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Al Faro

Via Porta Giudecca 62 / A, Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
0921 424409
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Ranked #9 of 90 Restaurants in Cefalu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $44
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: wonderful place for a romantic diner or lunch, mediterranean food, fresh fish , great and professional service and beautiful seaview
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Located close to the lighthouse just outside cefalu, 5min walking from the cathedral. Had the homemade pasta with shrimps and mushrooms for about 10€ I thought this was a really good meal. Service was very friendly but stressed. I would recommend going here before the sunset since they have tables overlooking the ocean but when we got here it was... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We went to this restaurant after reading all the good reviews on Trip advisor. To be honest we where disappointed! The restaurant is next to the street, we where first seated right outside the restaurant with cars driving right pass us. We asked if we could sit on the other side, next to the water. The waiter prepared a table... More

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Montreal, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Yes! Yes! Yes! We went to this place 2 nights in a row at the tail end of our vacation and we wish we had tried it earlier. We probably would have gone a third time! Excellent food, excellent service, excellent all around. Our first night we shared the grilled pecorino antipasto, my husband had the grilled swordfish and I... More

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Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Wonderful food, amazing views, perfect! We tried involtini di spada, pasta with prawns and pistachios and tiramisu and it was all cooked perfectly with imaginative twists, beautiful Sicilian food. The cocktails are also excellent. It is on the cliff top on the other side if cefalu. Book & go!

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Nis, Serbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My dear, my dear... was i in for a surprise when i came to Cefalu. This restaurant was the first one by which one i passed. I continued throughout the city as i thought there must be better but there wasn't. This restaurant has an excellent view, you can hear the waves and the staff is ready to make you... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We booked a table, but were unfortunately fifteen mins late. They had given out table to somebody else but could not apologize enough, even giving us a glass of prosecco.The food was wonderful I had Strawberry Risotto, which I have never seen anywhere else.A table by the edge of the terrace soon became available where we could hear the sea... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was one of our favorite restaurants in Sicily. We went there twice during our two night stay in Cefalu. Everything we had was fresh an delicious: Madonie antipasto, grilled prawns, grilled sea bass, stuffed sardines and one of the best tiramisus we ever had. The setting on the terrace with the sea is beautiful. Service is great. Prices are... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Came across this restaurant by chance as we explore the town and as a result ate here three times this week, each time the food has been excellent the pineapple and salmon antipast is a great appetiser! The view from the seating area across the bay towards Cefalu is wonderful and really helps to put you in the holiday especially... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is truly the nicest place we ate in while in Cefalu. The waiters are extremely polite yet friendly, you feel right at home there! The food is marvelous, fresh, inviting, light, and filling. We had several starters, and all were fantastic, especially the (big) fish platter and the bruschetta. The pasta dishes were heavenly - it must be because... More

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Someren, The Netherlands
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

On the other side of La Rocca, away from the centre, lies a nice small restaurant with a great sea view. They don't serve meat dishes but if you're not craving a steak, you can eat a lovely pasta and/or seafood dish here. Highly recommended!

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