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Il Giardino

Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-6627
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (114 reviews)
“fish” (49 reviews)
“pasta” (32 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 via mobile

Don’t expect haute cuisine but American style food that’s rich in calories yet tasty and reliable. I hate this style of food yet I came back twice just cos I knew what to expect. The burgers are recommended.

Thank Werner D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a delicious lunch here. The menu offered a wide variety of options to appeal to everyone at very good prices for a resort area. The lemonade was fabulous, freshly squeezed! Restrooms were immaculate. The overall decor was very pleasant.

Thank Condocat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful looking restaurant with a beautiful view. Watch people pass by or the iguanas walk along the pavement !! The food is ok but both drinks and food are on the expensive side. We found the same food and drinks much cheaper elsewhere on...More

Thank apayingcustomer27
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Il Giardino every single day of the three weeks I was in Puerto Ayora... they serve amazing ice-cream sundaes. Actually, the entire menu is pretty spectacular and the place is in the perfect location for people watching and wildlife spotting (yes, iguanas just...More

Thank Woretemoeteyenner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place to eat and not to expensive to be located en Galapagos, great meat, have vegetarian options too and great desserts.

Thank erikambfco
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to enjoy your meal or drink with a view. The ice-cream selection is great, too, maybe the best ice-cream in town.

Thank DiverPaivi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch twice good sandwiches and burgers for lunch. Good central location right near the fish market. Good prompt service

Thank Kimberly Ann J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here a few times. Immense menu. Everything is sort of OK but not great. Good ice cream though. Juice is yummy. As far as the popular restaurants on the main drag, we preferred La Garrapata.

Thank Skigirl874
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place caters towards (foreign) tourists, and as such the menu is mostly overpriced and quality is inconsistent - my lobster was a bit dry but edible, tuna dishes were overlooked, but chicken dish was very tasty. Great freshly squeezed juices. We also got a...More

Thank rtwfun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was OK. We were happy they filled up our water bottles for us. The pasta bolognese was OK and the burger was OK. View is pretty, but only if you want to sit with smoking people.

Thank Sashur H
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21 May 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
16 June 2016|
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Response from novagarde | Reviewed this property |
As I recall they do.
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Restaurant Details

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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
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08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
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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