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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (44 reviews)
“prawns” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (4 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 2 days ago

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

Thank 88IslandGurl88
Reviewed 6 days ago

Six of us arrived at 7:00 for our 7:00 reservation and we were informed that our table was occupied, but would hopefully be open soon. We went and sat in the lounge and were seated around 7:30. Slowest service ever...only one of us had an...More

Thank RobinsFolly
Reviewed 1 week ago

New ownership since last visit. Quality of food and service has nicely improved. Menu selections fit our tastes better. Food is served very hot and tasty. Waitress was very knowledgeable and attentive.

Thank tuckster40
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had stopped for a pizza in their lounge since it has been over a year since we were there. I was very disappointed in the quality. The grease was just dripping off if the pizza and the quality of their meat they use went...More

Thank Ashley t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while out shopping.First time here for us ,had heard good things. The first small disappointment was when we asked the waitress what the soup and sandwich special was she had to go check,not a big deal but it was the only...More

Thank kayakfrank
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was so good and it was a cute dimly lit restaurant. Had baked cheese as appetizer would recommend it

Thank neherer
Reviewed 15 November 2017

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

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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
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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 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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