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Dec 15, 2007 04:15 PM
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LaGiostra in Monterey any good?

Hi Hounds,
Headed to Mtry. during the holidays. Heard about an Italian place called LaGiostra (sp?). Can anyone out there tell me about it? Thanks!

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  1. Don't even think about it. We tried it with high hopes and were sorely disappointed. Bland food and very rude staff.

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    1. re: scout909

      Thanks Scout,
      I hate wasting my time and $$'s. Glad to have the hound board to rely on.

    2. I guess your mileage may vary. A couple of years ago, my wife and I were staying at the Quality Inn next door, and were so tired of driving we decided to give La Giostra a try because it was walking distance. Now we stay a the Quality Inn BECAUSE it is next door to La Giostra.

      I have found the food to be interesting and delicious, and the staff to be quite cordial. We have taken many friends back there, including a New York Italian, who loved the place and has recommended it to her friends.