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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (44 reviews)
“prawns” (14 reviews)
“italian food” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Canadian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
#3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there for the first time in 5 years and the inviting atmosphere was the same, as was the table layout. We sat too close to the table next to us and would not have been able to have a private conversation, if they...More

Thank normpimm
Reviewed 1 week ago

came here with friends for dinner, their invite. their adult kids like coming here, to the lounge. a small room, separate from the restaurant. bistro tables mixed in the room. we missed happy hour by 10 minutes, good prices for wine. each of us ordered...More

Thank jarmwr40
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Without a reservation, we still managed to get into Giovanni's on Valentines Day. We sat at the bar and had an excellent pizza, engaging in friendly conversation with the bar tender. Giovanni's made the effort to make us feel welcome even thought they were already...More

1  Thank cdmulders
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We visited this restaurant on short notice during a recent trip to the area. We sat in the lounge and had a great time. The staff are really friendly and accommodating and full of good advice about the menu. We share a medium pizza and...More

1  Thank fayo400
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Quality of the food was excellent. Dont know if its because of the people that live in qualicum but i found the Mediterranean pizza was flaver less could not taste the feta cheese or the black olives that they used on it. Topings wer lacking....More

1  Thank Blair R
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

A go to happening place now. Food is delicious and the place is very busy. Take out pizza available as well as in the pub. Dining room lovely

1  Thank gayle b
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Had the pizza and salad lunch. Super fresh salad and perfectly cooked light thick crust pizza. A great spot. Really good service too.

1  Thank Neil Z
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Had pizza in the lounge with friends... tasty thin crust delicious the beer and staff were great too. Definitely will pop in there again when in Qualicum!

1  Thank Lifeneedsfun
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We had a family dinner there,six of us. The appy's were excellent as well as the veal and chicken. Everyone had a vary enjoyable meal and the portions were good.

1  Thank rweisner2016
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We made a reservation, and arrived. With intentions of just having a typical dinner out. I was blown away at how I was greeted, how I was treated by our server, and the food was out of this world. To top it off, I didn't...More

1  Thank 88IslandGurl88
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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
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
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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