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Ristorante La Vela

Contrada Scauri, 91017 Sicily, Italy
+39 0923 916566
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Ranked #15 of 43 restaurants in Pantelleria
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

I had a late lunch in late June and was welcomed very well. Pesce spada alla griglia was very tasty. The view on the rough sea made the experience even better. The restaurant was a bit difficult to find.

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MILANO
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164 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

A total 3-star place; not somewhere you ever really want to go, but if you end up there, you can get something that if not good, is at least acceptable. It can get pretty busy at lunch and on the weekends so be prepared to wait a little bit for your food after you place your order.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Nice and effective restaurant, straight by the sea. Excellent Food as all over Pantelleria. Worth both a dip into the sea and then lunch

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

we enjoyed two meals at this simple ocean front family trattoria - utterly fresh, superbly cooked and with the waves at your footsteps.

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Aussie In London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant is right by the water near a popular swimming spot. You can sit outdoors and many people wander in from their swimming so it is very relaxed and informal- like a beach bar. We ate lunch there twice- which suggests how we rated it. The menu and good is not as sophisticated as other restaurants on the island,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

The "Vela" restaurant is one thing that you must visit when you are in Pantelleria!! The food is fabulos and the place is magic!!!!!!! Il ristorante la vela è un posto che devi visitare assolutamente quando sei a Pantelleria!!! Il cibo è fantastico e il posto unico!!!! Andateci non ve ne pentirete!!!!!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

The only place where you can have a bath and then eat/drink something. Nice people, good though simple food, the tray with the fishes you can choose is really catchy

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Milan, Italy
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136 reviews 136 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

if you look for an unforgettable place feet in the water come to this restaurant. no international contamination and fully pantesco (Italian adjective for of Pantelleria) restaurant with fresh seafood from the daily coming and if bad whether not allowing local fishing menu adapts with conserved seafood that here is a tradition too for the winter time. Tomato, origano, garlic,... More

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Paris, France
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Probably the only restaurant on the sea in Pantelleria. Fish is fresh and all the rest very good. Service is attentive and polite. We went there almost every day for lunch

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

Fantastic fish and seafood in general. Service improving

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