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We're Celebrating Our Anniversary by Giving YOU a Gift!

We're Celebrating Our Anniversary by Giving YOU a Gift!

It’s our Anniversary! Gio Italian Grill has been serving the Lehigh Valley for nine years! And we are celebrating by giving YOU a gift...or two or three. Thanks to you, we are celebrating our ninth outstanding year of serving authentic Italian cuisine, unique cocktails, and decadent desserts! And thanks to you, we are celebrating our ninth year of welcoming friends and neighbors for real ope[...]
Welcome Spring!

Welcome Spring!

And welcome our new Spring drink specials. Stop in soon to celebrate the warmer weather and the longer days with one of our new seasonal specialty drinks. Each one will make you that much happier that Spring has sprung.  [...]
Enjoy the Spirits of the Season

Enjoy the Spirits of the Season

We know it hasn't felt much like winter yet this year, but we also know it’s coming. Before long there is bound to be snow on the ground. Whether you are excited or dreading it, one that that we can all agree on is that Gio Winter Cocktails will help everyone enjoy the season a little bit more. Stop in and warm up with our winter spirits tonight! Pomegranate Mimosa Sparkling white wine, PAM[...]
The Flavors of Fall

The Flavors of Fall

Fall…the days start off brisk, but turn sunny and warm. The leaves are just turning color. You’ve once again dug out your favorite sweaters. It's a season that evokes thoughts of hayrides and campfires. The images around you are full of reds, yellows, and oranges, and you are beginning to crave those unmistakable fall flavors that fill you with warmth. Fall is a season brimming with distinctive[...]
The Password for Unique Summer Cocktails is…Gio

The Password for Unique Summer Cocktails is…Gio

Prohibition may have ended in 1933, but prohibition-style cocktails are making a comeback. In 1919, the US government created a law, which criminalized the manufacture and sale of alcohol for 13 very — very— long years. Prohibition resulted in a stratospheric rise of bootlegging and some very innovative new cocktails. To mask the unpleasant taste of bootlegged spirits, Prohibition-era barten[...]
Gio Spring Cocktails Are Here

Gio Spring Cocktails Are Here

We made it! Spring has almost sprung! Yes, there’s still snow on the ground, but we know it’s coming. Before long robins will be bobbing about, we’ll be able to see the ground again and flowers will begin to emerge from the earth. It’s coming! We can taste it…and so can you! Just stop in and order any of our special seasonal cocktails; a taste of Spring that will get you ready (like you’re not, r[...]
Their First Bellini…with Oprah Winfrey

Their First Bellini…with Oprah Winfrey

Every couple has a wonderful or funny or quirky memory from their honeymoon, right? For Tony and Giovanna, that memory involves a Bellini, the famous IL San Pietro restaurant in Positano Italy and the even more famous Oprah Winfrey! It was the year 2000, and Tony and Giovanna were honeymooning in Positano, Italy. The couple had reservations to dine at Hotel Il San Pietro's Michelin star restaur[...]
Grappa: Try Italy's Elixir

Grappa: Try Italy's Elixir

Grappa is a uniquely Italian drink. Gio Italian Grill offers a variety of fine after-dinner spirits. Grappa, an Italian tradition, is one selection we think every Italian cuisine lover should try. Some consider it an acquired taste, but like most Italians, we LOVE it. Traditionally Grappa is made from pomace, the discarded grape seeds, stalks and stems that are a by-product of the winema[...]