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Gina's Italian Restaurant

138 E Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2702
+1 805-481-3266
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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138 E Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2702
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I had dinner here. Nice ambiance: white table cloths, fairly quiet, relaxed atmosphere. The service was good but the memory I took away was all about the food. We had the special, fresh sea bass picatta. I would rate this meal as...More

Thank 760terry
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We have been eating at Gino's for more than 10 years and it just seems to get better both the entrées and desserts. They have a fine wine list and are generous by the glass. Parking is convenient and the staff truly extend a welcome...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Classic Italian menu. Lots of items to choose, from pizza to veal dishes. We tried the calamari which was very tender and tasty. Good Pasta dishes which come with a variety of sauces. Entrees come with soup or salad. Be sure to order olive oil...More

1  Thank Srprotect
Reviewed 9 November 2017

i m a real italian . trust me when i say that if i close my eyes and i eat @ gina`s i m in italy. try the pizza margherita with no garlicof course and extra basil.amazing!!

1  Thank fabiomanno
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

They do not take reservations as listed on Yelp. Looking for a good Italian place near where we staying. I had the clams with linguine and my wife the lasagna. Comes with soup or salad so I had soup and she had salad. Entrees were...More

1  Thank Ted R
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered some penne pasta with chicken and got a child size serving for like 15 bucks and they SKIMPED on the chicken.

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We had dinner here, and were not disappointed. Friendly service, interesting dishes prepared well. Give it a try.

1  Thank Kirk F
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were excited to move into town and learn there was an Italian restaurant right downtown. That excitement lasted until we went there. The food was decent enough for small town Italian, but there wasn't anything on the menu to really excite us. Plus, the...More

1  Thank jkgayley
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I've eaten here about 3 times and I've never felt that my meal was all that great. It's often crowded so others must be happy.

Thank 650to805in2013
Reviewed 15 June 2017

People are very nice who work here. Being of Italian decent, the food was just okay in my opinion. They need to improve on the large pieces of lettuce they serve as salads.

Thank C E
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Response from judyy | Reviewed this property |
No reservations, and they are closed on Sundays and from 3pm to 5pm Monday - Sat. I've never had to wait more than a couple of minutes except on Saturday nights. If you happen to come when there's no table and if you can't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 E Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2702
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Arroyo Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 805-481-3266
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