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Restaurant San Giovanni

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Kraj Sv.Ivana 2, Split 21000, Croatia
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

We went out looking for a restaurant that had tables inside as it was quite windy that evening and came across San Giovanni, without looking at the reviews beforehand we sat down and ordered our food. Before I sat down, I did notice the place didn't look very clean but didn't think anything of it. Our Pizza's and Spaghetti came... More 

Thank apheron299
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't check reviews before sitting here! Very unfriendly staff, we were served large beers even though we ordered small, and were made to pay for them. Toilets were filthy, no hand soap and water heater falling off the wall. Inside the restaurant was full of smoke, so the only saving grace perhaps was that we didn't eat here!!

Thank Claire S
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Saw reviews only after -but better than expected .nice Greek salad chicken and kebab Slow service and no credit cards is poor. Good location

Thank Ricardo62es
Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Thick doughy cheese loaded pizza, bad pasta. Prices seem to be ok, but not for this quality. Nice surrounding...

Thank Maurice F
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We ordered a pizza, garlic sauce and some water. You'd think pizza can't be bad, but they proved me wrong. The dough was almost impossible to cut, there was very little cheese and everything just tasted bad. The prices were high, they didn't accept credit cards, we waited for everything forever and staff was unpleasant. They also added a "Jupiter... More 

Thank Oskar Z
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Awful food. Inedible. Waitress told us that that they accept credit card but he lied. Avoid this restaurant.

Thank Sami K
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

It was by far the worst experience i ever had in Split as well as in Europe. It was totally a tourist trap! Please anyone who ever see this comment, do not choose this restaurant or you will regret! The restaurant was located in a remote corner from the main street. The staff there was not friendly at all, when... More 

Thank Juneau J
Split, Croatia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

I fully agree with earlier reviews, seemed like tourist trap, ok if you get some quality for it afterwards. Absolutely NOT the case... My family and i hoped for a nice meal in historic Split, instead a very bad experience. Waiter was nice ... In the beginning... I orderped pasta with seafood (shrimps and salmon). When i got my dish... More 

1 Thank Herminator2015
Ingatestone, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

This restaurant is situated in the small square outside the Jupiter Hotel where we stayed and it was convenient for our first night having had a long day's travelling.We had a fish platter for 2 which was pricey. It was ok - a bit too much octopus for my liking and the mussels were a bit dried,but the grilled fish... More 

Thank ALANJL55
Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner while staying in Split. Friendly staff, tasty food. Had the pork with mushrooms and lamb and potato. He styles and enjoyable.

Thank Michael S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kraj Sv.Ivana 2, Split 21000, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Split

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