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330 S Oakwood, Detroit, MI 48217-1453
+1 313-841-0122
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
330 S Oakwood, Detroit, MI 48217-1453
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a one fine server ;) , she knows how to take care of business!! The owner, her son....................Great people....for great guests!

Thank s1462017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I typically dine here for business meetings or special occasions, and the staff and food are always GREAT! This is easily one of the BEST Italian restaurants I have ever eaten at-the food is so amazingly fresh. My favorites are the Lasagna, Marinated Mushrooms and...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If ambiance or scenery is your thing this place is not for you. The restaurant is not close to anything worth walking around the area for and is not convenient just to drive to just for a meal. That being said let me move on...More

Thank Lisa k
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Arrived on a busy night, they still managed to get us a great table. The starters and mains were beautifully presented and the desert was to die for. Would definitely recommend to others.

Thank charlotteprice01
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

You must go here. Yes it's hard to find but it's worth it. Our server Dawn was great. Best restaurant I've had in years. We started with the shrimp Giovanni and a special which was wonderful. I split the lasagna and the chicken dish with...More

1  Thank Spartandad3
Reviewed 26 April 2017

You can't find better Italian Food in Detroit! Along with great food is great service. Don't be fooled by the location, this is a fine restaurant and I would recommend this for couples and business meetings. It has been a Detroit landmark for over 50...More

2  Thank SoCalGuy01
Reviewed 18 March 2017

If you seek a warm, comfortable and relaxed setting to enjoy a wonderful Italian meal that taste like it came your mother's kitchen, and you can't make it to Italy for the weekend, make a date for Giovanni's. I can't say enough about this wonderful...More

Thank takeithpc
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We go out to eat once a quarter with two other couples. It was our turn to pick so we picked Giovanni's because I had never been there before. Everything was fabulous, from the service at the bar to the guy refilling water to the...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Reach this restaurante is not easy but It makes a lot of sense. After a guy park your car, you enter in a smart and warm atmosphere where the owneress propose to you delicious real italian food. 3rd generación in the kitchen remains sticked to...More

1  Thank Olivier M
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here for the first time. Was headed to see Phantom downtown. This place was great! Don't let the location fool you. This place has been here through thick and thin it appears. Very fancy place, professional employees, outstanding food, great ambiance. Prices were moderate....More

Thank chia350
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2 December 2016|
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Response from chikiemamma | Reviewed this property |
Dinner for two, we both each had two drinks, tip, around $130.
Chris S
12 December 2015|
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Response from mikehamm45 | Reviewed this property |
My wife threw a party there. I don't rember what the min price was. But I do remember a min. Perhaps it was 30$ but this was a few years back.
18 October 2015|
Response from setter3 | Reviewed this property |
Our dinner was about $110 with two glasses of wine, one appetizer, two entrees and two desserts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 S Oakwood, Detroit, MI 48217-1453
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-841-0122
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