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Trattoria Al Faro

Via al Porto, 25, 92019 Sciacca, Sicily, Italy
0925 25349
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Ranked #39 of 85 restaurants in Sciacca
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

And the food was very good, the wait staff excellent, and a very pleasant place to spend a couple of hours eating and drinking the local wine. Although very close to the sea, no view, in fact could easily have driven by it was not really very obvious it was a restaurant, but like most trattoria's in Italy, it was... More

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luxembourg
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

This is a small, Harbor side, trattoria serving mostly simple seafood dishes. Nothing fancy, but really authentic and of excellent quality. If you want some pasta with bottarga, pasta with seafood, freshly grilled fish .... . We enjoyed it a lot. Whenever I would be in the neighborhood again, I wouldn't hesitate.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Al Faro suffers from not having a terrace and being on a busy corner but the food is fantastic, the service charming, the portions generous and the value outstanding. The dining room is spacious with no intrusion from the street. You can taste the passion of the chefs in every mouthfull. Argueably the best in town.

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Brussels, Belgium
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

While driving from Segesta to Agrigent we felt the need for a little lunch so came across a recommendation for 'al faro'. We expected actually a place at the harbour with a view to the lighhouse - so we a bit disappointed to see that al faro is a restaurant in the 2nd row to the seaside. Inside we just... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This place serves very tasty and good value food in a pleasant setting, has a menu in several languages and is easy to find (at the bottom if a long set of stairs leading down towards the harbour - we parked in the car park above the harbour and walked down the steps). We had a lunch of : fresh... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Thank you so much for an amazing culinary experience. Food was fantastic and service was quick and very good. I certainly recommend this restaurant. :-)

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Woking, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We poppd in for an impromptu lunch over the weekend. The place (like many others in Sicily) looks nothing from the outside. Don't be put off. It serves pretty decent food. We walked in to be greeted by the fresh fish counter on the right hand side. We eyed this up but in the end settled for a Swordfish Steak,... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We have been there three times within one week holiday! great fish dishies. Good prices. Thank you guys, well done!

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Absolutely fantastic fresh seafood. Everything was delicious and perfectly cooked. Great informal atmosphere. Really good value like most places in Sciacca.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

Friendly staff. Really great food. We both had mussels as a starter and fresh mixed fish as main course. One bottle of wine. Total price 45 for the two of us! I would go back here!

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