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La Botte

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Italian, Chowder
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Via Veterani 20, Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
0921424315
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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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 of 5 stars
Relaxed evening, tasty food

Mid-May we didn't have to book, but I can see it getting busy. Seats are either inside, or outside in one of the old streets of Cefalu. For gluten free travellers in Sicily and visiting Cefalu you should certainly eat here. There is plenty of choice to eat and the 'all Norma' was really full of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Mid-May we didn't have to book, but I can see it getting busy. Seats are either inside, or outside in one of the old streets of Cefalu. For gluten free travellers in Sicily and visiting Cefalu you should certainly eat here. There is plenty of choice to eat and the 'all Norma' was really full of flavour. As with the... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Wonderful little family run restaurant with delicious food and local wine all at reasonable prices. The people could not have been more delightful.

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Alanya, Tyrkia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

It was a wet an stormy evening. We had heard good things about this place and decided to visit. We asked for a table but they didnt have one. After some discussion they decided that there was a table anyway. We got the menu and both wantet a meat meale. We triéd several times to order but only one person... More 

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seal beach,ca
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128 reviews 128 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We had a beautiful dinner at LaBotte. It was perfectly prepared and the nicest servers. You can tell it is a family run restaurant because of the pride taken in delivering a quality meal. The wine list was good and the final check was very fair.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great Sicilian cuisine and the waiters are outstanding. The settting is warm and inviting and you never feel like a tourist.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We first went for lunch on a Friday in early March and from our first steps in the door we knew we had found a great place. It was lovely. From the attentiveness of our waiter to the beautifully set up restaurant this place was comfortably impressive. I had the special which was a ravioli scampi with a light curry... More 

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United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The antipasto of cod/leek/potato was outstanding, delicious, and the plain, simple steak was excellent too. Unfortunately, the ravioli dish of the day - with scampi sauce - was not to my taste, too creamy, but that is just bad luck I think. The waiting staff were excellent, very friendly. What made this restaurant average was our table (and the price).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

If you are looking for a true Sicilian dining experience with a little twist, then La Botte is the place to eat. Hidden in a small side street in an old bakery, the restaurant has been refurbished in true Sicilian style, maintaining the beautiful stand stone arches of the antique building. The service is exceptional! The restaurant is completely family... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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84 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Located on one of those tiny alley-type streets perpendicular to the main street and the street near the water, this restaurant offers the quintessential Italian al fresco dining experience. Inside is bustling and noisy, but out in the tiny street, you can have an intimate conversation, interrupted occasionally by a car or moped going by your table. We didn't mind... More 

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Nellysford, Virginia, USA
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Momma, Papa, two sons and one daughter all combine to make this a successful dining experience -- on non-descript street but worth the search. Good food and wine and friendly service equal nice evening.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Veterani 20, Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Cefalu
  • Phone Number: 0921424315

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?