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10026 Venice Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232-2720
+1 310-839-1757
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
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Culver City, Ca.
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

We are very disappointed that Giovanni's is no longer serving excellent food in Culver City. Hopefully it will open again soon in another location close to us in Culver City. It was one of the best, most consistent restaurants in Culver City for the last 20 years. Thank you Giovanni and Mario and staff.

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Culver City, California
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152 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

This is a great Italian neighborhood hang. Given its casual feel and relatively small number of tables, it has surprisingly sophisticated food. Friendly and reasonably priced. Lots of regulars. Highlights include: antipasta plate appetizer, pizza al marscapone, chicken dijon, linguine alla vongole (clams, a special the night we went) and affogato dessert. I've also had the trout as a special,... More 

Thank traveldan21
Los Angeles, California, USA
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Giovanni is super nice and i love supporting the local family owned businesses in la. Their service is friendly and comfortable. Love love the spinach tortelonni to death. Its truely sooo delish and overall super yummy food.

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New Mexico
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2012

Probably the best meal we had while visiting LA. The staff was friendly and welcoming. Our meal started with fresh warm bread that was served with butter and also oil with garlic for dipping. We placed our order and were not going to get an appetizer until we saw the bruchetta going to another table it looked so good we... More 

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Culver City, California
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152 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2012

After two visits, I'm left wondering why I don't come here more often. Charming, cozy atmosphere, pleasant and efficient staff, great food and reasonable prices. With parking usually available right out front in the corner mini-mall lot, it is super convenient. Start with the caprese salad: wonderful mozzarella and tomatoes, seasoned with a fragrant virgin olive oil and basil leaves.... More 

Thank traveldan21
Culver City, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2011

it's a great place to eat at always fresh food and very tasty after going there for the first time I never went to Il Fornaio or other expensive Italian restaurants again. I highly recommend it .

2 Thank Araceli82
Culver City, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2010

My husband and I have made this little restaurant our "date night place". We just love it here...the staff, the chef, the food...it's always been a great experience...for years I have been looking for the ultimate linguini and clams dish (only one i found was in Naples, IT) and I found it here. Although it is not in the menu,... More 

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Culver City, CA
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2009

This is a solid little trattoria which my wife and I have been going to maybe 3 or 4 times a month for several years. We have been there scores of times with never a problem. The owner and chef is usually on the premises. Another reviewer here took issue with the pizza and I can't imagine why. It's excellent... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2007

Great food, courtous service. An affortable experience in a cosy atmosphere.

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Culver City
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2007

Went to this recipe based on reading a review on this site and found the pizza nearly inedible. Awful!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10026 Venice Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232-2720
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
  • Phone Number: +1 310-839-1757

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