Giovanni Ristorante is Nashville's best Italian restaurant, serving delicious homemade pastas, risotto, truffles, and more. The restaurant moved to Nashville in 2008 after 27 years in Manhattan and has become a staple for Italian food in the city. They offer a wide variety of dishes including veal, prime beef, fresh seafood, imported cheeses, salumi, and homemade Italian bread and desserts. The restaurant is known for its elegant Venetian-style setting with a grand stairway and custom handmade Murano glass chandelier. They also have private dining rooms available for special events. Chef Giovanni Pinato, who has worked at top restaurants around the world, oversees the culinary experience at Giovanni Ristorante.