We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Giovanni Ristorante Italiano - CLOSED

22235 Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste E, Malibu, CA 90265-5055
+1 310-317-6769
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
13 Sep 2016
26 Jul 2015
“Delicious italian food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
22235 Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste E, Malibu, CA 90265-5055
All Details
Reviews (37)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Adorable restaurant with a ton of charm. Great ambiance with very attentive wait staff. The gnocchi bar was excellent and the bread was superb. No view of the ocean is the only downside.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I came here with a few friends and i loved the atmosphere and the food. The staff was friendly and great at recommending the right entrees. We were told its a new place and I had to add this place for people to know that...More

1  Thank Missellen1
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

phenomenal authentic food . I can say with authority as I returned to Malibu after 4 days in Italy Best bruschetta in the world love the lasagna and the veal piccata. Was lazy the other night and was shocked that they delivered right into my...More

1  Thank lorne l
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Our friends told us about this restaurant, so we decided to try it on our trip down to the LA area. We ordered the octopus salad and the Antipasto salad which was more than enough for two people. The delicious Italian style bread was served...More

1  Thank clettis
Reviewed 21 June 2014

While driving up the coast, we found this little gem after reading reviews for local restaurants. This is one of the best Italian restaurants! The garlic bread is served warm and practically melts in your mouth…..We ordered pizzas and salads, but I will definitely try...More

1  Thank DianeAshby
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Giovanni's is a fantastic Italian restaurant that won't break the bank. The staff is outstanding and service is fast, but not rushed. The were four in my party and 3 of us ordered pizza and were all happy. The 4th ordered the mussels as an...More

1  Thank SA0716
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Beautiful drive to the restaurant from L.A. and great food. Everyone loved what they ordered and my four cheese gnocchi dish was probably the best gnocchi I've ever had.

1  Thank Josh S
Reviewed 18 May 2014

While visiting the Regan Library, we decided to have lunch in Malibu. We decided on Giovanni's after reading reviews. We were delighted with the food. Wonderful Caprese. Fabulous bread straight from the oven and Pizza with tasty crust and wonderfully fresh toppings. Old school ambience....More

1  Thank Brenda J
Reviewed 30 March 2014

This place has very good authentic Italian home cooking and it is not really Malibu prices. Great value no matter where you are. We had a fantastic meal here and everything we had was so tasty and fresh. I would highly recommend.

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Stopped here by looking at previous reviews and glad we did. Nice cozy place on PCH on other side of ocean. We got there around 5pm so it was empty but soon filled up. I had the sachetti which was the best I have ever...More

1  Thank lferris89
Nearby Restaurants
Nobu Malibu
1,109 reviews
.98 km away
V's restaurant + bar
111 reviews
1.29 km away
Tramonto Bistro
15 reviews
.00 km away
Carbon Beach Club Restaurant
160 reviews
1.41 km away
Nearby Attractions
Malibu Pier
619 reviews
1.58 km away
Malibu Colony
36 reviews
1.56 km away
Carbon Beach
6 reviews
1.40 km away
Malibu Surf Shack
5 reviews
1.54 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22235 Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste E, Malibu, CA 90265-5055
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu
  • Phone Number: +1 310-317-6769
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing