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Bistro Don Giovanni

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4110 Howard Ln, Napa, CA 94558-1324 (Highway 29)
+1 707-224-3300
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came here because we were staying across the street at the Senza and we noticed the restaurant was packed every night so we thought we would give it a try. Not sure what all the hype was about the food is very average nothing special, especially for the price. I would say it was just me but we were... More 

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Thank Danielle B
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well above average Italian food with some menu items that are beyond the usual Italian-American fare. On the expensive side but worth it.

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Thank Edward R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best experience I had in Napa so far! Truly! I use to live in Italy and this just went over my expectations! The gentleman who took care of our table was flawless! Table was always clean and nothing was ever missing, this without almost making himself noticing! Delightful food! I had risotto has I haven't for ages!!! Decor and general... More 

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south florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

we found this place back in 09 when we were here and excited to find it again. fun atmosphere, great service and delicious food.

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napa
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The atmosphere is so inviting and you feel like you are in a big Italian kitchen. I have a severe Gluten allergy and I have no problem eating here my favorite dish is the Salmon on buttermilk potatoes and butter sauce yum yum yum, my husband loves the fresh made in house pasta and the butterfly pasta especially! Wine selection... More 

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Thank Giselle L
Brussels, Belgium
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254 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped there by chance and were a bit wary at first. The place is very big, but nicely appointed. Very good friendly service. The best surprise was the quality of the food. It was really very good. The tiramisu we had for dessert was one of the best I've ever had, including in Italy. A restaurant not to be... More 

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Broadlands
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got there really early for dinner after flying in from the East Coast. 5:30. Place was packed! Focaccia and oil were outstanding--among the best we've had. Caesar salad nicely done. Saw the rave reviews on seared salmon. Sear was amazing. Also had the duck confit with mushroom risotto. That was really spectacular. Duck was crispy with a drizzle of balsamic.... More 

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Bay Area
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839 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

4* Bistro Don Giovanni 4100 Howard Very casual dress Nice wines by the glass; no beers on tap(?) Excellent spaghetti with clams - $24 Good fettucine with sausage and mushrooms Delicious pear crisp for dessert Gelato was weak Food server Austin was personable

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Thank Rosquete
New York City, New York
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260 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved that this was walking distance from our hotel (Senza), and once we actually walked over here, we had not realized the size and popularity! This place was hopping on Friday night. Great energetic ambience inside. The gazpacho was fantastic, light and fresh, and the grilled octopus was perfectly cooked, and light with a nice lemony taste. We loved... More 

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Woodland Hills, CA
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122 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a reason this place is a staple of the valley. Old school Italian and it was so good. Healthy portions as well. Make sure to book well in advance as they fill up.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4110 Howard Ln, Napa, CA 94558-1324
    (Highway 29)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-224-3300

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