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Il Giardino Romano

Rue de Saint-Jean 30A, Geneva 1203, Switzerland
0041 22 340 26 27
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Ranked #177 of 1,162 restaurants in Geneva
Price range: $33 - $111
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Bar, Pasta
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I love this restaurant. The owner is very hospitable and carrying. The food is delicious. Now they have a new chef, he's making fantastic pizza! And I advice to go there now for truffle season dishes. The tagliolini with white truffles is the best!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Great Italian restaurant, centrally/St Jean , with free underground parking; excellent service and food - always seasonal specialties. We just ad varieties with bolets, truffles - try the pizza bufflone+truffles, simply delicious. lot of good wines (in particular the Sicilian ones0 at good value for money, as prices are typically Geneva - ie main course in the 35-45SFr, starters 15-25SFr.

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Haute Savoie, France
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Don't come here expecting hearty Italian food! The portions are just right for us but compared to many Italian places we've been to the food can be light. Quite interesting summer menu. I had Sicilian lightly battered sardines with oranges and for dessert a very semifreddo.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012 via mobile

5 stars for special truffle menu and underground parking for the clients Managed by Italians, great atmosphere

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

I like to go to Giardino Romano from time to time, I know I will find in their menu a selection of dishes that make of the quality of the ingredients and their accurate combination its inspiring belief. The pizza is outstanding, could compete, and beat, with many over reputed pizzeria in Italy. The wine list is tailored to the... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Il Giardino Romano is one of the best italian restaurant in Geneva. Located in the Saint-Jean area, with a very convenient underground parking (few places available) as it is almost impossible to find a parking spot outside. The terrace possess no view, but just the fact of having the possibility to seat outside has to be mentioned. If you love... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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88 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

This wasn't quite the short walk from downtown we were expecting and the area gets a little sketchy with roadworks, graffiti and less than welcoming high-rises.  But we were pleased we didn't turn back as the staff were very welcoming and even the owner helped out and advised on wine by the glass and a little translation assistance with my... More

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Geneva
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Very nice, middle rank Italian (i.e. not great Italian food but not just a pizzeria/spaghetti bolognaise place - so common in Geneva). Presentation of the dishes was great, unfortunately everything was a bit bland and underwhelming. The restaurant itself is very attractive, great terrace, service was extremely slow - though the restaurant was packed out, so maybe the waiters were... More

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Vevey, Switzerland
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27 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Looking for a nice "upscale" Italian food treatment? Definitely this is the place ! I truly enjoy the atmosphere here. Food is good and tasty, with a good choice (for vegetarian as well) and a nice wine list. During the truffle season, don't miss the pizza with fresh white truffles...a MUST !!!

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geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

This is probably the best food you can get in Geneva at almost half the price than anywhere else. I am surprised by the flexibility of the offer: you can have a very good pizza or other sophisticated italian dishes. I will get back soon

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