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Ristorante da Giovannino

Via Ponte Grande 89/a, 06081, Assisi, Italy
+39 075 813698
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
“ravioli” (2 reviews)
“great prices” (2 reviews)
00:30 - 14:30All hours
Italian, Barbecue, Grill, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Ponte Grande 89/a, 06081, Assisi, Italy
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

We visit Assisi every year and eat here regularly. The menu is excellent with a wide range of Umbrian dishes that suit us fine. Service is generally good but this week we encountered a problem. We arrived at the restaurant and were seated inside. There...More

Thank LoveItaly700
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We initially thought the restaurant to be impersonal and sterile but were made to feel at home very quickly. Although the entire restaurant is serviced by only 2 waiters they work tirelessly and without complaint. The food preparation took some time but was definitely worth...More

1  Thank Spookydicks
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Having booked into the local Casa Rosa with very short notice, we had not had time to shop for foo. Ristorante da Giovannino also has a limited mini market attached; At 19.40 we were the only people in the restaurant, so we weren't really too...More

Thank Timsnapper
Da Giovannino R, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Ristorante da Giovannino, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2016

Hi. I would like to thank you for the review and to tell you that in Italy people usually dine at 8 pm so generally the restaurant, even if is open since 7:30 pm , starts to become full at 8/8:30 pm. I would also...More

Reviewed 25 July 2016

My wife and I had dinner here on two separate occasions in this very relaxed and family friendly setting. On the first evening we had penne arribiata and ravioli. Both pasta dishes were great. This rates as one of the best penne dishes I've eaten...More

Thank AllenVH
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Have been here over the last four years whilst staying at villamena. The service is chaotic and slow with a wait for an hour not being unusual which is tough with children. However when the homemade pasta with norcina arrives it is almost worth it....More

Thank bobpaisley67
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Great food and service. Really cheap too. Kids played table tennis, darts and fussball. Relaxed and happy place. If you have kids go here for sure.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Enjoy very good local cuisine at this restaurant, wonderful menu choice, great value,delicious Umbrian food. Great, friendly staff, quiet surroundings. Cute waiter, speaks English.

Thank MuswellbrookCouple
Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

I am there now and I have just got my food after two hours of waiting. The food is less than normal and the prices are too high for the qualityMore

2  Thank Ak232
Da Giovannino R, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante da Giovannino, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2014

The food is less than normal and the prices are too high for the quality??? I dont know if that day there where many people in the restaurant, but is impossible 2 hours of waiting and the prices too hight for the quality...! I really...More

Reviewed 13 August 2013

This authentic Umbrian restaurant wowed us with its traditional food and generous wine portions. From appetizers to desserts, everything was terrific and gave us a great introduction to the foods of Umbria. This was our favorite meal of our two week trip in Italy. The...More

Thank zootnarf
Reviewed 17 June 2013

We ate here twice while staying at Villamena just up the road. Service was good and food delicious. We understood it had been run by the same family for 50 years. Busy at weekends so reservations recommended then but during the week it seemed quieter.

Thank Bluebarnabus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
00:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:40
19:30 - 21:40
19:30 - 21:40
19:30 - 21:40
19:30 - 21:40
19:30 - 21:40
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ponte Grande 89/a, 06081, Assisi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Assisi
  • Phone Number: +39 075 813698
  • E-mail
The restaurant Giovannino's is a famil-run restaurant, situated in the calm of the Umbrian hills 4 kms from Assisi.

To reach the restaurant you can take the ss444 street to Ponte Grande.
From "Porta Perlici" Assisi's door, you will be in restaurant in 5 minutes by car.

Ample free parking lot.

To this day our strong point has been the local specialities: handmade tagliatelle,
meat which we still grill on the open fire
accompanied by Umbria's most famous dish, 'torta al testo', a type of thick,soft,flat bread baked on the hearth. The
'torta al testo' that we make is not the traditional recipe that everyone knows, but is in fact a recipe thought up by Aurora,
Giovannino's wife.
Another ours popular dish is coratella, (stewed lamb)
Our secret to prepare good dishes, is always use fresh ingredient
without artificial colourants or preservatives.
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