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330 S Oakwood, Detroit, MI 48217-1453
+1 313-841-0122
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (49 reviews)
“garlic bread” (8 reviews)
“cannoli” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
330 S Oakwood, Detroit, MI 48217-1453
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

That morning we drove for almost 4 hours from Niagara to Detroit and we were starved. Of course I took my ”Trip Advisor” app and looked for the number 1 restaurant in Detroit. We were expecting to find one in Downtown and for our surprise...More

Thank RMorgado
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We've been to Giovanni's before and loved it so much we had to return. The locale is sandwiched between the oil refinery, the car plant, the scrap yards, and the river, but don't let that put you off. It actually ads to the ambiance! The...More

Thank MyHobbyIsTravel
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Been wanting to go here since I was a little girl. Friends suggested we try it out this past Thursday, I am so thrilled we went. From the hostess to our server things were top notch. We were seated with Dawn and she was excellent....More

3  Thank SBDetroitMotorCity
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Had two surprises when visiting this restaurant. We ordered a bottle of fine Italian Chianti. The wine was served with plastic glasses. And they charged for refills on soft drinks

2  Thank junketman2018
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Visited Giovannis at 7pm on a Saturday night, seated immediately for our reservation. The food here is exceptional. From the bread service, appetizers, meal and dessert everything was fantastic. Always a special night. Started with pizza, shrimp and sausage appetizers. Moved to soups and salads....More

2  Thank Lori C
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Been here many times and very good each visit Friendly staff and owner usually on site Calamari excellent as well as veal parm and lasagna

Thank Alwaystravel999
Reviewed February 5, 2018

You know you are in the right place when you walk in and greeted by the owner! The feel of this place is awesome, family and food. Don't let the industrial area stop you from coming to this great place. Old blue eyes was not...More

1  Thank dukester300
Reviewed January 31, 2018

For me, the true test of an Italian restaurant are the following: Is the menu in Italian with English translation underneath? Do they have "fettuccine alfredo" on the menu and do they have Spaghetti alla carbonara. This restaurant is a solid Italian-American joint. They do...More

1  Thank SuperNs18
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Everything was great! Food, service, prices!! People are very friendly! Service, excellent! Food best you will ever taste! Very well priced. Have eaten there may of times.

Thank jamesaben
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

The only reason we tried this restaurant was because of the excellent reviews. It’s in an out of the way industrial section of Detroit. Upon arriving, they have valet parking for $5 which is good since from what I could tell, they have no parking...More

Thank Joe B
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December 2, 2016|
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Response from chikiemamma | Reviewed this property |
Dinner for two, we both each had two drinks, tip, around $130.
Chris S
December 11, 2015|
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Response from mikehamm45 | Reviewed this property |
My wife threw a party there. I don't rember what the min price was. But I do remember a min. Perhaps it was 30$ but this was a few years back.
October 18, 2015|
Response from setter3 | Reviewed this property |
Our dinner was about $110 with two glasses of wine, one appetizer, two entrees and two desserts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 S Oakwood, Detroit, MI 48217-1453
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-841-0122
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