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520 Old Stoney Rd Ste G, Corolla, NC 27927-2215
+1 252-453-4555
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Pine Grove, Louisiana
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The food was good and our waitress was very sweet and attentive. It was a loud and casual atmosphere. The portions were huge about 3 servings per plate.

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Corolla
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

This restaurant has been closed for years.The food was pretty awful. The last reviewer has it confused with Bambino's which had good food but unfortunately suffered smoke and water damage during a fire in April 2014.

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1 Thank corollafoodie
Alexandria, VA
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

Giovanni's was Nicoletta's a few years back. Under new ownership they have kept the great food. The service is friendly. The location is pretty far up towards the unpaved road so a lot people never get up that far north. It is worth the trip. Have the Lasagna, it is fabulous with enough left to take home. My granddaughter age... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2012

We eat out often at upscale restaurants, and know good food and service, Giovanni's has both. After a long day on the beach it was nice to be greeted with tall glasses of water, a basket of fresh baked bread and a savory bowl of olive oil / pesto to dip it in while our drink orders were being filled... More 

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hanover
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2011

The website says 11:30-9 seven days a week, the schedule on the door says 5-9 Mon. though Fri. 11:30-9 Sat. but they are closed more than that. I guess some places just can't keep it together. I wonder what will be there next year.

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Thank cheffriend
jon27927, Owner at Giovanni's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are finding our way in the Corolla market. We are open Tuesday through Friday for dinner. Saturday we serve lunch starting at 11:30, dinner at 5pm. Sunday we serve dinner at 5. We will be there next year with an expanded menu and hours. Thank you More 

forest hills, ny
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2011

My husband and I are just back from a road trip starting from New York going to Durham, North Carolina. One of our destinations was Corolla in the Outer Banks. Spent two wonderful days there. Ate at Giovanni's restaurant, which was very close to our hotel. Didn't want to have to drive anymore that day. Restaurant was a little difficult... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2011

My wife and I tried this restaurant giovannis wendsday night and we had a great salad, fried mozzarella and lasagna . It was stacked tall and full of flavor . Thank u Giovanni for one of the best dining experience ever

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jon27927, Owner at Giovanni's, responded to this review

Thank you. We think so too. John & Donna Hugh More 

Corolla
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2011

This was our second visit to Giovanni's. (We are locals.) There was no improvement in the quality of the food. The pizza is still undercooked and the lasagna still tastes cardboardy. We love it here in Corolla and are so disappointed that this restaurant serves inferior food. We want our local businnesses to be successful. If you are looking for... More 

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Thank corollafoodie
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2011

our recent jaunt to Corolla was capped off by a wonderful meal in this quaint little part of Italy hidden in a small shopping center. We started with Baked Brie` that was to die for served with fresh bread. the salad was portioned perfectly to accompany an appetizer and entree` or to be stand alone. My spouse had Eggplant Parmesan... More 

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1 Thank LCK1108
jon27927, Owner at Giovanni's, responded to this review

Seems like you have an association with another restaurant in the area. Our guest like our lasagna very much. They have good taste. Thank you, John Hugh More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2011

We dined with our family and friends and were less than "wowed". The first thing we noticed was that the place was pretty empty, which on a fourth of July weekend in the OBX is not a good sign for success. For starters, a few of us has the Beet Salad. Problem was, we couldn't find the beets. It was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Old Stoney Rd Ste G, Corolla, NC 27927-2215
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-4555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?