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Orfeo

Via Sant'Anna, 117, 97100 Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
+39 0932 621035
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Ranked #66 of 233 restaurants in Ragusa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
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Sandringham, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Enjoyed this great little ristorante tucked along a side street in historic Ragusa - just a block away from the main touristic pedestrian-only street. We had tasty appetizers, soup, and main pasta course. The staff were very friendly and eager to please. They are open for lunch and then again later in the evening for dinner (7:30pm). The atmosphere is... More

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Varenna, Italy
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I love Orfeo and GIAN PAOLO the owner...his bizarre fire hydrant modern interior is just the opposite one would expect in this city, a shrine to the Baroque....I just did this menu for a group of 30...puree of fava beans,,,,millefoglie di mozzarella and pomodoro...ROCKING ANTIPASTI !!! STICK WITH GNOCCHI DI PISTACHIO for the primo, it truly was the best I... More

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Wiltshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Great restaurant with good food and friendly atmosphere. We wanted to stay in Ragusa Superior one night of our stay and this was recommended by the Rough Guide. We had a very relaxed meal, good traditional Sicilian food and very good service.

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Asker
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

We went to Ragusa Ibla for dinner most nights we were there, but this place has better food than all the others in Ibla. My husband thought the pasta with swordfish that he got at Orfeos was the best dish in our ten days in Sicily. The restaurant is located in the new town and the decor is modern. The... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We went to Ragusa Ibla for dinner most nights we were there, but this place has better food than all the others in Ibla. My husband thought the pasta with swordfish that he got at Orfeos was the best dish in our ten days in Sicily. The restaurant is located in the new town and the decor is modern. The... More

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