Giovanni's Brooklyn Eats

Italian Restaurant$$$$
South Slope, Brooklyn
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  • Mary M.
    Mary MottaMay 28, 2015
    you must try brunch here. MUST. this place has awesome food with good portion sizes and they offer unlimited mimosas or bloody's. and the waitstaff ACTUALLY will refill your drinks in a timely manner!
  • Adam G.
    Adam GoldbergDecember 31, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Consistently good food and service! One of my favorite Italian restaurants and not because they are only a few doors down from where I live. They've had lines out the door since they opened. Enjoy!
  • Steve L.
    Steve LeVineApril 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    This place is in the running for most amazing brunch. Ricotta fritters were perfect. Eggs "Salmone" (Benedict with smoked salmon) was really good. Huge, bottomless Mimosa! (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • Marquinhos N.
    Great place, outstanding food and even better crew. Should try the lasagna. Definitely one of the best Italian restaurant I've tried in NY.
  • Brigette K.
    Brigette K.March 17, 2013
    Brunch was awesome!! 2 courses and unlimited mimosa or Bloody Mary for $19. Waitress very nice and attentive, open and bright location. Easy to access from FG train. All food was delicious
  • Patty S.
    Patty SDecember 15, 2013
    This place is unbelievably delicious, inexpensive, never crowded, and in a beautiful part of Brooklyn. Sunday brunch is one of the best in the 'hood.
  • ReALTO
    ReALTOAugust 20, 2012
    "I tried Giovanni’s on a Monday night and found myself in for a real treat – ½ price bottles of wine! (Not to mention that on Mondays from 10pm til close the whole menu goes ½ price..." Read more
  • Jackie S.
    Jackie StamerMay 19, 2013
    Friendly staff, delicious 2 course brunch with drinks for only 19 dollars. Food was great, everything looked amazing. would highly recommend!
  • Jose C.
    Jose CastroSeptember 1, 2013
    This is our neighborhood restaurant. The spinach with pears and walnuts salad is a must, be it for brunch or weekday lunch.
  • Matt S.
    Matt SauterApril 19, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    I always get the spinach salad with the salmone entree. I can't bring myself to stray from this order because it's so good.
  • Phyllis S.
    Phyllis SchulzSeptember 15, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Awesome brunch. Two yummy courses and unlimited mimosas and bloody Mary's for $18.95. And the service is pretty awesome too.
  • Sabrina
    SabrinaAugust 22, 2015
    The arugula salad is lovely with shaved parmesan. The lasagna comes out in a large portion with the pasta cooked just right.
  • Aly F.
    Aly FingletonSeptember 4, 2013
    Great food, great specials! They offer gluten free pasta, but it's not listed on the menu so be sure you ask.
  • Ashley R.
    Ashley RoseJune 14, 2015
    Unlimited brunch was extremely filling: enjoyed the fruit and granola followed by baked eggs. Had to walk it off back to Manhattan!
  • Christine G.
    Christine GrahamOctober 2, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Great homey atmosphere. Food is great -- reminds me of my Italian grandmother's cooking. Highly recommended neighborhood spot!
  • Nate F.
    sit at the bar and enjoy a glass of italian wine like this nero d'avola
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Steve L.
    Steve LeVineDecember 30, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try something a little different for brunch: Uovo Al Frono- Baked eggs over polenta, Ricotta and tomato sauce.
  • Chelsea
    ChelseaSeptember 26, 2014
    Bottomless brunch comes with an appetizer & an entree. Will fill you up & leave you drunk for the day!
  • Steve L.
    Steve LeVineDecember 30, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Prosciutto with melon and figs with balsamic is a great way to start a brunch.
  • Linda S.
    Linda StoraceMay 28, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Grandma's Sunday Special is delicious ! Everything is worth trying. Wine and prices are perfect.
  • Gabriel H.
    Gabriel HayesAugust 9, 2015
    Very good takeout Italian food. Best option in this area of Park Slope / Windsor Terrace.
  • Eli G.
    Eli GinsbergJanuary 17, 2012
    Great food and fun atmosphere. Better than Sette. Meatballs and Pollo alla Giovanni are a must have.
  • Nate F.
    Nate FolkertNovember 11, 2015
    penne a la vodka with added chicken. lightly sauced
  • Kathryn F.
    Kathryn FoxGrovesSeptember 24, 2013
    Lunch special is a great deal! Ask for recommendations. You won't be steered wrong.
  • Sabrina
    SabrinaJune 14, 2015
    Adorable Italian restaurant with an old school family feel. The perfect pre-marathon meal.
  • Theo
    TheoMarch 19, 2015
    I went for brunch...the food was good and unlimited mimosas all for a great price
  • kristen c.
    kristen crusiusJanuary 6, 2016
    Gluten free pasta is available for almost all of their delicious dishes!
  • Steve L.
    Steve LeVineApril 7, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Ricotta Fritters - Served with a warm apple purée. Light, no grease and very tasty.
  • Greg C.
    Greg CapassoDecember 11, 2016
    Brunch is amazing! Great portions, delicious food, and cheap bottomless.
  • Michael S.
    Michael SquitieriDecember 30, 2016
    Good food at inexpensive prices! Had the chicken rolatini which hit the spot!
  • Lindsay D.
    Lindsay DugganDecember 23, 2012
    For brunch, eggs salmone paired with bottomless mimosas.
  • Moira F.
    Moira FogartyMay 5, 2014
    Fusilli salciccia and the house red. Simple, uncomplicated, satisfying. Not for vegetarians though.
  • Cintia G.
    Cintia Gabilan3 weeks ago
    Delicious food, amazing atmosphere and excellent service. We are going to be back for sure!!! 😋
  • Melanie
    MelanieMay 27, 2012
    Not only good food, the owner or manager always comes over to shake hands when you leave. This place as old-school grace.
  • Ken A.
    Ken AndersenApril 6, 2013
    Don't worry if it looks full - there are a bunch of tables in the basement too.
  • Roxanna G.
    Roxanna GonzalezAugust 11, 2016
    Clams and pasta are delish. Meatballs are perfection
  • Steve L.
    Steve LeVineApril 7, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Eggs Salmone - Smoked salmon was slightly salty but overall it was very tasty.
  • Jimmy L.
    Jimmy LathropSeptember 6, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    "Mamma's Sauce" Sunday nights is a can't-miss South Slope destination!
  • Nate F.
    Nate FolkertNovember 11, 2015
    arugula salad with oil and shaved parmesan
  • James C.
    James CNovember 1, 2015
    Great place for brunch. Really fresh food.
  • Margot M.
    Margot MazurOctober 6, 2013
    Fixed brunch for $18 and unlimited Bloody Marys. God knows I need one now.
  • brian b.
    brian braikerSeptember 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Excellent brunch, bottomless mimosas/bloody marys.
  • Annie
    AnnieOctober 15, 2012
    Half off bottles of wine on Monday night.
  • Pam B.
    Pam BrownFebruary 7, 2013
    Lunch special is extremely reasonable...and the food is phenomenal
  • michelle g.
    michelle gAugust 9, 2012
    Great service, cute place, good food....
  • Marc K.
    Marc KaravasianJanuary 14, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Great food and so affordable.
  • Delia M.
    Delia MonroeApril 20, 2014
    They have the best salad
  • Gabrielle G.
    Gabrielle GMarch 16, 2013
    Get the tiramisu
  • Gant P.
    Gant PowellAugust 18, 2014
    Great specials!
  • Delia M.
    Delia MonroeApril 20, 2014
    Remarkable food
  • Mathieu B.
    Mathieu BénardeauJuly 28, 2013
    Très sympa, bonne cuisine et personnel accueillant, seul bémol, très bruyant et un peu petit..
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