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Giovanni's Ristorante & Lounge

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, , Pizza
#3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
+1 250-752-6693
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (45 reviews)
“prawns” (15 reviews)
“italian food” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Canadian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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#3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
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Reviewed 5 September 2015

First time there, and very disappointed. Tables very close together. The noise level of everyone talking and laughing, in the restaurant was unreal. We asked to be moved to another table. It was a little better, but noise level was still so loud, we could...More

3  Thank Berthab41
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

The quick summary: the décor was nice, the food was okay, staff was friendly, location is just OK (no view of ocean and in a part of town where things shut down after 7:30pm ... It was a ghost town), prices were a little steep...More

1  Thank DiggidyD0g
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Over our three day stay, we tried the dine in restaurant and pizza to go. The pizza was cheap and was very good. The restaurant was a little pricier, however the staff was absolutely amazing to deal with. Their knowledge of the food and recommendations...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The closed restaurant part of this place has awesome food. It is a little pricey but each bite is wonderful. A nice quiet atmosphere and the wait staff is very nice friendly.

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is one of my favourite go to's for fine dining in Qualcum Beach. I can depend on it for excellent dishes, fine wines, and good service. Their rack of lamb is my favourite. Their pasta is home made, tender, and the sauces make you...More

Thank Val S
Reviewed 8 July 2015

In the lounge they serve the BEST pizza...many choices of the conventional type but I urge you to try the specialty ones.

Thank Sandy V
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Delicious food . . . classy, uptown dining experience. For some prices may seem high but if you enjoy great food and first class service this is the place for you.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We tried this place tonight and really enjoyed our dinner. The Lasagna was some of the best I have ever ate. Big serving and great flavour. My wife had the Fettuccine Alfredo and was impressed as well.

Thank Will L
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We attended the 2015 Father's Day Show & Shine and decided to go get a few appys and a beer. We walked by Giovanni's and saw a couple of empty tables on the front street patio. Now we know why there were empty tables. We...More

3  Thank barbf369
Reviewed 1 June 2015

This used to be one of our favorite restaurants so we went there to have a special meal. Service was good but we were the only ones in the restaurant for our whole meal (that says something in itself as it was a Sunday night)....More

3  Thank Mjkqb
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Response from 2014banjo | Reviewed this property |
the lounge is open for lunch 6 days a week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 28
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-6693
Fine Italian cuisine in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Giovanni's provides an elegant and delicious Italian dining experience 6 evenings per week. Reservations strongly recommended. Patio open in summer. Everything from pastas, to steak, seafood, chicken, veal, lamb, and gluten-free options. Extensive wine list. Open from 5 pm - 9 pm. Lounge open at 12 pm for lunch.
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