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Gianni's Pizza

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725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
+1 831-649-1500
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 15:30 - 10:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Sacramento, California
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444 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I lived in Pacific Grove in the mid-eighties and fell in love with Gianni's pizza. The sauce is neither too sweet or spicy, the high quality cheese and toppings are generous. I haven't been back in years but my memories were gratified. I ordered the 8" mi casa pizza and devoured most of it. the side salad was large enough... More 

Thank Julie S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We always get a large combo when in Monterey/Carmel. It is like a treat to eat here each time. WE LOVE THIS PLACE!

Thank SJNguyen
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Pizza wonderful experience locals go to eat. Great friendly bartender with full bar, ask for Zach at the bar he will make you the best drink. Thanks!!

Thank Darian H
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's hard to find a place to eat for the entire family. The menu at Giannis is simple. We ordered a very specific sandwich for our youngest daughter, and when we got it we realized it was on sourdough bread ( doesn't specify in the menu), which she hates. The manager took the sandwich and remade it himself on bread... More 

Thank lunabeem
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take away order. Quite long messed up with the order but friendly and helpful staff. However food very disappointing. Extremely salty, non fresh basil thrown on pizza, linguini very average. Dough OK. Calzone poor at best. Would not come back.

Thank Raphael V
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grear food, simple place, great for families and affordable budget Had sausages as starter and pizza after, both delicious. Atmosphere between Mexico and Italy ;)

Thank brisslamaliss
Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered a pepperoni and a cheese pizza. Both were average. The other half of our order, pasta and sausages didn't arrive until we asked where the rest of our order was. Which then I watched as they started making it. My son enjoyed the pasta. Sausage were average. Customer service average too.

Thank Zoe O
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place on trip advisor with good reviews. Walked into restaurant and it was busy. You order at counter and take a number and wait for meals. Very quick arrival for the pizza and calzone. Great tasting and the pizza was massive and had heaps of toppings and the calzone was okay. Good bar attached to restaurant but didn't... More 

Thank ProTravellersAus
Reno, Nevada
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm hooked on thin crust pizza. We thought we could get it here but there were no options for crust. So we had a margarita pizza. Great flavor and the crust was good but thick. Nice atmosphere and a real good salad.

Thank lgnevada
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my family there for dinner. They had a good variety of food from pizzas to pasta and calzones. Food was good and filling. We also had the breadsticks which were great.

Thank Jeff P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$11
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
15:30 - 10:00
15:30 - 10:00
15:30 - 10:00
15:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-649-1500

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