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Chef Giovanni's 24 Main - CLOSED

24 Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC
+1 864-610-2035
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
15 Jul 2013
“This place is now closed for a reason, folks.”
8 May 2013
“Service fine, otherwise disappointing.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Steakhouse
24 Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC
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Reviewed 15 July 2013

My wife and I visited this restaurant on 3 separate occasions over the past year and a half...it got worse each time. The food was horrendous, and that's being kind. The service was fantastic, and the atmosphere was really nice, but the food totally negated...More

3  Thank cokerjr
Reviewed 9 May 2013

They clearly never considered the possibility that a vegetarian might want to eat in TR. Too bad, this will likely reduce the possibility that it will become popular with the Furman demographic. He put something, but it was incredibly boring and greasy. We won't be...More

1  Thank MCEpright
Reviewed 12 April 2013

Stopped her e for dinner on a recent trip to Furman. Was seated in the bar and had the nightly drink special which tasted just like Peach Nehi. Husband and son had the filet which was cooked perfectly i had the Asian steak salad which...More

1  Thank DurhamMomof2
Reviewed 7 February 2013

Food, service, and ambience are world-class. Reasonably priced, too. A real asset to Travelers Rest, SC. We have been there twice, and were totally pleased both times; we will definitely be back.

2  Thank Tom K
Reviewed 30 December 2012

My husband and I have been regulars at Chef Giovanni’s since itss opening. We have always had excellent food. The atmosphere is cozy, soothing and transports you to another world. Service continues to improve. As with any new business transition is a part of the...More

2  Thank Anne N
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Nice decor, very comfortable atmosphere. Varied menu offering a choice for everyone's taste. Server always attentive but not hovering. Great potato salad . Nice restaurant for an enjoyable meal.

2  Thank Sandra S B
Reviewed 7 October 2012

We were looking forward to our first visit to the 'new' home-town restaurant. The ambience was pleasant - very "Italian" - and the service was quite good. Unfortunately, the Chef didn't fulfill the promise. Perhaps it was just the entrees that we chose, but I...More

1  Thank Wendell R
Reviewed 7 October 2012

We've dined at Chef Giovanni's 4 times so far, and each time has been excellent. The atmosphere is wonderful and we know we will receive great food, great service, and very good value. We were there in June, July, and August and I'm happy to...More

1  Thank Lois K
Reviewed 30 August 2012

We found the table layout too tight for proper service, the wait staff ill-trained, the inside temp was stiflingly too warm, we never got a requested wine list, and the baked grouper came to our table 'fried'. As noted in other reviews, the pricing was...More

1  Thank kalmia22
Reviewed 21 August 2012

Everything was great - fish, steak and pasta. Service is very good. You will forget you are in TR. Don't forget to ask for bread. We were there on a very hot night in July and the AC did not quite keep up. Have been...More

Thank Walker B
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Travelers Rest
  • Phone Number: +1 864-610-2035
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