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Algila Ristorante

Via Vittorio Veneto 93, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
0931465186
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Ranked #69 of 399 Restaurants in Syracuse
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
Description: The Algilà restaurant, located on the island of Ortigia in a fabulous position and with a wonderful view of the sea, offers a cuisine which is in total harmony with the spirit of the hotel and which distinguishes itself by its respect of Mediterranean traditions. Our gastronomic recommendations are based on genuine, simple and tasty Sicilian cuisine, making use of the modest but delicious aubergines, courgettes and peppers. Special care is given to fish. Only fresh, never frozen, local producers bring the fish directly from their boats to the restaurant.
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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Algila had the best caponata of any we tried in Sicily. Perfect side dish for the fish main course. Wine selection was great as well.

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Gretna, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Excellent fish and wine at diner; delicious breakfast every morning; very good quality service, the people nice, and friendly

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We chose the restaurant of the Algilà hotel as the setting for our last meal in beautiful Ortygia because, from the outside, it oozed a warm ambience and a calm serenity. How different things were on the inside. Approximately 20 diners (possibly hotel guests; probably not) being tended to by one waiter and one cook. The menu was uninspiring; the... More

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mtaranto, Direttore at Algila Ristorante, responded to this review

Dear Alex, I am very sorry that iyou were so unhappy with our restaurant. I personally apologize for the long wait and I realize that this might affect your judgment on the dishes. Usually we receive many compliments and for this reason we're much more sorry to take the dissatisfaction of some customers. On that evening we had a defection... More

Leicester
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We ate here on night and thoroughly enjoyed the food and ambience (sitting outside and watching the world go by) but it was all rather over-priced.

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boca raton, fl,usa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Our first night in Sicily, we had dinner at Algila. Since we were staying at the hotel, the dinner was complimentary, but it was so good that we considered returning another night. Warm octopus salad was delicious. Like most restaurant in Sicily, Algila has a large selection of fish on the menu, all very fresh. My pasta with pistachio pesto... More

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New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Chef, staff, fresh & tasty, creative food and atmosphere. And did I mention how delicious the food is?

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mtaranto, Direttore at Algila Ristorante, responded to this review

Dear Sirs, thank you very much! During your next stay (which I hope very close) do not miss to taste our biological dishes as well as the refined wines Looking forward to meeting you again Best regards Mariella Taranto More

New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

While the menu is limited the food is really first rate. The young chef does a careful preparation of wonderful Sicilian food. It's a bit pricier, not by much, than a lot of the local places and we found that we got much more value in quality. We ate here twice and thought it was the best in Siracusa that... More

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Rochester, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

See my review for the hotel. The food was fresh and they used local products. The breakfast buffet was great. They wait staff was very accommodating the bar staff not so much

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Aix en Provence
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We were a little disappointed on arrival to find that the hotel restaurant was closed both Sunday and Monday night. Fortunately we were for 3 nights and got to eat there on our last evening. Had we eaten there our first night we would probably have returned each night! Well presented food, good choice of wines. Excellent service.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We had a great meal - the breads we're fresh and served warm and the wait staff very attentive, the dishes were fresh and well cooked and creatively presented - we enjoyed the entire meal experience,

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