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Expanificio

Piazza Pirandello alla fine della Via Atenea, 92100 Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
+39 0922 595399
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Ranked #15 of 151 restaurants in Agrigento
Price range: $0 - $36
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We arrived late (11.30pm) and they kindly prepared a table. The service was great and the food was greater than average in Sicily.

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Duesseldorf
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Solid and authentic local food at a fair price. A very good wine selection although not served at the right temperature. The good quality of the food offsets the small and maybe not the best located terrace. If I were back in Agrigento, I'd definetely go there again.

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Luxembourg
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80 reviews 80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We had dinner here tonight and were disappointed. I ordered the Cavatelli al Cartoccio which was cooked well enough, but it tasted very much like a can of Heinz spaghetti and I could not identify any eggplant or basil which were on the list of ingredients. He ordered the Turbot with tomatoes, capers, lemon and orange; of the two pieces... More

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Athens, Greece
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This place was suggested to us by our hotel and we went there for dinner. We were a family of 5 (with older children). Although the food was tasty and it was a bit pricey and service was very poor. When we asked for white wine suggestions, we were suggested the most expensive red wine. When saying again that we... More

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had marvelous dinner in Expanificio. Sitting in the terrace in a summer evening is perfect. Food was delicious; Caponata and sardines pasta was very good. For dessert we had great Cassata Siciliana. A must place if you are in Agrigento.

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Singapore, Singapore
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Excellent food and service and a great wine list. sitting outside and enjoying the old town atmosphere was perfect.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I was in Agrigento a couple of weeks ago and my friend Gianluca (he is from Agrigento) brought us here to have the last dinner of a wonderful trip. He said it was the best place in town and he was completely right. Expanificio offers a combination of traditional sicilian food but with an original and modern touch that will... More

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Davis, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Wonderful fresh fish and seafood served outdoors in a pleasant setting. I had a gigantic plate of very fresh mussels in a wonderful, simple broth. The seafood pastas are also great and service very good. A great value, too.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Everything we got was great! The tuna steak with couscous was phenomenal. Very good selection of local wines. Neat location with outdoor seating.

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Bracknell
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195 reviews 195 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Recommended by our B&B, we had a good meal at this small osteria in the premises of an old bakery. We shared a plate of mixed antipasti, followed by two pasta dishes, one with sardines, which was particularly good and excellent house wine.

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