Il Giardino

Cuisine: European, Italian

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In the southernmost corner of Costa Rica in the postcard perfect region known as the Osa Peninsula, lies Il Giardino, the first, and many agree, the best, Italian restaurant in Puerto Jimenez, owned...  Read More


  • Family Friendly, Homestyle, Outdoor Dining, Italian, Seafood: "Il Giardino has an impressive collection of Boruca masks on display, showcasing the art and craftsmanship of the local indigenous people, who were the original Costa Ricans of the Osa Peninsula."
  • Best for Family Friendly Because: Family Italian recipes are served family style in this restaurant by the beach.
  • Best for Homestyle Because: Authentic Italian family recipes are made from scratch and top secret.
  • Best for Outdoor Dining Because: Sitting outside enjoying the ocean view only enhances the flavors of the Italian cuisine.
  • Best for Italian Because: Pasta from scratch and secret Italian family recipes are highlights here.
  • Best for Seafood Because: Daily catch-of-the-day seafood specials are something to look forward to.

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