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Ristorante Don Giovanni

235 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1203
+1 650-961-9749
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (13 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
235 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1203
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After having spent 10 days in Japan we needed a break and decided to try out this Italian restaurant. They had a special for dinner for 4 including 2 appetizers, 4 entrees and 2 desserts and 4 glasses of wine. We ordered a Pinot Grigio,...More

Thank Samosababa
Reviewed 5 days ago

Love their roasted vegetable appetizer, which we shared between us. This restaurant has been a Mountain View stalwart for ages. Their food is old style in a good way. The service is attentive and the prices are in line with what you would expect in...More

Thank motile
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ambiance leans toward old world with silicon valley influence on the walls. Place can be (and was) noisy with all the group there. I had chicken marsala, Chicken was very good, but the marsala sauce was a little runny. I prefer a thicker sauce. Flavor...More

Thank Snoopydad1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I selected one of their specials for the day, sautéed snapper ()tender and tasty) with rice and vegetables. I did not want the vegetable they had planned so I asked for other options and they were quite accommodating; I chose asparagus. One friend ordered gnocchi,...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Place is way stinkin good. Definitely top 10 date night spots for the bay area, Food is always on point. Make this stop in mountain view

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Ate on a Friday night, with two friends. We had: Calamari appetizer- good, not over cooked. I wish they had tartar sauce, when asked, we were told only cocktail sauce. I guess the kitchen didn’t have the ingredients to make tartar? The restaurant was only...More

Thank MGFuqua
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We were here for a business dinner and our menu had wonderful variety. Everyone was pleased with their food and the price was more than reasonable. Great find in the cute Castro Street area!

Thank Barb F
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located on the main Castro Street in down town Mountain View. The interior decor is cute with an Italian flair. The menu has your more traditional dishes. The service is good. My girlfriend and I shared the mixed appetizer plate. The ingredients...More

Thank MichaelH6811GY
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Our meals were o.k. but tasted quite ordinary. My wife's cake was dry and tasteless. Even the served water was at times warm. Lastly, the service was slow and the server paid use limited attention.

Thank Choc18Chip
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We went here for lunch after an appointment in Mountain View. We ate too much bread dipped in garlic olive oil, but enjoyed it. The marinated vegetable appetizer had a strong vinegar flavor that distracted from the vegetables. I wouldn't order that again. My Veal...More

Thank Bay-Area-Grandma
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1203
  • Public Transportation: One block from Downtown Mountain View Caltrain and Light Rail station. VTA bus lines 34, 35, 51 and 52 stop at the Villa and Castro intersection.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-961-9749
Ristorante Don Giovanni welcomes you to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine on Castro Street in Mountain View, California. The warm and inviting atmosphere complimented by the Italian decor, makes this the place to celebrate any special occasion, romantic dinner, or just a simple home cooked Italian meal. Lunch and dinner menus include: Antipasti, Insalate & Minestre, Pasta, Rotisserie, Panini, and Fish along with an extensive Wine list and Full bar. Let Ristorante Don Giovanni provide you with excellent service and facility for your next event. We offer custom tailored menus that are just right for your breakfast, brunch, lunch, and/or dinner needs. Our facility can provide: TV * VCR * PA SYSTEM WITH MICROPHONES * POWER POINT * OVERHEAD PROJECTOR * WIRELESS MICROPHONE * FLIP CHART STAND/PADS/MARKERS * DIRECT PHONE LINES AND INTERNET ACCESS * MOTEL AND TRANSPORTATION ACCOMMODATIONS
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