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Il Giardino

Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-6627
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (121 reviews)
“fish” (59 reviews)
“pasta” (34 reviews)
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08:00 - 23:30 Hours
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 1 week ago via mobile

Eaten here twice now, happy hour is all day, 2x1 drinks (Mojito, Caipirinha & Cubre Libre) They free pour their alcohol so they are a good drink! The bourbon chicken is really good & moist (it is a thigh / leg) with deep fried potatoes...More

Thank SydneyBristow47
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food (accompanied with incredible sauces) and wonderful service. The staff was vey accommodating with special orders.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A totally unpleasant experience. We went in because of a sign outside for garlic shrimp. When my husband ordered it the waitress acted like she had never heard of the dish and he had to pick something else. I asked for a milk shake and...More

Thank Lovevacationingalot
Reviewed 14 August 2018

we ate here a couple of times during our stay and were not disappointed the food was good and service was excellent.

Thank Steviec55
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This place is central with a nice atmosphere but unfortunately found it to be a tourist trap. We ordered a seafood platter with lobster for two and the lobster with pasta. What we got were two dishes void of any lobster despite it clearly being...More

2  Thank Silvano T
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Saw the reviews and decided to stop by for happy hour and an early dinner. They were out of the seafood ravioli so I had the Sweet passion (grilled fish with sweet sauce). In order of importance, the caipirinha was delicious. Drinking on an empty...More

Thank Noelle819
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I visited after a long day trip. The sandwich was okay I didn’t like the fries. They didn’t seem like they were cooked all the way. The service was excruciating slow. I tried to pay at the bar but was told to go back to...More

Thank Manda G
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We were here during lobster season. Enjoyed two of the biggest lobsters ever experienced by us. Service and food were good , and I would hope to get a chance someday again to enjoy. Especially during lobster season! Also the view from porch table is...More

Thank george60898
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

we came to nbn the restaurant loonking at the menu and was promissing. we ordered fried diffrent seafood and fish, quinoa soup ,teriyaki tunna lemonadeand coconut drink. from all the above only the coconut was ok as per my wife. all the rest was tasteless...More

Thank LiveToTravel2Gtr
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is located right across the fish market and near the downtown area of Puerto Ayara city of the Santa Crus Island. The restaurant is quite large with many tables spread into two split levels. The foods, drinks and service are quite good. We...More

Thank hvu2000
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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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  • Food
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Average prices
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
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
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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