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Gianni's Pizza

725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
+1 831-649-1500
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We came into town for a wedding. The couple had one of their first dates here and liked it so much they invited all the guests back from their beach wedding to join them for pizza and pasta. We had the back room which was...More

Thank ChristinainWashingto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. But don’t eat at bar. Rude and misleading service. Unhelpful bartender. No followup or clarification on menu

Thank arlingtonian99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I LOVE gianni's pizza. Have come here every time we are in town since I was a kid. Gooey cheese melting off and simple delicious crust. This is what pizza should be :)

Thank Heather W
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Gianni's has a fun, loud, busy, full-of-character, homey, non-chain feel to it. We had the gluten-free pizza. It was the best we've had in years. That's a feat, if you've ever eaten a gf pizza. We wish we had a Gianni's where we live.

Thank SillyYakGal
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Good pizza,great lasagne. This place was packed on a February Sunday night. The lasagne was handmade and the pasta and cheese were prepared and cooked to perfection.The salad was excellent too,fresh and lots of veggies.Also the blue cheese dressing had chunks of blue cheese and...More

Thank Yosemitesteve
Reviewed February 27, 2018

This was only our second visit to Gianni's, as we live out of state. We were looking forward to this meal, but the food wasn't as good as last year when we were there. We ordered a large cheese pizza, an order of lasagna, and...More

Thank Aqua52
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Gianni's is recognized "Best Pizza" in Monterey year after year. They work hard for the title and the staff knows how to handle a crowd. We had salad and a Medium size Gianni's Special... yum! Parking can be tight but well worth it. We always...More

1  Thank Jim K
Reviewed February 25, 2018

It's certainly the best pizza I've had around here, but it's not excellent. I would recommend getting the big pizza with 4 different topics on it and then share it.

Thank RiaAdams
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

We had the margarita, pepper onion pepperoni and bbq chicken. All were excellent. Would definitely recommend

Thank MAamyp
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

It is hard to go wrong with a pizza place or get bad pizza but we were disappointed with our visit last night. It’s usually the one type of restaurant the whole family is happy with. Well...not here. Firstly the antipasto salad I ordered was...More

Thank Athienitou
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July 14, 2017|
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Response from MommaMelissa |
We went last week and they are not up to date. The pizza we ordered was actually $5 more than what is listed. We would have paid what we did, even if was printed on here correctly. But a $5 discrepancy should be updated ....
April 18, 2017|
Response from Darian H | Reviewed this property |
Chris Costa is the owner he is there most every night if he's not there his son Mario is there. Hope this helps darian
Lawrence S
January 21, 2017|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
No deep dish, just Italian style crust- very good. The pizzas are topped with plenty of fresh ingredients. Parking is limited (FYI).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
3:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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