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Osteria La Bettolaccia

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Via Gen. E. Fardella 25 | (ang. Via San Francesco D'Assisi), 91100 Trapani, Sicily, Italy
+39 0923 21695
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Stunning food!

Definitely one of the top restaurants in Trapani. We had a selection of mixed starters - fish arancini, raw fish and raw prawns with lemon,olive oil, pepper & mint sauce... all oustanding. As a main course I had pasta with prawns, cherry tomatoes and almonds, also very delicous! Would definitely go... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Rome, Italy
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Rome, Italy
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

Definitely one of the top restaurants in Trapani. We had a selection of mixed starters - fish arancini, raw fish and raw prawns with lemon,olive oil, pepper & mint sauce... all oustanding. As a main course I had pasta with prawns, cherry tomatoes and almonds, also very delicous! Would definitely go there again!!

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Savona, Italy
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110 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Excellent food corner , mandatory stop for all travellers just for fresh fish and high level of dishes preparation.Each course is commented by a professional staff. Satisfactory list of wines but only the prices are little bit out of same class of restaurants.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My mother and I came here after being recommended it by our hotel. Tucked away on a side street, it was full of local people which was a good sign. We had the appetizer sampler which was delicious. My mother had the sardine pasta and I had the couscous. All of it was fresh and delicious. The service was also... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

An authentic Slow Food bit of awesome, it' s centrally located yet tucked into a quiet corner. Eat in, eat out, be dazzled. Make a reservation!

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carlisle
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78 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Went because of TripAdvisor, at the beginning service was good but fell by the wayside, starters were very good but mains were cold and disappointing.After 7 days of eating out in Trapani this restaurant we are sorry to say was the bottom of our list.

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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We ordered different pasta, was good, but same as you will get in any ordinary restaurant here. Nothing really special.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We didnt expexct much, but you got really surprised. we got such good food, atmosphere and service that it made our night delightful. The dishes are really good (we asked a sea food frittada, a grilled fish and a risotto). All of them were great as our side dishes (potatos on garlic) and the salad. It's wise to book in... More 

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33 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Had read about place on trip advisor and at first when closed could not spot on street due to grills up. Definately need to book saw at least 10 people turned away on a Tuesday night, we wanted to try something more authentic and was no dearer than restaurants on the main drag. We had fabulous prawn pasta and veal... More 

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New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Our meal was in the top 2 we had during our 2 weeks in Italy. I had a Trapanese pasta with swordfish, in a pistacchio pesto with crumbled bottarga on top. The flavors were amazing. Freshness too. And the dishes seem to be unique to Trapani because I didn't even see them on menus in other cities in Sicily. Must... More 

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Do not believe the hype...honestly this was the less authentic food I had in 3 weeks in Sicily. Wine list is good but prices are inflated in relation to other restaurants. Service is professional and attentive. Restaurant has been just renovated in a clean, basic , minimalistic style. Food was good but some elements were quite irritating...a small cup with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Gen. E. Fardella 25 | (ang. Via San Francesco D'Assisi), 91100 Trapani, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Trapani
  • Phone Number: +39 0923 21695

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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