Located in charming Lemon Grove, Giardino is a welcoming and casual Italian inspired cucina where San Diego gathers for fresh and flavorful classic dishes found throughout Italy, created by Chef Marco Provino.


Executive Chef Marco Provino presents an Italian-inspired menu of seasonally-driven dishes that bring on nostalgia. Reflecting Provino’s passion for, and commitment to, products of the highest quality, Giardino’s menu consists of flavorful dishes using timeless and modern Italian techniques and fresh ingredients. With experience working in many types of restaurants, Provino invites you to experience an eatery that pays homage to his Italian roots; where a sense of community and warm service goes hand-in-hand with great food at modest prices.

Guests will find items such as fresh seafood, pastas, wood-fired pizzas and salads, as well as a variety of elements made fresh in-house, such as pizza dough, pasta, sauces, and desserts. Provino’s dishes will stay true to tradition, while offering a contemporary hand.



(619) 825-7112


8131 Broadway, Lemon Grove


Sunday Brunch 9am-4pm

Lunch 11am–4pm
Dinner 4pm–9pm

Summer Happy Hour Mon-Fri 2-6pm in the lounge and bar



Browse our preset menus, and treat your guests to a taste of the Italian life!

Private Events & Catering

Whether you are throwing a dinner party, bridal or baby shower or office event, we can provide your guests with a tasteful meal no matter the occasion. We can even cater your next event!

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