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Chef Roberto Castellanos

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Welcome to Gio Cucina Napoletana

Authentic Neapolitan Cuisine in Encino

Gio Cucina Napoletana first opened its doors under the guidance of our current owner and master chef, Roberto Castellanos. It's truly a family affair, as Roberto's father and brother - both accomplished chefs in their own right - contribute their Italian cooking expertise to the restaurant's devoted followers. 

A Beloved Italian Restaurant in Encino

Gio Cucina Napoletana has a reputation as one of the highest-quality, best-reviewed and most beloved Italian restaurants in the San Fernando Valley and Encino. It's one of those hidden gems with a rapidly-growing, enthusiastic following among true lovers of Italian cuisine. 

Fresh, Homemade Italian Dishes

Here at Gio Cucina Napoletana, we pride ourselves on offering authentic Italian cuisine. Refusing to take shortcuts, we create most of our pastas fresh in-house daily. Along with some of our other homemade Italian dishes like, our bread, soups, sauces and desserts. Our traditional Italian recipes ensure that every dish is bursting with authentic Italian flavors. This dedication to quality has earned us numerous awards over the years for our magnificent Italian dishes. 

When you dine at Gio Cucina Napoletana, you are experiencing freshly made Italian dishes from scratch. We use the best ingredients to bring you the best Italian food in Encino. Our homemade Italian food is loved by true Italian food lovers throughout the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles. Whether you're in the mood for a classic pasta, some of our homemade whole wheat pasta, or a traditional Italian dessert, out menu offers a true Italian dining experience that  will transport you straight to Italy.

Unique Services for our San Fernando Valley Customers

We offer a Variety of unique experiences to our customers:

1) Cooking Classes:  We offer a series of cooking classes every month! Learn how to prepare your favorite Italian dishes with expert guidance from Chef Roberto. 

2) Wine Tasting: Gio Cucina Napoletana is proud to offer exclusive wine tastings for our San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles customers. Experience the best Italian wines paired perfectly with our authentic dishes. Our wine tastings provide an opportunity for Italian food lovers to explore a curated selection of wines from Italy's finest vineyards. Join us for an unforgettable evenings of great food, exceptional wines, and true taste of Italy in Encino. 

3) Gio's Express: This service provides ingredients to go, allowing you to bring home freshly-packaged meal ingredients like pastas ,breads, and sauces to cook yourself. Enjoy the taste of our authentic Italian cuisine in the comfort of your own home.

4) Online Ordering: We now offer Ordering Online! What you find on our website, you can now order on our own website. No need to order on any of the online app based ordering services. 

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