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“Good Italian Food”
Review of Cucina Giovanni

Cucina Giovanni
Ranked #206 of 611 Restaurants in St. Augustine
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 19 May 2014

This is our second visit to this restaurant. The first visit was disappointing but not this time. Vinny, our server, was very good in handling the 8 of us. The meals ordered included cheese ravioli, chicken parm, chicken Giovanni, penne a la vodka and meatball pasta marinara. All were good and the best part - we got them at the early bird prices. We will return to this restaurant.

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Thank Mike353632
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

On a recent business trip to the St. Augustine FL area, our hotel desk clerk suggested that we try Cucina Giovanni, which was right up the street. It was a wonderful meal: very tasty and fresh spaghetti sauce; superb veal parmesan and lasagna; and perfect pasta. The waiter was very prompt and professional, and kept the drinks and bread plate full. He also recommended some very good local beers for our meal. A great meal for a very reasonable price.

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Thank jwr2003b
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

This review is based on a large group (50 people) bus tour with advanced reservations so it may not reflect an individual dining experience.

Our group arrived early with about 30 minutes warning. Considering the size of the group and early arrival, service was very good.

I had the cheese ravolie (4 pieces) with a tomato sauce. It was ok but not outstanding. The dinner rolls were heavy on garlic. The dinner salad was fresh. Fellow diners said that their chicken and egg plant parmesan were very good. The cannoli was average.

Overall, an ok restaurant, but not amoung the best.

Parking is available at the restaurant.

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Thank VikingAsheville
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

After driving to St. Augustine for vacation we looked for a place for lunch by the hotel. We found this great restaurant by chance driving around. Food was good and great value. Service was also great.

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Thank tammyandlee
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Reviewed 19 April 2014

We stopped off I-95 to check out the Outlet stores and stayed at a Motel across the street. I asked the clerk where to get a good meal and he immediately responded "Giovanni's". It's clearly run by a NY transplant who brought their Italian meal experience/tradition to this business. We ate in the bar, watching sports on TV, and being waited on by the bartender. He did a great job! We had an appetizer, salads and sausage & peppers pasta. The iced tea was fresh & strong and the beer was cold! It was a great value.
If you have the opportunity, stop in and experience some good "Yankee corner bar" atmosphere. You will enjoy it ...

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Thank LouET_79
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