Da Giovanni is an intimate, traditional Italian, fine dining restaurant in Carmel by the Sea, California. The restaurant resides on Lincoln St, between 5th and 6th Avenue, and is on the second floor of the building. It opened 18 years ago and was the first of three Carmel restaurants opened by restaurateur, Firok Shields. At da Giovanni, you can expect a classy environment with a spectacular view. It is one of the two restaurants in the area where you can enjoy a beautiful ocean view while you dine. The intimate atmosphere and upscale food selection makes da Giovanni a great place for a romantic date night. The must have dish at da Giovanni is their famous meatball appetizer. It is made with a unique sauce crafted by Firok himself. You cannot find anything else quite like it. He mail orders seasonings from around the world and is the only one who knows this special recipe. The rest of the menu is full of authentic Italian cuisine and fresh seafood. Everything in the restaurant is made to order and can be made to accommodate dietary needs. Another recommendation is the Cannelloni, a recipe of Firokís grandmother. It is made with homemade pasta, rolled with ground beef, ricotta, spinach, and bechamel. Customers also love the Veal T-bone Steak, which is a 16 oz steak in a mushroom marsala sauce. Da Giovanni also serves beer and wine, with a selection of their very own da Giovanni Cellars wines. With 27 options, there is a da Giovanni wine to pair perfectly with any meal.Da Giovanni is open daily 5 PM-late. They are available for private parties. The restaurant has been praised by an executive chef who says, ìthe best meals in California are at da Giovanni!î If you are looking for a classy dinner and great views in Carmel, da Giovanni is the place for you.
Lincoln between 5th and 6th Street
Carmel By The Sea, CA 93921