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Gianni's Pizza

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725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
+1 831-649-1500
15:30 - 10:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 15:30 - 10:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch here while in Montery. Pizza very good "classic" pizza with lots of cheese! The place was cold as it appears not to have heat but would likely be fine if busy. One thing I did not like is the expectation for a tip for a self serve. These sorts of places should make an effort to say "no... More 

Thank 205
San Francisco, California
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was here with work colleagues. Ordered a bunch of pizzas and appetizers. Great food and excellent service.

Thank Worldtravelerdmb
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got in town a little late, and were hoping to find a small Italian place with a decent pizza. This isn't that place! The place is great for a family, that want to make their kids fat and happy. Order at the counter, and grab a seat, surrounded by more of the same type of people. If that's the... More 

1 Thank SoFlRay
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to Gianni's for about 15 years. It is a fun place with excellent pizza and service. The salads are huge and all the pizzas taste great. We had them give us a half & half. Half pepperoni, sausage & mushroom / the other half Canadian bacon & pineapple. We did not walk away hungry, we even... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here on first night in Monterey due to it being a local's place. Pizza was ok, but I chose a pasta dish which was awful. Could have made it better at home, it was so bland. Tried to put all the parmesan around on it to improve the taste but to no avail. Boyfriend's pizza was quite good. Definitely... More 

1 Thank VanessaB_107
Monterey, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is an amazing pizzeria. So good we went twice!! I am sure we will go back this week too! we orders 3 different types of pizza all equally as good.

Thank 108wgrin
Scottsdale, Arizona
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129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Local pizza place, always busy but never seem to wait. The pizza is excellent and the prices are reasonable. Worth your time and $

Thank desertduffergolf
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We come hereonr every visit to Monterey. It's always great service and delicious pizza and appetizers. We chose to meet out friends with their children here for a late lunch on our last trip because it is a family friendly environment. For those later interested they do also have a full bar if you like beer with your pizza. Great... More 

Thank Reddsiren
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Found this place via TripAdvisor app and wasn't disappointed. It's outside the historic centre so a drive or a long walk (we walked) but it was worth it. Good food, excellent service, and friendly staff (the very nice young woman working the till asked me all about London, which was genuinely engaging). Good price too.

Thank Gary W
New Jersey
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Bread sticks were to die for. Nice pizza didn't skimp on toppings. Nice bar. Nice prices my go to place for pizza in Monterey

Thank scottaNewJersey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$11
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
15:30 - 10:00
15:30 - 10:00
15:30 - 10:00
15:30 - 10:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-649-1500

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