Giada - The Cromwell

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Contemporary Italian
Italian food lovers can rejoice: Emmy-Award winning celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis has opened her first-ever restaurant, GIADA inside The Cromwell.
This charming Las Vegas restaurant welcomes diners with warm colors, comfortable furniture and natural lighting thanks to the restaurant’s huge retractable windows. Guests can eat in the dining room, lounge or at window tables, boasting breathtaking views of the Bellagio fountains and Caesars Palace.
The menu consists of Italian cuisine with refreshing, Californian influences. Menu items include lemon spaghetti, chicken cacciatore, marsala herb chicken meatballs, rosemary focaccia and lemon flatbread and vegetable Bolognese rigatoni. GIADA adds a lighter touch to Italian dishes, all while staying true to classic Italian recipes.
There are family-style options, along with a vegan and gluten-free menu options. Desserts, like the lemon ricotta cookies and sorbets, serve as the perfect ending.
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San Francisco
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friends visiting from out of town

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JK
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time for us and exceeded expectations! Wonderful food, views, drinks, super warm staff and overall superb experience! Thanks Giada!

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Portland
20 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server Billy was amazing!!! We were celebrating 2 birthdays and he made it a wonderful experience for all!!! The entire staff was friendly and helpful. The food was delicious.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 5

The Food was very good but the service was horrendous. It honestly couldn’t have been any worse. Our drinks took 30 minutes. Our food 40. It was a 2.5 hour experience just for lunch. And that sucks because the food was very good but it did ruin the experience.

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IP
Los Angeles
13 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Had Brunch.

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1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Quite simply, the best meal and dining experience I’ve ever had—and I’m 48. We’ll be back multiple times.

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Atlanta
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Sister Birthday

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Denver
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

It was the perfect way to celebrate my wifes birthday with brunch.

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SD
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had the brunch tasting menu and limitless lamarcca mimosas. It was amazing. Great food and friendly service in a beautiful setting overlooking the strip.

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DC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

It's a great place to have breakfast on weekends, and the restaurant is always beautiful.

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MM
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

I had the tasting menu. The antipasti and the pasta were outstanding. The entree was disappointing. The chicken was dry and the cacciatore sauce was not very good. The desserts were okay but nothing special. The service was excellent.

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s
Mississippi
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We celebrated our 36 th wedding anniversary with a lady Gaga concert and dinner at Giada’s. Who could ask for anything more? We had a beautiful table by the window and watched bellagio fountains throughout dinner. From the burruata to the orzo meatballs to the lemon shrimp and veal chop, It was all expertly prepared. The warm Italian donuts for dessert were the perfect ending. Wait staff were attentive, kind and informative. Would recommend for anyone visiting Vegas.

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n
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved our dining experience. Had drinks and appetizer first at bar before dinner. All levels of staff were attentive and hospitable. Food was amazing. Highly recommend.

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N
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food. The view was amazing! I was so excited to visit and it didn’t let me down!

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K
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was phenomenal, super attentive without being obnoxious. We did the tasting menu. Ever single item was beautifully prepared and presented, and each dish was delicious. I plan to come back in my next trip to Las Vegas!

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TG
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 5

Our server ignored our table. Sent incorrect items and seemed annoyed when we asked if we could order dinner.

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AL
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

To start we were seated in a very small table at the front of the restaurant a few inches from couples on either side. The restaurant was less than 25% full at 6 pm. We had two appetizers. I enjoyed the stuffed dates. My wife did not eat her sweet peppers. They were tasteless. I love risotto, but it takes over an hour to cook it they way I do slowly stirring in wine .which is what gives it the rich taste. I do not know Giada does it but I would not serve it to my friends.
Very slow and inattentive service.
When we left an hour and a half latter the restaurant was about 75% full. I walked quite a way to the front of the restaurant and there several nice tables at the window which had the advertised Bellagio fountain view although not a very good one.
The lack of the view was not important to us since we are staying at the Bellagio and have a wonderful view of the fountains from our room . Definitely worth the extra 50 bucks a night for the king deluxe with view.
We are almost done with our week in Vegas. The Mesa grill does Bobby Flay proud and every restaurant at the Bellagio has been very good but pricey. Giada is the exception

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LB
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From the moment we walked in our experience was outstanding.
I highly recommend Giada's for fine dining

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RH
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Octopus salad was perfectly done, but the lobster ravioli was a bit chewy.

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KF
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

I really wanted to like this restaurant and was very excited to dine here. Unfortunately, the experience was sub par. The service was very slow and we we had to flag down a waiter to help us repeatedly. We had three or four different servers while we were and the meal took 2 hours and 40 minutes for an appetizer and pasta dishes.

The octopus salad was over charred and a bit rubbery and the potatoes with it tasted old and tangy. The arancini balls were fine - a bit too much lemon zest - but not bad. The olives were also covered in lemon zest. The pastas were just ok. The bucatini was chewy, the rigatoni was salty and mediocre, and the risotto was fine.

In the end the bill for my meal alone with tip was $93.00 for a meal that took way too long and was just ok. An overall disappointment for a place we all wanted to love. I'd recommend going to another place in Vegas for the money you would spend.

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Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We sat at the bar this time and thoroughly enjoyed talking with our bartender Katie. We shared our appetizer, pasta and salad with a wonderful glass of prosecco. Thanks for s great evening.

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BM
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service are excellent. The wine list is very good. It is definitely expensive but well worth the price.

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NS
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I've wanted to go to this restaurant since it opened. My husband and I LOVED it. The service was exceptional. We started with an appetizer sampler. My favorite was the bacon wrapped date. I had the arugula salad and lemon spaghetti served with shrimp (fantastic). My husband had the romaine salad and risotto with crab and shrimp (he requested the shrimp be substituted for the scallops). Neither of us finished our meals just because there was so much and we were saving room for the best dessert EVER!! We shared the chocolate soufflé served with roasted marshmallow gelato. Terrific. I highly recommend a visit to Giada's.

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Detroit
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the tasting menu

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AW
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The service and the aesthetic were both lovely, but I'd call the food good, not nearly as great as I thought it would be. The orzo meatballs fell apart once cut, the salmon was not aesthetically appealing. Both the cauliflower and salmon were not prettily plated and were a bit greasy. A $39 dish at Giada's should not feel like a dish you can find at a corporate Italian franchise at the local shopping mall. The environment is cozy and sophisticated, and the rosemary olive oil bread was delicious. Best dish was Giada's spaghetti with lemon, mascarpone, and shrimp. I think it might be fun to go more casual next time, i.e. to sit at the bar and have pizza and wine!

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Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Anniversary

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Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place for a date.

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Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Good but not great food and a little pricey for quality if food

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were seated quickly, service was excellent, and the food was outstanding. Great meal to enjoy at the end of a very busy week working a tradeshow (CES). I would definitely return!

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RF
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything about Giada’s is top notch and what you would expect from one of our favorite television chefs. The staff is extremely attentive, the atmosphere is classy, and the food is beyond heavenly. Words alone fail to capture the experience! Dinner at Giada’s will be part of our plans on the next trip out to Vegas.

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C
Phoenix
16 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

The pizza was pretty bad. The meatballs and stuff were just standard. They said they make their own dry extruded semolina spaghetti which impressed me. If I was served that at someone’s home I wouldn’t be too upset I guess but when our to eat I expect a little more.

The service was good.

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KJ
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely perfect- staff were exceptional, meal was best we have had in Vegas, coffee was sensational and best I have ever had in USA. Signature spaghetti was everything I had hoped it would be and everything about the meal surpassed expectations. Will definitely make this a must do when I come back.

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LK
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Healthy delicious food - charcuterie plates were fab, vino list was exquisite, branzino with veggies was excellent and pastas were perfectly al dente. Staff was great - had appetizers at bar and loved the reparte with her team.
Only thing missing was Giada - we missed her by a night. :(
Have all of her cookbooks and we use her recipes weekly. Simple, great flavors and alwasy get rave reviews.

JK (Giovanni) & LLK (Linda)

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MT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 1

We live in Phoenix and visit Vegas often. This was our 6th visit to the restaurant. At the most recent visit the service was not the best but this was the most disappointing experience. The restaurant knew it was our anniversary. We were seated in a “very undesirable”table -not even part of the actual dining area, but a walk-way leading to a private dining room. Our server came to the table only 3 times. The rest of the staff served us. The food was good but we were rushed through our meal and decided against desert after waiting about 20 minutes after our plates were cleared. We were asked if we wanted desert-no special recognition for our anniversary or asked if we wanted coffee or an after dinner drink. When we said no the server immediately presented us with the check. It really put a damper on our evening, to which we were so looking forward.
So very very disappointed, not a good way to treat customers-especially returning customers.

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JE
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 5

Small portions. Slow service in the bar area. Food was good but not excellent as expected.

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Columbus
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

Location and environment is incredible. Food was just OK.

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KK
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Besides Giada being one of the most beautiful women on the planet, her food was incredible. Starting with the antipasta tray all the way to the desert. You can tell that the pasta is 100% made from scratch. Delicious! A great place to take clients.

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RK
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

For a $300 meal for two the food and service was just OK. We had the seafood tower appetizer most of which was pretty good. The oysters had unique mignonette sauces which I thought was the best part. The charred calamari was interesting, but kind of salty. The tiger prawns were chewy and seemed overdone. The king crab didn't have much taste. For entrees we had the Crab & Scallop Risotto and the signature lemon Spaghetti dish. The risotto was a bit mushy and not even close to the best I've had. The spaghetti dish was probably the best thing that we had as we both enjoyed that (again the prawns were a little overdone, but not as bad as the seafood tower). I had 2 Manhattans which were very good and we had no desert. Also, they charged us $18 for 2 bottles of still water which they weren't very clear they were going to do. We'll find other spots in Vegas next time. Recommend you start with a brunch/lunch 1st to see if you like it.

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AJ
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely dinner at Giada. The food was great and we were well taken care of by the restaurant staff. We’ll definitely be back when we visit Las Vegas.

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VV
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Extremely disappointed after all the hype. $20, at lunch, for about 6 ounces of pasta. No salad. No bread. There are other places on the Strip with a great view, Mon Ami Gabi comes to mind, with food as good and more reasonably priced. Wine by the glass list was lacking. All in all and expensive unrewarding experience.

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