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Hotel Moderno Ristorante

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Via Vittorio Emanuele 63, Erice, Sicily, Italy
+39 0923 869300
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cheap set menu - mean portions - will not return

Have eaten here twice on budget weekends away. The first time was okay, the second, not really! The €15,00 set menu was served at breakneck speed and was mean to say the least. One individual stem of broccoli and two potato wedges was the contorno - enough said. I would rather they... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2013
XaghraDream
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Island of Malta, Malta
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  • Reservations
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English first
Medford, New Jersey
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

I visited here for a wonderful and tipical price fixed menu ( Menu tipico) of Cuscusu ( couscous) with fresh fish, and a delightful Involtini di pesce spada ( swordfish rolled in breadcrumbs and wrapped in cheese) as well as a Cassata Siciliana (the famous cake) all for 20 euro..I added an antipasto of fresh artichokes( carciofi) and Caponata (... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We have been coming for over 15 years in itlay but so bad we have not yet experienced the food. The food was just what my wife got cooked, had a bad taste. €15 For a small menu we saw outside. But we could not settle within €30 only €41,50 checkout. Coffee was there at but could just pay. NEVER... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Have eaten here twice on budget weekends away. The first time was okay, the second, not really! The €15,00 set menu was served at breakneck speed and was mean to say the least. One individual stem of broccoli and two potato wedges was the contorno - enough said. I would rather they increased the menu cost to €17-18.00 and gave... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We have been there for lunch, People were very nice and the food very tasteful. Everyone visiting Erice should stop here.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

We had two past dishes one caserecce - quite good one - ok I would say and one busiati - not good. We had chicken with lemon sauce - a nice one - again ok and a veal - not good... The side dish was not good tasting spinach and fried potatoes - well the bread came half way through... More 

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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

The best thing about this restaurant was the service. The food was just about ok, but the whole place feels very dated.

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Detroit, Michigan
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80 reviews 80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

The picture features is not a picture of this restaurant. The restaurant is very classy inside with chandeliers, but it is not modern looking like this picture. The waiter is extremely attentive. This is a "plate" restaurant which means that if you get the house meal (look for a B.R. on the menu) you will get a special plate to... More 

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batesville va
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

i stayed three days at the Moderno and enjoyed my room and the provided breakfasts very much.This is an affordable and quiet comfortable hotel at the center of everything in this ancient town. include Erice in your tour of Sicily as there is no place like it on earth, a place in the sky that time has forgotten.

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Evanston, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

We stayed three nights at the Moderno Hotel, having dinner twice in their restaurant. We were quite pleased with the dishes we ordered, particularly the buciate, the TR specialty. I considered our food among the best I ever had in Italy, and I'm surprised to see other reviewers were disappointed. Il gallese

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Sliema, Malta
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

We only had a snack on our way out of Erice at this place...thank God! We had a couple of local savoury stuffed pastry buns - one had spinach in it which was just utterly bitter while the coffees were terrible. Staff vacuumed around our table, even if they were open to the public and smiles just don't seem to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 63, Erice, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Erice
  • Phone Number: +39 0923 869300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 43
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Mediterranean

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