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Giovanni's Restaurant

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103 Main Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 434 6893
07:30 - 20:30
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Dublin Ireland
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Giovanni for eat in supper. The eat in area is v small and quite basic....high stools and counters....but the food is wow. Huge selection of really tasty food and v reasonable prices. Great take out options available too....

Thank Runforthesun
Munich, Germany
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it has really a flair of italian there. the coffee tastes brillant and the bagels and sandwiches are great. we loved it there having our morning coffee.

Thank aladin s
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most wonderful vibe of friendly and good looking people; stunning lunches and dinners and a deli to shop and stock up our pantry with delicious foods.

Thank 776tobias
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Huge fan of this place! The koncept where you self design the sandwich of the amazing italian products is great! Good coffee and atmosphere!

Thank Caroline S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Giovanni's is situated on the Green Point strip virtually opposite the stadium. It's great little deli offering a wide range of products including a sumptuous selection of cooked options as well as baked goods. They have a small coffee bar and you'll always find a crowd of local hipsters shmoozing over a drink! Enjoy!

Thank stevenment
Mill Valley, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

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

Thank rmendrib
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

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.

Thank Dagmar M
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

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.

Thank johannes a
Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 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!

Thank JohanitaK01
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 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.

Thank Kaisha W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Italian, Cafe, European, Delicatessen, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
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?