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Il Giardino Romano

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rue de Saint-Jean 30A, Geneva 1203, Switzerland
+41 22 340 26 27
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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Dinner with a friend. Very well received and the restaurant is adapted for persons with mobility problems. The veggies pizzas were delicious and salads fresh. The pastry a little wet but all round the food was great. A little proxy for the area though it's not the high streets! On the downside the service was too much in our face... More 

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Oxford
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Service was pretty prompt and very friendly. A couple of us had intended ordering pizza but were put off when a complimentary small pizza was offered while we perused the menu - it was limp and tasteless. Main dishes were mixed - boeuf tartare was very nice, but a couple of the speciality truffle dishes were a let down -... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I have coeliac disease and was grateful to be able to order gluten free pizza. Very nice atmosphere and excellent service. You pay Geneva prices but that's to be expected.

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Rome, Italy
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

We've been customers of Il Giardino Romano for a while now. The food is always excellent, very well prepared (as in a gastronomic restaurant), and the pizzas are delicious. Service is polite and over the top. The owner, Stefano Fanari, is very nice and has always some good specialties from Sardinia, his region of origin, to suggest you. Classy, clean,... More 

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Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, France
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

I found it amazing that it took some time to get waited on. Finally when waited on, the waiter was kind. I wasn't that impressed with the food however. It's not a place I would frequent as a man who enjoys different dining experiences.

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Thank PGTStJul
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went here after finding it on a Google search for Gluten Free Restaurants whilst in Geneva. I have celiac diease so have to be Gluten Free. I had the best Gluten Free Pizza I have ever had and that includes my 4 years living in the USA and my home Country of England. The staff were... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

We decided to try another Italian restaurant in the area of St. Jean but unfortunately we won't come back. Here is why: Service The waiter was not friendly and it took, believe it or not, 15min until we were asked if we would like to drink something. That's a no-go, especially in summer. Food Best average. I ordered a calzone... More 

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Thank Patrick F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at il Giardino with our family including our gluten- and dairy-free son. Everyone was helpful and let us know exactly what would work for our son and what would not. His gluten-free pizza will be a highlight of his trip. The fried stuffed zucchini flowers, fresh truffle pizza, and seafood pasta were all fabulous as... More 

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Abu Dhabi
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127 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

I had a marvelous truffle tagliatelle at this out wonderful and unassuming restaurant. The pasta was cooked to perfection and then heaped, table side, with a generous portion of white truffles. Simple, elegant and very tasty.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013

I love this restaurant. The owner is very hospitable and carrying. The food is delicious. Now they have a new chef, he's making fantastic pizza! And I advice to go there now for truffle season dishes. The tagliolini with white truffles is the best!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33 - US$111
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de Saint-Jean 30A, Geneva 1203, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 340 26 27

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?