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Our visit to Giovanni in Rockwall was on Saturday night, we didn’t make a reservation ahead of time, but the Hostess London was super nice and was able to squeeze us in without waiting long at all. We had Sean as our server, he welcomed us with his big smile, and walked us through the menu, giving recommendations based on his favorit ... read more
Taryn Carter via google.com - May 16, 2022
Giovannis never disappoints, the cleanliness of the store, the ambiance, the music just adds to the excellence and professionalism of the staff. We have visited numerous times, have had a few different servers, all have been knowledgeable about menu items, and preparation. The Lasagna special is killer, the Tortellini is out of this ... read more
Sean Avery via google.com - May 15, 2022
I recently dined at Giovanni’s with a group of friends, and I have to say, this place is amazing! The atmosphere is nice and relaxed, the service prompt, and the food is to die for. Our waiter, Jeremy, was great — very friendly and attentive, explained the menu and specials to us, and answered all of our questions. I will definite ... read more
Lela Bayliss via google.com - May 15, 2022
Excellent choice, we love the food, service, everything over all ... read more
Grafic Center via google.com - May 13, 2022
Delicious Veal Saltimboca, calamari, ahi, and the best tiramisu.
Scott Gray via google.com - May 9, 2022
This place is so delicious I got the chicken sandwich and it is so good love it definitely recommend friendly staff too!
Adalyn Fox via google.com - Apr 24, 2022
We had brunch today. It was delicious. I ordered the eggs and steak meal and my wife ordered the eggs benedict which are on crab cakes. All delicious!
Val Gutierrez via google.com - Apr 22, 2022
This place has gotten better since it opened, I originally left a lower Review but went back to give it a second shot. Nice work to the folks here for improving over the last year - I love it!
Mat M via google.com - Apr 16, 2022
Great food, great service!!
W. Ward via google.com - Apr 8, 2022
Great food, service, and drinks!! Had Sean as a waiter and he was the absolute best ask for him! Hopefully we’ll be eating at his restaurant someday! Great customer service!
Jay Jay Bre via google.com - Mar 19, 2022
This is our go to place if we can't figure out what we want. Great brunch and there's healthy choices that are mouthwatering. My favorites are the shaved ribye crostini, stuffed avocado, ahi tuna salad, and salmon egg Benedict.
Nicole Kelly via google.com - Feb 9, 2022
Little variety to choose from but good have had better ... read more
davita posey via google.com - Feb 5, 2022
My all time favorite restaurant. Avocado risotto is the best thing ever along with the Crab stuffed shrimp.
Reese Anderson via google.com - Jan 24, 2022
Had a delicious dinner celebrating our friends birthday. The staff was attentive and our server, Arianna made great recommendations. We will definitely be back! Be sure to try the parpadelle, GF tortellini, gnocchi and lemmoncello cake for dessert.
Lucy Tiseo via google.com - Jan 23, 2022
This was a first time experience. My wife and I came here for a lunch date. There was no wait for a table. The staff provides great customer. They accommodated my specific dining requests due to my health issues. The background music consisted of some old skool R&B that makes you want to dance. The ambience is perfect. The food arriv ... read more
L. Isaiah Jones via google.com - Jan 18, 2022
Yummy food and a great atmosphere for friend or date night. Doesn't have a kids menu or no pizza. So I don't recommend bringing little kids.
Holly Belt via google.com - Jan 11, 2022
Delicious with an awesome menu!
Cpolitic via google.com - Jan 4, 2022
Amazing food and stellar service! Priced appropriately for the menu and atmosphere. The best Old Fashioned I've ever had.
Alexis LeBlanc via google.com - Jan 3, 2022
Very nice quality of food, good flavor and fresh ingredients. Our waiter was excellent although a little rushed off his feet due to short staff, but that's not his fault. Have eaten there before so can vouch for consistency of food quality.
Adrian Brant via google.com - Jan 1, 2022
Fantastic food. Try the shaved ribeye appetizer. Delicious.
Jeremy Swigart via google.com - Dec 23, 2021
It's all Good.
John T via google.com - Dec 22, 2021
Exceptional lunch! Sean is an excellent server. He suggested the stuffed shrimp and crab cakes. They were delicious! For dessert we ordered The Tiramisu absolutely wonderful!
Rosa Gutierrez via google.com - Dec 19, 2021
I’ve had Bolognese on multiple continents, and I can tell you that nestled along the waters edge of Rockwall, TX is HANDS-DOWN, the best. The pasta is made in house and the flavors are top notch. Extremely impressed with Giovanni’s. The waitstaff is friendly too.
Austin Texas via google.com - Dec 15, 2021
Always amazing service, great wine recommendations, attentive staff at the bar and in the dining room, and the food is beyond good. Highly recommend!
Lauren B via google.com - Dec 13, 2021
We had the most amazing, flavorful, tender, steak ever!!! Went this past weekend, had the surf and turf and words can not describe how perfect the meal was!!! The Crab stuffed shrimp was delectable and the risotto was mind blowingly fantastic!!! Now, I can’t afford to go anywhere else for a while but you bet we’ll be back for special ... read more
melissa stillwell via google.com - Dec 8, 2021
Phenomenal! Perfect date night and great service. My husband won’t get anything but the Flat iron steak AMAZING!
Amanda Phillips via google.com - Dec 1, 2021
First time going here and the food was good and the service was great!
Sara Dabney via google.com - Nov 28, 2021
Beautiful atmosphere,,great people and food..
Rose Davis via google.com - Nov 27, 2021
Very nice. Love the location.
Alexia Price via google.com - Nov 1, 2021
Great food. Will validate parking. Good service as well. On e of the best Italian in town imo.
Brady Murray via google.com - Oct 31, 2021
Great food and great service! Our server was Rachael. She was terrific. We ordered a flat iron steak and blue crab stuffed shrimp and crab cakes as an appetizer. Everything was delicious!! Sorry no pic of the crab cakes. We ate those quick!
Rosa Gutierrez via google.com - Oct 30, 2021
So good will definitely come back ... read more
Tabitha Fox via google.com - Oct 30, 2021
Great food, nice atmosphere and service was excellent ... read more
Anthony McCoy via google.com - Oct 30, 2021
Good ... read more
Cecile Orr via google.com - Oct 28, 2021
The Pier is a great place to spend time at. There are about 10 restaurants here and 6 of them are pretty good. We tried the Italian restaurant Giovanni because it had the shortest wait time. They wanted us to eat outside but it was too cold and we needed in door seats. This place can get loud. It was hard to hear us talk. Date orde ... read more
Kevin Woods via google.com - Oct 24, 2021
Such good food and had wonderful service! Would definitely go back again soon ... read more
Rachel Boyda via google.com - Oct 23, 2021
Fabulous food and service!
Liane Mann via google.com - Oct 20, 2021
It was a beautiful anniversary dinner💜 ... read more
Chyna Edwards via google.com - Oct 19, 2021
Went there with few of my friends for bunch, we sat on the patio which was just perfect. They have menu items that suits everyone. Service is great as well.
H D via google.com - Oct 12, 2021
Lo mejor ... read more
Dayari Pereira via google.com - Oct 7, 2021
After reading a few reviews, we decided to give Giovannis’s a shot and wow this place did not disappoint. We started off with fried stuffed avocado, escargot and the shaved ribeye crostini, just to highlight a few choices, absolutely outstanding. Our main course we ordered off the specials menu, the pistachio crusted rack of lamb, wh ... read more
Arsim Dauti via google.com - Oct 5, 2021
Was visiting the DFW area and went to Giovanni’s with a bunch of my buddies for dinner - and let me tell you, the place is absolutely phenominal. Mind you, this is coming from someone that typically frequents the best italian restaurants the NYC metropolitan area has to offer. The tuna appetizer was delicious, so good that my buddy ... read more
Gazmend Dauti via google.com - Oct 5, 2021
Excellent seafood, great atmosphere, must dine here when you come to lake Ray Hubbard.
Vivi Sasaki via google.com - Oct 3, 2021
Second time here and had a fantastic time. Crab cakes were decent, house cab was pretty tasty, ordered the special which was a lobster lasagna and wife had a veggie fettuccine dish. Our waiter Sean was very attentive, polite, answered all our questions etc. My wife and I usually spend about $100 when we eat out and that's what this ... read more
Tim Okeeffe via google.com - Sep 21, 2021
The food and service was absolutely amazing! Pasta delicious and our server Brooke was terrific! That’s how you do the best service! Every recommendation!
Nikola Arsic via google.com - Sep 17, 2021
Great food!
Jeff Patneaude via google.com - Aug 22, 2021
I had seafood linguini and a chicken penne they were both very good ... read more
Lj Stychalski via google.com - Aug 19, 2021
Exceptional service and great quality food- the vibes were nice and romantic (also great for kids as my 3 year old loves the desert and chicken fingers). On top of that the owner was amazing and he is very attentive to his guests- we will be back soon!
jessica betts via google.com - Aug 13, 2021
First time here, definitely love the vibe of the restaurant, the initial bread and oil were great, high quality olive oil off the bat was a good sign. Got our drinks relatively quick, and the Bloody Mary was great, the server was attentive for the most part. He didn’t refill our waters or ask how the food was and then when I received ... read more
j Cap via google.com - Aug 13, 2021
They have the absolute yummiest tomato basil gnocchi ever! Nice atmosphere and great service!
Ricki Senitz via google.com - Aug 8, 2021
Fantastic food ... read more
Loy Hodges via google.com - Aug 2, 2021
I had the Best Time , my Boyfriend and I thought we would go out for a Ride and get a Bite to eat . I'm sorry glad we stopped at Giovanni the Food was soooooo good and my Server was OUTSTANDING!!! Brook( I'm hoping this is her name) Cant wait to go back!!!!!!
Angela Morrow via google.com - Aug 1, 2021
Came during Friday night expecting a long wait, but immediately got placed within 5 minutes despite lack of reservation. For a lack of better words, food and presentation were superb. Price: appropriate. -Do try the specials. We got the pistachio crusted lamb rack with mushroom risotto. Hot Damn it was good. -Sad about the crab cake ... read more
Cari Parja via google.com - Jul 17, 2021
Delicious food and excellent service! Edited: I have eaten here each time I come to town (5 times in this year). Service and food once again is great!
Vigilante AtNite via google.com - Jul 14, 2021
Drinks and apps are good. Happy hour has great specials.
Sheila Theo via google.com - Jul 11, 2021
Really nice people. Drinks are great ... read more
Sean Warren via google.com - Jul 6, 2021
Amazing place! We couldn't decide were to go since we're from out of town. So glad we found this place definitely a must every time we visit this side of Dallas and it's in this awesome area too but the food omg everything was amazing and delicious I had the Flat Iron Steak and Wow everyone at my table loved it, cooked exactly how I ... read more
James Rios via google.com - Jul 3, 2021
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