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PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 15 September 2021 via mobile

We always stop for pizza and a salad everytime we come to Pacific Grove. We have been coming twice a year for over 20 years. It was disappointing not to see the place packed but still have a great staff and excellent pizza.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 22 August 2021

I just got back from Monterey. My visit there was great Now to the bad part. It was my very first time going to Gianni, and I was very disappointed in there pizza. Extremely disappointed. I got there at 4pm, and the staff was great....Very friendly. I saw that on Tripadvisor that it had a four rating, and I assumed that the pizza must be great. I see an Italian flag outside the the estabishment, and am thinking must be good pizza here. I take it back to my room and the pizza lacked flavor on so many levels. The sauage was cold, no salt. and no flavor at all. Anyways, like i said, friendly staff but not good pizza at all.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 14 August 2021

Like I said before, been coming to Gianni's from almost the time they opened. Whenever I come back home, they are always a must visit. Sometimes little to no change is a good thing. They still are old school, and the food reflects it! While...they have a good variety of things, I always go traditional. Pepperoni pizza, couple of bread sticks (which could be a meal by themselves), black cherry gelato (YUM!!). This time I was a Sunday evening walk in, so I had to wait almost an hour for my order, which I didn't mind. I just sat out front and took in New Monterey. If you're on a schedule they take phone in orders and I see they do Grubhub, but for me that family atmosphere is worth hanging around. Still the best on the Central Coast!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 16 July 2021

Went for take out dinner. Ham sandwich was more than I could eat. Pizza great, salad huge. Definitely recommend

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 11 July 2021 via mobile

This is your typical home town pizza place. They are generous with the toppings. The breadsticks are huge! We did carry out pizza and enjoyed it. Busy place. Glad we ordered ahead online so we could just pick up when we got there.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 May 2021

I really enjoyed the salad we got!! The pizza was just ok which was a disappointment cause friends of ours raved about this place. The place was super busy on a Saturday night and it took double the time promised to get our pick up...order. Overall I wouldnt go back cause the the pizza was just ok.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 10 April 2021

Trip Advisor Good Grief you can do better! We had dinner here the one night we stayed in Monterey and oh what a mistake that was. Staff was friendly but the pizza was NOT good at all. I am certainly no pizza expert but it...was bland and between the 3 of us none of us enjoyed our meal. I would definitely look elsewhere as there certainly has to be somewhere better in Monterey to eat than this place. Sorry it just is NOT good.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 8 June 2020

Came in from the bay area excellent food, great service highly recommend! Even bought a T-shirt! A Must visit when you are in Monterey area

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 26 May 2020

Giannini's Pizza is a legendary pizza place in Monterey. We enjoyed salad, their Big Wheel Pizza, and cannolis. It was so tasty! Food was good. Given the virus, it was take out service only. There were several in line as they too know this is...a great place for pizza. We ordered on line in advance. Service was very good.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 3 March 2020 via mobile

Busy restaurant, brief wait, ate at counter. Lasagna very traditional, multiple very thin layers - exceptional presentation and flavor!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Luvs2getawaayy
14 July 2017|
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Response from jimkT3841HO | Reviewed this property |
Restaurants can change prices at any time, you might want to call and check. I think they have great pizza and hope you will enjoy.
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davetmonterey
18 April 2017|
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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
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LawrenceS68
21 January 2017|
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Response from jimkT3841HO | 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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Frequently Asked Questions about Gianni's Pizza

Yes, Gianni's Pizza offers takeout services.

Yes, Gianni's Pizza offers delivery services.

Gianni's Pizza is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5