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Taverna del Pescatore

Via Marina Vecchia, 96012 Avola, Sicily, Italy
0931-562218
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Ranked #15 of 52 restaurants in Avola
Price range: $42 - $67
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I was at this restaurant with my family.... - We waited HALF AN HOUR for someone to take our order - The waiters were not prepared at all - We waited so much for the food that we had to threaten we would leave if it didn't come in 5 mins - When the food came, it was badly cooked... More

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Sliema, Malta
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Lunch at this restaurant that comprised fish and shell fish based antipasti and a scrumptious plate of pasta with seafood and sauce with either a pistachio or almond base was a fitting end to a great Motoring holiday in Sicily for the New Year week. Service was also very good and the level of of hospitality was the cherry on... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Several restaurant cluster near the crumbling remains of Avola's harbour, The Taverna del Pescatore is by far the largest and most popular with local families and parties. This creates a relaxed and informal atmosphere in the semi-open spaces behind the old stone facade. The buffet-style antipasti is justly praised and offers great choices. Plus a salad for lunch this would... More

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Arles-sur-Tech, France
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We ended up here quite late one evening by default as nearby Pizza restaurant was closed .A little daunting on entering as the place is huge and staff were a little severe.BUT we were placed outside in pretty garden area and despite the place being absolutely heaving with an enormous Sicilian anniversary party ,we were served efficiently ,looked after very... More

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Boret
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Great place where to eat with fresh fish and great buffet of starter. Try tuna with spicy peppers and first dishes.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Fresh fish, local products and good prices. Mr. Caruso is very hospitable. The antipasti of the taverna is a must.

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Woodland Park
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

We sat and watched sail boats, listened to waves crashing, and dined on a fine seafood antipasti buffet for 8 Euro, all in a charming restored seafront building. The service and house wine were excellent as well.

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

On a Sunday in April we went here to enjoy a very Italian lunch. Just drive to the harbour and you'll find it just left when standing with your back to the sea. The setting is very Italian with many families, adults, grand-parents and kids enjoying a typical Italian lunch. We really enjoyed the antipasti buffet serving a large vairety... More

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Mosta, Malta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

The facade of the restaurant doesn't say much but once inside you will enter a large and tastefully decorated restaurant. I really recommend the fish antipasto buffet as it is really value for money. I would definitely visit this place again if I am near avola. It is open every day except Monday for lunch and dinner. Highly recommended!

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Dubai
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

great antipasti buffet!!!!! with very delicious arancini and salmon! But the best thing is the spaghetti vongole gamberi e pesto!!! still dreaming abt it!

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