Nestled in the heart of downtown Greenville, SC, Jianna exudes the traditions of a modern Italian Osteria with a bustling open kitchen and an unpretentious and approachable style. Renowned chef and owner Michael Kramer draws his inspiration from classic Italian cuisine, using only the best and freshest seasonal ingredients from farmers, artisans and friends throughout the region. He takes it one step further by adding an innovative twist to each dish and giving it that “wow” factor that turns a meal into an unforgettable dining experience.
At Jianna, house made pastas are created daily. Not only linguine or fettuccine, but hand rolled pastas and uniquely shaped, extruded noodles such as Casarecce or Tonarelli. Italian favorites like Burratta, Char-Grilled Octopus, Potato Gnocchi, Italian cheeses, Spaghetti and unique preparations of fresh seafood fill the menu. The restaurant’s extraordinary 40-foot signature bar invites guests to take a seat indoors or outdoors, and to enjoy freshly shucked oysters or indulge in the sliced to order Prosciutto di Parma. Jianna’s mixologists are always ready to present a variety of interesting handcrafted cocktails, vibrant and crisp Proseccos, and a wine list that embraces the flavors of both Italy and the United States.
Jianna Modern Italian is where wine and simple, delicious food come together and are best celebrated with family and friends. Vi Diamo il Benvenuti! (we welcome you!)