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“ambiance nice, food hit or miss and generally disappointing” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Il Giardino

Il Giardino
Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
593 52 526 627
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Ranked #5 of 31 Restaurants in Puerto Ayora
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Doing business, Bar scene, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Es un Lugar excelente para compartir comer en familia, disfrutar de mariscos, coctails, postres y variedad de helados Italianos.
Managua, Nicaragua
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21 restaurant reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“ambiance nice, food hit or miss and generally disappointing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

this was touted as the best italian restaurant in P.a. Maybe it is but we were not impressed. the gnocchi was undercooked and the sauce too tangy and tomatoey and lacking in interesting spicing. the lentil soup was also lacking in interesting spicing and too much plain canned tomato flavor. the appetizers that came 'free' were the best part of the meal. the meals the rest of the family had were also just mediocre according to the rest of them.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Northern NY
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“very good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Very busy restaurant accommodating many. Service and food very good. In center of main street. Lively atmosphere.

Visited April 2014
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Holland, Michigan, United States
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“A taste of Galapagos lobster”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Nice outdoor ambiance though a bit chaotic when we were there. Efficient service. Food was very good, especially the lobster. Ice cream is fabulous!!

Visited April 2014
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Long Beach, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“I scream, you scream we all scream for ice cream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Had ice cream cone in the hot afternoon - excellent!!!!

Had dinner one night. food was nice. large place upstairs.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Vegetarian friendly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Nice restaurant and decoration, tasty food and friendly staff. A very good option for vegetarians. Try the superb "locro de papas" and the wonderful "parmigiana de berenjenas". Good options of drinks and cocktails as well!

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