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55 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4981 1334
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (21 reviews)
“veal” (13 reviews)
“tiger prawns” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
55 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the best pasta tonight at Gianni's! We had a table of 6! The service was great fast & friendly and the food was amazing!

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Giannis for the fourth time last night and it was an absolutely dismal exprience compared to previous experiences. Felt like an invisible customer whilst the waitress was solely focussed on a select few tables. Very poor service.

Thank Ashleigh B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been in the area a long time. Giannis was taken over by the chef for 12 months.... during this time they did an amazing job while the original family took a break.... good for them! We were very opened minded on the opening night...More

Thank adamrobertbruce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's a lot to like at this place. It's not a mediocre tourist trap. The food is authentic and the staff welcomed my messy family. Make sure you book, because they get busy. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gianni family are back in business due to family health reason's , and its great to see they have taken on the platform that made them popular more than 22 years ago. The original kitchen members and the traditional Italian/ Sicilian meals . The previous...More

Thank zappagranco
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here after Gianni’s was closed for an extended period. The family that started Gianni’s 22 years ago were away for a year or so and their Chef took the lease. ‘The family’ returned on the 16th of June which is when we...More

Thank Aussieflyers
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a great dinner here with our daughter and her fiancee. The food was wonderful especially the garlic prawns. These arrived in a pot brimming with garlic sauce and crusty bread. The garlic bread was crusty and delicious. My partner had a gluten free...More

Thank Glenda F
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We were looking for something to eat after our afternoon drinks and decide on takeaway pizza so we headed for Gianni’s and order 2 large pizzas a vegetarian and and a margarita both were tasty with crispy bottom which I like. Mark and Anne Sydney...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We stopped here for a gelato while strolling down the street after dinner. The girl serving us was polite and gave us a few samples. However what we walked away with was average gelato, nothing special or different. Given we have had really nice gelato...More

Thank Sheldon P
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Giannis has become our favourite restaurant in the area. Even over a busy Easter period, we fitted in two delicious dinners. Yummy food and good portion sizes. We'll be back for more on our next holiday

Thank effffff
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Luke E
23 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Shoal Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4981 1334
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