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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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“gelato” (54 reviews)
“pizza” (322 reviews)
“breadsticks” (31 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
725 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1009
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Reviewed 28 February 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

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Yosemitesteve
Reviewed 27 February 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

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Aqua52
Reviewed 25 February 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

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank jimkT3841HO
Reviewed 25 February 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.

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank RiaAdams
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank MAamyp
Reviewed 20 February 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

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank Athienitou
Reviewed 18 February 2018

The pizzas are fresh and warm and good ingredients. You can make your own or you can order from a set few specialty pizzas they have available on the menu that look really delicious. If we had more time or lived local I saw about...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Benni F
Reviewed 31 January 2018

My husband literally loved this place. After eating a healthy meal at Tillie Gort's he held off to come here and order a small pizza for himself. He went with create your own small size and did double pepperoni and bacon. It was out pretty...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Alison M
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

This place had really good pizza! We ordered an extra large pizza for a family of four, and ended up leaving with nearly half a pizza. The atmosphere was fun and they have gelato available for dessert. We will definitely go here again.

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank rachellec126
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Gianni's Pizza is a family owned business. I have been enjoying their pizza since 1975 when it was just a small takeout business. I recently went back for my weekly pizza and as always the staff is very friendly and the pizza was just as...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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14 July 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 ....
18 April 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
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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