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Giando On the Water

#394 of 4,468 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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412 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249-5910
+1 718-387-7000
12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 00:00
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Devon, Pennsylvania
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122 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I recently was invited for dinner, as part of a holiday celebration, to this well known restaurant. First, it looks like a big banquet hall, which it seems to be, and not as an intimate water side restaurant. The restaurant on the main floor has floor to ceiling windows on the water side and the view is amazing. The dinner... More 

Thank utka
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I attended a wedding reception here during lunch time. I have always heard about this place on various wedding sites. When I arrived the ambiance was beautiful and the view breathtaking...but that is where it ended for me. The wait staff was rude and not very attentive to us. The food was not that great at all. My salad was... More 

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Jersey City, NJ, USA
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196 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We loved the view of the Williamsburg Bridge. Loved the service. The presentation of our lunch was lovely. The ambience is beautiful. We highly recommend the $25 luncheon special. It consists of a 3-course luncheon: salad or soup, main course & dessert. And the portions were generous. It's easy to get there by subway. We were coming from the WTC;... More 

Thank Hope Susan B
Bronx, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My students had their prom at Giando on the Water. What a wonderful experience. From the waitstaff, to the mouth watering food every detail was perfect! If you are having a formal function, check this place out.

Thank sanaye26
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Giandos is a nice tucked away restaurant in Brooklyn. Classic vibe for an Italian resturaunt but makes you feel very elegant. One of the best resturaunt views of NYC from Brooklyn iverlookimg manhattan. This is where i proposed to my wife. Always make a reservation before coming as there are not many tables. It makes the place cozy. The food... More 

Thank JayFigs
New York City, New York
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

My husband surprised me and took me to Giandos for my birthday. The quality of food was amazing and we had so much food leftover. The view was beautiful what else can you ask for!! We will be back!!

Thank mimzk9
Edison, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Giando to celebrate my father in law's 70th birthday and overall we had a great time. Everyone was very nice and professional. Waiters came by pretty often and always very attentive to everything we needed. The food was good but pricey. We had the $50 prefix menu but still managed to spend over $1000 for a party... More 

Thank graciela40
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

If your looking for great food with the best view of Manhatten, than Giandos is is the place for you. Located in the old Brooklyn navy yard and under the Williamsburg bridge you are afforded a vista window which shows Manhattan from up town to the Brooklyn bridge on the east river. The food is wonderful with either a fixed... More 

Thank Joel B
Brooklyn, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Everything was superb for my birthday celebration. Great food, service and view. Thanks and our family will be back.

Thank A L
Austin, Texas
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Giando have decent food no question about but where it really stands out are the views. Prices are VERY reasonable as for NYC. We went there for our 6 month anniversary and we were really pleased

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249-5910
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-387-7000

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