Giovannis Restaurant

(414) 291-5600

1683 N Van Buren St, Milwaukee, WI | Directions   53202

43.052566 -87.903363

Open Hours

Mon-Thu 11am-3pm and 4pm-10pm

Fri 11am-3pm and 4pm-11pm

Sat 4pm-11pm

Sun 4pm-10pm

 
Family-Friendly Dining, Local Favorite, Romantic Dining  more

Price: $$$

Cuisine: Italian

Payment Methods: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Travelers Check, Visa

Neighborhoods: Lower East Side

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From The Owners of Giovannis Restaurant

The music of old crooners serenades diners in this romantic restaurant that has served scrumptious Italian favorites since 1977.\n

Menu
Antipasto, Garlic Bread, Chese Garlic Bread, Mozzarella Sticks, Meatballs (2), Sausage (2), Giovanni's Special Salad, Dinner Salad, Chicken Pasta Soups, Minestrone Soup... more

Reviews for Giovannis Restaurant

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

Disappointed- – Our last visit was less than memorable and while the service was excellent the food was average. My feeling is that the down home preperation and personal touch to the sauces was to commerical and not enough of "nonna's touch". I was very surprised that for a thursday night there were only 3 tables with customers. And at one point we were the only one! While still a good resteraunt it has fallen from my favor list.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

I LOVE THIS PLACE! – I recommend the Mozzarella Marinara and Pasta Rosa. It is to die for!!!

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

k. i've changed my mind :) – some of the foods that I tried earlier weren't impressive but I have to admit that I was basing that on my taste for spicy food. Of which Italian food isn't. The bottomline is Giovanni's delivers and they are great. I love this restaurant and I'd recommend their daily specials and clams or escargot for appetizer. Drink list is great and their service is second to none. Just go there and enjoy! You'll love it ;)

Recommends
over a year ago

The music of old crooners serenades diners in this romantic restaurant that has served scrumptious Italian favorites since 1977. – The Scene
A warm glow radiates from the fireplace as diners sit among the mural-covered walls in the dimly lit dining room. With Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra crooning in the background there's no better place for a romantic evening.

The Food
The fine texture and delicate flavor of veal is the center of the restaurant's most popular dishes. A golden crust of breadcrumbs lies under the tomato and mozzarella topping in the veal parmigiano. A wonderful garlicky marinara sauce bathes homemade pastas topped with fresh seafood, tender vegetables and meats. A crusty piece of Italian bread soaks up what's too good to be left behind. Still have room? The tiramisu or Italian cheesecake ends the meal on a perfectly sweet note.

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

Good Italian Food – Good food but a little pricey. There are definately better italian restautants in Milwaukee

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

taste of italy – Giovanni's Restaurant houses unsurpassed Italian cuisine. Each dish is carefully prepared to perfection and teases your mouth with a back home Italian taste that you will remember long after you leave.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

ROMANTIC!!! – THIS PLACE HAS SUCH A NICE ATMOSPHERE, GREAT FOOD, TOTALLY ITALIAN!!!

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

True Romance – The food is simply delicious. It is almost like actually being in Italy. The wine the waiter recommended went perfectly with the dinner. Just awsome romantic atmosphere.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

magnifico – I usually get the split crablegs,prawnshrimp, and filet minon all sicilian style. Nothing else compares.

The owner frequently visits the tables and truly cares that your experience is enjoyable.

 

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