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Sand Design Restaurant

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Lungomare A. Vespucci, 29, 97017 Punta Secca, Santa Croce Camerina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0 932915956
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Chose the fresh ravioli

One of my best pasta's ever. I had ravioli with swordfish, orange, sale and seasalt. Great taste, great dish, very nice service but quite expensive compared to other restaurants here. However, its still absolutely value for money!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is a fantastic and contemporary seafood restaurant located along the beachfront. We visited this restaurant several times during our visit to Sicily and could not get enough of the hospitality, food and view. The menu is well-balanced between marinated and cooked fresh, local and inspired seafood dishes. This is complemented with a range of local wines (and there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We had THE perfect meal in Sand Design. We visited well before the start of the season, so we were alone in the restaurant (probably all night). Yet, food quality and presentation were simply perfect. The seafood starter was very well seasoned and rather refreshing after a long day of sightseeing. We had a swordfish and stuffed calamari for main... More 

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Balzan, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

What can I say but WOW - this ranks as one of the best restaurants I have ever eaten. Danilo and his team run a top notch restaurant and produce dishes which not only satisfy ones hunger but also work tricks on one's palate. I would really recommend that when you go there you let Danilo guide you through the... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Fabulous food, beautifully presented, and outstanding service - bravo! We had dinner here twice, and each time were delighted with all aspects of our meal. Hope to be back!

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France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Arrived here on a dark October night to be warmly welcomed into upstairs dining room overlooking the sea. Danilo could not be have been more helpful; especially recommending dishes to my non fish eating husband and suggesting a bottle of his own 2007 wine to accompany the meal. Food and service were faultless-we will go back.

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Venice
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

One of my best pasta's ever. I had ravioli with swordfish, orange, sale and seasalt. Great taste, great dish, very nice service but quite expensive compared to other restaurants here. However, its still absolutely value for money!

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Wachtberg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Came here with family on a Sunday afternoon, very nice weather so we enjoyed our lunch outside. Our request to have spaghetti alio e olio for the 3 younghest was no problem. My insalata di polpo as a starter was the best I ever had and it is my favorite dish. As a main course i had the daily special... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Excellent fish restaurant with a sea view. Friendly and helpful staff. Delicious food, beautifully presented. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Go upstairs for its view. The service is excellent - everything we did not understand was carefully explained to us. All fish ( both marinated and cooked ) was very fresh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Good quality fresh seafood dishes combined with excellent service made this restaurant a pleasure to visit. The staff were extremely helpful in explaining everything on the menu (including the wine list!) in English, which had not been expected but was appreciated. We would definitely return!

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  • Address: Lungomare A. Vespucci, 29, 97017 Punta Secca, Santa Croce Camerina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Santa Croce Camerina  >  Punta Secca
  • Phone Number: +39 0 932915956

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