanding. Two bats up!

Thank Brinbri
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

My family of 4 got the "big wheel" and toold half of it home! Amazing pizza, and super freindly staff. Will definitely come again.

Thank Kenneth T
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

We fancied pizza and this place was recommended by the hotel. It was not really what we expected. It's a little run down. You order at a desk and then the food is delivered to your table but not really got waiting staff. The pizza...More

1  Thank gilberri
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We stumbled across this place looking for somewhere to eat in Monterey. This is just a few streets up from the main road where the aquarium is and it was busy on a week night so we stopped in. At first, we couldn't quite work...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped by here after a long day of driving between the Bay Area and Big Sur, worked up a pretty good appetite! My and my fiancé were able to share a small Gianni's combo and two bread sticks and that was plenty!! Pretty solid pizza...More

Thank twienand78
Reviewed 4 September 2015

We were told it was the place to go for pizza! We had many folks with us and figured pizza could please everyone. We walked in and discovered it was order at the counter, find your own seating and order drinks at the bar. The...More

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We were pleasantly surprised at how good their pizza was. Tasty tomato sauce, plenty of cheese, a great crust that was crisp on the bottom. Obviously pizzas vary dramatically in style and taste, but for us this pie was outstanding in its genre. Even great...More

Thank Craig P
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We went here a few years ago and always remember how much we liked it, so much so, that when we vacationed in Santa Cruz, we made the 45 minute trek to Monterey to eat here for lunch. We have only eaten the pizza: great...More

Thank benandsophiesmom
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14 July 2017|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
Restaurants can change prices at any time, you might want to call and check. I think they have great pizza and hope you will enjoy.
18 April 2017|
Response from Darian H | Reviewed this property |
Chris Costa is the owner he is there most every night if he's not there his son Mario is there. Hope this helps darian
Lawrence S
21 January 2017|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
No deep dish, just Italian style crust- very good. The pizzas are topped with plenty of fresh ingredients. Parking is limited (FYI).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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