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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%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (111 reviews)
“bruschetta” (9 reviews)
“fish” (48 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll 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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1 - 10 of 678 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We actually went there twice. First time for after dinner coffee, and the second time for dinner because we wanted hamburgers. This place is always busy, probably because they sell gelato, coffee and pages of cocktails. Also it is on Charles Darwin Street by the...More

Thank Johnmango928
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We had happy hour drinks twice in our brief stay. The mojitos were very good with just the right amount of sugar. The frozen margarita was not the best. The atmosphere and the service were top notch.

Thank 2much2c_10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great location and view. Food is ok with some highlights. The Passionfruit and Tabasco device was fabulous. A bit pricey for what you get. Ok staff but a bit stressed and the staff disappeared twice with our card due to what we later discovered was...More

Thank majormotoko
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great little restaurant with a lovely view across the bay. The food was great and so was the service.

Thank Katrina H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I visited the Galapagos from California. We went there for dinner being in a nice location, which is the only good thing about this place, it is right accross from the ocean so the view is beautiful. We ordered fish and let...More

Thank lauraandpete256
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friends were there for dinner. Good food, nice view of the beach and Santa Cruz port. Dessert was excellent. A lovely place to eat and relax.

Thank Carlos V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great lunch here today. I had the veggie panini and asked for it to be toasted. It was delicious. It came with a small quantity of french fries. Comes with a separate small container of ketchup and mayonnaise, side-by-side. My companion had...More

Thank Sandy5259
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close to our Hotel we found this restaurant, we went for there many time. Staff is very nice, and helpful. The food is good, plenty of choices, from sandwiches, hamburgers, Chicken, Meat, Fish. They also have a nice Ice-cream section

Thank Erwin J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I came here on our last night on Santa Cruz and absolutely loved it. The whole atmosphere is great with the different floors and levels to the island themed décor. The service was a bit slow, but the food made up for...More

Thank Solstice63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty location right at the sea front. Service ladies have been nice and friendly. Apparently they had their inauguration last night becoming "The new 'Il Giardino' ". Food completely overpriced - small portions and no taste. We had a fish dish which was drowning in...More

1  Thank Flo_Giovane
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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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
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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