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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious Juice

We ate here a couple times during our stay as well as came for dessert mainly because the juice they had was delicious and we found it to be the spot with the best wifi

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We ate here a couple times during our stay as well as came for dessert mainly because the juice they had was delicious and we found it to be the spot with the best wifi

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Consistently good food and comfortable setting. Once in a while the it takes a bit to get your order but, in general, it is not bad. I would gladly go back there.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Frozen food (even the fish), terrible service, over priced compared to rest of the stip, don't understand all the good reviews.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

If you can find a good value dinner on the harbour front of Puerto Ayora you deserve a medal! The town is a tourist trap. However I did end up eating at Il Giardino twice. The food was pretty good, but not good enough for the price you pay. Service was okay, nothing special. A smile from the waiter would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

They have delicious seafood, I had a tuna steak which was just right prepared. Also the ravioli with lobster was really good. Besides this they also have nice homemade icecreams, good breakfast and all day happy hour ;)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I'm surprised this restaurant received so many good reviews...we went a few days ago and had a much different experience. We received unenthusiastic service throughout our time there and the meal wasn't worth the price they charge. They first served us cold, stale chips with salsa. We then got the frutta mare (this may be spelt incorrectly) and a pasta... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This was a good place to have lunch at. The food was good and was somewhat authentic (trust me I'm from here). The ice cream is a must have- the wife and I enjoyed it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Best ice cream on the island. Handmade delicious tropical fruits like guava, mango and passion fruit etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We ate here several times during our stay and often stopped by for a quick beer, great place near the fish market. Try the tuna steak its to die for

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It is a really nice place in town, you can see the sea and you have very good food. But also really good coffee and ice cream. It is a nice place to sit on the terrace and enjoy the "Oreo Frappuccino" after a diving tour.

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Additional Information about Il Giardino

Address: Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Phone Number: 593 52 526 627
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Italian, International

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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 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, International

Restaurant Characteristics

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

Description

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

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