Carmel's Bistro Giovanni

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 9 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Pasta + 3 more
80% of 5 votes say it's Celiac friendly

San Carlos & 5th Avenue, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93921

(831) 626-6003
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    5 ratingAugust 06, 2017

    Great food, ordered pasta and had no problems. If you ask they even bring out gf bread as an appetizer!

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    3 ratingJuly 04, 2017

    Food was great and several options... Even provided GF bread. But, unfortunately suffered from cross contamination.

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    5 ratingJune 23, 2017

    Love this place! I got gf pasta dish. It was amazing. They even had gf bread with dinner!!! Great atmosphere and food was very good.

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    5 ratingMay 25, 2017

    We chose this restaurant for dinner based on all of the good reviews in Find Me Gluten Free, and I have to say they were right! This was by far the best meal we had in Carmel! The waitstaff were knowledgeable about Celiac, and I asked for a recommendation for their best gluten free pasta dish. I ended up with the prawns in a white wine and garlic sauce, over gluten free fettuccine. Best pasta I've had in years! My husband got the Steak special, which he said was fantastic. We both broke down and ordered dessert, to finish off a great meal. The friendly waitstaff did everything they could to make the experience memorable for all the patrons, and I will definitely be going back the next time I'm in Carmel!

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    5 ratingMay 20, 2017

    By far the best gluten free pasta that I have ever had! Nice, quaint little place with great knowledge of gluten allergies and a great selection for anyone with a gluten allergy. From the rolls to the pasta a very good selection for any gluten concerned person. Highly recommend!

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    4 ratingMay 18, 2017

    Had gf pasta. They served Udi's rolls and had several choices for dessert

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    5 ratingNovember 21, 2016

    I had a delicious gluten-free crust pizza with pesto sauce, chicken, olives, and artichoke. We asked for gluten-free bread, and they served it at no extra charge. They also had gluten-free pasta. Lovely place!

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    4 ratingMay 24, 2016

    THEY DO NOT HAVE A SEPARATE MENU... Only pasta is gluten free if TRUE CELIAC, you need to worry about sauces and other ingredients ASK!!! Meat Sauce IS NOT GLUTEN FREE & you MUST REQUEST gluten free Mariana sauce. I was excited about getting THAT experience, wound up with the standard stand by $15 (omelet) & potatoes granted it WAS GOOD!

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    4 ratingMay 03, 2016

    Wait staff were very knowledgeable and helpful. GF pizza was French style and tasty. They have flour-less chocolate cake and other GF desserts. Nice atmosphere.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Celiac Friendly
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Pasta


  • Bar
  • Restaurant
5 pm - 10 pm
5 pm - 10 pm
5 pm - 10 pm
5 pm - 10 pm
5 pm - 10 pm
5 pm - 10 pm
5 pm - 10 pm

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