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“Relaxed atmosphere lovely outdoor setting and great food!”
Review of Il Giardino

Il Giardino
Ranked #19 of 83 Restaurants in Cisternino
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Relaxed atmosphere lovely outdoor setting and great food!”
Reviewed July 27, 2012

Don't be put off by the plastic chairs outside - the food more than makes up for it. I had a simple salad of avocado, shrimp, and vegetables and appetizer of mozzarella, zucchini and tomato that were perfect in every way. Lots of veg options on the menu and many authentic Puglia dishes - my friends had the pizza - lovely thin crust! And fresh toppings! You don't always get that....I wanted to try a real main but it was too late for us. And did I mention the large parking area out front? A boon in a small southern village with many cars and not enough places!

  • Visited June 2012
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
Reviewed June 17, 2012

Excellent food in an elegant restaurant. Whether for a full meal or a pizza this restaurant is excellent

  • Visited June 2012
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Bradford, UK
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“It doesn't get better than this!”
Reviewed April 30, 2012

We have eaten at Il Giardino regularly over the past 6 years and we have always been delighted by the food, the wine and especially the welcome and the service. Popular with locals as well as "foreigners", the menu is extensive and the ingredients are always fresh. I tend to order pizza as it is absolutely the best (in the whole of Italy?) but so is everything else - the antipasti della casa is superb. The menu continues to evolve making the most of seasonal produce and traditional dishes. This is authentic cookery at its best. Good for vegetarians too (a rarity in Italy).

  • Visited April 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food, even better wine.”
Reviewed March 15, 2010

Great food, even better wine.

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