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Il Giardino del Gusto

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Piazza Venti Settembre 6C, 18039 Ventimiglia, Italy
+39 0184 189 2988
12:00 - 15:00
19:45 - 22:30
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:45 - 22:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I usually spend one month a year in Liguria and it's impossible for me do not go one time to 'Il Giardino del Gusto'. Best quality of dishes,excellent service and great ambiance. Not expensive if it thinks you get the same quality of dishes in a star Michelin restaurant for much more money. Chefs Emanuele is one of the best... More 

4 Thank Marco B
Oberursel (Taunus), Germany
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Top! We had Gambettas di San Remo as Anti Pasti, which were served with thin sliced zucchini, a fluffy basilic mousse. Very well done and delicious! You can also have them raw which we had for taste. For main course we had Chicken and Lamb. With it a italien red wine from Barbaresco. the food was fresh with a deep... More 

4 Thank lousanoff
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the Restaurant during our holidays in the Ventimiglia area together with our two girls. We were presented with an excellent variation of fish and seafood paired with regional and other Italian wines matching each of the 6 courses perfectly! Our girls each enjoyed an individually prepared dish, one Pasta, one Veal, before the chocolate, banana and whipped cream... More 

4 Thank Karsten B
Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Together with my partner, I had dinner in this small very modern and well decorated restaurant in Ventimiglia. We went from surprise to surprise when we took the Chef's menu for €42 pp. The fish was so fresh it melted on the tongue. The pasta with lobster was unbelievable and the main course was another delicious fish dish. We asked... More 

4 Thank Charly_CH
New York City, New York
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

The last meal here was so good, I couldn't wait to go back. It was equally extraordinary. We ordered the menu degustazione, which is a surprise menu in which your likes and dislikes are discussed first. Our antipasto was a foie gras with strawberries and cocoa in a delicious sauce. The primo was pearled barley with mussels and cooked seaweed.... More 

4 Thank ellie1819
Nice, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

When you choose the three or four courses menu, the chef cooks at his choice,and you discover fantastic,delicious and unusual combinations of tastes,all well balanced. Kind and attentive service,at our request we were offered three types of extravirgin olive oils to taste. Nice and chic atmosphere. A great chef!

2 Thank Paola P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

All 3 courses were delicious and original. Some very unusual but excellent combinations. Not what I think of as typically Italian - possibly because the chef has worked in several countries - but the best meal we've had in a long time. Certainly has to be the best restaurant in Ventimiglia. Aperos and first courses a little overpriced but the... More 

3 Thank Linda D
Olivetta, Liguria, Italy
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

Very attentive service and dishes beyond our expectations. Our first visit a few years ago was a great experience. We didn't expect the same quality this time, but they really surprised us. We gave the chef free hands and he delivered even more interesting combinations this time. We'll be back!

5 Thank Susanne R
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We w'ere in Ventigmelia for more than 10 days and was maybe once we got good food there! But this resturant tottaly diffr level . They have more options ..children can choos en can change also if st they don't like! Even my kids want take chef with them home : ) Food very good en chef very kinde ,whitres... More 

4 Thank Sadi R
Leuven, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely evening and enjoyed a dinner at michelin star level but with a 3 course menu costing 35 euro. Its worth searching for this hidden gem and doing a detour

4 Thank Tom V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 37 - USD 1,065
Seafood, Contemporary, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:45 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:45 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:45 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:45 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:45 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:45 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Venti Settembre 6C, 18039 Ventimiglia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Ventimiglia
  • Phone Number: +39 0184 189 2988

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