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Il Giardino della Mamma

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nothing special

This restaurant makes a lot of fuss about itself but it's not entirely clear why. The service is ok-ish, but the food is generally tasteless. I had a vitello tonnato that definitely tasted of nothing, and the tonnato seemed to come from a large bottle of tonnato bought at a restaurant wholesale... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Jaap-tav
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant makes a lot of fuss about itself but it's not entirely clear why. The service is ok-ish, but the food is generally tasteless. I had a vitello tonnato that definitely tasted of nothing, and the tonnato seemed to come from a large bottle of tonnato bought at a restaurant wholesale store rather than home made, which is what... More 

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London
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Fun, buzzy, friendly service, family atmosphere ... all with very good food. Very nice vongole pasta! My must-go address during TEFAF

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76 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great food, charming atmophere! Make a reservation because you might have to wait some time to get a table otherwise. Best italian food in town, but a bit pricey. Located on the edge of the OLV square

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had dinner here and not for the first time ! As always the waiters were fun and perfect. Yet one needs to accept their typical style, true Italian. The food was excellent and accordingly did all my guest enjoy it. They have a nice wine selection too

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Great Italian restaurant, very authentic tasting dishes, all waiters speak Italian and are Italian descendants. Rustic food, great wine selection. I personally feel this is the best Italian restaurant in the province. Noisy restaurant but it really feels like you're eating somewhere in Milan. Make your reservation before showing up.

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Leuven, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Stopped over for a quick lunch. Place was not to busy. Service seems without any intrest but after all correct. Had one main course and a desert and a bottle of good Italian wine. Food was ok but I had better Italian meals. All in all it's good for what I used it but I doubt I would go their... More 

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Edinburgh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Not the restaurant for a quiet meal for two! But, friendly waiter and good food made this a fun evening for four friend. Seafood pasta was pretty good.

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Milton Keynes
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Book - Arrive and let the evening take you away. The menu is great, however if you explain you want an Italian gastro experience - let the owners take you on a journey

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Good Italian restaurant with funny waiters. Make reservations early and come early as later on the evening the place fills to max capacity which means that you may have to wait before getting a table, even if you made a reservation. Lovely starters (grilled sardine), pizza and pasta and good and not too expensive wine list. Would definitely go again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I have lived in Maastricht and I've dined here several times. I am living now in Aruba and went on vacation to the Netherlands. I got a flu and even that did not hold me back to visit this unique restaurant with their friendly staff who make you feel like family! The food was as good as usual! A really... More 

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Additional Information about Il Giardino della Mamma

Address: Maastricht, The Netherlands
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Maastricht
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Limburg Province  >  Maastricht

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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