Located in the middle of Lemon Grove’s charming downtown area, Giardino is a welcoming and casual Italian inspired cucina where the neighborhood 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 Italian techniques and fresh ingredients. With experience working in many types of restaurants, Provino is ready open 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

Happy Hour Mon-Fri 2-5pm in the lounge and bar only



Browse our holiday 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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