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Giusti's

14743 Walnut Grove-Thornton Rd., Walnut Grove, CA - (916) 776-1808
Guisti's is a farmland roadhouse specializing in family-style meals of minestrone soup, salad, and a salami plate followed by large portions of steak, prime rib, fried chicken, or veal cutlet, accompanied by plenty of vin ordinaire. Thursday is Italian night, featuring sausage lasagne and linguine with clam sauce.
100% Approval Rating (4 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
steak
Lasagna
linguine with clam sauce
Minestrone Soup
Salmon

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Giusti‚Äôs isn't really on the way to anywhere. The ramshackle building is a destination eatery with a wood-plank porch that squeaks when you walk to the front door. Its lot is packed with pickup trucks every evening. You enter through the bar room, which is ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

14743 Walnut Grove-Thornton Rd., Walnut Grove, CA
(916) 776-1808

http://www.giustis.com

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
This perfectly medium rare piece of salmon is sided by buttery polenta.
"This perfectly medium rare piece of salmon is sided by buttery polenta."
Cliff Strutz





The lasagna had six or seven ultra-thin layers, a blend of different cheeses and a particularly tasty tomato sauce on top.
"The lasagna had six or seven ultra-thin layers, a blend of different cheeses and a particularly tasty tomato sauce on top. "
Cliff Strutz


All meals starts with a family style bowl of minestrone soup, which our waitress told us comes from an old family recipe.
"All meals starts with a family style bowl of minestrone soup, which our waitress told us comes from an old family recipe."
Cliff Strutz


The bar at Giusti's is a rollicking place on weekend nights. Note the sign behind the bar: 'If your wife calls and you're not here ... YOU TELL HER!'
"The bar at Giusti's is a rollicking place on weekend nights. Note the sign behind the bar: 'If your wife calls and you're not here ... YOU TELL HER!'"
Michael Stern


Available entrees on the day we stopped in, 4/24/13.
"Available entrees on the day we stopped in, 4/24/13."
Cliff Strutz


There are so many hats hanging above the bar that you can't see the ceiling unless you are sitting directly underneath.
"There are so many hats hanging above the bar that you can't see the ceiling unless you are sitting directly underneath."
Cliff Strutz


Fisherman's paradise on the north fork of the Mokelumne River. Two out of three arriving vehicles are pickup trucks.
"Fisherman's paradise on the north fork of the Mokelumne River. Two out of three arriving vehicles are pickup trucks. "
Michael Stern


The management advises, 'We're a building that's been standing for over 100 years and it shows in both the exterior and interior of our establishment. Some may think of us as an eyesore, but to many, Giusti's is a 'visual feast' for the eyes.'
"The management advises, 'We're a building that's been standing for over 100 years and it shows in both the exterior and interior of our establishment. Some may think of us as an eyesore, but to many, Giusti's is a 'visual feast' for the eyes.'"
Michael Stern


The sign down by the road is still vividly colored, but could use some patching.
"The sign down by the road is still vividly colored, but could use some patching."
Cliff Strutz


Giusti's calls itself hunter's and fisherman's paradise.
"Giusti's calls itself hunter's and fisherman's paradise."
Cliff Strutz



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