Il Giardino Ristorante Italiano is a culinary gem nestled downtown, where the aroma of Sicilian cuisine fills the air and tantalizes the taste buds. With its warm and inviting ambiance, this charming restaurant is a haven for food lovers seeking an authentic Italian dining experience.
At the helm of Il Giardino are the talented owners Teresa and Rosario. Their passion for Sicilian cuisine is evident in every dish that comes out of their kitchen. Drawing inspiration from their homeland, they have crafted a menu that showcases the rich flavors and vibrant colors of Sicily.
For dinner, Il Giardino offers you a great variety of second courses and salads, left with wonderful and traditional and hand-made dishes, Lasagna and Ravioli produced by chef Teresa made them and the very famous pasta alla Norma Sicilian dish which was dedicated to the very famous work of Bellini.
Start your culinary journey with traditional antipasti, featuring delicacies like arancini, bruschetta, and caponata. For the main course, you’ll find a delightful selection of pasta dishes, such as homemade ravioli filled with ricotta and spinach, tossed in a rich tomato and basil sauce. Menu
Seafood lovers can indulge in fresh catches of the day, prepared with a Sicilian twist and served with sides of sautéed vegetables. One of the highlights of Il Giardino is the popular crispy and tasty baked sea bass in fresh lemon sauce. Or try the Valdostana chicken cutlet encrusted in breadcrumbs and served with a red sauce.
To end your meal on a sweet note, don’t miss out on their decadent desserts. They offer a different dessert menu every week. Favorites a the Sicilian Cassata homemade tiramisu or the cannoli with ricotta cream.
Beyond the exquisite cuisine, the warm hospitality of Teresa and Rosario truly sets Il Giardino apart. They greet guests with genuine smiles and ensure that every dining experience is unforgettable. Their passion for sharing the flavors of their heritage is evident in every meticulously prepared dish and attentive service.
Whether you’re seeking a romantic dinner for two or celebrating a special occasion with friends and family, Il Giardino Ristorante promises an authentic and memorable dining experience. Prepare to be transported to the picturesque hills of Sicily as you savor the exquisite flavors and embrace the true essence of Italian hospitality.
Open 5:30 – 9 pm.
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