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Il Giardino

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Via Martina Franca 90, 72014 Cisternino, Italy
+39 080 444 8628
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 00:30
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Thu - Tue 12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 00:30
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Brussels, Belgium
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

You have to try the patatinni erotica as apetizer very nice and we had the best pizza ever nice and quiet too and very froendmy service

Thank Koen D
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

I had dinner on a Saturday night with family and two friends.Three pizzas, two risotto, one ravioli and one bone steak. The pizzas came after 40 minutes. We request some olio picante and salt and pepper. Another 15 minutes to wait.Rissoto is hard to accept as prepared in the Risotto's country. The rest of the food was ok !

Thank Silviu N
Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

we were welcomed in late one evening after a long day out - the kitchen must have been almost closed for the night, but the friendly staff (and owner) made sure we didn't hold back on the order. a very well priced and high quality meal... thank you for the best meal in Cisternino

Thank sprend s
Essex, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

A super resturant with typical Puglian fare, the location (easy parking) friendliness of staff and owner are second to none. We have been to this resturant many times throughout the summer and will continue todo so.

Thank Peter C
Olney, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Excellent meal, recommended by local resident. Top quality food, fish specials, very helpful and attentive staff, good value. Closed on a Monday.

Thank Mike C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

We visited this restaurant twice- once as a takeaway and once sitting in. The food was excellent and very good value. We chose the pasta and fish courses- the fried mixed fish was lovely and the tuna was cooked extremely well. Takeaway pizzas were great too and very good value for money. Service was excellent and they spoke fluent English... More 

Thank Ellie G
Bradford, UK
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

We used to eat at Il Giardino quite often but it closed for a while and re-opened with new owners. We started with antipasti (for two shared between three) and it was excellent - as good as any we have ever eaten. Everything was freshly prepared and dishes included a number of new ones to us such as cheese fondue!... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

Dreadfully slow service, 30 minutes to get a menu! Food very average, what a shame, it used to be so good.

Thank sharonbierer
Ascot, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

Very slick service, excellent English spoken. A lovely terrace and one of the (relatively) few places in Cisternino that serves pizza plus pasta, meat/fish dishes etc. We had the mixed antipasti for two, shared between the four of us - lots of little dishes such as souffle, black rice, anchovies, aubergine, all delicious. The kids took their leftover pizza home... More 

Thank sherman49
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

lovely food , more pricey than than other local restaurants , perhaps catering more for tourist trade

Thank carys186338

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 00:30
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 00:30
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 00:30
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 00:30
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 00:30
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Martina Franca 90, 72014 Cisternino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Brindisi  >  Cisternino
  • Phone Number: +39 080 444 8628

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