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Giannini's Italian Dinners

19845 State Highway 88, Pine Grove, CA 95665-9460
+1 209-296-7222
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“polenta” (10 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
“italian food” (5 reviews)
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19845 State Highway 88, Pine Grove, CA 95665-9460
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

While camping in the area four of us enjoyed a great dinner here. Each of us ordered a different dish and all of us were very happy with our meals. Personally I recommend the Pesto Gnocchi! Excellent service and a very large menu. This restaurant...More

Thank Suzi H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Way overpriced. Food wasn't any good. Service very slow. Can only pay in cash or check, no debit cards.

Thank Leslie_David_79
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

My inlaws, husband & I went for dinner last Friday. The service & staff were excellent. Everyone was super helpful & courteous. The food was so-so. There was plenty of food but most of it needed added seasoning. I would go again but would not...More

Thank DebDeb1539
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a must stop on Hwy. 88 if you are traveling up through the Sierra foothills, the High Sierras or Lake Tahoe. The food is excellent, the staff friendly and the atmosphere down home. In addition, it is a good value for the price...More

Thank MSWMom50
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The polenta board and fresh baked bread are wonderful. Homemade pasta noodles and ravioli's. All the sauces are delicious!

Thank GoldCountryCamp
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This quaint building has been a fixture on Highway 88 for a very long time. Inside this "once upon a time" hotel, is a family owned and operated Italian restaurant. The moment you enter, you are treated like family either by Pat or Lisa -...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I was surprised at how cute this place is inside Ate at the bar. Nice and friendly people own this place. Polenta is served with practically everything. Food is very good.

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I love Giannini's. There is nothing fancy to the restaurant but it serve great home style Italian food. They have been here for years and are friendly and treat you like family...even if it is your first visit. The look from the outside does not...More

Thank Nursdk
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We've been eating at Giannini's for over 20 years. In fact, we had our rehearsal dinner there in 1996. So it seemed fitting to have dinner there on Valentine's Day Eve. We went late, so were offered an intimate both.Our waitress was most helpful and...More

1  Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I drove to Pine Grove yesterday and had another great meal. My daughter loved it and she is only 9. We usually go to Teresa's in Jackson because it is closer and they have great ambiance but the food quality here is definitely better. It...More

1  Thank scotm602
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19845 State Highway 88, Pine Grove, CA 95665-9460
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake County  >  Pine Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 209-296-7222
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