• Gioia

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Serves meat, vegan options available. Italian restaurant with vegan options marked on the menu. Options include spaghetti freude, pizzas with vegan cheese, hummus, falafel, salad, and couscous dishes. Coffee is available with soya or almond milk. Has sorbets for dessert. Open Mon-Wed 11:00-00:00, Thu 11:00-01:00, Fri-Sat 11:00-02:00, Sun 11:00-00:00.

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14 Reviews

First Review by Nirro


Points +7137

17 Apr 2023

Regular food and rude staff

It is a nice option to have a dinner with omnivores. Otherwise, nothing interesting for vegans (hummus, falafel, cheseless pizza). Additionally, the staff is very unpleasant.



Points +160

12 Dec 2021

Tries to be fancy but therefore does expensive food crimes.

I tried again and again, different options. All of the options I tasted where okay but really strange mix of spices. Also it's little food for way to much coast. It's just sad that they have this good position and sell such crab.

Pros: Good hummus

Cons: Tastes boring or akward , Way to expensive, Tries to give you as little food as possible


Points +209

13 Dec 2020

Mediterranean Cuisine for Vegans 🌱

I can highly recommend this place. It can get quite busy, especially from Thursday on, so I recommend booking a table in advance but once you get there, the staff is welcoming and lovely, the vegan options are amazing (I love the vegan funghi pizza) and the value for money is also very good and i would say below Frankfurt’s average. I’m definitely a regular there and they have never disappointed :)

Pros: Would give 5 stars if I could , Reasonably priced , Broad selection of vegan options


Points +269

10 Sep 2020

Lecker, aber recht teuer für nicht sehr viel

Vegane Pizza schmeckt super, aber insgesamt waren es kleine Portionen für einen doch recht hohen Preis.


Points +397

01 Mar 2020

Can be noisy and overcrowded

... which is not a surprise, if you consider the location, i.e. directly adjacent to Frankfurt's bar district. Especially on weekend evenings you can witness this, if you opt to sit outside on the terrace next to the busy street. But also on the inside it can be loud, which might be too much for people who tend to suffer from sensory overload - and sometimes it's too much for the waiting staff, too.

The kitchen team on the other hand does a decent job. You got pizzas that can be veganized, two sorts of vegan pasta (which are both fairly spicy, mind you, so not really an option for kids as another reviewer suggested) and some mediterranean foods like falafel, grilled eggplant and a vegetarian platter. On my first visit I had the grilled eggplant on tahini sauce and I found it a bit too oily, so it was hard to finish it. It seems like others felt the same way as on my last visit I couldn't spot it on the menu anymore. This time I had the Spaghetti Freude ("Freude" being the German word for "Gioia" = "Joy") with fresh veggies, chickpeas, parsley, chili peppers and tomato sauce. The dish was surprisingly colourful and it was already a joy to just look at it. It was also very flavourful and satiating, so that's a definite recommendation from me.

I haven't had the pizza yet, but will surely give it a try on my next visit. I will, however, avoid going there again on a weekend evening.


Points +29

24 Feb 2020

Been a few times

Their menu items were denoted by things that are vegetarian, or can be made vegan. I've had the funghi pizza with vegan cheese which was absolutely delicious! The bread wasn't soggy (I've had this before on vegan pizzas) and I'd definitely get it again. I've also had the Vegetarian platte, which I can't remember if it was full vegan, but had enough vegan items on it to fill me up.


Points +464

06 Aug 2019

Favorite pizza!

The best pizza in Frankfurt! Very delicious and super beautiful location.


Points +145

16 Jul 2019

Excelllent Food. Friendly staff

I found Gioia on Happy Cow and initially thought let‘s see as the place is located in quite a touristy area but I was very positively surprised. Super yummy food and very friendly staff. Ideal also for families as they have pizza and pasta but also vegan food e.g. vegan mediterranean plate with falafel, hummus, couscous etc.

Pros: Great for non- and non vegan people, Friendly staff, Excellent in taste and big portions

Cons: Parking


Points +36009

28 Jun 2019

Good vegan pasta, pizza and Mediterranean food. But noisy

This place offers several vegan pasta dishes, one vegan pizza (any many than can be veganized using vegan cheese) as well as Mediterranean foods like falafel, hummus and couscous. However their outdoor seating is close to a very busy road.


Points +142

25 May 2019

Viele vegane Optionen!

Wenn Ihr Lust auf leckeres mediterranes Essen wie Falafel, hausgemachte Pasta oder Holzofenpizza habt, seid Ihr im GIOIA genau richtig! Dort gibt es viele vegane Optionen und sogar veganen Käse auf der Pizza. Die vielen bunten Farben der Vegetarischen Platte haben uns besonders beeindruckt. Die Atmosphäre dort ist sehr entspannt und eignet sich super, um gemeinsam mit Freunden oder Kollegen gemütlich Mittagessen zu gehen.

Pros: Auch veganen Käse auf der Pizza!, Viele vegane Optionen., Sehr lecker!


Points +80

09 Dec 2018

Delicious Pizza

Only had the pizza at Gioia's so far, but it was always an excellent choice. They have several clearly marked vegan options, which are in the same price range as the other items on the menu. The service was very friendly, while the restaurant feels cozy in winter but also has the option to sit outside in summer.

Pros: Delicious pizza, Service, Atmosphere

Cons: Little bit pricey


Points +55

11 Aug 2018


Their vegan items are clearly marked with a little leaf icon. They have english and german menus. I had the hummus and falafel (SO GOOD) and and then a spicy pasta dish. They also have vegan cheese you can use on the pizzas. The staff spoke english!

Pros: CLEARLY marked vegan items


Points +864

06 Aug 2018

Kleine aber feine Auswahl

Hatte nur einen Humusdip mit Brot weil es so warm war, aber der war sehr lecker. Man kann auch Pilze oder Kichererbsen dazu bestellen, und es gibt Brot. Bedienungen waren freundlich und draussen sitzt es sich nett.


Points +113

31 May 2018

Good vegan options

Great service , u can order any pizza U like with vegan cheese and many other things as well.

Pros: Viele Vegan Options, Freundliche , Alle Pizza sind mit Vegan Käse erhältlich

Cons: Nicht teuer , Alt Sachsenhausen , Great business lunch

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