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Caupona Taverna di Sicilia

Via San Francesco D'Assisi | Piazza Purgatorio, 91100 Trapani, Sicily, Italy
+39 (0)923546618
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Ranked #6 of 300 Restaurants in Trapani
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

First place in Italy where I did enjoy food and no pizza after 20:00 is good point. Antipasti are great , first meal was good but I didn't saw so many seafood as in antipasti... Its really worth going there and booking place for night out...

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Wien
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We were a bit sceptical to go here because we taught it might be touristy, but it is anything but. The food is simple and classic, just as sicilian food should be! It is really worth a visit for those of you wanting a really good pasta.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by Residence La Gancia and we were not disappointed. On our first visit we just about got a table as the restaurant was so popular. The food was typically Sicilian and excellent. The staff were delightful. Not a cheap meal but not overly expensive either. We loved it so much we booked for our... More

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UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We followed Trip Advisor's recommendations on this one. We arrived unannounced, so then booked for the following evening. Not too keen on manager's way of directing us where to sit. Mussels were tasty. My main course was fine but my partner could hardly touch hers. Lady at next table had the same unfortunate experience. I was dismayed as to why... More

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Canberra, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant to us and while they were fully booked the first night we went they do take reservations so we were in luck the second night. Fish is their specialty and they have lots of fresh pasta dishes too. We had the bruschetta and then the Sicilian swordfish accompanied by the house white wine, a Grillo.... More

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Favignana, Italy
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Upon recommendation from Anna Lisa, host of B&B Barbado, this place is the real deal. One of the best meals while in Sicily. Make a reservation as this place is small. Wait staff was super friendly. It was so good were going back again tonight! Don't miss out if your in Trapani, this place is great. Enjoy.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We stayed in Trapani for 2 nights and went to this restaurant and the food was absolutely fabulous. So fresh and delicious and a real authentic restaurant. The house wine in a carafe went down the hatch like a dream and the waitresses were very friendly although they couldn't speak much english. It isn't a problem unless you are like... More

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Stockholm, Sverige
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is a very nice place indeed. I ate a three course dinner with a smile, and would have stayed for hours if it wasn't for the steady flow of people trying to get a table. I would go back tomorrow if it wasn't closed on tuesdays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Great place with very friendly personnel and genuine sicilian cuisine. Highly recommended! (Hint - caponata is the way to go)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Local dishes, perfectly made. All fresh and so delicious! Great antipasti, pasta and fish. Nice selection of local wine. Go there!

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