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Il Giardino

Charles Darwin y Charles Binford, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 5-252-6627
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (109 reviews)
“bruschetta” (10 reviews)
“gelato” (25 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:30All hours
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 via mobile

The food tastes bad, the prices are a rip off and the service is ridiculous! If you plan to go there, don't!!! It's not worth it...

Thank EliPhillipp
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We had happy hour drinks twice in our brief stay. The mojitos were very good with just the right amount of sugar. The frozen margarita was not the best. The atmosphere and the service were top notch.

Thank 2much2c_10
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A lovely restaurant right near the fish market. A choice of places to sit, in and out of the sun, upstairs and down. Especially good having a non smoking area. Vast menu, we ate here a couple of tims and everything was beautifully served and...More

Thank gbuttel1
Reviewed 5 days ago

With so many places to stop for food and drinks, we chose this place because we were greeted warmly while passing by AND they had a rooftop deck overlooking the water. Service was a bit slow but the appetizers and drinks were good.

Thank TimeTraveler0123_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for dinner. Great burger and attention. Place looks impecable and there's also ice cream.

Thank Sebastian C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our large group had a great seating area in this really beautiful setting. The architecture of the restaurant and bar is really novel, ie not like anything I have seen anywhere, especially a small beach community. The menus were oddly beautiful and extensive. Clearly some...More

Thank gulf-to-gulf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's difficult to decide on a rating because the food was fine as was the ambiance, but the service was very slow. We came for breakfast and really liked the look of the place. It's composed of a series of decks on different levels and...More

Thank Asummer7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Actually came here twice. First night was fairly good . Excellent waiter Daniel was very helpful and food was fairly good . Tonight a different story . My friends fish was definitely off and when I mentioned it the waiter gave a glaring look so...More

Thank peter D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went there the first day and had the seafood pasta. Prices are high just like anywhere in the street, wifi is as good as anywhere. Food was terrible

Thank Tal B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happened upon this restaurant while looking at recommendations. As we entered the restaurant, we were initially going to be seated near the front of the restaurant where we'd be able to people watch; however, we were rather quickly redirected by the wait-staff’s boss upstairs to...More

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20 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
15 June 2016|
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Response from novagarde | Reviewed this property |
As I recall they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
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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