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Trattoria Da Gianna

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Commenda dei Cavalieri di Malta, 94015 Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
0039 347 3064581
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 77
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  • 11
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great dessert - friendly atmosphere

Really enjoyed our meal at this restaurant. Very friendly and helpful waiter (I think he was the owner). Great pizza and delicious cannoli with pistachio for dessert. Not much English spoken but we got by with our limited Italian and it was fun.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Really enjoyed our meal at this restaurant. Very friendly and helpful waiter (I think he was the owner). Great pizza and delicious cannoli with pistachio for dessert. Not much English spoken but we got by with our limited Italian and it was fun.

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Sorbolo, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Piazza Armerina has become a regular stop on our trips to Sicily.. not ony for the Villa Romana and Morgantina but for the wonderful trattoria and delicious food that awaits us at Da Gianna. Our last visit was in March and even on a cold day Gianna exceeded all expectations.. Wonderful freshly prepared antipasti with eggplant (aubergines) and if you... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We found this place randomly walking around the town at 2pm after visiting Villa Romana de Casale. It was pretty much the only place open but almost full with locals. And quite honestly it is the best food I had in Sicily so far. Everything we had was homemade and fresh, cheap and incredibly tasty. You will wait a bit... More 

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Salmon, Idaho
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

This miniature trattoria was recommended to us by locals last year and we had such good memories that we returned again this year. Authentic Sicilian food cooked simply with much pride by a charming couple whom we will never forget.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We have been to trattoria da gianna two days ago and the food was brilliant. We were served 2 types of Pasta and fish and king prawns, real value for money!

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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Situated next to the Garibaldi Theatre, all tables are outdoors but undercover. The menu is not extensive, but the pasta is fantastic. Group of 4 ate and drank here for less than 50 euro. Staff speak no English, but that is not a problem. Totally recommend this place.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

perhaps it was a quiet night for them but didn't seem to be very well patronised. We were offered Sicilian speciality pasta but didn't quite understand what was in it - if meant to be Pasta con Sarde, there was little evidence of any sardine - possibly a bit of anchovy? tasty wild fennel in it but soggy breadcrumbs folded... More 

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parma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We stop off every year in Piazza Armerina, and this is only place to eat, believe me! Imagine to our horror when we arrived and found Gianna's closed (for one day only).Having to endure an antipasti round the corner at Teatro (which consisted of various vegetables sott ' olio, or rather oil with vegetables) reinforced just how special,fresh and delicious... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

Just finished a late lunch there, this afternoon, and had to write a review straight away! First off, you would barely know the restaurant was there only for the outside tables and chairs. But it is just a minutes walk from the main town square and roadway. On the edge of the old town. We passed the restaurant on the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

Stumbled upon this restaurant by coincidence as we were walking around the old part of Piazza Armerina. The owner was busy preparing fresh dishes and we ended up eating earlier than planned. If you want the real thing and local charm this is the place to visit. The food was tasty, fresh and prepared as we watched. Not more than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Commenda dei Cavalieri di Malta, 94015 Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Enna  >  Piazza Armerina
  • Phone Number: 0039 347 3064581

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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