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Giovanni Pastrami

4.4
4.4
381 Reviews
$30 and under
American

Welcome to Giovanni Pastrami, Waikiki"s original New York-style Deli, Pizzeria and Sports Bar. Just steps from Waikiki Beach, find your sports haven with 20 HD flat screen TVs and just about every major professional and college sports packages. Please inquire about specific games and schedules. Specializing in half pound New York-style Deli sandwiches and salads, and serving Waikiki's largest breakfast selection from open until 12:00 midnight daily. Also enjoy our half pound burgers, delicious pastas, and Round Table Pizza, made fresh in-house. Stop by for Happy Hour Monday through Friday 3:00-6:00pm and also nightly 10:00-12:00 midnight. Happy Hour includes discounted draft beer and cocktails as well as discounted personal pizzas pupus and some breakfast favorites.

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Booked 4 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Pizzeria, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Wed 4:30 pm–11:00 pm Thu, Fri 4:30 pm–12:00 am Sat 9:00 am–12:00 am Sun 9:00 am–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (808) 923-2100

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Rolando Sunga III

  • Neighborhood

    Waikiki

  • Cross street

    Helumoa

  • Parking details

    Parking at the Wyndham Hotel, adjacent to the restaurant on Lewers Street. Free parking with Validation thru May

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Popular dishes

Menu

Starters

French Fries $6 | Sweet Potato Fries $9 | Chips & Salsa $6 | Onion Rings $9

  • Giovanni Pastrami's Garlic Shrimp$21.00

    "Easy-peel prawns,' secret garlic-wine sauce, white rice, macaroni salad

    • Fried Calamari$13.00

      Longboard beer and buttermilk battered, zesty remoulade and cocktail sauce

      • Nachos$16.00

        Homemade tortilla chips, melted mozzarella, cheddar and smoked provolone cheeses, raw onions, pickled jalapeños, black olives, tomatoes, homemade beef chili, green onions, sour cream and guacamole

        • Chicken Wings

          Choice of spicy buffalo, bbq or polynesian sauce. Served with ranch or blue cheese dressing

          • One Pound$15.00
          • Two Pounds$27.00
        • Chicken Fingers$13.00

          With choice of bbq sauce or ranch dressing, served with french fries

          • Garlic Parmesan Twists

            A Round Table Pizza favorite, served with ranch dressing

            • Three Pieces$5.25
            • Six Pieces$7.75
          • Homemade Beef Chili Cheese Fries$13.00

            Topped with chopped onions and cheddar cheese

            • Giovanni's Pastrami French Fries$14.00

              French fries in a garlic, chopped pastrami and cheddar cheese sauce

              Giovanni's Sliders

              Four sliders each, served with french fries

              • Reuben Bites$19.00

                Choice of pastrami, corned beef, kalua pig or turkey breast with swiss cheese, sauerkraut and russian dressing on rye

                • Pastrami Sliders$17.00

                  • Corned Beef Sliders$17.00

                    • BBQ Kalua Pig Sliders$15.00

                      • All-Beef Hot Dog Sliders$15.00

                        • Cheeseburger Sliders$16.00

                          • Bob's Cheeseburger Sliders$17.00

                            Natural black angus mini cheddar cheeseburgers, raw onions, pickled jalapeños and russian dressing

                            Last updated: February 3, 2022

                            What 381 people are saying

                            Overall ratings and reviews

                            Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                            4.4
                            4.4 based on recent ratings
                            • 4.4Food
                            • 4.7Service
                            • 4.2Ambience
                            • 4.2Value

                            NoiseModerate

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                            • Hawaii

                              Hot Spot

                            • Hawaii

                              Vibrant Bar Scene

                            • Hawaii

                              American

                            • Oahu

                              Hot Spot

                            • Oahu

                              Vibrant Bar Scene

                            • Oahu

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                            1. CH

                              ChipH

                              New Orleans

                              5 reviews

                              4.0

                              5 reviews

                              Dined 4 days ago

                              overall4food5service5ambience4

                              Great service, nice selection and variety. Reasonable prices

                            2. OT

                              OpenTable Diner

                              1 review

                              4.0

                              1 review

                              Dined 5 days ago

                              overall4food4service5ambience4

                              Server was great and attentive to us as a customer! Great job he did and very respectful!!

                            3. B

                              Brian

                              Columbus

                              33 reviews

                              vip
                              5.0

                              33 reviews

                              Dined 5 days ago

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              Great happy hour specials food n drink and a 15% military discount. Pizza always outstanding.

                            4. B

                              Brian

                              Columbus

                              33 reviews

                              vip
                              4.0

                              33 reviews

                              Dined on May 10, 2022

                              overall4food5service4ambience3

                              Pizza an subs all good, love the atmosphere, good evening dinner

                            5. M

                              Markp

                              1 review

                              4.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on April 30, 2022

                              overall4food4service5ambience4

                              Nice location that was convenient to the hotel. Good food and music

                            6. P

                              Partyof5

                              Philadelphia

                              1 review

                              5.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on April 23, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              Food and staff are excellent.

                            7. OT

                              OpenTable Diner

                              Hawaii

                              1 review

                              5.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on April 22, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              Great dinner and drinks. Cheers

                            8. ET

                              EllenT

                              Philadelphia

                              4 reviews

                              5.0

                              4 reviews

                              Dined on April 19, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              The food is definitely comfort food and sooo delicious! Shout out to Jamie for all of the local recommendations!

                            9. SR

                              StefanR

                              Washington DC

                              4 reviews

                              4.0

                              4 reviews

                              Dined on April 19, 2022

                              overall4food5service5ambience3

                              The food was great and reasonably priced. The service was excellent. However, the place is really a sports bar (extremely noisy) and not a restaurant. Maybe we failed to realize this when we read about the place. If so, the fault lies with us. If it were me, I would get rid of the televisions or get rid of the live singer. The place is too busy with both.

                            10. C

                              Chasfo

                              Hawaii

                              1 review

                              5.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on April 15, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              Great spot! Live music was a treat! Food was amazing

                            11. H

                              Hans

                              Edmonton

                              4 reviews

                              5.0

                              4 reviews

                              Dined on April 14, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              Great food, fantastic service at great value. The entertainment was an added bonus, the singer/guitar player/percussionist was excellent. Highly recommend this place.

                            12. ZA

                              ZACHARY

                              1 review

                              5.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on April 12, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              The food and service are both great. The garlic twists are a must have!

                            13. DF

                              DeliciousFun

                              Los Angeles

                              59 reviews

                              vip
                              4.0

                              59 reviews

                              Dined on April 9, 2022

                              overall4food4service5ambience3

                              Great people - great pizza and salad and lots of TV’s!!!

                            14. CH

                              ChrisH

                              1 review

                              5.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on April 9, 2022

                              overall5food4service5ambience5

                              Loved it food was interesting and excellent I will go back again

                            15. OT

                              OpenTable Diner

                              1 review

                              5.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on April 7, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              We love listening to the musicians. Wednesday night is awesome with Jason Laeha playing. He is exceptional. Staff is great and food service is excellent. A great place to visit.

                            16. c

                              cjlcl

                              Phoenix

                              3 reviews

                              4.0

                              3 reviews

                              Dined on April 1, 2022

                              overall4food4service4ambience4

                              Yummy food in a great location. Recommend for anyone looking for a good meal away from the crowds at Waikiki.

                            17. OT

                              OpenTable Diner

                              Las Vegas

                              4 reviews

                              4.0

                              4 reviews

                              Dined on March 23, 2022

                              overall4food4service5ambience4

                              Food was good. Nathan was our server and he was amazing!

                            18. ME

                              MattE

                              Phoenix

                              2 reviews

                              vip
                              2.0

                              2 reviews

                              Dined on March 17, 2022

                              overall2food2service3ambience2

                              Food was average, chicken was under cooked. One benefit if your hungry the food does come out fast.

                            19. JE

                              JenniferE

                              Phoenix

                              1 review

                              5.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on March 14, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              This was a great restaurant. We ate breakfast here; excellent food and coffee. Fair prices.

                            20. D

                              Dave

                              San Francisco

                              16 reviews

                              5.0

                              16 reviews

                              Dined on March 11, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience4

                              Really good food. Service was great. Had a duo playing live music who were really good. With the high prices in and around Waikiki, this place was a refreshing change.

                            21. JS

                              JamieS

                              Hawaii

                              4 reviews

                              5.0

                              4 reviews

                              Dined on March 4, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              Ryan was an excellent server. Will definitely be back!!!

                            22. c

                              carriem

                              1 review

                              5.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on February 25, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              Amazing food and service. Its our family's favorite place to eat.

                            23. OT

                              OpenTable Diner

                              1 review

                              3.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on February 15, 2022

                              overall3food1service4ambience3

                              Service was good, music was good Good location Goor was terrible Linguini with chicken was dry and tasteless. I’ve had better from a Bertoli bag from freezer section of Safeway. Pizza (medium) was $25! Advertised as NY style pizza, delivered in a Roman Pizza box (thing Little Caesar) actually, the pizza pizza guy is much better in magnitudes of 10. Dinner for two at a over rated sub shop with one glass of wine was $100 with tip! Really??? Save your time & money…got to Pizza Hut Cheaper, and a hell Of a lot better value and taste

                            24. w

                              wiscdance

                              Milwaukee

                              55 reviews

                              vip
                              4.0

                              55 reviews

                              Dined on February 15, 2022

                              overall4food4service5ambience4

                              The pizza is very good! The staff was friendly and helpful.

                            25. JM

                              JoeMc

                              Birmingham

                              72 reviews

                              vip
                              3.0

                              72 reviews

                              Dined on February 12, 2022

                              overall3food4service4ambience3

                              This is a sports bar, but the food and service are much better than most. The only problem is that they are still serving an abbreviated menu because of Covid, while they online menu still depicts the full non-Covid menu from a couple of years ago. The current menu still has a few deli sandwiches but is largely made up of pizza. Given that limitation, the food and service were very good and we will be back.

                            26. JL

                              JoeL

                              New England

                              3 reviews

                              5.0

                              3 reviews

                              Dined on February 9, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience4

                              Great atmosphere, very accommodating and friendly staff, good food and very affordable. Thumbs up!

                            27. K

                              Kearnsy

                              1 review

                              5.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on February 3, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience4

                              Every time … a great visit. The pizza is well covered. The folks working are on the ball.

                            28. OT

                              OpenTable Diner

                              Hawaii

                              5 reviews

                              5.0

                              5 reviews

                              Dined on January 29, 2022

                              overall5food5service4ambience4

                              We love this place . Great upbeat environment, relaxed feel, and good food

                            29. OT

                              OpenTable Diner

                              Exclusive

                              7 reviews

                              3.0

                              7 reviews

                              Dined on January 25, 2022

                              overall3food2service3ambience1

                              They serve round table pizza idk if they make or bring it then reheat it we left

                            30. C

                              Christy

                              Hawaii

                              3 reviews

                              5.0

                              3 reviews

                              Dined on January 17, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience3

                              Next to my Dad’s, they make the best Pastrami Ruben. Killer sandwich. And great Coleslaw.

                            31. MP

                              MarcP

                              San Diego

                              1 review

                              5.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on January 14, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              Exactly what a sports bar should be. My son (teenager) and I have visited several times to graze and watch hockey. Never have had a bad experience.

                            32. OT

                              OpenTable Diner

                              Exclusive

                              1 review

                              5.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on January 7, 2022

                              overall5food4service5ambience4

                              Great service! Food was delicious.

                            33. OT

                              OpenTable Diner

                              San Francisco

                              1 review

                              3.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on January 1, 2022

                              overall3food2service2ambience4

                              We've ordered pizza and wings from them before and they were great. This time it was awful. Wings were utterly flavorless. The Reuben had terrible proportions is pastrami to sauerkraut (weird for place called Giovanni PASTRAMI). And the servers seemed annoyed every second, even tho we asked for their attention barely at all. And instead of playing the big game, they showed an endless loop of charity commercials. Not going back.

                            34. R

                              Rowe

                              Calgary

                              1 review

                              5.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on January 1, 2022

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              Excellent food and value and enjoyed the great band

                            35. LS

                              LizS

                              Hawaii

                              2 reviews

                              2.0

                              2 reviews

                              Dined on December 30, 2021

                              overall2food2service1ambience3

                              A chaotic & not very enjoyable experience. The waitress was rather overwhelmed & not entirely in control. My husband’s first beer was off. Main course was brought out before our starters. The WORST bit however was when the vegetarian member of our group found meat in his salad. When we complained the waitress said it wasn’t her fault she didn’t make the salad…

                            36. RS

                              RobertS

                              Grand Rapids

                              1 review

                              3.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on December 26, 2021

                              overall3food4service3ambience3

                              Food was good. Reservations were running behind by 45 minutes

                            37. MN

                              MicheleN

                              Orange County

                              2 reviews

                              5.0

                              2 reviews

                              Dined on December 25, 2021

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              Great place, will go back! Even on Christmas it was wonderful short staffed.

                            38. OT

                              OpenTable Diner

                              Hawaii

                              1 review

                              5.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on December 24, 2021

                              overall5food5service5ambience3

                              Nice breakfast

                            39. t

                              tsallen

                              Tahoe

                              2 reviews

                              5.0

                              2 reviews

                              Dined on December 23, 2021

                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                              Great sandwiches. Onion rings that alone make you want to go back

                            40. OT

                              OpenTable Diner

                              1 review

                              3.0

                              1 review

                              Dined on December 22, 2021

                              overall3food4service4ambience1

                              Music way too loud. Appetizer came out after the main. Pizza was fine.

                            Safety precautions

                            • Cleaning & sanitizing

                              • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                              • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                            • Physical distancing

                              • Extra space between tables
                            • Protective equipment

                              • Waitstaff wear masks
                              • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
                            • Screening

                              • Diner temperature check required
                              • Staff temperature check required
                              • Contact tracing information collected

                            FAQs

                            Giovanni Pastrami offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (808) 923-2100.

                            Giovanni Pastrami is rated 4.4 stars by 381 OpenTable diners.

                            Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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                            Booked 4 times today
                            Google Map for Giovanni Pastrami

                            227 Lewers St. Honolulu, HI 96815

                            Additional information

                            • Cross street

                              Helumoa

                            • Neighborhood

                              Waikiki

                            • Hours of operation

                              Mon–Wed 4:30 pm–11:00 pm Thu, Fri 4:30 pm–12:00 am Sat 9:00 am–12:00 am Sun 9:00 am–11:00 pm

                            • Cuisines

                              American, Pizzeria, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

                            • Dining style

                              Casual Dining

                            • Dress code

                              Casual Dress

                            • Parking details

                              Parking at the Wyndham Hotel, adjacent to the restaurant on Lewers Street. Free parking with Validation thru May

                            • Payment options

                              AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

                            • Executive chef

                              Rolando Sunga III

                            • Additional

                              Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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