Watch our short video. Giovanni was featured on Show Me St. Louis!
Friendly and attentive service, a warm atmosphere, and classic authentic Italian food were hallmarks of Giovanni’s on opening night. Today, 43 years later, that focus still sets Giovanni’s apart, along with an owner whose exuberant personality and enthusiasm for the business has never waned.
Giovanni’s on the Hill has been a St. Louis icon and a destination for the community and the elite alike. Since 1973, it has been repeatedly rated as one of the finest Italian restaurants. Giovanni's has welcomed celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Frank Sinatra, Yogi Berra and Paul McCartney, and a steady stream of local residents and visitors from across the country and around the world.
Giovanni Gabriele has also had the prestigious honor of cooking for presidents and vice presidents, such as Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, George H.W. and George W. Bush.
Consistently rated by publications such as Zagat, AAA (27 consecutive Four Diamond Awards!), and Mobil Travel Guide as one of the finest Italian restaurants, Giovanni's strives for perfection by using only the finest ingredients, table side preparation, and excellent service from our professional staff. Giovanni's has the distinction of earning more Four Diamond Awards than any other restaurant in St. Louis, as well as over 25 years of recognition by DiRoNA - Distinguished Restaurants of North America.
Giovanni's On The Hill is a fine dining restaurant. Please no shorts or jeans. Our staff is dressed in traditional tuxedos and bow ties to help make your night feel that much more special.
We offer table-side cooking and preparation for the ultimate experience.
Lastly, if you are celebrating a special occasion, please let us know and we will help make your night with us as amazing as possible!