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Don Giovanni

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$$ - $$$
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358 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-5426
+1 212-581-4939
11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Memphis, Tennessee
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This restaurant has brick oven pizza but I opted for different fare. Started with good homemade minestrone soup that was well flavored in the old family style. The veal piccata was well seasoned and perfectly cooked with plenty of large capers in in good lemony sauce. Washed it down with a carafe of house cabernet sauvignon. Good service.

Thank 793casper
Los Angeles, California
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1,806 reviews
585 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 879 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in with spouse to share a Milano pizza and Caesar salad. Added a house red wine. Bread complimentary. Waiter was engaging but not in our face, food was delicious. The music they had playing was excellent! Set a great mood. I'd go back!

Thank Saranger
Longueuil, Canada
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132 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for supper in that very nice and warm Italian restaurant where the food was delicious. The ambiance was very cosy and pleasant. Moreover, our waiter was efficiant and charming. We did not regret our choice!

Thank Sylvie F
Torrevieja, Spain
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled over this restaurant by coincident, and what a great surprise. The pizza was very good, thin crust and fresh toppings. First class service. Authentic interior and clean all over. Not expensive at all. Good value for the money. Will be back.

Thank Merethe M
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can't miss this gem in New York City. The menu is very, very good. The pizza is perfect and you can have many choices to please your palate. I had the pesto gnocchi and it was one of the best I have ever had. The fresh papardelli pasta with wild mushrooms and truffled oil is tantalizing. You have to... More 

Thank Mcigagna
White Hall, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chose this restaurant on most recent NYC trip because 1st choice had too long of wait. LUCKY. Dinner was so great we went back the next night for a 2nd great dinner. Staff was friendly, quick and helpful. 2 pasta dishes were very delicious. Pizza was great. Drinks from bar were same. This is my new #1 place for my... More 

Thank Ed M
Wilton, Maine
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I use to love eating at this NY institution for the last 20 years. I went to the resturant this night at 4:30 and was told no pizza was available so I ordered pasta with broccoli and chicken. It was the worst food I have ever had. Broccoli was steam (the size of your hand) and thrown on pasta that... More 

Thank April G
Columbus, Ohio
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This restaurant is well-located for those who are seeking a meal before heading to the theatre. We were disappointed in the food and service, though. The ambiance inside Don Giovanni is rustic Italian, with lots of opera posters and other Italian wall-hangings and decorations. It looks friendly and inviting, like the kind of place where you'd enjoy lingering over good... More 

Thank BookDude
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70 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Needed a great lunch spot before a show an DG delivers. The pasta is home made and the meatballs are very moist and seasoned perfectly. True brick oven pizza as well. We were torn between Hero's or Pizza so we split between the 4 of us. 2 heroes, 1 pizza - plenty for light lunch. Well done DG.

Thank Robert F
Grantham, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Had a good meal but when we paid we got harassed for a bigger tip, seriously harassed as in having to explain why we didn't leave at least 20% as they would expect us to! Shame as it ruined what had been a great experience to that point.

Thank Nigel E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 358 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-5426
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-581-4939
Right in the center of Hell's Kitchen, this midtown Manhattan location has proudly served its patrons for over 20 years. The vibrant, fast-paced atmosphere of this restaurant matches the bustling activity surrounding it on all sides. Don Giovanni is just steps away from Times Square, the Theater District, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and Madison Square Garden. The neighborhood is filled with the hottest clubs and lounges, live bands, and Broadway shows. What better way to start your evening or to end a long day of exploring, than with a delicious, no frills Italian meal at our restaurant!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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