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All 27 Balestrate Restaurants

Trattoria da Geronimo

Madonna del ponte 96, 90041 Balestrate, Sicily, Italy
3394071700
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Ranked #6 of 27 Restaurants in Balestrate
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Chowder, Family Fare
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Food served here is good but drinks are very expensive. Watch out for the cover charge and the upselling. I visited the restaurant with my mother and boyfriend and none of us have a particularly good grasp of Italian. We ordered our dinner and were offered a choice of meat or fish antipasti. We were surprised by this and thought... More

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Amsterdam
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Worst food over two weeks Sicilie! Beter places in Balistrate without surprises and without poor food!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Family of four, two courses, drinks and wine for 80€. Simple menu and only house wine but great dining experience, small and charming. Enthusiastic owner. First resteraunt to provide olives and parmesan cheese at the table. Try the siciliana calamari (small) and the pasta with sausage and radicchio. Also noted non-italians mainly eating here which made the atmosphere much friendlier.... More

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tel aviv
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We went to Geronimo twice and enjoyed the food and hospitality. Fresh tasty fish, good local pastas, excellent anti pasta and above all, a host doing his best to overcome language barrier and talk to you through his very good dishes. A real treat.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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69 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We simply do not understand how this place got good reviews. Unfortunately this was our first restaurant meal in Sicily - but it could only go up from here, and thankfully it did. It was the worst for slow service and salty greasy food. What more can I say!

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

It was a rainy monday evening and out of the touristic season. The streets and restaurants in Balestrate were a little bit dead. We were planning to find our luck elsewhere when we passed this small tratoria. From the outside it looks real simple and to be frank the decor inside isn't all that. But it was one of the... More

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varde
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We went there on the first evening of our Holiday - based upon positive TA evaluations. We were friendly received by Geronimo, and food was fine. So we went back to Geronimo on the last evening for our farewell Balestrate meal. Surely: best restaurant in Balestrate!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Our expectations were raised by this being the number 2 ranked restaurant in Balestrate. Lets get some perspective- its a simple place with 8 tables: wine is either red or white by the half litre ( no bottles) and you drink it out of chunky water tumblers. My non seafood eating partner had a breaded steak- ok, nothing else comes... More

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Waalwijk, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

A very nice restaurant (trattoria) located on end of the main street. We stayed almost 2 weeks and we almost went there every evening. The owner (Geronimo) is a very friendly person who is always prepared to give advise on what you might like and most of the time you won`t be disappointed! Everything is fresh and tastes good. And... More

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Geronimo-Furco, Proprietario at Trattoria da Geronimo, responded to this review
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Dank u voor uw positieve reactie. Vi ringrazio tantissimo non ci dimenticheremo di voi tre in particolare di vostro figlio... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Great food, atmosphere and hospitality. Traditional local dishes which are tasty and good value. Tried lots of local places and this was easily the best.

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Geronimo-Furco, Proprietario at Trattoria da Geronimo, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comment. Sincerely Geronimo More

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Additional Information about Trattoria da Geronimo

Address: Madonna del ponte 96, 90041 Balestrate, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 3394071700
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Balestrate
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Chowder, Family Fare

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