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Gianni's Pizza

725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
+1 831-649-1500
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“breadsticks” (40 reviews)
“gelato” (46 reviews)
“pizza” (284 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Unfortunately, the pizza is overpriced and underwhelming. The pizza crust is not as good as what might find at other pizza establishments. To be fair, the staff and service is quite good, as are the pizza toppings. But, again, the pizza crust is barely average...More

Thank M B
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Gourmet authentic pizza baked properly in a proper pizza oven by cooks who know what they're doing. Wide variety of rich delicious gelato to finish it off. Classic Italian restaurant decor without being kitschy, and by far the largest (about 150 seats) and most well-established...More

Thank NavyJAG
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The pizza is great, ingredients are fresh, breadsticks, pasta and everything else are on point as well. Must try restaurant in Monterey!

Thank Brandon E
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a great restaurant with enormous portions and a wide selection. Our recommendations would be the chicken and artichoke pizza, the yummy breadsticks and the gelato. Friendly staff and a fantastic atmosphere.

Thank Annie R
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My family ate here during a recent visit to Monterrey, we were not impressed . $28.00 for a 1 topping pizza that we could get at home for $12.00,The pizza was pretty good ,but it better be for $28.00. the place had a pretty nice...More

Thank deanroc
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This was like home made pizza with ample portions of great Italian sausage, cheese, fresh mushrooms, and other ingredients.

Thank mlpierotti
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service! Oh and gelato! Come here almost everytrip since we found the place fantastic staff!

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

To put it simply I wouldn't kick this place out of bed for eating crackers. There's lots of seating, it's clean, the food comes fast and hot, and the taste is good. One of the best parts about this is its not a chain and...More

Thank Nathan T
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is obviously a place where locals hang out. It was packed with families. We had to wait a bit to place our order. We ordered a extra large pizza with half pesto, cheese, and chicken and the other half traditional pepperoni. The pizza that...More

1  Thank stephp
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Excellent pizza & pasta A block from Cannery Row. A little loud inside but wonderful food & great service. They even have a small gelato stand inside. A perfect end to a great day of Whale watching

1  Thank Christopher W
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14 July 2017|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
Restaurants can change prices at any time, you might want to call and check. I think they have great pizza and hope you will enjoy.
17 April 2017|
Response from Darian H | Reviewed this property |
Chris Costa is the owner he is there most every night if he's not there his son Mario is there. Hope this helps darian
Lawrence S
21 January 2017|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
No deep dish, just Italian style crust- very good. The pizzas are topped with plenty of fresh ingredients. Parking is limited (FYI).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 11
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
3:30 PM - 10:00 AM
3:30 PM - 10:00 AM
3:30 PM - 10:00 AM
3:30 PM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-649-1500
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