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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 good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (112 reviews)
“bruschetta” (9 reviews)
“fish” (49 reviews)
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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 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant more than once because they serve delicious meals. It is very nice to sit in this open restaurant with nice view. The service is great.

Thank fwlp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located across the street from the fish market, this restaurant has very fresh local sea food, very good service and atmosphere. Try any of the seafood Equidorian encancato style (coconut sauce). You'll love it!

Thank dickmetz20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here about 3 times during our stay in Galapagos. The happy hour specials are great(2x1) and the food was pretty good. The menu was big so lots of options if don't want to commit to a certain type of food. Food came out quick...More

Thank KC L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here to try a cocktail....ended up having dinner. Staff were fabulous and very helpful. Lovely dinner. Definitely recommend a stop if here on Santa cruz

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service! Try the plantain, guacamole and grilled shrimp appetizer. It is delicious. Prices are reasonable and right across from the water.

1  Thank danidollnj
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyable evening meal with 3 couples. We all had one of the two for one local drinks and then ordered seafood from area and the lobster was good. I actually prefer cold water lobster but had to try the warm water one.

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Very good place for breakfast and Ice Cream. Get the pancakes they where very good! Ice cream is good as well after a day of activities.

Thank CRbueno
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Wonderful restaurant. Staff were proficient in English and we were treated to live Andean music. Food looked and tasted great. We were a group of 19. It took a little longer to prepare our dishes and as a result restaurant provided complimentary calamari appetizers and...More

Thank Ravesh L
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Our group of 20 visited for dinner. The ambiance is simple yet very nice. The staff were helpful and very friendly. The restaurant was bustling with activities and you could see the staff pulling out all stops to ensure the guests were happy. Whilst our...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Great food! My husband was sooo happy that they accommodated his breakfast craving during dinner time. He had what he called “the best pancakes on the island”! Make sure to ask for Jannio, the best!

Thank Christina M
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21 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
16 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
USD 20
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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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