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Giovanni's Ristorante & Lounge

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#3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
+1 250-752-6693
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (45 reviews)
“prawns” (15 reviews)
“italian food” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Canadian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
#3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 342 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Their pizza is awesome. We ordered the Hawaiian and the Italian Combo. 2 large pizzas was plenty for a family of 4 including 2 hungry teens. We ordered takeout and the order was ready on time and the staff was very friendly. We will...More

Thank TuckerQB2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Genuine Italian cuisine in a warm, friendly atmosphere. David was a great waiter and looked after us extremely well. It was interesting to meet some local folks whilst dining who gave us some helpful tips for places to visit including the NIWRA wildlife rescue park...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best restaurant in Qualicum Need to book but it’s worth it Excellent service excellent food Nice restaurant

Thank evalu8or
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I went there for the first time in 5 years and the inviting atmosphere was the same, as was the table layout. We sat too close to the table next to us and would not have been able to have a private conversation, if they...More

Thank normpimm
Reviewed 12 March 2018

came here with friends for dinner, their invite. their adult kids like coming here, to the lounge. a small room, separate from the restaurant. bistro tables mixed in the room. we missed happy hour by 10 minutes, good prices for wine. each of us ordered...More

Thank jarmwr40
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Without a reservation, we still managed to get into Giovanni's on Valentines Day. We sat at the bar and had an excellent pizza, engaging in friendly conversation with the bar tender. Giovanni's made the effort to make us feel welcome even thought they were already...More

1  Thank cdmulders
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We visited this restaurant on short notice during a recent trip to the area. We sat in the lounge and had a great time. The staff are really friendly and accommodating and full of good advice about the menu. We share a medium pizza and...More

1  Thank fayo400
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Quality of the food was excellent. Dont know if its because of the people that live in qualicum but i found the Mediterranean pizza was flaver less could not taste the feta cheese or the black olives that they used on it. Topings wer lacking....More

1  Thank Blair R
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

A go to happening place now. Food is delicious and the place is very busy. Take out pizza available as well as in the pub. Dining room lovely

1  Thank gayle b
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Had the pizza and salad lunch. Super fresh salad and perfectly cooked light thick crust pizza. A great spot. Really good service too.

1  Thank Neil Z
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heather q
18 May 2015|
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Response from 2014banjo | Reviewed this property |
the lounge is open for lunch 6 days a week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-6693
Description
Fine Italian cuisine in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Giovanni's provides an elegant and delicious Italian dining experience 6 evenings per week. Reservations strongly recommended. Patio open in summer. Everything from pastas, to steak, seafood, chicken, veal, lamb, and gluten-free options. Extensive wine list. Open from 5 pm - 9 pm. Lounge open at 12 pm for lunch.
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