At Il Giardino Restaurant in Aquebogue, you will feel like you're in Sicily.

Delicious Sicilian food in Aquebogue, NY

Delicious Sicilian food in Aquebogue, NY

Meet the incredible culinary talent behind Il Giardino Restaurant in charming Aquebogue—John Gambino, a Sicilian chef extraordinaire! John’s passion for authentic Italian cuisine has created a menu fill with traditional dishes that will transport your taste buds straight to Italy. What makes Il Giardino truly …

Outdoor dining at IL Giardino in Aquebogue, NY

Outdoor dining at IL Giardino in Aquebogue, NY

John Gambino, a remarkable chef from Palermo has created an atmosphere at Il Giardino (Italian for “the garden”) in Aquebogue that will make you feel like you’re in Sicily. Our menu is made of traditional Sicilian dishes plus the daily specials that change according to the season.

IL Giardino Restaurant, a farm-to-table experience in Aquebogue.

IL Giardino Restaurant, a farm-to-table experience in Aquebogue.

Welcome to Aquebogue, nestled in the heart of Long Island’s charming North Fork wine region! Here, you’ll find Il Giardino Restaurant, a hidden gem that’s truly a food lover’s paradise. Housed in a lovingly restored 1830s Aquebogue home, Il Giardino is surrounded by picturesque wineries …

John Gambino from Palermo to Westhampton Beach to the North Fork

John Gambino from Palermo to Westhampton Beach to the North Fork

In 2017, John Gambino, a skilled Sicilian chef and experienced restaurateur, began a new culinary adventure that would forever change the dining scene in Aquebogue. After owning and running a beloved Westhampton Beach restaurant for 30 years, John decided to try something new on the …