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Piazza Pirandello alla fine della Via Atenea, 92100 Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
+39 0922 595399
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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  • 524
    Excellent
  • 348
    Very good
  • 108
    Average
  • 47
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Rustic and Amazing

I am Sicilian and I could not be happier to bring a friend from oversea and find a place where they cook amazing sicilian food, in a quite traditional way but adding some twist. Do not miss the desserts. When I asked if they were all home made they answered: "All but the Pistachio cous cous... that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
AndreaGambadoro
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I am Sicilian and I could not be happier to bring a friend from oversea and find a place where they cook amazing sicilian food, in a quite traditional way but adding some twist. Do not miss the desserts. When I asked if they were all home made they answered: "All but the Pistachio cous cous... that is made by... More 

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Nellysford, Virginia, USA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

good food -- bustling atmosphere -- good suggestion from our B&B director -- not a tourist to be seen accept our group --

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Perth, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We were directed here by our B&B proprietor and are glad we were. The wild boar pasta, mentioned before, is magnificent and the ravioli stuffed with goat's cheese also. Service was smooth and quiet and our waiter kept a good eye on all his tables - no long waits. Needs a sign in Via Garibaldi to point to the actual... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My wife and I shared typical Sicilian dishes including excellent wild boar pasta a mixed grill of various pork meats, salad and canoli for dessert..a nice bottle of wine, water and a grappa for €52. The service was quite good considering two servers worked a fairly large number of tables.

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Tokyo, Japan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I had a lunch here; a glass of prosecco(sparkling wine), a mix salad, and pasta. The pasta was "Busiate al pesto siciliano", they said it was a typical Sicilian taste. Pistachio powder was on it. Very creamy and tasty. Outside table had a nice view. Staff were friendly and service were great. I can recommend here:-)

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London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This "ex-bakery" isn't the easiest place to find (is anywhere easy in central Agrigento?) but well worth seeking out. Lots of character, both indoors and outside, very enjoyable food, interesting wine list, good prices, lively, informal service, properly Sicilian - just what we wanted.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

While walking thru a grungy neighborhood looking for a quick lunch we happened upon this place. Very pleasantly surprised. Quaint little place with exceptional food. Cold beer good wine and great looking deserts. Atmosphere was pleasant with engaging locals. You won't be disappointed.

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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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90 reviews 90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Pirandello alla fine della Via Atenea, 92100 Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Agrigento  >  Agrigento
  • Phone Number: +39 0922 595399

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 36
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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