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Il Giardino

2 bis, Avenue Ahmed El Yazidi, Rabat 10000, Morocco
+212 661-581589
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“italian food” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 bis, Avenue Ahmed El Yazidi, Rabat 10000, Morocco
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

The way they treat customers is just appalling. Went there for DINNER on Ramadan(yesterday)with two foreign friends.the son of the owner refused to serve them alcohol or take our order because he thinks that me as a Moroccan I can't sit on a table that...More

6  Thank Imane B
Reviewed March 29, 2017

When this restaurant started, within the compound of the Italian Cultural Centre in Rabat, we hope to be able to find, finally a good Italian restaurant. Unfortunately this was an illusion, despite the great potential and the good faith of the staff. The restaurant has...More

2  Thank LNT07
Reviewed January 12, 2017

I had home-made ricotta and spinach ravioli. They were absolutely delicious and very clearly made with all fresh ingredients. Delighted to finally find nice veggie food! Or even any veggie food at all. The restaurant is small and unassuming but with a nice, clear decor....More

Thank Melusinei
Reviewed December 7, 2016

A colleague told us about Il Giardino a year ago, and finally went there. It is undoubtedly one of the better Italian Restaurants in Morocco! On our first visit, we had an excellent eggplant parmigiana for a starter, followed by involtini di pollo, and filetto...More

Thank vittoriogrove
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

All the food is house made. I was very happy to eat finally delicious gnoccis!!! Salad and pizza is also good. Pasta is delicious. Very nice mousse au chocolat and tiramisu

Thank wind4kite
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

It was fine. We dined inside because it was raining. This was no world class, but it was fine. Nice service.

Thank Siggasigurjons
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Hidden away in a lovely garden on a quiet residential street in the diplomatic enclave of Rabat is not where I would expect to find a good Italian restaurant. But that’s exactly what I found when I visited Il Giordano for dinner. Offering very good...More

Thank whirlwindnyc
Reviewed September 17, 2016

The place is nice. It is a little hard to find as it is nestled behind the old US Embassy in Hassan, but once you get there, it offers a nice outdoor eating environment, but you should be aware that they serve both Alcohol and...More

Thank moroccannproud
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I went to Il Giardino tonight for dinner. It is our last night in Morocco before heading home to NYC. We were one of the first guests to arrive at the restaurant tonight. We were greeted by Guiseppi, who could not have...More

Thank Joe G
Reviewed August 5, 2016

It is always so pleasant to come and eat at Il Giardino. One is welcome by either the owner a pleasant Italian, or his son, the Chef, of this excellent restaurant. The garden atmosphere is enjoyable and the food is superb at reasonable prices.

Thank josetterenaut
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $17
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:15 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 bis, Avenue Ahmed El Yazidi, Rabat 10000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region  >  Rabat
  • Phone Number: +212 661-581589
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Located in the administrative center of Rabat, close to the U.S Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute, "Il Giardino" restaurant is the right place for you to take a break, sit in the colored and bright terrace and relax, enjoying the amazing italian cuisine of the chef "Giuseppe" served by his friendly and welcoming staff. From pizza to homemade pasta and the delicious dishes of the day made out of original italian ingredients, the great choice proposed by "Il Giardino" makes you taste the real "italian experience" even abroad. The inside room and the spacious terrace are suitable for large groups' gatherings/buffet (also by reservation) or for families, prices being reasonable and discounts being available for big groups. Open daily (except on monday night) for lunch from 12:00 to 15:00 and for dinner from 19:00 to 23:00. Internet wi-fi, payment in cash or by card.
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