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Il Giardino della Mamma

Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Ranked #77 of 248 restaurants in Maastricht
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Łódź
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

When you leave Il Giardino, you'll wonder if Maastricht is the most northern city of Italy. The food (whatever you order) is simply great. The winelist is simple but very good (you'll get your Brunello at a reasonable price). The staff is chaotic, vibrant, very friendly and, above all, well mannered, trained and skillful. So common in Italy, a gem... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The food here is very good however the service can be somewhat lacking. Having a reservation doesn't mean you'll be seated at the reserved time, in fact we've been left standing awkwardly in their doorway for nearly an hour. This was an extreme case as they were very busy but then they shouldn't accept more reservations than tables. However the... More

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Maastricht
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Is a wonderful family Italian restaurant. The atmosphere is just enjoyable. Be there early in the evening or make reservation.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The anti pasta, chef's choice is delicious, and the lamchop"s..........they melt in your mouth. The atmospere is lovely, we come here all the time and never been disappointed. Ask for the special grappa to go with your coffee.

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We knew it was above average priced and it was a recommended one on quality of food. Both were confirmed in our dinner with family and friends. But what we experienced in terms of environment and service was far below expectations, as we had to wait long to be served.

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Barcelona, Spain
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

A good italian restaurant in Maastricht. The melanzane lasagna is delicious, as well as the Tiramisú. And the red house wine is really good. The service is warm and friendly, they make you feel happy to be there. Not so cheap, tough, but it's worth it.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

we were given high recommendations by several different acquaintances so we were intrigued; we took our friends out for dinner here. oh well, what can I say, not the best pasta hardly, my partner cooks it better at home. it is not fresh at all. the portions are okay for 2 people, we had seafood pasta for 2 at EUR... More

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stamford, ct
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228 reviews 228 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

First of all, I admit to being prejudiced. Everything in this fabulous small city is a delight, and I adore just being in Maastricht. Our hoteliers recommended Il Giardino, which is very centrally located and only a couple of blocks from the River Maas,and we were very pleased with this choice. Everything was well prepared and delicious, and it was... More

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I recently ate at Il Giardino with my family and we wanted to eat at a good Italian. We waited for 55 minutes to get our meals, and the then my Dad got Carbonara instead of seafood pasta. They would have changed it but after waiting for nearly an hour you just say "It's okay, I'm hungry!" No further attempt... More

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Ra'anana, Israel
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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We were a group of 5 persons and received a table just at the end of the restaurant. The place is clean and has a nice atmosphere. The waiter was very nice and helpful with all different taste styles we had betwen us. I got a very nice steak with past on the side. Pizza, salad and pasta were all... More

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