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Il Giardino delle Esperidi

Via Goffredo Mameli 1, 37011, Bardolino, Italy
+39 045 621 0477
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Goffredo Mameli 1, 37011, Bardolino, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After eating out in a selection of indistinguishable Bardolino restaurants we discovered Il Giardino and what a pleasant experience it was. The restaurant is decorated in an ersatz olde worlde style but that made for a cosy relaxed atmosphere. The menu was small with only...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming here for years, and it feels like home each time I return. Run by a team of ladies, you are immersed in a wine shop featuring an innovative kitchen with dishes reflecting local ingredients. I love the truffled parmesan appetizer, and basically...More

Thank Smigley
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We didn't quite know what to expect at the place. Everything was a very nice experience, surprise even... Very interesting menu, the wine excellent. Atmosphere very, very charming.

Thank 443inga
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Not your mother's Italian restaurant, but delicious, upscale, modern but not nouveau, northern Italian gourmet,very rationally priced, excellent service. We had park-truffle soufflé, zucchini fish ravioli, char, duck, chestnut mouse, and a bottle of valpollicella for €110. Warm hospitality, gracious service, comfortable seating, excellent food....More

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This little restaurant has a personality all of its own. The staff all wear lovely aprons and are really helpful and informative. Two of us were gluten free, they checked out thoroughly with the kitchen and advised on dishes we could eat. They even had...More

Thank Geraldine288
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best place in Bardolino. Very interesting wine list: valpicello Ernesto Ruffo! Good food, friendly staff

Thank Viacheslav L
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Nice gastro restaurant. The menu list is short, but the quality of dishes are high. The wine list is interesting and long, but it does not focus on local producers from Valpolichela. Of course they have them on the list but in the same numbers...More

Thank Goblin_Lukaviy
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Without a doubt the best meal of our holiday. The staff warmly welcomed is to a cosy table where despite the short list of menu choices we were delighted by 3 courses of delicious culinary masterpieces. The wines were amazing with any foodie well catered...More

Thank Solo_Beckett
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

During our 5 day trip to Bardolino we ate in different restaurants every night. On each occasion, prior to tonight, we were presented with a plastic costed booklet with every touristy Italian dish known to man. All ok but unremarkable. However the food at Il...More

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Go to this restaurant to find some excellent food that is different from the usual Bardolino fare. You could spend a lot of money here, particularly if you explore the amazing wine list, but you don't have to. However you'll probably need two courses as...More

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Gilbert G
Are you open on Mondays? Do we need reservations for lunch?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Goffredo Mameli 1, 37011, Bardolino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Verona  >  Bardolino
  • Phone Number: +39 045 621 0477
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