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Il Giardino

5 rue du Centre, 64200 Biarritz, France
05 59 22 16 41
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Ranked #69 of 242 restaurants in Biarritz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

I found the food in the restaurant very poor and the service was equally disappointing. for the cost of the meal I would expect more.

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The service was terrible and the food was cold. We waited 35 minutes for cold, probably microwaved, food. Avoid at all costs and go down the street to find not only a better selection, but a tastier menu.

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Paris, Texas
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

I have no idea what the food is like, but a bad business practice, wasting taxpayer money suing for a bad review instead of dealing directly with the reviewer, should keep everyone away.

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We picked Il Giardino for our last dinner in Bearritz before we leave tomorrow. Italian is a safe choice with kids, and we were all completely satisfied with real fresh and well-tasting dishes. Friendly staff and reasonable prices.

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

Out of the main tourist area but worth the walk. Menu was great with various fresh pastas. Even better was the attention to detail by the friendly staff.

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Atlanta, GA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

After many days of Spanish and French cuisine, this restaurant was a nice stop for reasonably priced good Italian food. The pasta was extremely fresh and the gnocchi was delicious. We would definitely go back!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Ate alone (first night in Biarritz). Bit of an argument with the waitress to start - wanted to eat on street but tables cleared away at 11pm (it was 10.30pm) so I asked if I could have a glass of wine outside at a table for the half hour left then come in when my food was ready - she... More

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Sydney
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Recommended to visit while in Biarritz and well worth going there. Food was great & well priced, staff never stopped smiling even through it was very busy the night we were there.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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93 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I was cruising the area around Les Halles looking for a nice restaurant when I stumbled upon Il Giardino. I did my fair share of menu reading before settling on this spot. I'm glad I stopped. The place was hopping, but they seated me immediately and took great care of me. The menu is reasonably priced and offers enough variety... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times and it offers really tasty classic italian dishes. Prices are very reasonable and they have a great selection of homemade pasta.

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