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La Botte

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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sight decision

At the beginning I didn't found it appropriate for a nice diner. It's location is on a nardis street. I was affrading of the trafik. But the organization of tables and the politeness of the stuff was inviting you. We decided to go. At the end of the night, it was very good night, very delicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
LamiY34
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Istanbul, Turkey
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

After wandering the streets on a very hot day, we consulted our guide book and found this gem of a restaurant very near the centre of old Cefalu. Basic but excellently presented food with great service. They have a good selection on the menu and had a specials list which I chose from, having the pasta with seafood which is... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We went there because of good reviews in our guide. It looked quite nice and the staff seemed really helpful but the menu is nothing more than classic tourist dishes in Cefalu: pasta, seafood and swordfish. You need to prepare for long waiting if you're visiting later in the evening.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

At the beginning I didn't found it appropriate for a nice diner. It's location is on a nardis street. I was affrading of the trafik. But the organization of tables and the politeness of the stuff was inviting you. We decided to go. At the end of the night, it was very good night, very delicious food and nice Sicilian... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We got a friendly welcome on arrival and immediately liked the style and ambience of the place. We were helped to choose a nice bottle of pinot nero. For antipasti we shared the octopus in rich tomato sauce, which was tender and flavoursome. For primi we had pasta with tuna and risotto with shellfish which we both tasty. For secondi... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This restaurant is in the old town and is tucked down a side street with tables outside the restaurant. The menu is typically Sicilan with plenty of local dishes and locally sourced ingredients. Our seafood starters and main were delicious especially my special which was porcini linguine with shrimps. The wine was also superb as was the service. This place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Highly recommended, not as busy mid week as it deserves, friendly welcoming staff and excellent food. Listen to the recommendations especially for the pasta course, excellent!

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Richmond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We had a really delicious meal in this family run restaurant. The service was very friendly, the ambiance good and the food authentic sicilian. No frills but delicious.

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Verona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Ate here on our last night in the beautiful city of Cefalu. The restaurant came highly recommended by local residents. Well worth the praise. Great food (veal involtini was out of this world). Good wine and lovely service.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Good food, spoiled only bu choosing to eat outside - on tables across the very narrow street from the actual restaurant. Beside being a very narrow, cobbled street there was a regular flow of small car and particularly motor scooters passing. This spoiled what otherwise would have been a good evening.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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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, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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