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Al Faro

Via Porta Giudecca 62 / A, Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
0921 424409
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Ranked #7 of 82 restaurants in Cefalu
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $18 - $47
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

This little gem is about 500meters from the town under the lighthouse. It is really worth the walk to experience the spectacular sunset over Cefalu. Our friends were Italians and rated the food as excellent. As we were paying we thought it was great value at 150Euros for 7 people. The waiters, Massimo and Luciano, were also very friendly and... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We ate at Al Faro three times during our week in Cefalu. Situated on the cliff top, beneath the lighthouse, it offers splendid sea views. More than this, it serves beautifully presented food which whets your appetite before you even start eating. Al Faro is small and this ensures that the service is attentive and personal. The staff remembered what... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Just five minute walk on the road to the harbour will bring you to this excellent restaurant with brilliant views. The pasta i had was home made and boy could you taste the difference. The service was also excellent with great sense of humour from the waiter. .

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Just outside the twon centre, towards the harbour, near the light house. Worth the walk. Particularly impressed by our waiter who was most attentive and helpful. The food was lovely. Traditional and well presented. Our waiter advised ensuring we didn't over order. Certainly one to visit. We will be back.

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Somerset, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

A short walk towards the port brings you to this lovely spot, which, although beside a road, is not spoiled by traffic as there is very little passing through. More of a nuisance for the waiters who have to cross the road from the restaurant which is on the other side. I would describe this as a very good restaurant... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

The stuffed swordfish is fantastic, so are the patata -yum yum . House white wine lovely and kids happy with the pasta. Going back tonight.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

This restaurant situates only 10 min walk out of the main tourist area in the old city. We had a great view of sun going down. The dinner itself was very good and the service very pleasant.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Struggled to find it at first but when I did, oh my, I didn't want to leave. Food is to die for and very reasonably (try involtini di pesce spada), service is prompt and views stunning. After my meal I went down the stairs to the beach (rocky one) worked on my tan and read my book- bliss.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Worth walking the extra 10 minutes to other side of the town. Food and service excellent. Try the tagliatelle with mushrooms in cream sauce. View over the sea, get there before sun goes down.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Cefalu is full of mediocre restaurants, this is not one of them. The food was made with passion and represented Sicilian simplicity, freshness beautifully...with a location and service that was first class.

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