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Cafe Don Giovanni

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5610 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Ste 5, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1900
+1 941-383-0013
Today
16:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice place to go with friends. Not hurried. Service is great.I like their ravioli. I'm not an adventurer and I don't like lobster in my ravioli...cheese for me...and they have it.

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Thank Enaid3456
Dalton
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We were visiting friends in Longboat and they took us to this out of the way place down Gulf of Mexico drive. The other 6 were residents and they were all pleasantly surprised! The specials were excellent as was the Veal Marsala from the menu. We had a nice round table in the corner and we could actually hear ourselves... More 

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Thank Jim M
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We eat here on a regular basis. We especially enjoy the seafood specials every week. Service has always been good and the staff is friendly. Nice wine list. We love the garlic bread.

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Thank 282marthad
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Don Giovanni's is our favorite place on Longboat Key to eat. The food is great and served with a smile.

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Thank esther642
Halifax, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We pulled in here this evening for a family dinner at 5 pm. The door was open and the lights were on. Everything was set out on the tables, but it was like stumbling upon the Mary Celeste. It was completely empty. Not a soul to be found in the restaurant, kitchen or anywhere. So we left. I joked to... More 

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2 Thank Tim M
Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Visited here twice on a recent trip and as always Emilio and his team deliver good service and food .This restaurant is casual but professional . We look forward to the next trip ..

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1 Thank Morlaism
Glocester, Rhode Island
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

First visit; cozy quiet atomosphere. You can tell off-season has arrived. Excellent veal marsala. Nice extensive Italian menu.

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1 Thank Roger E
Saint Louis, Missouri
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126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

The lobster shrimp pasta was excellent. Enjoyed every bite. I was so full that I couldn't enjoy my favorite dessert.... Lemmonicello cake. So I took it to go. Delicious. Enjoyed over two evenings. Very generous slice.

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1 Thank fritzkath
West Bend, Wisconsin
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218 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We have been here everytime we come to Longboat and have never been disappointed. Grouper picatta was excellent and vegie primavera.

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1 Thank italian71
Michigan
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to Longboat Key for years and finally found Cafe Don Giovanni. It's hidden in the back of a strip center, pretty nondescript. We've stopped before during the day looking for menus on a window and didn't see any, so we forgot to go back. Well yesterday we asked the bike shop owner in the same strip... More 

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1 Thank AmyoMichigan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5610 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Ste 5, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1900
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-383-0013

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