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Il Giardino

Central san Marcos | On main path from dock, San Marcos La Laguna 07016, Guatemala
+502 4902 5915
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“eggs florentine” (11 reviews)
“veggie burger” (23 reviews)
“bruschetta” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Central san Marcos | On main path from dock, San Marcos La Laguna 07016, Guatemala
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was the first place we ate in San Marcos after we arrived, and we kept coming back. We've eaten breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Il Giardino and have always been happy. Their gluten-free bread is delicious, and their beet hummus made a temporary believer...More

Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is my favorite restaurant in San Marcos- AMAZING food, I had the veggies burger and it might be my favorite one I've ever had. AMAZING service with dedicated employees, I was served by Raquel who was very "amable" and helpful. and AMAZING vibes in...More

Thank annecelinejm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to find I’ll Giardino on the first of our six days here, and we have made it our base, I just wish we could try everything on the menu. Everything has been ultra fresh, with generous helpings, cooked superbly and presented with...More

Thank MummyChristine
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

After having tested most of the restaurants in San Marco (at least those open over the new year’s eve period) I can confidently say that this restaurant is the best in town. Ran by a handful of locals + a very nice Englishman from Liverpool,...More

Thank MrsTruffleDog
Reviewed 1 January 2018

The food was very tasty, the atmosphere in this hidden garden great and the value for money good. The service was a little overwhelmed while the restaurant was full, but always friendly.

Thank Veronika K
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This hidden backyard restaurant in San Marcos is a delight to discover. When leaving the busy main path and entering this refuge I found the tranquility San Marcos promised. Good food, friendly service, good value and a most pleasant setting.

Thank Tim R
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

My friends and I seem to live in Il Giardino for breakfast and at least lunch or dinner most days.. as do most of the town - this place is beautiful, delicious food, great atmosphere and perfect for breakfast or main meals. It’s also great...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I honestly have never tasted anything better in my entire life. Have been in San Marcos for three days.. have eaten three veggie burgers.

Thank jimborogo
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Its 99% vegetarian - opens at 7am - everything is cooked from scratch and everything I ordered was excellent / its very quiet and has a relaxed atmosphere / it’s set in a beautiful garden and the service is outstanding

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Nice little place with a great menu for vegetarians, vegans and those that can't have gluten. My boyfriend had the tuna and said that it was good. I ate the veggie burger on gluten free bread and enjoyed it. Service is good.

Thank Mindy G
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20 January 2017|
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Response from omalley62 | Reviewed this property |
Go any evening- reservations not necessary but you may have to wait during peak dinner hours 6-8 on weekends
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Central san Marcos | On main path from dock, San Marcos La Laguna 07016, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  San Marcos La Laguna
  • Phone Number: +502 4902 5915
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