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Il Giardino

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Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
593 52 526 627
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had breakfast and lunch here. The menu is great and suits everyone. The food is very tasty too. The restaurant also takes Credit Card.

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Thank Nicholas M
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a big group of 15 and tried a few different restaurants while we stayed in the Galapagos and this one was by far our favorite! The wait staff was very quick and friendly (even with at least 4 other large groups of 10 or more). The food was spectacular and the 2 for 1 drinks were delicious.

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Thank Kimberly E
San Marino, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here several times and the food was always good, service friendly, atmosphere fun, with several levels for eating and/or watching people walk by. Plus a bar, and a connected ice cream shop, and good WiFi. What else could you want?

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Thank Thomas H
Cork, Ireland
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This well known restaurant is located on the main street. They have a wide range of food on offer but we opted for seafood salad and "Ecuadorian ceviche" - both of which were superb. Service was OK for this part of the world.

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Thank Bernard C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at Giardino was very elegant. I had the lobster and it did not disappoint. The place is pricey but they do take credit cards so it wasn't a huge issue. The value was great though, the food was very good.

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Thank Michael P
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slow service (not the wait staff's fault) as most restaurants seem to be understaffed. Food was ok. Bill was incorrect. Waiter tried to argue with us but corrected it. Saw another table arguing with staff about their bill as we were leaving. Not worth the price. Better food off the main drag for much less.

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Thank Jane O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went for lunch and had a nice meal, staff were attentive but not over hassling. good option for a meal in port ayuora

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Thank lrf2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate lunch here. great food great location great spot for people watching Didn't stop at night but looked like a good place for a night cap

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Thank debbietso
Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good not great. Service a bit slow but very friendly. Desert disappointed but they did give a couple on the house along with delicious crostini like breads. For this area, pretty good place.

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our favorite of the larger restaurants. It had a great atmosphere, the food was wonderful and everyone there was clearly enjoying themselves. They could use a few more waiters, but the few that were working, were keeping up so no one was left wanting. We just sympathized with how outnumbered they seemed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Ecuadorean, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene
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 52 526 627
Description
Es un Lugar excelente para compartir comer en familia, disfrutar de mariscos, coctails, postres y variedad de helados Italianos.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?