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Il Giardino

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Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
593 52 526 627
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Es un Lugar excelente para compartir comer en familia, disfrutar de...
Es un Lugar excelente para compartir comer en familia, disfrutar de mariscos, coctails, postres y variedad de helados Italianos.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 356
    Excellent
  • 241
    Very good
  • 78
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excelente

Great location. Nice place to go. It has an outdoors bar. The food is excellent. The owner is always around and helping out. It also has an icecream shop downstairs, which is an excellent option for a nice dessert.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Chris O
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Guayaquil
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Being there as a single traveller makes you feeling a second class customer. Slow service, even if you speak Spanish the service personel does not properly understand what you want and finally the food not better for the high price tag than at the kiosks. For me highly overrated by people who have no clue about gastronomy.

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Guayaquil
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Great location. Nice place to go. It has an outdoors bar. The food is excellent. The owner is always around and helping out. It also has an icecream shop downstairs, which is an excellent option for a nice dessert.

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We had a delicious breakfast. I asked for an american breakfast and my girlfriend for a local recipee breakfast. Everything was perfectly cooked. Scrambled eggs and bacon just perfect. And great ecuatorian coffee! I absolutely recommend it.

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Montreal, Canada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We shared a plate of fried seafood for starters, octopus, shrimp, calamari and white fish all very good except the octopus that was a bit overcooked. We then had the lobster ravioli and the seafood fettuccini. Both were very good. We also shared a coconut cake for dessert. All this and two glasses of wine for $60. which is a... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The restaurant was fully booked. When we arrived, but the waiter made a special effort to organise a place for us. Although the place was full, the service was speedy and accurate. The first retaurant that could offer everything on the menu in Galapagos. Food was the best we had at good average prices. Breakfast was just as good, unfortunately... More 

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Naxxar, Malta
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The choice on the menu is so vast that everybody will find something to eat from here for sure! One thing i liked was the granola with fruit & yogurt for b'fast. Some other restaurants only serve cooked food for b'fast, which we Europeans are not so fond of! Out of the four times we ate at this restaurant, only... More 

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Quito
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Althought the tuna that I ordered was not the greatest things, this place seems to be always with a lot of people and cool vibe. If you can afford it, dont hesitate and go there.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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77 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The place looks quite attractive so we came first to have a drink at the bar - which was quite nice. On our second visit the service was awful - they seem to cater for large groups and not care much about independent travellers so they tried to put us on a poky table in a warm corner but we... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I went here for dinner with a friend. The place is nice. It was packed when i went. I wasn't so hungry so I only ordered a salad. It was a bit expensive for what it was. No dressing (but oil, vinegar and condiments on the side)...mostly lettuce and a few other ingredients. Nothing to remember...maybe the other dishes are... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This was one of the more expensive places we ate at. Very limey caparihna. Food was prepared well and the seafood platter was very very good. It definitely seems like the most popular place on the island.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
  • Phone Number: 593 52 526 627

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Es un Lugar excelente para compartir comer en familia, disfrutar de mariscos, coctails, postres y variedad de helados Italianos.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?