Fine Italian Dining for Pleasanton Residents

Pleasanton, CAIndulge in the finest Italian dining experience at Gianni’s Italian Bistro, a cozy and intimate restaurant perfect for a romantic evening, family dinner, or a night out with friends.


Our regular menu offers an array of small plates, salads, pasta dishes, and entrees to satisfy any appetite.

Small Plates and Salad

Start your meal with small plates such as buratta, antipasto, meatballs, and more, perfect for sharing or as a light appetizer. Our salad menu offers a variety of fresh and healthy options, including the classic Caesar salad, mais with corn and arugula, and beet salad with goat cheese.

Pasta and Entrees

One of the highlights of our menu is our extensive pasta selection, with eight different types of pasta to choose from. Enjoy traditional favorites such as Spaghetti Pasta with Capers, Homemade Pappardelle Pasta with Slow Cooked Pork Ragout, fettuccine Alfredo, and Beef and Pork Bolognese Lasagna or try something new like the squid ink spaghetti or gnocchi with black truffle. Gluten-free and whole wheat pasta options are also available.

If you’re in the mood for a heartier meal, our entree menu offers a selection of seven options, including Sautee’d Veal Scaloppine, Pan-Seared Maple Leaf Duck Breast, Slow Braised Boneless Beef Short Ribs, Breaded Calamari Steak, Pan Roasted Filet of Free Range Chicken Breast, and Pan-Roasted Blue Circle Filet of Norwegian Salmon.

Drinks and Dessert

We have 9 unique house cocktails, red and white wine, and non-alcoholic beverages. Desserts include panna cotta, chocolate cake, tiramisu, lemon gelato, and more. We also have liquid desserts in the form of sweet cocktails, dessert wine and ports, and coffee.

Wine Wednesday

Wine afficionados love our Wine Wednesday special, where you can enjoy a half-off bottle of wine with your meal. And on Sundays, our Prix Fixe menu at $29 per person is a delicious and affordable choice, featuring a classic Caesar salad, rigatoni pasta, and rich chocolate cake for dessert.

Full Catering Services in Pleasanton, CA

Gianni’s Italian Bistro also offers full-service catering for any occasion. Whether you’re planning a corporate event, wedding, or private party, our experienced team is here to help. We specialize in customizing menus to fit your specific needs and preferences. Our catering menu offers a wide variety of appetizers, salads, pasta dishes, entrees, and desserts, all made with fresh and locally-sourced ingredients.

We provide several options, including pickup, door-step delivery, set and go service, serving staff, or full-service catering. Our team is committed to providing you with exceptional customer service and the highest quality Italian cuisine at an affordable price.

To-Go Services in Pleasanton, CA

You can conveniently place your order online and pick up your order from our location. At Gianni’s Italian Bistro, we believe in great food and exceptional service. Contact us today to learn more about our catering services or to place an order for pickup or delivery. We look forward to serving you!


Gianni’s Italian Bistro also serves the following cities: Danville, DublinLivermore,  San Ramon, and Walnut Creek.