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Il Giardino


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing restaurant.. Super energy, great decoration and lightings, nice cosy outside tables with individual fire places, food is cheap and delicious, staff is sooo kind, etc... We love the place, feel like home. We came almost everyday during our one month yoga retreat in San...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank benoitv27
Reviewed January 11, 2019

This place has been my go-to for years. All food is extremely high vibration, every dish and item made with so much love and care. I absolutely adore EVERYTHING on their menu and their magical garden setting. My favorite place when I'm in Atitlan!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Julianna D
Reviewed January 6, 2019

I have been eating here for years and never had a bad meal....the food is well prepared, healthy and filling. They serve large portions...the burrito is huge! Their juices and smoothies are excellent. The atmosphere is definitely "bohemian". The only negative is an infestation of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Brett L
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

We LOVE il Giardino! Service with a smile, great food, and a calm and natural environment offered to escape the hustle and bustle of San Marcos. We choose to eat here every time we are in town. Thankyou for such wonderful food!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JacksonandMarileen
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

The owner Mark is an absolute legend. I had the special (Ridotto de Hongos) it was divine. The restaurant is set in a garden (funny that with the name), with candles at night and has a cosy local feeling - here you can also purchase...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shelly M
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We stopped in for a light breakfast and came out stuffed to the brim! Generous portions with flavorful food that is hard to leave on your plate. The courtyard is lovely - sunny and quaint and offers a peaceful start to your day.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nicole H
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

By far my favorite restaurant in San Marcos and I’ve tried them all. breakfast lunch and dinner are all fantastic. Home made bread makes the shad hula and eggs Benedict. Great private outdoor dining. A true gem.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CarleyM412
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Was really disappointed. Maybe was the problem of off season. The menu was great. The food was not. The proprietor was very nice and means well. There were hairs in our pasta dish. Could be great with a bit of effort.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SharonD_11
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Today we visited the restaurant based on the good reviews that we read. We ordered the soup of the day which was vegetable soup and a mushroom pizza. The soup was tasteless and the pizza Had a cheese that wasnt tasty. I asked the waitress...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

I'm talking pickled beets, freshly made bun and all the best salad options on a tasty veggie patty. Accompanied by a side of mouthwatering baby potatoes that seemed to melt in your mouth this was one vegetarians delight when I called in and had an...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Belinda W
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Go any evening- reservations not necessary but you may have to wait during peak dinner hours 6-8 on weekends
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