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Giovanni's Ristorante & Lounge

) #9 of 42 Restaurants in Qualicum Beach $$ - $$$ Italian, , Pizza
#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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“veal” (23 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

Went here with friends. Good service and busy. However food was very mediocre and does not carry local produce ... not even in season produce from the sea.

Thank belle400
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay. This is a bit of a tough one. Mostly good. A little not so much. Upon arrival, we were promptly seated. However: our table for four was next to a very loud kitchen ( to be expected ) but also next to the door...More

Thank robarchibald2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch at Giovanni's, first time and we were very pleasantly surprised! We ate the best pizza in the lounge area, which is a very cool atmosphere. I don't normally eat the crust but I devoured the entire piece, crust and all....More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this great spot for lunch. We had amazing service and outstanding pizza, one Hawaain, one pepper & one special. Well priced and the best pizza we've had in a very long time. Lovey surroundings and absolutely spotless, even noticed the waitress washing...More

Thank M T
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We had dinner at Giovanni's after a change in ownership and found it to be an excellent experience. The menu choices were varied, wine selection good, and the food was well prepared and superbly presented. Our server was attentive but not invasive, pleasant but not...More

Thank Hank T
Reviewed 15 July 2017

My wife and I went to Giovanni to celebrate our anniversary and my birthday and were really looking forward to a great evening and meal. We had been in their pizzeria a few times and really enjoyed their products. This time, after reading an article...More

2  Thank das1349
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Was recommended to check this place out. Great pizza and prawns in a fantastic white wine sauce. Service was slow as they appeared under staffed and our dinner took a bit of time. We had the foresight to order our kids meals first so they...More

Thank Manj M
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The food was very good and portions were generous. Service was attentive, but one of the people in our party has celiac disease, and cannot tolerate any food containing gluten. The menu does offer gluten-free pasta, but the server was unsure of which dishes would...More

Thank Rogerw303
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The Giovanni's we used to love is back!!!! Went last night for dinner and the three of us loved the food. Service was perfect, atmosphere warm and cozy, and the food was outstanding! I cant wait to go again.

Thank Connie S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We all chose pasta and it was quite the best we'd ever tasted, The portions however were HUGE and we couldn't do justice to them. Next time we'll ask to split the order. Nice selection of wines and the calamrie I had as a starter...More

Thank JHR647
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heather q
19 May 2015|
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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