28 Apr 2015

Mark Zawaideh

Restaurant Spotlight: Giovanni's Ristorante


Famous for the incredible Italian cuisine, Giovanni's Ristorante provides great food and an old world charm. The homemade pasta and fresh ingredients make this restaurant the right choice for a night out. Enjoy an inviting atmosphere for date night or schedule a business meeting at Giovanni's Ristorante.


The restaurant provides many different rooms with different atmospheres including"

  • The Godfather Room - Perfect for business meetings and seats up to 14 guests
  • The Wine Room - Excellent for romance or a special event and seats up to 24 guests
  • The Main Dining Room - A great place for celebrating and seats up to 65 guests
  • The Speak Easy - Great for parties and seats up to 24 guests

All of the rooms make up an excellent restaurant with plenty to offer.

The Menu

Featuring homemade pasta, fresh seafood and many other delicious ingredients, the menu at Giovanni's is full of dishes made from scratch. The sauces come from the San Marino region of Italy, while there are many items you may have never tried on the menu. You will already find many farm-to-table options, but the restaurant is working hard to expand these options with their community garden.

Some of the menu favorites include:

  • Funghi alla Giovani
  • Pasta e Fagioli
  • Bolognese
  • Manicotti
  • Cannelloni di Carne
  • Gnocchi al Porcini
  • Scampi alla Giovanni
  • Filleto alla Giovanni
  • Marsala
  • Francesca
  • And More!

There are many classic Italian dishes found on the menu, along with a few unique creations.

For dessert, you can enjoy plenty of delicious favorites including the Key Lime cheesecake, Tira Misu or Spumoni. You will also find daily features on the menu, which feature locally grown ingredients and change with the season.

Location and Hours

Giovanni's Ristorante is found at 330 South Oakwood Boulevard in Detroit. The restaurant is open from 11am to 9pm, Tuesday through Thursday, from 11am to 10pm on Fridays and from 4pm to 10pm on Saturdays. The restaurant is closed on Sundays, Mondays and all major holidays.

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