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Il Giardino Romano

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Rue de Saint-Jean 30A, Geneva 1203, Switzerland
0041 22 340 26 27
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have coeliac disease and was grateful to be able to order gluten free pizza. Very nice atmosphere and excellent service. You pay Geneva prices but that's to be expected.

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Rome, Italy
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We've been customers of Il Giardino Romano for a while now. The food is always excellent, very well prepared (as in a gastronomic restaurant), and the pizzas are delicious. Service is polite and over the top. The owner, Stefano Fanari, is very nice and has always some good specialties from Sardinia, his region of origin, to suggest you. Classy, clean,... More 

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Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, France
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

I found it amazing that it took some time to get waited on. Finally when waited on, the waiter was kind. I wasn't that impressed with the food however. It's not a place I would frequent as a man who enjoys different dining experiences.

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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went here after finding it on a Google search for Gluten Free Restaurants whilst in Geneva. I have celiac diease so have to be Gluten Free. I had the best Gluten Free Pizza I have ever had and that includes my 4 years living in the USA and my home Country of England. The staff were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

We decided to try another Italian restaurant in the area of St. Jean but unfortunately we won't come back. Here is why: Service The waiter was not friendly and it took, believe it or not, 15min until we were asked if we would like to drink something. That's a no-go, especially in summer. Food Best average. I ordered a calzone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at il Giardino with our family including our gluten- and dairy-free son. Everyone was helpful and let us know exactly what would work for our son and what would not. His gluten-free pizza will be a highlight of his trip. The fried stuffed zucchini flowers, fresh truffle pizza, and seafood pasta were all fabulous as... More 

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Abu Dhabi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

I had a marvelous truffle tagliatelle at this out wonderful and unassuming restaurant. The pasta was cooked to perfection and then heaped, table side, with a generous portion of white truffles. Simple, elegant and very tasty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I love this restaurant. The owner is very hospitable and carrying. The food is delicious. Now they have a new chef, he's making fantastic pizza! And I advice to go there now for truffle season dishes. The tagliolini with white truffles is the best!

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Thank Kristin F
Geneva, Switzerland
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Great Italian restaurant, centrally/St Jean , with free underground parking; excellent service and food - always seasonal specialties. We just ad varieties with bolets, truffles - try the pizza bufflone+truffles, simply delicious. lot of good wines (in particular the Sicilian ones0 at good value for money, as prices are typically Geneva - ie main course in the 35-45SFr, starters 15-25SFr.

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Haute Savoie, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Don't come here expecting hearty Italian food! The portions are just right for us but compared to many Italian places we've been to the food can be light. Quite interesting summer menu. I had Sicilian lightly battered sardines with oranges and for dessert a very semifreddo.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$33 - $111
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de Saint-Jean 30A, Geneva 1203, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: 0041 22 340 26 27

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?