Da Giovanni is one of three "art cafes" in Carmel owned by the Firok Shield family. Like the other two, da Giovanni is known for its superior worldly cuisine and relaxing ambiance. This restaurant focuses on Italian with a fusion of classic recipes and new creative influences. And like the other two restaurants, da Giovanni's patio is dog-friendly.
Start off your meal with the complimentary bread and olives and a nice smooth glass of wine. It's a good thing the atmosphere is so inviting because dishes like lobster ravioli in a champagne and light lemon cream sauce, veal piccata sautéed in white wine, and osso buco Giordani, braised lamb shank, will likely put you in a food coma.
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