About Gianni's

Located in The Villa Casa Casuarina, the former Versace Mansion, Gianni's offers delicious gourmet Italian Mediterranean food and wine selections in a one-of-a-kind atmosphere on world famous Ocean Drive in the South Beach area of Miami Beach.

Available for dinner 6 days a week and private events and boutique hotel accommodations anytime.

1116 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday-Sunday: 6pm - Closing
Closed on Mondays
Available for lunches and events 7 days per week for catered events. Contact the Director of Catering and Events at phone number listed above directly.

Cross Street:
Between 12th and 11th Streets on Ocean Drive

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(786) 485-2200

Website:
http://www.giannisristorante.com/

Catering:
Catered Events can be organized to suit any occasion in the historic atmosphere of The Villa, Casa Casuarina, the former Versace Mansion, for up to 300 persons.

Parking Details:
Valet parking. There is also street parking and garages in the immediate area.

Public Transit:
Several bus stops one block west on Collins Avenue.

Executive Chef:
Thomas Stewart

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Can be arranged with The Villa Director of Catering and Events. Inquire within Gianni's directly.

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Details
Sun 7:00PM - 11:45PM

Tue - Thu 7:00PM - 11:45PM

Private Dining

With private dining options for groups from 2 to 30, the former Versace Mansion provides Miami's most elegant surroundings for private dining, whether a corporate gathering, a celebration or a romantic dinner for two.

Gianni's Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.2

ambience

4.7

value

3.9

Noise

Quiet

89% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (56)
Romantic (50)
Good for Anniversaries (45)
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Good for a Date (44)
Good for Birthdays (30)
Great for Outdoor Dining (29)
Scenic View (24)
Quiet Conversation (20)
Notable Wine List (15)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Cozy (13)
Authentic (13)
Worth the Drive (12)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Hot Spot (9)
People Watching (8)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Fun (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Good for Groups (6)
Casual (5)
Comfort Food (5)
Business Meals (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Great for Lunch (3)
Seasonal (3)
Waterfront (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Live Music (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Healthy (1)
Organic (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

Awful service. After spending usd 250 (2 persons), I asked one of the waiters to take us a picture and he refused, he told us that wasn’t his job!
Our waiter was also unkind.
Good food, excellent place but very poor service.

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·Dined 7 days ago

Everything was perfect...The lamb chops are to die for😩😩😩

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 13, 2017

I booked over 6 weeks in advance and asked for seating by the pool. We arrived and were promptly seated as far away as possible. The building is amazing so any seat is ok but it was an anniversary. We know what good service is. Our server couldn’t pour wine without spilling and did not know the menu. The food was very good quality however I ordered the Spanish octopus and found the playing left a bit to be desired . And everything was very salty. I’m told afterwards that it’s very popular to have lots of salt on the food here. Good quality but salty. Be warned. I recommend mainly to see the building. Amazing detail in all opulence.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Our server was extremely inattentive. Half of our orders were incorrect. For example, I ordered a Kosher ribeye and got a New York Strip. My salad came out after my main course because he forgot. My friend ordered a side that came out after she finished her meal because he forgot and it was the incorrect one. The ambiance is nice, so at least nothing could have gone wrong with that.

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

It's nothing more than a very overpriced tourist trap.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great restaurant.... only had to get servers attention for the check

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on November 9, 2017

One of our most memorable meals. Atmosphere fantastic and food really exceptional.

Tags: Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Cozy, Paleo Friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Wonderful atmosphere, great food. Beautiful salad. Wonderful pasta dish. Only complaint was the small portion of one entree. The gnocchi with lobster and crab sauce was barely an appetizer size. At the cost of $35 there should have been more than 5 gnocchi.

Tags: People Watching, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Really interesting outside dinner in a cozy and amazing surrounding. Excellent truffle risotto, excellent service and amazing building.
Love it!

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Gianni’s went above and beyond my expectations! Not only are you dining in the luxury of the late infamous Versace’s Mansion but everything was exceptional from the appetizers, food, drinks and service. Fast and professional service, prices were decent and food was delicious! If you’re looking for a quiet yet luxury place to eat in Miami this is your spot!
Only complaint would be hostess are not all that friendly and waiter forgot my husbands side but I would still highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Loved everything about our visit and would love to go back very soon btw food was delicious

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Casual, Cozy, Late-night Find
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food was good, but not extraordinary. The service charge was way over charged and the math wasn't done correctly. My boyfriend and I split the check and ended up paying an extra $20 each. I'd say you have to go there just to experience it.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Seasonal, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 31, 2017

We loved loved loved our waiter Roberto G! The food was excellent. Our favorite part was definitely taking photos in the courtyard. First timers at the Versace mansion and we were very pleased.

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

excellent food (some will argue over-priced) however consider the venue, location, food quality...

(I made a reservation), the staff contacted me the day of, confirmed and gave me opportunity to adjust if needed. I delayed reservation 1/2hr.

excellent service from valet, hostesses, wait staff, Manager...

as a singer I've worked at the mansion doing private events but hadn't eaten there yet- (they don't know me so my experience wasnt enhanced due to an 'in' with anyone. It waa genuinely a good experience and consistency is key so I will definitely return.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Fun, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 29, 2017

I came here with my mother on a short trip to Miami. I was concerned that Gianni’s would be a tourist trap and a let down in the food and service departments, but I was not disappointed! The ambiance can’t be beat and we also had amazing food and service. Roberto G. took amazing care of us and even helped us procure a heat lamp when it got chilly. Overall a very special night.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

We went to Gianni's For our 30th wedding anniversary dinner. We were pleased beyond our expectations! We recommend the steak & gnocchi, best ever! Will definitely go back.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Great evening👍 Very expensive, and not food that destrueres that price

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

I visited Gianni's for my mothers birthday and we had a wonderful expericnce overall. The service was absolutely amazing.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

We had dinner at Gianni's for my Birthday. I must say it was one of my best birthday dinners. The food was Superb. Our waiter Robert Jean provided great service! I would definitely recommend one to go and dine at Gianni's. Beautiful place inside and out.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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·Dined on October 23, 2017

I was surprise about the service completely opposite to what I heard. THANKS TO EDUARDO!, our server for the night. I enjoyed my shrimp it was well done and properly seasoned. I would recommend.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Very elegant and a wonderful place to experience.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Awesome place but they only care about money. Service was not that good. It is a good choice to go for once in a lifetime.

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Prices were too high for what was served. The meat and fish ordered were good ($59 & $44 respectively) but all sides were extra. Ambiance was unique, with several choices of dining setting, but just go to the bar for a drink and walk around.

Asked server if there was a gluten free option for the bread, and answer was an immediate “no, sorry”. Sliced tomatoes? “No, sorry”.

Only two or three bottles under $100. Drinks were between $20 and $30 each. Even for its location, overall the pricing was not worth it.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The place is simply to die for. The ambiance,
The food, the service. Everything was incredible. I’m so glad we did the drive from Key Largo. Our server Robert G was awesome how he described the food and he was right on. Gave us some Versace history too. It’s expensive but totally worth every penny. Highly recommend it.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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 (London)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great place. Worth every penny....not cheap.an event...not just a restaurant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Fun, Hot Spot
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 18, 2017

We loved it! Our waiter was so nice and caring. Food was delicious, and portions were nicely sized. The place is absolutely gorgeous.

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 18, 2017

The ambience and service were unreal! Special thanks to my waiter Eduardo for adding to an already stellar experience!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Had a lovely birthday dinner here. Felt very special and the food was great!

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Buena comida. Algo cara para lo que era. Solo recomendable por el lugar

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

The Versace Villa was alive when Gianni was; since his death, the villa & restaurant have died with him. Sadly, the Versace Family is struggling to keep this alive. Converting the villa to a mesume would be best if keeping the villa alive is the mission.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Went there for my 4 year anniversary with my husband and it was amazing definitely recommend.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu
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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 14, 2017

I love Versace, having dinner overlooking this beautiful home is amazing! We sat by the pool and was the mos amazing and romantic evening. We enjoyed the Miami Spice Menu and regular dinner menu and was fabulous.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Expensive but great service and ambiance. Would recommend for the well healed or those with a trust account.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Food is spectacular and service is excellent. Also an amazing spot for picture ;)

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

The scenery was really something! A really special place, in a area with plenty of touristy places. Local seafood was really tasty!

Tags: Good for Groups, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

EXPENSIVE, BUT SO GOOD WITH BEAUTIFUL SURROUNDINGS

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 11, 2017

Simply incredible!!! Started with a drink at the bar with amazing service from their 2 bartenders Juan and Meghan. Once we got our table the view was breathtaking. Our waiter Alan took care of us from start to finish. Every dish we ordered was not only delicious but presented with such precision. Once dinner was over we went back to the bar where Marc introduced himself and treated us like rockstars untill the minute we left. This place is definitely a must visit. A+++++

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

The setting is magnificent plus, absolutely gorgeous. And the service is very attentive, and thoughtful. However, the food was good, but below the standard of a top restaurant especially at their super-high price points. I would recommend the venue to impress on the visuals and the high prices.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

This was more than an amazing night out for dinner. The service, food and ambiance was epcexptional. We even got a little history of the place thanks to our gracious server Israel. Please go if you haven't and I'll definitely be back soon!!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Best ambiance of any restaurant I’ve ever been to. Steak was great, wedge fries were a mistake.

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