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Gio's Cucina

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Vrijthof, Maastricht, The Netherlands
+31 43 325 6275
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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583 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having no menu you'll be asked what main course you prefer and after that every course will be served at the table. Great experience. The accompanying wine is good. Service slows down somewhat later in the evening so we had a hard time getting someone's attention when we'd like to pay and leave.

Thank iWiebe
Amstelveen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

It was recommended by an Italian collegue. And indeed very special. Seldom had such a good meal. A bit difficult to reserve. But when you manage it, you get a call when the table is free. Meanwhile you can have a drink at the Vrijthof.

Thank JvdB19
Eijsden, The Netherlands
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146 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

It was our wedding anniversary and we had planned to go to the Opera. Luckily we were early enough to get a table. We felt welcomed and had a great experience. The food was extremely delicious! Unfortunately, about 10 days ago (January 14th), we went there again. We weren't that lucky to get a table - although there were plenty... More 

Thank FernandaCS72
Willemstad, Curacao
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We were glad we could get in without reservation. Apparently Chef Gio serves a fixed menu. Extremely delicious antipasto with salad and cheese. My son and I took the lamb chops. Good choice. My daughter took the seafood with lots of scallops. Plenty of salads and vegetables. I got some good Italian wines to drink by the glass. I certainly... More 

Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Planned to eat around 20:00 but could not reserve as it was busy. Asked to leave a phone number that the restaurant would call when places were available. Walked in at 19:55 and the place was half full with plenty of seating available. There is no set menu and the choice is from a few dishes that change almost on... More 

Thank Robert D
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86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Make sure to make a reservation when you're in town to dine here, it's worth it. Very nice and tasteful food. Limited choice, which I like, but it is all delicious. Bring an appetite because you'll need it. I will be back for sure.

Thank kleinrichard
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Went here because a friend of ours recommended it. The food and their house wine were great! We started with a simple yet delicious salad, then we had some really nice penne and our main course was lamb/beef with an abundance of side dishes. We left the restaurant feeling like we were pregnant. Only weird thing is that you can't... More 

Thank BastianSouth
The Netherlands
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124 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

No reservations are made, so you better be there before 5.30pm or after 8.30pm, and even then you are probably asked to leave your phone number and called as soon as a table is available. But it is all worth the wait. There is no menu, but the waitress tells you what the food will be, and you can choose... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We came here at 7pm and it appeared there were plenty of seats however when we asked for a seat they told us that there was a two hour wait. We travelled two hours to get to the city and it was very disappointing to see that they could not accommodate us.

Thank dazzanator
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Although the interior of this restaurant has survived many years, the cuisine is excellent. They don't serve the usual pizze and paste - they even have no menu: the chaf serves a lot of small portions of traditional Italian food, depending on the season and the daily arrivals. Super, delicious and something completely different. Appetizers, first course, antipasta and main... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vrijthof, Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Maastricht
  • Phone Number: +31 43 325 6275

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?