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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 good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (121 reviews)
“fish” (57 reviews)
“pasta” (34 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 2 days ago

The upstairs was not open yet for dinner when we arrived so we made a reservation and walked around until we could be seated upstairs. It was worth the wait. It was hot but there was a nice breeze and a good view upstairs. The...More

Thank Tam D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is not easy to find a proper salad in Santa Cruz, but this place has many delicious dishes and salads. I had their quinoa soup that was amazing and coconut fish with the best potatoes ever. The place is not cheap, but not outrageous...More

Thank AisteeHoff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Italian restaurant, quite good compared to most. Midrange price. Good ice cream bar with Gelato. Kids friendly

Thank Tina-SB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here for dinner but the main restaurant eating area was not yet open so we ate in the bar area which is right on the street. Good for people watching but busy with traffic and sometimes truck fumes. Service was very friendly...More

Thank shegaltravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to sit on the porch, have 2 for 1 drinks and have a perfectly good dinner. We went several times as it was close to our hotel and very comfortable. The grilled octopus was delicious.

Thank jfkm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The family shared a starter the ceviche mixto (which we all greatly enjoyed) then my wife and son both had burgers here and they were big and delicious. I had the curried veggie quinoa and it was excellent. Nice views and atmosphere in the ‘tree...More

Thank 15MW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would usually just stop here for dessert, but my daughter decided to try the Lobster in Garlic Sauce and it was very very good. Great burgers (large) and very friendly and accommodating staff.

Thank GWN1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty food, we visited this restaurant twice and has panini's, pasta Bolognese, pizza and was very good. Only small criticism is the waitresses - at times we felt we were an inconvenience to them!!!

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I only went for ice cream and didn't like the service I got at the counter, well I did take some time to decide the flavor of my ice cream but not because of that they had to act so impatient.

Thank galapaguito5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is right on the main drag, Charles Darwin,and looks a lot like a tree house. Plenty of seating. I got a fabulous vanilla shake which hit the spot at the end of a hot day. Got the bourbon bacon burger, one of the...More

Thank Lee L
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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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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
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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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