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Giovanni's Restaurant & Lounge

603 Ridge Rd, Munster, IN 46321-1609
+1 219-836-6220
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (6 reviews)
“tilapia” (3 reviews)
“grilled pork” (2 reviews)
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603 Ridge Rd, Munster, IN 46321-1609
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience, we were seated in the bar which I normally don’t like to do but it wasn’t too busy in there that night. We got the veal piccata and the Vesuvio lamb shank both were excellent but it took so long,...More

Thank laurenb12715
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Love this restaurant! Wonderful food and excellent service too! I love the gnocchi, and the garlic rolls are to die for!

Thank isatin48801
Reviewed 22 November 2017

I had not been in that restaurant for a very long time (17 years), but I remembered it as being a decent place. Not anymore. It lasted an hour before the three of us got our orders. The food was below acceptable level. In fact,...More

Thank AnneFDF
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I had the dover sole on two separate occasions. The first time several years ago, I thought it was definitely related to what I ate as I became sick an hour or two later. Several years later......Last night I went back with my husband and...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I stopped in for lunch on a Friday and was pleased that I did. Giovanni's has been around for over 50 years, and the pasta sauce still has an old world vitality to it. My choice from the specials menu was penne pasta with a...More

Thank HoosierWisdom
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I want to give Giovanni's a 3 1/2 star. There was three of us in the party and I had cannelloni with minestrone soup. I have no idea what happened to this poor soup. It tasted like a Mexican fiesta. Cannelloni was good. Always good...More

Thank Joy A
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Literally just passing through town, pulled off the highway and found Giovanni's. Classy decor, clean and comfortable. Food was good, my only issue was how long we were there. Our fault, really. It's a nice sit down Italian restaurant and we were on a road...More

Thank stoja17
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had an excellent meal here the other night. She had the Italian sausage appetizer. It had great flavor. I had the special mussels and scallops appetizer - a heaping bowl full of small but fresh seafood. The garlic butter accompaniment was...More

Thank NickK7501
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Went for dinner and sat at the bar. Jordan, the bartender, was awesome - great service and recommendations. The gelato is a must try! Had the bananas foster gelato - can't wait to have it again!

Thank MMKielar
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Great chicken parmigiana! Nice atmosphere. Also try their sangria! We come here often and are never disappointed!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 Ridge Rd, Munster, IN 46321-1609
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Munster
  • Phone Number: +1 219-836-6220
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