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Giovanni's Restaurant & Pizzeria

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Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
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225 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
9251-8808
Today
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I liked this place and always did. I first went here in 1990 something and it hasn't really changed which is nice. The pizzas are nice the restaurant does get busy so book. Its not far from Circular Quay at the end of George st near the Four season. Good food, cheap at the price, great pizzas and a nice... More 

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Thank garyparker231
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Restaurant no longer exists. Closed because of building alacerations. Pity we used it frequently. There's a new place During in the courtyard. Not bad but not Italian. Nearest good one is Apetito.

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Thank George S
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

My partner and I dined there last Wednesday evening and have not been there for several years. The meals were very tasty, I chose Brains as an entree with scallops wrapped in bacon for my second. My partner had garlic bread and then prawn dish with pasta which he said was deliciious. It's good to see that some things never... More 

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Thank 275Paupau1949
Ahmedabad, India
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We had nice and authentic Italian dinner. Pizza was really good. Service was fast. A must visit restaurant.

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Thank vision2015
St. Ives, Australia
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203 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Saturday night - Just before 6:00 with two grandchildren - restaurant quiet. Ten minutes later, by the time the food arrived, the restaurant was 'humming'. Young, Old, Coupes, larger parties. This surely must tell a story about reasonably priced and tasty food. The kids enjoyed their pizza and granny and gramps also have a good feed. We have been there... More 

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Thank dojies
Sydney, Australia
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445 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We been here once before and the only reason why we dine again is because, we happened to be around the area and just decided to try one more time. We ordered pizza, but , since I prefer to eat always CALABRESE this one here is not to my liking. Service is quick and friendly, the price is reasonable and... More 

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Thank maganda0411
Honiara, Solomon Islands
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254 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

This is a reasonably priced Italian restaurant on George Street, heart of Sydney city and the up market shopping district. Being vegetarian, pizza usually is a good option and I was not disappointed. Good selections of toppings and all reasonably priced given that the joint in CBD. Quick and friendly service too.

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Thank Krishnan N
London, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

Fairly average tourist restaurant . Large portions and the food was OK but nothing special . We went for the snapper and the salmon , both came with a pile of chips and a large salad . Looking at the " specials " menu most items had the same accompliment . In retrospect maybe we should have stuck with a... More 

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Thank 7777markw
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Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner have tried alot of Italian food, this place has to be the best so far, nice staff quick service .

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Thank Steven N
Newcastle, Australia
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103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We stopped in to grab a pizza to take back to our motel, we sat and waited for about 15 mins and then it was ready. We both really enjoyed it and the base was awesome, as was the garlic pizza.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 9251-8808

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

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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