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Giovanni Pastrami

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227 Lewers St, Ste 118, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1946 (Helumoa)
+1 808-923-2100
08:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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Sydney, Australia
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194 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been a few times when visiting. Lots of sports screens and different styles of seating something for everyone. The staff are friendly, the beer is cold and the food is good. We enjoy the Reuben sandwich and have also had a very nice piece of pizza which was served complimentary during a good happy hour. So we have... More 

Thank Tanya M
Abbotsford, Canada
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270 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Despite the name, caters to the beer and burger crowd. Server was good, but bartender slow (couldn't find white wine or bottled water). Food was OK but pricey for what was served.

Thank Tess S
Fremont, California
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226 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

While you wouldn't necessarily expect good deli food in Honolulu, you'll get just that at Giovanni's. While I would hesitate to compare it to New York's finest, it is more than acceptable and you'll find good service to boot.

Thank Glenn M
Honolulu, HI
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food is good here but the service is poor. For a sports bar they have great tv coverage but the service is lacking. Long wait to get order taken and for food to arrive. I could understand if it was busy but it was not. We were there around 2 pm.

Thank jam3dl
Surprise, Arizona
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so excited to see a "New York style deli"! Of course I ordered the Rueban sandwich. Unfortunately I was very disappointed. The bread was so lite it looked and tasted like white bread. The corned beef was very fatty and not much flavor. Very little sauerkraut with Russian dressing, not 1000 island. Potato salad had too much vinegar... More 

Thank Dana P
Springfield, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for pizza on an evening we did not want to eat lots and spend lots. The bill was reasonable and the pizza very tasty. The service was great. They have many other items to choose from on the menu.

Thank Brad W
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food with lots to choose from had the chilli fries and the lasagne just a little pricey,service was also quite good and close by to all the major hotels

Thank Dean B
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch and I really didn't enjoy it, wouldn't go again, the waitress was nice but the host at the entrance of the restaurant keep like gossiping with the other people that worked there so they weren't very attentive to the customers already in the restaurant, my cesar salad that had chicken tasted like fish and my dad had... More 

Thank leslieann808
Carson City, Nevada
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93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were just walking back and the name caught my attention. So, we stopped, glanced at the menu and decided to come back for dinner. We were very pleasantly surprised. The place has a large room with a bar and plenty of televisions going if you like that. We had a booth in the entrance area where it was much... More 

Thank wfs74
Doylestown, PA
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yuck. Just ordered takeout from this restaurant. My $17 "New York Sky High" was soggy, puny and on the wrong bread. They also forgot the drink I had ordered, making me wait even longer. I won't be returning.

Thank Renov8r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Lewers St, Ste 118, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1946
  • Public Transportation: Parking at the Wyndham Hotel, adjacent to the restaurant on Lewers Street. Lunch parking 11:00am-3:00pm free with validation. 6:00am-6:00pm flat rate $3 with validation. After 6:00pm, $6 for four hours with validation.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-923-2100

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