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Il Giardino

Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-6627
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (111 reviews)
“bruschetta” (10 reviews)
“gelato” (25 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Ecuadorean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food & service. The soft drinks were ice cold. There was a fan under the veranda which helped us stay cool while we ate. Recommend!

Thank cup-of-jo
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed April 2, 2017

We had happy hour drinks twice in our brief stay. The mojitos were very good with just the right amount of sugar. The frozen margarita was not the best. The atmosphere and the service were top notch.

Thank 2much2c_10
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ordered meat, fish, shellfish, and gluten-free vegan meals. They were alerted about food allergies and were comfortable dealing with the food preparation for the family member with allergies. All meals were very good but the lobster was over-cooked. The service was very good. We...More

Thank wcanada2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can highly recommend this restaurant if you are looking for a place with a great atmosphere, delicious food and wonderful staff. People work their with passion and deliver excellent taste and service. Feel lucky if Diego or Lenin happen to be your hosts! It's...More

Thank Anastasia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A rat was running round the dinning area what more can I write would you stay in the restaurant when you see a rat . The other customers weren't bothered

Thank vena20132017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was living in Galàpagos for like 10 months and I had the opportunity to taste the delicious food. The service is great, the food is fresh and pretty well made, awesome ambience and incredible view. It has a bar and it's very close to...More

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate in a lot of different places but Il Giardino was in our opinion the best. We had dinner there 3 times and we definitely recommend them.

Thank mariusLbucharest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to eat in Il Giardino, at may arrival Jefferson the bartender received me in the counter with an amazing attitude very positive and making me feel very welcome, he offer me directly a glass of water while I waited in my friend to...More

Thank seabass200386
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I mainly ate here for desserts - they have all these fun combinations of fruit, ice cream and other stuff. But at one time I was here I was feeling sick and oredered one of the soups - with chickpeas and it was surprisingly good...More

Thank Aino C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by here after walking from the Charles Darwin Breeding Center. We were hungry and stopped in to grab a bite to eat somewhere that actually looked high quality instead of the many more lower quality places on the island. This place did not disappoint,...More

Thank Logan M
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May 20, 2017|
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Response from novagarde | Reviewed this property |
I believe the higher end establishments in Puerto Ayora do, but you should verify at the restaurant.
Gayle Z
June 15, 2016|
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Response from novagarde | Reviewed this property |
As I recall they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora
  • Phone Number: +593 5-252-6627
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Best place in Galápagos to enjoy a beautiful meal with family and friends, indulge yourself with fresh sea food, cocktails, coffee and tasty italian gelato.
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