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Il Sakalleo

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Chowder, Seafood, Soups
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Piazza Cavour 12, 97019 Scoglitti, Sicily, Italy
+39 0932 871688
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Today
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 326
    Excellent
  • 159
    Very good
  • 61
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
My God, This Place

All of the five star reviews are right, the rest are trash. An amazing "there is no menu" non-descript place that drugs you with perfect seafood and charm until you can recall the Italian numbers for 911. There is nothing like this on planet Earth, a place where Brazilian Churrascaria grammar... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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  • Local cuisine
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San Francisco, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

All of the five star reviews are right, the rest are trash. An amazing "there is no menu" non-descript place that drugs you with perfect seafood and charm until you can recall the Italian numbers for 911. There is nothing like this on planet Earth, a place where Brazilian Churrascaria grammar meets oceanic syntax. Where they are waiting for you... More 

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Malta
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This restaurant is a Mecca for seafood lovers. The restaurant has no menu and the food varies by fish availability. You start off with a lot of varied antipasti (which would make small eaters full), if you wish you can then go for a pasta starter and if you are a big eater, you can then go for a main.... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A slight let down from previous visits, no longer the best in Scoglitti but still excellent seafood.... And the pasta is divine (spaghetti vongole bottarga and grana padano..... Wow!)

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We drove all the way from Catania to Scoglitti, since we were suggested this restaurant with a certain emphasis. The funniest thing we didn't do was that we did not book on a Sunday lunch. When we arrived it was already 2.15 pm. The restaurant was full. A waiter whom we later learned was the daughter of the owner did... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If you want fresh, this is the place to go. Menu is based on daily catch and like many reviewers have said, you eat whatever is given to you until you decide to stop! You definitely do not go home hungry but with a happy belly and a smile on your face!

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Lecco, Italy
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97 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

You must stop here for dinner if you're in the area. We had the menu with many antipastas, crudo and cotto... A primo... Everything was great... In six we paid 300,euro.

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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

From other reviews it was clear that this would be special. It was. Once someone, the owner we think, talked us through the unwritten menu in English we realised that the full, quite expensive, menu would be just too much food. So we opted for the raw fish antipasto which was delicious, a primo piatto of melt-in-the-mouth seared tuna followed... More 

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Warsaw
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The concept is quite simple - you eat whatever is given to you and you decide when to stop or move on. First go raw starters, then a variety of warm starters, then, if you are still up to it, pasta. And then, I suppose, the main course, but as we were unable to move, we only asked for a... More 

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Middlesex, UK
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106 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Two friends dined together with myself and my husband at Il Sakalleo at the end of April. We did not have a booking but were able to get a table anyway. We were not quite sure what to expect and were only offered the set ‘tasting menu’. There was no written menu and the only questions we were asked was... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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67 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Super lunch. We went for a late lunch and it was great. The dishes keep coming and coming so go very hungry. The service is excellent the fish fest delicious and the price very very reasonable. This was our second visit and hopefully we will be back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Cavour 12, 97019 Scoglitti, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Scoglitti
  • Phone Number: +39 0932 871688

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 44 - 63
  • Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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