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Cucina Giovanni

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2730 State Road 16, Ste 101, Saint Augustine, FL 32092-5400
+1 904-823-8999
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Dayton, OH
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived during happy hour so we ordered a couple of specials, the chicken cacciatori and the cheese ravioli. Both were acceptable for the price but nothing special. The service was very good and friendly. I would be interesting to try some of the items from the regular menu.

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Thank coach10oh
Atlanta, Georgia
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216 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the lunch special, a slice of pizza and a caesar salad. Nothing to write home about, my customer had the eggplant rollatini. He has had that before and likes it. The owner took care of us until his lunch server clocked in.

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Thank traveling_fiber_guy
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With mixed reviews, we were a bit unsure but it was near the hotel so we gave it a shot. We got there around 6. There were two big tables, one four-person table, and a few two-person tables available. The place seemed pretty slow but we were told it would be a 15-20 minute wait. The ambiance was standard, what... More 

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Thank PirateTreasureFLA
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started out with a Long Island iced tea, waiting time was about 20 min. The drink was done well very smooth (you know how those things will lie to you) Sat at the bar looking at the pizza ovens they made quite a variety of pies and they all looked great! Brown bottoms when they lifted the pies with a... More 

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Thank Thomas J
Dublin, Ohio
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362 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at our hotel recommended Cucina Giovanni. I read some of the reviews at Trip Advisor and though they weren't overwhelming, we thought we'd try it anyway. It looked very promising from the outside. What surprised me, though, when we went inside was the brightness of the restaurant. It is spacious but for 7:00 pm you'd think you'd find... More 

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Minonk, Illinois
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were asked to wait when we arrived even though there seemed to be several empty tables. We were finally asked if we'd like a larger table. I had stuffed manicotti and my husband had spaghetti with marinara sauce. They were both o.k. but not as flavorful as those we have had elsewhere. The couple with us had a supreme... More 

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Allentown, PA
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cucina Giovanni has top-notch Italian food served in a relaxed setting. Located in a strip mall, it’s not fancy, but we eat here every time we stop in St. Augustine on our way to south Florida. The staff is friendly, and the menu has choices for all palates. There are just enough wine selections that you don’t go crazy picking... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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185 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for the Pizza, and are we glad we did. While the menu offers everything from Soup, Salad, Sandwiches, Calzone's, Subs, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, etc. They offer a personal size Pizza in several choices. We chose the 10" and added toppings. There are many topping choices available. I selected the Sausage and it was excellent. My wife had Peppers,... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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289 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here based upon a recommendation made at our hotel. The food is decent but won't wow you. It is basically an Italian red sauce restaurant that serves the local population that does not appear to be very demanding.

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JAMESTOWN
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Happened to find on return trip, stayed in HI-Express (east side of I95). While restaurant was understaffed this night, waiter "Ted" did a good job with our & others table. Had decent wine & food selection. Had veal Picattta & wife had shrimp francese, both well seasoned & arrived at table hot! Worth a visit if you are in area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2730 State Road 16, Ste 101, Saint Augustine, FL 32092-5400
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-823-8999

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