This upscale lounge offers martinis, cocktails and Italian-style tapas. Opera singers from the adjoining Cafe Giovanni occasionally drop in for an aria. Drink specials include the Belli Baci Martini. Open daily. No smoking. Full restaurant menu. Happy hour 5 p.m.-7 p.m. daily.
Chef Duke LoCicero puts a creative twist on Italian fare. Signature oysters Giovanni are lightly fried oysters served on a colorful bed of five sauces. A traditional option is spaghetti with homemade meatballs with marinara sauce. Duck classico is a garlic-glazed roasted half duck served with sweet Marsala sauce and mashed potatoes. Reservations recommended. Dinner daily, late-night Fri-Sat. Credit cards $$$