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Ristorante Alberto

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Via Ghibellina, 95, 98123 Messina, Sicily, Italy
090 712057
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very nice food and service

We really enjoyed the wine and the food. Especially the seafood pasta and the scallopini The owners served us with great care and attention

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 26, 2014
Rahavsoffer
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We really enjoyed the wine and the food. Especially the seafood pasta and the scallopini The owners served us with great care and attention

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Valencia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We arrived to Messina from Taormina to get a ship to go to Stromboli and unfortunately we had to stay some hours here. This lunch was maybe the only positive thing staying in Messina. I checked Tripadvisor and definitely decided to go to this restaurant being Nr. 1 with helpful reviews. When we arrived no one was eating in the... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Just went for an evening meal. Prosecco came with the cover, everything white and beige. Secluded corners. A romantic location which felt special at a normal price. We are still talking about the sharing-plate of fish starter.

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Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Beautiful restaurant with a very warm welcome. Starters were excellent (photo). After so much fish at the starter I ordered a meat main and to be honest I had to force it down and eventually gave up it was not good at all . My wife had the fillet of groupper which was lovely. However she was charged €25 which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I visit Sicily almost every month,but it's my first time by Alberto. I have to say it's simply the best in Messina,very nice atmosphere, amazing food,perfect.Hope to visit again next month.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I visit Sicily almost every month,this restaurant is really recommended, almost everything is perfect.I love the Lobster Pasta,unforgettable.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Although we weren't sure about the restaurant because it was recommended by a tourist representative on a cruise ship, our apprehensions quickly evaporated when we arrived. The restaurant is run by a husband and wife, who took care of the service attentively and quickly. My wife usually orders spaghetti ala vongole as a test dish and was very glad she... More 

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Maghera, United Kingdom
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174 reviews 174 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I was so happy to have dinner here. I absolutely hated the city...dirty, dark, everything grubby etc but this restaurant restored my otherwise terrible day. The restaurant is decorated in clean white and the waiters own the restaurant. When you have Italians owning a restraint and not packed with tourists you know you're going to have a good evening. The... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

One of our fellow cruisers had thoroughly researched the restaurants in Messina so I was pleased to hear that he too had settled on Alberto for lunch. It's a short walk from the famous clock tower where we went to see the astronomical clock do its thing at noon. We were probably seated by 12:30 and immediately the place started... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Delicious!!! Amazing food, atmosphere, service etc etc! Just came for lunch on my birthday and it was amazing. No.1! Highly recommended!

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  • Address: Via Ghibellina, 95, 98123 Messina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Messina
  • Phone Number: 090 712057

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