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Via Sant'Anna, 117, 97100 Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
+39 0932 621035
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Pleasant experience at Orfeo

Restaurant in Ragusa are open till 3 pm. We managed to get there with just 20 minutes to spare, but we were greeted by Giampaolo, the owner and served lovely food in no time! Would love to visit again and try other typical Ragusian dishes. The Nero DÁvola wine complemented the Gnocchi... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Balzan, Malta
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Restaurant in Ragusa are open till 3 pm. We managed to get there with just 20 minutes to spare, but we were greeted by Giampaolo, the owner and served lovely food in no time! Would love to visit again and try other typical Ragusian dishes. The Nero DÁvola wine complemented the Gnocchi radicchio perfectly. As a starter we had a... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Unfortunately we only went here once, but everything served and the service was exceptionally good. We started with prosciutto and pineapple (a quarter of a whole pineapple) went on with pasta, etc.

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Bagni di Lucca, Toscana, Italy
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84 reviews 84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The owner of this restaurant is not typically Sicilian and the main target is tourists. In Italian he is referred to as antipatica or unfriendly. The restaurant looks professional but the prices are high and parties of tourist not Italians are the key customers. It you want a true Sicilian welcome do not come here.

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Adelaide, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We chose this restaurant because of the reviews on this page, but our experience did not match that of others. The red decor looked inviting and fresh and the waiter was welcoming and friendly. But after that it was all downhill. The gnocchi were glutinous, soft and squishy and the sauce was another glutinous mush piled on the top. We... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had read up on this restaurant in all the guide books but we were put off initially by the bright red decor and the menu. It is Indian owned so not exactly your typical Italian restaurant. We opted to go for lunch instead of dinner and although we quite enjoyed what we had we weren't tempted to return for... More 

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Sandringham, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were in a group of travellers who were all delighted at the atmosphere, food, presentation and service

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Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We ate here with our Insight tour group and the was absolutely wonderful. The gnocchi in pistachio sauce was so tasty and the ricotta and pistachio dessert completed the Sicilian experience. Well worth a visit.

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UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We had a nice meal here. Restaurant was very quiet. Service was helpful and friendly. Food was fine, quite a big menu and I think most pre cooked. However it was hot and filling and we enjoyed it.

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Ireland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

under a bright red vaulted ceiling with gentlemen waiters and a quiet atmosphere the ambience is relaxed and the food is attractive and good. recommended to many travellers by the local taxi drivers so if you want a less touristy destination perhaps look elsewhere

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Winchcombe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The atmosphere was good, despite few visitors on a Monday evening at the very end of March. The waiter was helpful, pointing out for us the local specialities in the coloured illustrated menu. We enjoyed the aubergine and cheese tart starter, as well as the beef and veal mains. They represented filling, home style cooking. The overall cost was good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Sant'Anna, 117, 97100 Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Ragusa
  • Phone Number: +39 0932 621035

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