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Gardino Fresco

$$ - $$$Italian, ,
51 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5916
+1 408-354-8788
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (6 reviews)
“italian food” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
51 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5916
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

If you like steak, pasta, seafood, or just want to sit at the bar and enjoy some fine wines or a cocktail while watching your fave team, Gardinos is a hoppin' Place. Busy every night of the week! That means always open! The thing Id...More

Thank Brad B
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Great atmosphere. Enjoyed the Godfather movie pics on the wall. Had the spaghetti and meatballs with a little Chianti. It was excellent. Service was a little off but not bad. Otherwise I'd have given 5 stars. Would definitely do it again.

Thank Mike9922
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Gardinos was recomended to us very highly. The Chicken Carbonara was excellent. The prices were very reasonable. This review would be a a 4 star, but for the fact we did feel rushed and pressuried into finishing our meals and settling up. My empty plate...More

Thank M31987
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Good food in a kind of sports bar environment. Reasonable prices and large servings. It was a busy Friday night and yet the service was good.

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 26 June 2016

If you want low-key, basic food prepared pretty well, you would like this place. Service is pretty good, not great.

Thank G95030
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Watched the chef make the alfredo sauce for my Fettuccini dell'Oceano. It was truly amazing how much effort and time he took to make the sauce from scratch. I watched as he added flour, wine, olive oil, etc. while the sauce was boiling in a...More

Thank donwolf20
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I have enjoyed the chicken masala with steam veggies and pasta various times. The bar is really cool with a color changing ice-luge to keep your beer chilled. Friendly staff and the owner Pete are very welcoming.

Thank raineterno
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Centrally located in LG this is one of the best bars for a 30+ crowd and they serve food later than almost anyone in LG. Pete the owner is kind and outgoing and give this place a welcoming neighborhood bar feel. Beautiful bartenders and good...More

Thank Chad H
Reviewed 15 February 2016

food and service are so-so, but the bar is fun. They have an icy topped bar to keep your drinks cold. I like the sliders okay. Friend and I went for lunch once and waited 40 minutes for food as the cook had just wandered...More

Thank tlb91
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

We dined at Gardino recently and thoroughly enjoyed the Italian food and busy nature of the cafe! The only let down was our waiter wasn't the most friendly which is quite unusual in Los Gatos as in general service has been great at Cafes &...More

Thank Phil H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Italian, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
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Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5916
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: +1 408-354-8788
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