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Giovanni's Pizza and Pastas

South Austin
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South Lamar & Barton Skyway, Austin, TX 78704
+1 512-656-7033
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
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16:00 - 22:00
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped and grabbed a pizza because of the good reviews. My son loved it. It's a thinner crust, almost New York style. We would eat here again. FYI... It's on the side of Valero.

Thank roadtrip-fools
Austin, Texas
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572 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Quite a little operation here- they put out quite a bit of fresh, hot and tasty Italian food. Not the best pizza, but certainly good. Very consistent and professional little place.

Thank JrMushroom
Austin, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

The original owner was a top chef in a fine hotel restaurant prior to opening this pizza spot. He began it in a food trailer and eventually moved into the station/convenience store. Every dish is delicious but we especially love the pizza! Order it by phone and go pick it up. There is no dining inside. Never disappointed in the... More 

Thank Zaka C
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Excellent Pizza, Pasta and breakfast tacos. What else can be said about this great pizza restaurant except it is wonderful.

Thank 469mildredc
Austin, Texas
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105 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Giovanni's Pizza used to be a food truck sitting in the gas station parking lot. When the gas station/convenience store changed ownership they struck a deal to move Giovanni's inside. This is no 7/11 style pizza congealing under a heat lamp. They have a real pizza oven and make it to order. Their menu is pretty simple but everything I've... More 

Thank Stephen L
Georgetown, Texas
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113 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2012

Don't judge a book by it's cover, this place is amazing! Not what you would expect from a gas station. I went for the lunch special, it came with a nice ceasar salad(homemade dressing), and a large piece of pizza. Plenty of food. I thought it was so good I went back for dinner the next night and got the... More 

1 Thank love_4_travel4ever
Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2012

I read the excellent reviews on Yelp and made every effort to find this Pizza stand. It was well worth the drive. Location: Inside the Valero Gas Station (2900 B S Lamar Blvd). Yes, he got a small corner there to run his pizza stand. Cost: Very reasonable. A huge slice costs $3.50 (including 2 toppings). I ordered 3 different... More 

2 Thank tnghi121
Austin, Texas
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2010

I am extremely picky about pizza (I don't even like HomeSlice anymore, which means I will probably get excommunicated from Texas), but this is very, very good. Giovanni (yes, it's a real guy) is incredibly friendly and gracious, and he makes restaurant-quality food in a space that's literally smaller than my bedroom closet. I have no idea how he manages,... More 

2 Thank chalupacabra
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Reviewed 22 April 2008

Great wood fired pizza at this take out stand. He makes some excellent soups and pastas too, with good quality ingredients. The family touch, with good prices. Try it by the slice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Lamar & Barton Skyway, Austin, TX 78704
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-656-7033

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