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Giovanni's Ristorante & Lounge

#3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
+1 250-752-6693
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“bruschetta” (26 reviews)
“veal” (21 reviews)
“pizza” (46 reviews)
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Italian, Canadian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
#3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered pizza from here and were not disappointed! Very good wanted to go back to eat in but ran out of time. Will go back next time we come back.

Thank Selinabr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I had lunch here yesterday. I assumed there'd be sandwiches, soups, good pizza (it's an Italian restaurant), a decent lunch menu. I was wrong. The special was a cold cut sandwich on focaccia with a side salad, which I ordered. My husband...More

1  Thank KellyBS123
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Love this place, very romantic, great food, great service and great wine. The pizza is delicious and the calamari is fantastic.

Thank RicaR222
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Wonderful service, excellent food and friendly atmosphere. Totall package for an evening out. The lounge is more casual serving the best pizza I've had since Calgary in the 80's. Annabel Stefan you rock! Thanks for the great , friendly and excellent food and atmosphere. This...More

Thank CEP65
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Please note Giovanni's has a Pizza restaurant and a dining restaurant, I am commenting on the pizza restaurant, will go to dining part another time Second to none, the very best pizza I have ever had. Establishment was easy to find, very clean and tidy...More

Thank gauerd
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Food was fine but overpriced for the same thing in other places. Not much else to say. Fancier type place but $$$$$$

Thank Debi Y
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I rarely eat out in the Oceanside area as there are not many options that appeal to me (from experience). However, a friend and I decided to try Giovanni's recently as neither of us had been there in several years. Well worth the visit. We...More

2  Thank Dozer86
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Our first visit to Giovanni's and very far from our last. The food was fantastic - very tasty and healthy. I had the Veal Marsala and my husband the Veal Parm. The ambiance was wonderful and the waitress friendly and efficient. Looking forward to our...More

1  Thank PuslinchFrankie1
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We have eaten here a few times now and the food is always delicious. Quiet and relaxing atmosphere with excellent service. Great selection of wines and menu items are scrumptious and well priced. We have enjoyed lunches and evening meals here.

1  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The authentic Italian food was very very good...and plentiful with awesome vegetables.. White tablecloths---nice decor....on the upscale side.. Service was excellent and our server was jovial and helpful... Gratis bruschetta Definitely a place I would go back to again and again....

3  Thank Nell H
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heather q
Why in the world did you close for lunch? What a shame, for the community and the regulars. Are you not part of the town and community of Qualicum Beach? I find it hard to believe that you would close for lunch because of staff shortage, why don't you work, after all you are the owners? Money doesn't come for free, or does it? At least keep the lounge open and serve pizzas.
19 May 2015|
Response from 2014banjo | Reviewed this property |
the lounge is open for lunch 6 days a week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #3 & #4, 180 Second Ave West, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Qualicum Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 250-752-6693
  • E-mail
Fine Italian cuisine in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Giovanni's provides an elegant and delicious Italian dining experience 6 evenings per week. Reservations strongly recommended. Patio open in summer. Everything from pastas, to steak, seafood, chicken, veal, lamb, and gluten-free options. Extensive wine list. Open from 5 pm - 9 pm. Lounge open at 12 pm for lunch.