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Restaurant • Fine Dining

Il Giardino del Gusto

Restaurant Il Giardino del Gusto

In the picturesque town of Ventimiglia, in the Liguria region of northwestern Italy, lies restaurant Il Giardino del Gusto. Although not exactly on the seafront, this restaurant is still definitely worth a visit.

Il Giardino del Gusto

Ventimiglia (IM), Italy
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Emanuele Donalisio

Emanuele Donalisio
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Having grown up in Piedmont surrounded by gardens and undergrowth, good food played a crucial role to chef Emanuele Donalisio. His love for fine cuisine started at home, inspired by his family. Curiosity prompted him to learn more about culinary arts after studying. He started his career in Parini, then around the world, to eventually land back in Italy and utilize all his inspiration. To express his own distinctive cooking style, Emanuele blends tradition with international flavours.

Modern Italian cuisine

Local ingredients

Fresh seafood

Restaurant Il Giardino del Gusto

Here, the excellent owner and chef, Emanuele Donalisio, who has had years of experience to perfect his culinary techniques will amaze your palate with his contemporary Italian cuisine. 

Il Giardino del Gusto’s cuisine

Chef Emanuele Donalisio created a high-end kitchen at Il Giardino del Gusto restaurant, with a lot of details and fine flavour. It starts with the use of fresh vegetables and fruits that are bought directly from the nearby market or from local farmers.  With an abundance of fresh seafood and award-winning local meat, the kitchen team conjures up a wide array of dishes with great aesthetics and taste.  Diners can choose from the à la carte menu, or opt for a special tasting menu with all the chef’s favourites. Each dish can be perfectly paired with an excellent glass of wine from the extensive wine list, to complete your gastronomic experience at this lovely inn.

Ventimiglia surroundings

Restaurant Il Giardino del Gusto is situated Ventimiglia, a picturesque Italian coastal town between Liguria and the Côte d'Azur. Ventimiglia draws visitors from near and far who come to explore the architecture and arts the town has to offer. Its ideal location, mild climate and beautiful beaches make it a popular tourist destination.



Il Giardino del Gusto Piazza XX Settembre 6c 18039 Ventimiglia (IM) Italy


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Opening times

Tuesday 19:45 - 22:00
Wednesday 12:30 - 14:30 19:45 - 22:00
Thursday 12:30 - 14:30 19:45 - 22:00
Friday 12:30 - 14:30 19:45 - 22:00
Saturday 12:30 - 14:30 19:45 - 22:00
Sunday 12:30 - 14:30 19:45 - 22:00

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