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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
So many great options. Relaxing environment. Perfect date spot or adult meal with friends!
Carrie Byrd via google.com - Jun 21, 2021
Great food selections. AUTHENTIC Italian food, not Italian-American. I commend the chef! Presentation of dishes are nice. Very consistent. Food is FRESH, FRESH, FRESH. Best selection, in my opinion was the Ahi Tuna. AMAZING. Lobster Risotto was fabulous. Actually all the selections we had were very good. Service was FANTASTIC!!! O ... read more
Edward Pecikonis via google.com - Jun 21, 2021
The food is very good! The staff were top notch and the atmosphere was relaxing, if not peaceful. This was my first trip and I am looking forward to the next one.
Jason Hass via google.com - Jun 15, 2021
I cannot properly express my love of the tasty food. It's simple... Just try it.
Amber Middleton via google.com - Jun 15, 2021
This place is amazing!!! We went here on a Saturday afternoon and for some crazy reason they weren't busy! My wife and I had an amazing 5 star experience, with amazing pasta, and drinks for a great price! We will be going back for sure and spreading the word about this place. Thank you!
James Fire via google.com - Jun 5, 2021
Found this restaurant on Saturday but couldn’t get a reservation. So got to try it out yesterday. Great place, happy hour applies to outside as well. The staff are friendly and accommodating. Early dinner before doing the sunset cruise with Sail with Scott.
Linda Cahill via google.com - May 27, 2021
BEST AND THE ONLY AUTHENTIC ITALIAN RESTAURANT IN ROCKWALL.
Lindi Sus via google.com - May 22, 2021
The perfect restaurant with great tasting food. The staff treated our group with quality customer service. Will definitely visit again. Highly recommend!
Santa Caro via google.com - May 18, 2021
We had a great time! The food and drinks were amazing...the service was awesome. It was just two of us so we sat at the bar. I deff recommend trying this place out for yourself!
Ariel Sims via google.com - May 17, 2021
We went here for my wife’s birthday. Fantastic food and experience. Just amazing. Very courteous and attentive staff including the owner, Agron. Highly recommend making a reservation.
adamgrosen via google.com - May 14, 2021
This is the BEST place in Rockwall. Service- A+ (Kate and Raynee) Ambiance- A+ Food- Consistently Great * The “one star” reviews are a joke ... read more
D Toth via google.com - May 11, 2021
I had the amazing opportunity to eat at Giovanni's in the harbor. We were deciding where to eat and after learning that it was owned by a Marine (Semper Fi) this Marine family had to go! I had actually gone when they first opened. While the food was amazing, I left hungry. I hadn't been back because I wasn't sure the cost was worth ... read more
Christa Rogers via google.com - May 11, 2021
5 Star Restaurant in Rockwal ... read more
Siana Vinca via google.com - May 10, 2021
Great food, environment, and service. The only down side is that if you get there close to closing time, they tell you to order and encourage you to sit at the bar- despite someone wanting a romantic date night evening. Maybe consider offering the option to allow those who want a table to move from the bar once the place starts to cl ... read more
Brigitte Ovid via google.com - Apr 19, 2021
Great food !
Adi Markovich via google.com - Apr 17, 2021
Great food and wide variety of drinks. The staff is super friendly. Can be hard to get in during lunch rush and Sunday traffic, but usually worth the wait.
Nicholas Batson via google.com - Apr 14, 2021
Overall Awesome... Everything from the food to the services to the atmosphere was over the top. If your around the rockwall area pier or just want to get out stop by and grab dinner and then the beautiful scenery at night. You won't regret it. The lake scenery adds to the experience.
Jesse V via google.com - Apr 11, 2021
Tastes food and wide variety of drinks. The staff is super friendly. Can be hard to get in during lunch rush and Sunday traffic, but usually worth the wait.
Nicholas Batson via google.com - Apr 11, 2021
ate here for my bday this weekend and it was the best tasting food I’ve had in awhile. Prices are up there, but totally worth it in my opinion! Our server, Luis, was quick and polite. We got our food fairly quickly and it was all so amazing and I really enjoyed the atmosphere. Definitely will be back!
haylee e via google.com - Apr 6, 2021
The food and service were ahead of my expectations. I really loved the environment of this restaurant. Extraordinary spot to take the family out for lunch.
Bryson Brandt via google.com - Mar 16, 2021
The service and food was amazing! Steak was perfectly cooked. 💯 ... read more
David Garrison via google.com - Mar 7, 2021
Very good food, wine and atmosphere. Just the risotto was not al dente... way too cooked... sigh ... read more
Stefania Caldwell via google.com - Mar 7, 2021
Food and service were amazing. Blue crab stuffed shrimp was perfect.
B Ashby via google.com - Mar 7, 2021
Very nice atmosphere. It was Saturday night and we didn't have a reservation, but they sat us anyway. The food and service was very good.
ShaWana Warren via google.com - Mar 6, 2021
Incredible food, lots of choices, and excellent wait staff. I HIGHLY reccomend!!
Bronson Marshall via google.com - Mar 3, 2021
Wow great food!!
Mary Leatherman via google.com - Mar 1, 2021
Great food, friendly service, and fun atmosphere ... read more
Michael Byrne via google.com - Feb 28, 2021
My family celebrated a birthday at Giovanni's. We all ordered different entrees lol me ... read more
Plu Plu via google.com - Feb 27, 2021
First time here and it was great! The ambience was wonderful, our server Garrett was great! The cucumber martinis were delicious! We ate: the caprese salad (the tomatoes could've been redder... I'm not a fan of pink tomatoes but know they're not in season now. And perhaps thinner slices of tomatoes because the ratio was off). The ... read more
HD MacElhaney via google.com - Feb 12, 2021
Always Great Food and everyone is so Pleasant!!
Denise Harmon via google.com - Feb 9, 2021
Great steak filet. Steak was tender and juicy.
Mike Hall via google.com - Feb 7, 2021
We ordered curbside tonight for the first time from Giovanni’s. We wanted something special for our anniversary. My husband had the scallops which were Cooked perfectly and delicious! He also got lobster bisque which had wonderful flavor as well as chunks of lobster. My sister and I shared the lobster ravioli and spicy sausage rigato ... read more
Becky Craig via google.com - Feb 1, 2021
Amazing food and service ... read more
Dan Politowicz via google.com - Jan 25, 2021
Amazing amazing amazing!!!!! Service and food is 10/10. It’s expensive but if you can afford it, it’s definitely worth it.
Wicced Loc via google.com - Jan 24, 2021
Giovanni. I've been searching for an authentic Italian restaurant in the eastern 'burbs of Dallas for quite some time. This is not a run of the mill crummy pizza and salad place. At Giovanni they have stellar meals and they make their pasta in house. You can tell the difference. I had the Calamari and the Seafood Cioppino. Both were ... read more
George G via google.com - Jan 20, 2021
It was delicious and our plates looked like a work of art!! Its a must try.
Gail Gonzales via google.com - Jan 15, 2021
Riquisimo la comida.
azaria mtz via google.com - Jan 10, 2021
Been wanting to come here for awhile so we came at lunch. It was wonderful. My husband had the shaved prime rib sandwich with truffle fries and I had the stuffed shrimp on top of creamy risotto, both delicious! Complimentary warm bread was so good and they served it with oil and balsamic vinegar. Staff was awesome and wearing masks.
Liz Campos via google.com - Jan 6, 2021
Have always had great drinks and great food here. Very nice restaurant at the harbor.
Dan DeVetter via google.com - Jan 2, 2021
Comfortable vibes, excellent food and generous portions! Our waiter Luis was attentive and very friendly. Highly recommend the Charcuterie appetizer and the Parmesean Crusted Chicken.
CJ M. via google.com - Dec 30, 2020
Nice upscale Italian restaurant. Good cocktails, adequate wine list, and the friendliest serve I've encountered anywhere. Pricey but nicely presented ... read more
Franc Esco via google.com - Dec 26, 2020
Good food!
the chicken dude channel via google.com - Dec 20, 2020
Good atmosphere and amazing food. I had the lobster bisque and pasta Primavera and it was delicious.
Brittney Scott via google.com - Dec 9, 2020
Best food and service in Rockwall...!!!
Ronda Ginsberg via google.com - Dec 7, 2020
This would have been a 5 as the food is fantastic and the service is wonderful; however, our waitress was not wearing a mask. Also we think it was the manager who was also not wearing a mask. This is unacceptable. We are 67 and we go out on Wednesday as there are not a lot of people eating at this time. It is mandated that all person ... read more
Jackie Bekka via google.com - Dec 2, 2020
Excellent restaurant for a casual mealtime, good tasty food and nice service, you feel welcome 😊 ... read more
Jose Lama via google.com - Nov 29, 2020
Great food. Wine. And the waitress was great ... read more
Troy Campbell via google.com - Nov 23, 2020
Everything we tried was outstanding! We will definitely be coming back!
Denny Hampton via google.com - Nov 23, 2020
I personally recommend this location. Service was awesome and food was wonderful. This company accommodated my wedding dinner and treated us with the upmost hospitality. I want to give special thanks to Sean our waiter Brook our waitress and the amazing owner Agron!!!!!
Jenishia Crockett via google.com - Nov 21, 2020
Awesome service from Max ... read more
Lee Muller via google.com - Nov 12, 2020
Great food, great atmosphere.
Matthew Forman Jr via google.com - Nov 12, 2020
I'm not sure about the service here because we did takeout..2 nights in a row..I ordered the same thing because I really enjoyed it, while my husband ordered different things, and really liked both. We had crab cakes and ribeye crostini appetizers. The ribeye crostini was very good, and a change from what you get at other restaurants ... read more
sandra cobb via google.com - Nov 9, 2020
We had dinner on Friday 23rd of Oct. The service was absolutely the best. They were attentive without being intrusive and very pleasant. Two of our party had Birthdays and were served the best cannoli I've ever tasted.After month's of silence the sounds of happy people enjoying the evening was welcome.
Judy Demers via google.com - Oct 25, 2020
Great service and food quality and flavor.
Javier A. Lopez Camuy via google.com - Oct 25, 2020
Food tastes great! Friendly staff ... read more
Lisa Castillo via google.com - Oct 25, 2020
I’m not a big Italian food fan. With that said, this place is good. Not your typical cheese and pasta place. Nice atmosphere with upscale food and drink offerings.
Stephen Barrett via google.com - Oct 19, 2020
Great place there's ones in addison called astonia which is a sister place same Great food and service. If you like fish try the sole if you like meat try the chops and the desert walnut apple pie or blueberry bread pudding or if you want light desert try the mouse ... read more
Mark Trauth via google.com - Oct 17, 2020
On October 10th my wife and I hosted a rehearsal dinner at Giovanni. We had 45 people. Even with the large number, the staff did a great job getting everyone’s order and the food was brought out in a timely manner. The staff were very pleasant and courteous. The food was exceptional. Everyone just kept commenting on how good the ... read more
Nobuo Togami via google.com - Oct 15, 2020
What a treat. Rockwall can be pretty boring in food quality unless you want to drop a dime. This place though. Wow. The ambiance is comfortable, light, earth toned with much being wood grain. The service was great but not perfect. Our server kept putting her arm in my face when serving us, not Michelin worthy , but she was kind and ... read more
Coley Marie via google.com - Oct 14, 2020
Very nice restaurant, service was friendly, informative and very quick. The lobster fettuccini was beautifully prepared with nice spices and 1/2 dollar sized scallops! The pancetta pasta was wonderful as well.The prosciutto tasted a little stale and very salty, my only complaint.
Patrick Roberts via google.com - Oct 9, 2020
First time here. Love the location and ambience. Feels like a nice local neighborhood place. We had the meatball appetizer with polenta and it was very good. Then ordered the Lobster ravioli. The flavors were amazing!! I needed more bread to get all of the creamy sauce! Pasta was a bit too al dente for my taste, but I still at ... read more
Jennifer Falldine via google.com - Oct 9, 2020
The food tastes fresh for the most part. Everything was delicious except for the mussels, but it's a hit or miss with mussels. The waiter was super attentive to our needs, and even bagged up my girlfriend's food. I also really enjoy it's one of the FEW restaurants in Rockwall Harbor that ACCEPT RESERVATIONS, especially due to covid r ... read more
Francisco Arredondo via google.com - Oct 3, 2020
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