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Gianni Restaurant

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1241 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-9200
+1 203-235-0230
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

I have eaten here three times. The last meal was disappointing. Drink was terrible, thinnest piece of swordfish I have ever had. Very nice salad...crisp and fresh. Waitress seemed annoyed when I requested wine instead of the cocktail I had been served. Service was just okay...she did way too much socializing at a table behind us. So many great Italian... More 

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Thank 344cyn
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

check out this little known culinary secret on meriden's east side!! My father swore by their fetucinni alfredo and i have enjoyed every dish i have sampled!!

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Thank Bethany G
Rochester, New York
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123 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We were visiting CT for the weekend and staying at the Comfort Inn up the road - Didn't know the area at all. There were five of us and we were looking for a Mexican place for dinner on Friday night. Well the restaurant we were trying to find was closed and we saw this place. I wasn't sure about... More 

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Orlando, FL
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70 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

This was not the first choice, but the first choice was closed! So, this will now be the first choice while I'm in this area for business. They have an extensive menu, something for everyone's taste. The soup was homemade and very good. The entree's were large portions, the service was good and the pricing made it an excellent value.

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Thank 4226
East Haven
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164 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

A group of ten of us had a 7:30 reservation for dinner on a Thursday evening. We were the only diners during our entire meal. Our server was extremely friendly and personable and was very familiar with the menu. Prices were reasonable and the restaurant has a free off-street parking lot. The salad greens were fresh and crisp, and we... More 

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Thank OwnedByCatsInConn
Meriden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I got a gift certificate so we went there for dinner and did enjoy the meal. It was even kind of romantic. Not what one would expect from Meriden. It's too bad though because the staff was rude until we saw someone we knew who worked there and then it changed slightly. So I call today for... More 

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Meriden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

Good food for the price. service can be slow at times but very attentive when they arrive at table. Like anywhere else depends on who waits on you and how busy they are.

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Uxbridge, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

Wanted good italian food. Read all the great reviews. Looked like just what I wanted. Went with a colleague. Monday night not many people. Waitress was nice but did no smile. She told us what the specials were. She spoke so fast I caught a little of each item. One sounded good. Scrod with calamata olives and a light maranara.... More 

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Meriden, Connecticut
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328 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

We had eaten here before and decided to take a couple for dinner for their birthdays. Once again the food and service was excellent. We ordered four different dishes and hot & cold anti pastas. The eggplant parm, chicken parmm veal parm and baked stuff shrimp were all very good. We also brought a cake for their birthdays and the... More 

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Thank JohnBCt
Meriden, Connecticut
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

I've stopped in before for drinks and appetizers and always pleased. Last week I brought a friend for lunch and we both were pleased. I had the shrimp scampi --- PERFECT. My friend had the squid and it was absolutely delicious! The service was also top notch! Very pleased and will definitely return!

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450-9200
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Meriden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-235-0230

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