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Gio Fabulous Restaurant

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4805 Cortez Rd W, West Bradenton, Bradenton, FL 34210-2804
+1 941-792-3388
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Bradenton, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Pizza is better than most in Florida , pasta, salad and drinks ...... Not so great . Food was cold and tasteless

Thank susandwonczyk
Detroit, Michigan
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122 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have to admit that I hadn't thought of pairing pizzas and martinis before eating here, but they make it work great! The pizzas are great even if you don't want a drink, and the martinis are great even if you don't want to eat! Casual dining, great service and great food and drink.

Thank ColeQ
Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The bar guy is so attentive with a couples talking about other restaurants and how much is spend when he attended with is girlfriend that he should look for others in his Bar. Other couple on my side comment with me the same and they are visiting the Gio at the first time, like us at that location. My Pizza... More 

Thank eddie6760
Houston, Texas
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308 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

With great hunger I started in on a rather bland chicken parm of notably small portion size. Marinara sauce had an odd orange tinge. Washed it down with an equally uninspiring house chianti. Halfway through the meal I glanced at the floor and saw a cockroach skipping across the tile floor with a large crumb in tow. He seemed to... More 

Thank marko18745
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We were a party of 6 that stopped in unexpectedly. All 6 of us had a great meal. The inside reminded me of an upscale NYC restaurant. The staff was great too!

Thank FreyaB
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016

A family owned amazing place. Delicious food, drinks and atmosphere! I felt like I was in a cool Manhattan restaurant. Has a huge menu with loads of options for everyone. I had chicken marsala and an amazing meat tortolinni soup in chicken broth. My wife had a salad with grilled chicken and shrimp and she loved it. The pizza was... More 

Thank memarc1
Bradenton, Florida
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great authentic Italian cuisine and the pizza is fabulous. Happy hour with 2x1 drinks can't be beat with an assortment of appetizers and great friends. The eggplant was delicious as well as the pasta. FYI the restaurant inside tends to get really noisy and sitting in the back is right next to the kitchen and can get rather warm. We... More 

Thank uptik
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86 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Had appetisers at the bar, give the calamari a miss, but the meatballs are excellent. Pizzas are big, so best shared

Thank MrsYDurham
Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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354 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Lunch here was fantastic: we chose off the specials board and I had the vodka pasta with shrimp (they were huge!) and Hubby had chicken pesto. The server put plenty of parmesan and black pepper on and they were to die for, bursting with flavour. We had salad to start and a most gorgeous bowl of garlic bread with pesto... More 

Thank Cathy S
Bradenton, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 November 2016

wonderful authentic italian food. NO big chain restaurant "ho humm" here! always such a great experience from start to finish. eggplant was to die for & shrimp topped ceasar salad is theeeeee best. service was outstanding as well. many thanks Lauren. please try this little tucked away secret in Bradenton, FL

Thank NYtoFLgirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4805 Cortez Rd W, West Bradenton, Bradenton, FL 34210-2804
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-792-3388

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