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GIARDINI TRTTORIA

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2411 NC108 E, Columbus, NC
+1 828-894-0234
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11:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Houston, Texas
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

It is worth the drive to come to this amazing little Italian restaurant in Columbus, NC. The food is locally sourced and the chef has a wonderful menu. The wine selection is fantastic too. Recommend: Pollo Involtini and the Seafood Stuffed NC trout.

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Thank JuliaTheItinerant
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

GIARDINI was extremely accommodating for our large group of 10 adults and 5 toddlers. Everything that we had to eat and drink was superb! Service was friendly and efficient and the staff was and fun while still doing a great job. Highly recommended. A gem in Polk County NC

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Thank martykirch
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We went on Saturday night, with a reservation. The food and service were exceptional! I had the beet tartar salad, with balsamic and goat cheese, and it was worth the trip by itself. My wife had the Drunken Fig salad, and it was great as well. Our server was very experienced, and did a great job in taking care of... More 

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Thank Furse1
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This was the best find when we got lost driving from Brights Creek to Mills Creek. Staff were great, food the best my husband had since he left NYC and I love the lasagne bolognese. Joe had the eggplant sausage rotini (not menu name) and the comp expressos were a delight as we wanted to talk to the chef. I'm... More 

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Thank Sheila M
Gainesville
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110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to this restaurant. Both times the food was delicious. Some dishes are the usual Italian restaurant fare but others were more unusual. I chose the drunken fig salad which was good but not delicious. Then I chose the beef short rib over potato gnocchi. That dish was delicious! My other guests were very pleased with... More 

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Suwanee, Georgia
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85 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

This is a small Italian restaurant that has some of the best tasting dishes we have ever eaten. Fresh Homemade food with a great Wine selection You definitely will not be disappointed eating here.

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Thank Lyle S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We've to Giardini's twice in the last week and are so happy that this little gem is thriving. Food was tasty and the wine list is nice! Keep up the great work. We have so few choices in Polk County!

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Thank Beth R
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

We have eaten here many times and used them to cater events. We have never been disappointed. The food is authentic, often organic, usually grown locally, always excellent.

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Thank glenn3610
Tryon, North Carolina
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We went to Giardini's with another couple for their Mother's Day Buffet. What terrible food. Beef kabobs cold, with beef tough, vegetables cold, salmon very dry and cold, broccoli salad good, cucumber slices topped with salmon good, the rest of the buffet nondescript. We called our waitress over told her about the food and she offered to call John (owner?).... More 

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Thank douglast38
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Once again, trip advisor got it right. Dinner was amazing! Antipasto was tasty and surprisingly had quite a selection. I got the chicken, which I rarely order at restaurants, and it was perfect! Have to say I wasn't a huge fan of the cannoli but other than that everything was perfect.

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Thank Jen K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2411 NC108 E, Columbus, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 828-894-0234

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