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103 Main Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 434 6893
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07:30 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 20:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

They have it all... and it is all delicious. They cater to every ethnic holiday specialty and the deli favorites. Wonderful find.

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Mijas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As I am a vegan, I get quite excited about great food. this gorgeous deli, Giovanni's, was recommended to me by the hostel and it was amazing. All kinds of food and if you are vegan or vegatarian, there is plenty to choose from. And cheap as chips.

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Thank Dagmar M
stockholm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice little deli/shop. You can purchase groceries and food to bring home or sitt in and eat. Lots of Italian and Mediterranean dishes and good coffee. Great humus.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go to Italia in Cape Town, an institutional place for more than 40 years! Best cappuccinos, great sandwiches, hot food, deli style eat in or out! Cakes and antipasto, fresh bread and imported fare!

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Thank JohanitaK01
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great deli with a large selection of food to eat in or take away with coffee out front. It has a little local shop inside and helpful staff. They will heat anything up for you and it's all good value.

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Thank Kaisha W
Berlin, Germany
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Giovanni's isn't actually a restaurant, but rather a Delicatessen store and a coffee bar with a huge variety of meals one can pick from. Very nice for a superb snack when you pass by in the area, but not actually a dining place. The food was delicious, and so was the coffee I had!

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Thank IAmABerliner
East London, South Africa
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At least once a year I find myself in Cape Town and always make an excuse to get to green point. The food is classic, I love trying a little of this and that and everything is sold by weight. Very affordable home cooked meals that is full of flavor and made with love. The deli offers some unique items... More 

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Thank Peter M
Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I have lived in CT for 10 weeks and go to this place at leat twice a week. Excellent deli take-away and good selection of gourmet food. They also have a café connected to the shop serving excellent coffee where you can bring your take away food to the table. Friendly and quick staff.

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Thank Aslevatn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

On my recent visit to CT I went to Giovanni's several times . Loved the coffee here . Giovanni's is also a deli with fantastic Italian delights where you can take away or if your lucky enough to get a table eat here. Fantastic morning treats to ;Chocolate croissants Delicious.If your near Green Point its a must visit!

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yzerfontein
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I love going to this deli, but after today's visit, I doubt that Ill return. We gave our order to the cappuccinno old guy behind the counter. He completed our sentence, threw his eyes heavenwards and said in a very pompous and without a smile " It's always the same" What a shame when popularity goes to your head. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, European, Delicatessen, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 20:30
Monday
07:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 20:30
Thursday
07:30 - 20:30
Friday
07:30 - 20:30
Saturday
07:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Main Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 6893

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