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Giardino D'Oro
Giardino D'Oro

Giardino D'Oro Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.giardinodoro.com/index.html
  • Email: info@giardinodoro.com
  • Phone: (212) 514-6400
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm

    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: Open for private parties
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Btw Maiden Lane and Platt Street
  • Parking: No
A word from Giardino D'Oro
Nestled away on winding Gold Street in Manhattan's venerable Financial District, Giardino D'Oro is indeed a golden garden as its name translates. All that is charming about Italy comes to life as co-owners Benny Jakupaj and Nick Vuli welcome even newcomers with open arms. At Giardino D'Oro, food is indeed art with the fine Italian cuisine replete with antipasti, fresh rolled pastas, exquisite meat and seafood dishes, mouth-watering desserts, and an extensive wine list. Attentive yet discreet service in an intimate setting with strains of Sinatra softly crooning in the background set the scene for power lunches as well as romance.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "This restaurant is terrific. They have an extensive menu and also offer excellent specials. I've been to this restaurant many time and have left extremely satisfied every time. Everything is made fresh and they have a great selection of wines also. As good as the food and the wine is, the hospitality and service really make this place special. An absolute gem in the Fi-Di district."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Saturday not their busiest day. Pleasant wait staff. dinner uncrushed. food hot and tasty. Wine good (big markup). One loud (polite) patron at an adjacent table was the only negative. we had seven in party 2 young people 8 yrs and 13 yrs waiter very helpful with them."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "I went for lunch and got the Mozzerella Milanese and Rigatoni Ametriciana and both were really good, but I've had better. The person I was with had the pasta Carbonara and felt the same way. We both ate every last bite so it must have been good. The explanation for Pasta Carbonara said only"done the right way", which I thought great. I'd definitely go back"
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "The restaurant was in a great location in the financial district. I did ask for olive oil for the bread which never came but I only asked once. Otherwise the service was great! Everyone was friendly and the food was fantastic! Would go back again."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "My wife and I enjoyed the food and the service was excellent. It was a bit noisier than we had hoped (we were there for Valentine's Day lunch), but it didn't really take away from the meal and we would go back. The buffalo mozzarella appetizer special was delicious (though expensive)."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This was an amazing find! Super friendly staff who went overboard to make everyone feel at home. The food was AMAZING!!! Home made pasta was super tasty and the entire experience including monthly specials on select bottles of wine made it such a fun night. It was a business dinner but will return with my wife as it would also be good for a special dinner."
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "Good italian cooking with a simple but clean decor makes this a dining choice in the area. Service might have been more attentive, however."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "My first visit to this establishment and found it a fine location for a business lunch, despite limited menus."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "I do not recommend Giardino D'Oro. I went for dinner with my husband and another couple and it was awful. The prices were high and the food was terrible. To start I had a salad with tomatoes, avocado and beets. 95% of the salad was tomatoes that were mushy and tasteless. There were four tiny beet slices and a few chunks of avocado. I had salmon with a mustard leek sauce for my entree. I only identified a few leeks and the salmon smelled like fish if you get my drift. My husband hated it as well. He ordered a salad which was tiny and had pasta with seafood. With all the restaurant choices in NYC there is no reason to spend your money at this place. The service was okay even though it took forever for the waiter to bring us our bill."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Had the best sole ever. Great service great everything but a little pricy"
    Dined on 1/9/2014
  • "Great setting, great food and great service. Thanks for everything"
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Arrived to a very quiet restaurant where we were greeted warmly and seated immediately. From the start, the waiters were attentive and polite making our experience very enjoyable. The meal was prepared very well, delivered hot with an excellent presentation. Enjoyed the evening, the ambience and personnel. Would definitely return..."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "Our foursome had a great lunch at this spot right in the middle of the financial district. I can imagine that this place gets a lot of customers during the work week. We were there on a holiday so it was *very* quiet. The food was top quality. I had the pasta special, and someone else at the table had the seafood special (branzino). I got to taste both and they were excellent. The other dishes looked really great too. We each happened to get the eggplant appetizer, and that was a real gem. We seriously thought about ordering seconds of the appetizer once we were done, and even joked about getting it for dessert too. The service was impeccable."
    Dined on 11/29/2013
  • "great italian restaurant - from service to food, everything was spot on. The waiter was fantastic and added to the experience."
    Dined on 11/11/2013
  • "great food, great service, overall great. quiet however. went with a group of 9 and were the only ones inside."
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "Excellent food and service. Went there to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday and we were treated extra-special. We were even given free shots of the drink of our choice from the bar."
    Dined on 11/13/2013
  • "took my family here for marathon weekend-Superb service-Maitre d spoke Italian to m daughter who is learning it. Outstanding quality."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "We found this place while traveling. Relatively quiet (except the loud-talker in the corner), and food was tasty & well prepared. Great place for a couple to enjoy a nice dinner!"
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "I would dub this meal, Eastern Europe hosts an old-school Italian dinner. The food was pretty good, the service was a bit over-attentive, but by the end of the meal we were having fun with the guys."
    Dined on 10/11/2013
  • "An old world Italian on a dingy street in FiDi, Giardino D'Oro is not necessarily a must-go-to restaurant but for traditional Italian food served by traditional European Italian style waitstaff, not a disappointment. Uncramped floor plan and old-time soft ballad music contribute to a civilized dining experience. Pastas begin at $20 and other offerings are pricey so be forewarned."
    Dined on 10/12/2013