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Gio's Cucina

Vrijthof, Maastricht, The Netherlands
+31 43 325 6275
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“penne” (6 reviews)
“antipasti” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Vrijthof, Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having planned a short two day visit to Maastricht, a visit at Gino’s was a must for us especially having heard so many positive remarks. After being turned away once we got there we soon received a call that a table was available! With great...More

Thank Makis P
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere, really good food and a true evening out! I was a little nervous about their reservation system, but we received the call and were seated around 815pm. The appetizers are a great start (salad, bruschetta and melon with parma ham). You can choose...More

Thank Chantal_Verbeek
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We dined at Gio’s while visiting our sons who are studying in Maastricht. They had stumbled into Gio’s to get out of the rain their first weekend in Maastricht and raved about. We choose seafood and beef entrees, both excellent, as were the ravioli and...More

Thank IndyBee
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This would have been the third time of visiting this restaurant, but it will be the last. I went to thye restaurant the day before and booked for a table for 2 at 8:30 pm. The diary had only TWO other tables booked. I turned...More

Thank R_Triestino
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This place was one of the best meals we have had. Clearly a family run business where all help to serve the table. You are never given a menu, simply asked if you want fish, meat, or chicken. You get accoutrements galore and everything was...More

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

It's iconic and one of the best known restaurants in Maastricht. Yes, Gio's is authentic and genuine. The 'menu' is simple (choose between 2 pastas and 3 main dishes - the Ossenhaas is terrific) and you will be fed for the entire evening. Staff is...More

Thank Jurgen R
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Visit Gio with my wife since many years. Know when to go and a table will be available. Food is always fantastic and good old Gio still brings that 'papa' atmosphere. We know what to expect and he never disappoints. We will always go back....More

Thank Friembi0203
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Having no menu you'll be asked what main course you prefer and after that every course will be served at the table. Great experience. The accompanying wine is good. Service slows down somewhat later in the evening so we had a hard time getting someone's...More

Thank iWiebe
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

It was recommended by an Italian collegue. And indeed very special. Seldom had such a good meal. A bit difficult to reserve. But when you manage it, you get a call when the table is free. Meanwhile you can have a drink at the Vrijthof.

Thank JvdB19
Reviewed 25 January 2017

It was our wedding anniversary and we had planned to go to the Opera. Luckily we were early enough to get a table. We felt welcomed and had a great experience. The food was extremely delicious! Unfortunately, about 10 days ago (January 14th), we went...More

Thank FernandaCS72
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Questions & Answers
Moshe O
7 October 2017|
Response from RoSue |
Im not sure you will be able to see the screen from the restaurant. You need to ask them as Im not sure where the screen will be placed. However, with view of my problems with them, they do not take reservations. Its first... More
Jan R
21 June 2017|
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Response from Friembi0203 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jan .. I do not know. I think the restaurants sell packages during these concerts. Eat and enjoy the concert at the same time. Sorry I cannot help you further.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vrijthof, Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Maastricht
  • Phone Number: +31 43 325 6275
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