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Giovanni Venti Cinque Restaurant

25 E 83rd St, New York City, NY 10028-0421
+1 212-988-7300
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“biscotti” (8 reviews)
“veal” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood
25 E 83rd St, New York City, NY 10028-0421
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Giovanni's is located very close to the Met and is a perfect place for dinner after a day of museum touring. The location is quiet and unassuming in a neighborhood setting. We went on a Friday night, and the restaurant was fairly quiet when we...More

Thank Rance C
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I must have walked by this place thousands of times (I have a business contact around the corner from them), never entered it. It took a lunch in Queens (Via Trenta, separate review) to bring me here. But once I found it, I'll never leave...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I went there for lunch after a visit to the MET museum. Delicious food- appetizer, veal dish with side dishes included and cappucino and biscotti. All for like $30

Thank devanb
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a restaurant where the food is so perfectly seasoned you don't even look for salt and pepper on the table. Entrees about $25-$36. Well worth it for a special night out. Only about 12 tables. The pastas are so perfectly created. The wait...More

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Chose this place to eat before going to an event at Met Museum, only a block away. Four of us, and we all enjoyed our meals. Squid ink pasta dish was excellent, tuna appetizer excellent, and the lump crab in pasta with saffron sauce -...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Just off Museum Mile, and a few steps from the Metropolitan Museum, this warm, elegant and cozy traditional Italian serves first class food in wonderful surroundings. Have been there several times and it has never disappointed. The carciofini with pistachios and the pasta with boar...More

Thank LordJeffrey
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We enjoyed the $29 Prix Fixe menu in the afternoon after a fabulous morning at the Met. Delicious Italian fare. Well worth it.

Thank Cathy A
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Overpriced,claustrophobic,rude service. With all the exceptional restaurants within a five minute walk this is the last place you should go.

1  Thank cam6102016
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Last night we took our chances at a couple of favorite bars but they were too crowded, and we walked up on a cold and windy night to 83rd Street where Giovanni's once again provided a pleasant evening. Two glasses of champagne to celebrate my...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Our last experience here wasn't as good as last year -- service was still attentive and the decor and cleanliness were both excellent. The food, not so much, varying from too much sauce and spice with the fish dish and too little taste for the...More

Thank robcurtross
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 80
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 E 83rd St, New York City, NY 10028-0421
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-988-7300
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