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Il Giardino

Beachfront, 100 mt East from Pubblic Pier | Beach Front Wooden Terrace with Tables and Umbrellas, Puerto Jimenez 60702, Costa Rica
+506 2735 5129
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“ravioli” (16 reviews)
“fish” (15 reviews)
“pizza” (29 reviews)
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7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Seafood, International, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Beachfront, 100 mt East from Pubblic Pier | Beach Front Wooden Terrace with Tables and Umbrellas, Puerto Jimenez 60702, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All the ingredients are sources locally and the freshness shows. Had the spaghetti w shrimp upon recommendation and was delightful. Meat sauce ravioli and pasta primavera were so good. The salad bandiera was a great starter and the concha (clams,mussels) appetizer wasnt out of the...More

Thank chris s
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

My daughter was happy with her meal and I was very happy too! Wine was the best I’ve got here too! The best place to eat so far :)

Thank Annie L
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We had eaten here before and went again while visiting with some friends from Mexico. We had a great time sharing cold drinks overlooking the ocean and eating 5 large pizzas. The pizza was absolutely amazing! I think they make all the ingredients by hand....More

Thank C0staRicaTraveler
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Lovely food and great views! We went back couple of time because it was a great place to have a drink by the beach. The coconut juice was amazing!

Thank Nelly_F5
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

You might die waiting for service or food. However... if you are patient/not in a hurry it is worth your time. We had a breakfast and a dinner here. Food was very good. Great people and dog watching. Tables inside or beachside. Convenient to public...More

Thank Boccemon
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch mainly for the great location looking out over the bay! The waitress was lovely and that is always an advantage. We both ordered the fish with garlic which was well cooked with roasted vegetables. My starter was the slightly odd...More

Thank marinersaz
Reviewed February 25, 2018

My wife and I ordered a red snapper for the two of us for dinner last February 8, and it was the best fish we had in a long time. It was perfectly cooked on their BBQ, and it was very tasty. We would definitely...More

Thank Jean-François B
Reviewed February 18, 2018

We had been staying at Iguana Lodge and loving the food there but felt like a trip out one night to try this place. The setting is very attractive and the tables nicely laid out and inviting. The food though, when it arrived, was barely...More

Thank Villa V
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Restaurant sells delicious breakfasts, with tables overlooking the bay. The room in the hotel felt a bit stuffy as window opened onto mangrove. Staff were friendly.

Thank emma1s
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Nice outdoor seating with good views. The pizza was delicious, but the seafood soup and octopus salad were just OK. Prices were reasonable, but maybe slightly higher than other places in the area.

Thank Tommy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beachfront, 100 mt East from Pubblic Pier | Beach Front Wooden Terrace with Tables and Umbrellas, Puerto Jimenez 60702, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Osa Peninsula  >  Puerto Jimenez
  • Phone Number: +506 2735 5129
  • E-mail
Located on the Ocean drive Beach, we have some tables just on the water, for a scenic sunset dinner with candlelight and Soft Eclectic Music. it is more than 14 years that Il GIardino is rising the bar of the quality of Food, Service and Ambient, establishing the comparative mark for local and not local restaurant. This Year we started serving, first in town ever, GRILLED WHOLE FISH AND ITALIAN STYLE " FIORENTINA " STEAK, obtaining great appreciation from our Guests. We try to use, the most is possible, local products for our plates, and we, as always, produce our homemade Pasta and Bread, being, again, the only one in this. We utilize only Local Farmer Meat, that we season following the Old Italian Tradition from Toscana and Piemonte, and we prepare it on the Grill, just in front of our Guests. Our BANANA-BOMBA dessert is an unique creation of us, and somebody says that "...it is the Tiramisu' of future!!" The Fresh Fruit drinks we prepare and the Cocktails are always made with fresh fruit and no prefabricated mix are involved in them. We are the Culinary experience you are looking for in the OSA!!
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