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“Real Virginia Beach”

Il Giardino Ristorante
Ranked #25 of 1,615 Restaurants in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real Virginia Beach restaurant family-owned been here a long time right. We both had veal Parmesan it was excellent we also had a homemade mozzarella cheese appetizer which was outstanding. What made the evening fantastic was our waiter Jory. Jory know the menu knew how everything were made and was just so attentive and pleasant, all waiters should be trained by Jory.

Thank Richard D
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

Food, service, ambiance were excellent. The pasta was cooked the correct Italian way, "al dente." The creamy tomato sauce complemented and blended perfectly with the other ingredients (peas and prosciutto) and the "frutta di mare" was as good as I have ever eaten!
Our server was a real "pro" who knew just when to serve the courses and ask questions without being intrusive and, btw, the ambiance almost transported you to a real Italian giardino!

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Thank Dino R
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Great service from the moment walked in. The wait staff seems to be there with whatever we needed at just the right time The food was excellent.

1  Thank closeyourfingers
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Have eaten here many times over many years and in most cases I would rate the experience a 5 but they were off a little the night we were there. They tried to make up for it with extra large portions of food but the food was not prepared correctly in the first place and having to wait for it to be redone kinda spoiled everything for my son. However, my wife and my food was done correctly the first time and it was delicious. In season or on the weekend definitely make a reservation and the food is a little pricey but not terrible.

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2  Thank Ted E
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

we came here to carbo-load before running the va half marathon. the restaurant was packed with a waiting list so i would recommend getting a reservation if you plan on coming. we were able to get seats at the bar which was great. they had a limited menu because of all the people in town for the weekend but it was still a ton of choices. we elected to have the penne pasta with broccoli in chicken stock and a chicken dish with peas and mushrooms. both were very good. we were also happy that salads were included.

the restaurant is very romantic with mood lighting and there was a great musician playing the violin and piano. service was decent and the prices weren't too bad. and other diners were very friendly. i would definitely return if in the area.

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Thank kel400
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