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Giardino - by Russo's on the Bay

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4437 Douglaston Pkwy, Douglaston, NY 11363-1818 (Northern Boulevard)
+1 718-428-1090
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant itself had a very outdated / typical Italian restaurant theme. The food was alright, but the sangria was amazing. Good dinner but wouldn't chomp at the bit to go again.

Thank sfried489
Astoria, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We had a superb dining experience at this restaurant.The food,staff and ambience were outstanding.A person in our party had recent knee surgery and had difficulty getting in and out of the chair at our table.When the manager,Joe C.,saw this he had a chair from his office brought out to the table which did the trick.Everyone raved about the food they... More 

Thank Jim and Sue B
Great Neck, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We had very good service from the time we entered the restaurant until we finished. On the whole, the food was very good. The Chicken Scarpariello was excellent, the Pork Chop was very good, but my wife was disappointed by the Chicken Marsala.

Thank amrose11
Level Contributor
78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Had dinner at this long time favorite of mine. The stuffed artichoke (special) was fabulous and the brick oven pizza is incredible. All of the dishes are authentic and the staff is very helpful and accomodating. Try it....you'll like it.

Thank Barbara A
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Tired of baked ziti as the only Italian Food? Try Giardino in Douglaston, New York. Clean, quiet and great service. There is a full bar as well. Delicious! Good place for business or family.

Thank JunePaley
New York City, New York
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100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

If you're in the mood for fine dining, step into Giardino. The main dining room is sure to please. Bright, airy, sumptuous food, charming service. Reservations recommended.

Thank tjcnewyork
Whitestone, New York
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74 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

My wife took me to the restaurant to celebrate Father's Day for the entree we ordered the calamari was excellent and Giordano's salad which is very good for the entrée my wife ordered mushroom risotto over Chilean sea bass it was excellent only one problem a word of advice when they give you the specials on the menu be smart... More 

Thank ranallict
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

It's cool to introduce someone to a place that they haven't been, with great food and service. It's way too easy to choose something based on its marketing budget. I was introduced to Giardino by Joselin from work. It was great and since I had never heard of it, her stature as a restaurant selection savant rose in my mind.... More 

Thank jim19034
New York City, New York
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227 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Came here on Sunday with some friends for the first time and our meals were delicious! Our waiter was great friendly and he took the time to explain our dishes when asked. There is plenty of seating however you need to make reservations if you are going on a weekend - do not just show up because you may not... More 

Thank Pat d
New York City, New York
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113 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Friday night dinner was very good. It was expensive but not any more than any other restaurant in town. Also had leftovers, so dinners are definitely generous.

Thank JetSetter922

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4437 Douglaston Pkwy, Douglaston, NY 11363-1818
    (Northern Boulevard)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Douglaston
  • Phone Number: +1 718-428-1090

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?