Boogie Down Bites: Giovanni's

Posted: Updated:
THE BRONX -

A well-known Italian restaurant in the Bronx credits its recipe for success on its recipe for sauce. 

Giovanni's on 579 Grand Concourse is a vibrant locale for traditional Italian fare and pizzas, with a bar, weekend brunch and karaoke nights.

But owners say it's all about the sauce, which is simmered for hours and tastes just like grandma’s.

And customers agree, with their favorite dish being the Giovanni seafood containing; shrimp, scallops, mussels, calamari, clams, lobster tail and of course, lots of marinara sauce. 

The restaurant first opened in 1992, and customers say they love coming back over and over again. 

Giovanni's

579 Grand Concourse

(917) 460-0455

  • Boogie Down Bites: Giovanni'sMore>>

  • Boogie Down Bites Photos

    Boogie Down Bites Photos

    From pizza to chopped cheese sandwiches and the Bronx salad, News 12 brings you Boogie Down Bites!From pizza to chopped cheese sandwiches and the Bronx salad, News 12 brings you Boogie Down Bites!

    Here are some of the dishes featured on Boogie Down Bites. 

    Here are some of the dishes featured on Boogie Down Bites. 

  • Boogie Down BitesMore>>

  • Boogie Down Bites Photos

    Boogie Down Bites Photos

    From pizza to chopped cheese sandwiches and the Bronx salad, News 12 brings you Boogie Down Bites!From pizza to chopped cheese sandwiches and the Bronx salad, News 12 brings you Boogie Down Bites!

    Here are some of the dishes featured on Boogie Down Bites. 

    Here are some of the dishes featured on Boogie Down Bites. 

  • Boogie Down Bites: Madonia Bakery

    Boogie Down Bites: Madonia Bakery

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 7:33 AM EST2018-12-11 12:33:07 GMT

    Both death and near-death experiences haven't stopped the Madonia family business from growing and making it to 100 years.

    Both death and near-death experiences haven't stopped the Madonia family business from growing and making it to 100 years.

  • Boogie Down Bites: MS Caridad

    Boogie Down Bites: MS Caridad

    Thursday, December 6 2018 9:19 AM EST2018-12-06 14:19:43 GMT

    Fancy decor and expensive meals don't always equate to good food, and one humble restaurant in Soundview is showing it doesn't need an extravagant establishment to serve up great meals.

    Fancy decor and expensive meals don't always equate to good food, and one humble restaurant in Soundview is showing it doesn't need an extravagant establishment to serve up great meals.

  • GalleriesMore>>

  • Notable deaths of 2018

    Notable deaths of 2018

    Photos of celebrities, politicians and other notable people who passed in 2018.

    Photos of celebrities, politicians and other notable people who passed in 2018.

  • Your 2018 Bronx Holiday Lights Photos

    Your 2018 Bronx Holiday Lights Photos

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 11:36 AM EST2018-12-05 16:36:22 GMT

    Do you have an amazing holiday lights display? We want to see it! Upload the photos to our site or post them on Instagram and Twitter with #BXHolidayLights.

    Do you have an amazing holiday lights display? We want to see it! Upload the photos to our site or post them on Instagram and Twitter with #BXHolidayLights.

  • Bronx Birthday Smiles

    Bronx Birthday Smiles

    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!
    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."