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Giovanni's Ristorante & Lounge

#3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
+1 250-752-6693
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (44 reviews)
“prawns” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Canadian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
#3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my fav place in the area. The staff are so welcoming and good at what they do. The pizza, featuring the finest, crispiest, thin crust imaginable, is my choice always, even though I do plan to try something else...just can’t do it. In...More

Thank klokendahl
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I will say that when we want pizza we head to Giovanni's Lounge. We have been going for years, and despite the changes in ownership over those years, the pizza has been consistently well done. There are slips at times. We typically order a caesar...More

Thank ftanderson
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Honestly, go check this place out! The crust on their pizza is TO DIE FOR and the price for the amount of food you get is really reasonable. You can select your own toppings, or choose from their list of favourites. This place has a...More

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Great veal. , wine was fine Service was great. Nicely decorated. Small but has a nice patio. Shrimp apply was great

1  Thank Bill P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We chose Giovanni's for our 20th Anniversary and they rolled out the red carpet. We knew that there were new owners of this restaurant and boy did they look after us. We started our meal with their fresh brueshetta Amazing, then we shared a Caesar...More

1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Giovanni's make the best pizza in town - it is hot and good, Service was great as well, which makes it real good in my opinion

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The Pizza... just... WOW! So delicious! courteous servers and wonderful atmosphere all around! thank you very much for the warm and inviting feel!! I would definitely recommend Giovanni's to anyone that is in the Qualicum Beach area!!!

Thank Kris T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Dinner for 4 so I'll just comment on mine. I haven't ordered veal for many years & was really looking foreward to the way Italians cook it as scallopinni, etc. What I received was ground veal cutlets done the way a cheap chain diner would...More

Thank alj0anne
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We were invited to Giovanni's by a good friend. Our initial reaction from past visits was "oh no", why Giovanni's but went as invited. Our first impression was nice ambience. Ordered two glasses of red wine 1st was good, 2nd, tasted a bit off. No...More

Thank IslandFoodieGal
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Fettuccini al mare just like my Italian mother use to make. Fresh ingredients, good service and last minute accommodation without reservations. Can tailor some dishes for individual needs and food sensitivities. Highly recommended. I'm Italian, and I very particular about restaurant "Italian" food,

1  Thank Joe G
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heather q
19 May 2015|
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Response from 2014banjo | Reviewed this property |
the lounge is open for lunch 6 days a week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 28
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-6693
Description
Fine Italian cuisine in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Giovanni's provides an elegant and delicious Italian dining experience 6 evenings per week. Reservations strongly recommended. Patio open in summer. Everything from pastas, to steak, seafood, chicken, veal, lamb, and gluten-free options. Extensive wine list. Open from 5 pm - 9 pm. Lounge open at 12 pm for lunch.
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