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La Vela

Via Gaie di Garaffe 66, Sciacca, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #30 of 72 restaurants in Sciacca
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We came to the place to have a family dinner (two adults and a child). First, they don't have a child-seat. Second, the food was boring and non-tasty. Service - slow and indifferent. It took at least two hours to bring us starter dishes - one little dish every 20 minutes. At certain point we left, taking the rest of... More

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wagga
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101 reviews 101 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

this is much more a local than touristed place, despite its presence in the guide books . it was a busy sunday lunch and the restaurant was full, we were lucky to score a walk in. the food was delicious especially the variety of appetisers - the pumpkin fishy pasta was fantastic and a bit different. the meal was finshed... More

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Cleveland, OH
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

There is a fixed price lunch which has so much food it seems impossible to eat it all. All the fish is fresh off the boat that day. It is a great place to eat.

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torino
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

dining at "la vela" is one of the best expierience you can get about sicilian hospitality! food and wine are awesome: the fish is always so fresh and cooked following the local recipes, so you can get surprising tastes, aromas and colors! The local wine they serve at the table is simple, but definitely the right choice for the food... More

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Connecticut, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

We had to wait for a while for a seat, but it was worth it! For 25 euros each we got an amazing amount of food (fixed menu), plus three bottles of wine. Our personal favorites were the seafood salad, risotto, and sardine balls. The service was great too, and our server really made our dinner feel special. YUM!

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

So much food and all so deliscious! The fish was just fabulous, the service friendly (and tolerant of our almost non-existant italian), and there was so much food we thought we would burst!

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St. Gallen
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

I' ve seen a lot in Sicily but never something like "La Vela". They give you 8 local appetizers, two kind of pastas, different really fresh fish afterwards , wine and water, caffee and bitter for 25 euros.. and ... it's REALLY GOOD. No way a normal person can eat all they give you, but it's worth tasting it. I... More

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