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Gianni Restaurant

1241 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-9200
+1 203-235-0230
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
3 Jan 2018
“Casual dinner for 6”
3 weeks ago
“Best sauce in Connecticut”
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$$ - $$$
1241 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-9200
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little authentic Italian Restaurant...not Greek, not Albanian...Italian! Perhaps the best sauce...excuse me, gravy...in Connecticut.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JayBConnecticut
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

So. The food is so fabulous. Need to go to Arthur Ave in the Bronx to get Vela like this! Highly recommend gem.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

If your looking for amazing food and a great family atmosphere. This is tbe place to try. You feel like your in Italy

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Rosemary D
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The owner was clearly the person taking reservations older gentleman, very abrasive and abrupt on the phone. Never the less we decided we'd give it a try. The food came out portions very minimal but the best is yet to come. This has to be...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank kdhill84
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Food and service were very good. Atmosphere was so-so. We were a group of six seated adjacent to the bar and right in front of the cappuccino maker which was in constant use- very noisy and irritating!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Gary J
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The veal dinner (see photo) was absolutely amazing! Thin, creamy and delicious. Comes with small salad and a penne vodka side. The stuffed mushrooms appetizer was really good!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank alons187
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has great Italian food in a moderate price it's an old world Italy setting their sauces top 10

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank gandrew99
Reviewed 2 June 2017

the food is delicious,wait staff very friendly and the place is very clean,resturant not that big but cozy,,,

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank gparadis2016
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Very good food with a diverse menu featuring chicken, pasta, beef, seafood and pizza. Fresh greens in the salad and the swordfish picatta was very good.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank GSRoop
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We eat here about once a month for team building lunches. Atmosphere is excellent, quiet enough to be able to talk, not too loud... Food is always awesome, service way better than most places these days... Very attentive. We will continue to eat here.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank 711barbaraj
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Questions & Answers
Gary J
30 December 2017|
Response from gandrew99 | Reviewed this property |
Full bar
25 December 2015|
Response from Patstas | Reviewed this property |
For larger parties reservations are a good idea. Dress code...nothing specified but I would think appropriate attire such as shoes (no barefeet), and shirts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-9200
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Meriden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-235-0230
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