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Da Gianni

Elsaesserstrasse 1, Basel 4056, Switzerland
+41 61 322 42 33
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Elsaesserstrasse 1, Basel 4056, Switzerland
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

I love da Gianni. I've been going there for a number of years and I am never disappointed. The staff is friendly, very professional and looks relaxed even though the restaurant is packed night after night. There's always a great atmosphere, a buzz. The most...More

Thank HaNosseah
Reviewed 26 October 2013

The staff is great! They know their regular customers and always come to say hello. The food is great, standard Italian food but also some real seasonal jewels. Prices are reasonable, though meat and fish mains are steep. In the summer they have a nice...More

Thank Odila S
Reviewed 18 November 2012

I've been to this restaurant multiple times of the last couple of years and had a horrible experience once. I also had great pizza here. The service is usually good, although the last time I visited they were not on the ball. The pizza arrived...More

1  Thank cowsheep
Reviewed 24 October 2012

try rosette or anything u like its really good. i have been there for many business lunch u have more expensive one in the city, but not better quality

Thank claude c
Reviewed 11 June 2012

We love this restaurant and go often, always buzzng but great service and the Italian food is wonderful!

Thank SwissMiss_12
Reviewed 19 May 2012

The main reason why I go to this restaurant is the pizza. Although the pizza is not very thick, it is cooked in the stone oven. Obviously the result is of high quality just for that reason. Pasta as well is never overcooked and seems...More

Thank gnegnegne3
Reviewed 24 March 2012

Very cozy , very popular place. Perfect Italian cousine at its best. Huge portions. Nice value for money.

Thank Alex_JaneRu
Reviewed 2 January 2012

good & simple italian in nice ambiente, anytime again

Thank rome-weary
Reviewed 30 November 2011

Absolutely love it. Has gone through many architectural changes but food remains great. Great pizza oven and the past is really tasty! Good wine choice! Friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy it!

Thank Tribolet
Reviewed 25 November 2011

We've been there a couple of times: Very good Pizza, probably one of the best in Basel, Pasta is all right, but certainly not stellar. Decent wine list. Don't bother with a reservation if you're less than 4 persons; table will not be available anyway...More

Thank aferret
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elsaesserstrasse 1, Basel 4056, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel
  • Phone Number: +41 61 322 42 33
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