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L'Isola del Gusto

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via G.Medici 7/9 | Ex Discesa Marina, 91014 Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy
+39 0924 186 2890
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: New management since April 12, 2015 restaurant that serves traditional...
New management since April 12, 2015 restaurant that serves traditional ancient Sicilian cuisine and beyond. We have 40 seats inside and 25 seats outside. "Apericena" reinforced rich brunch (large buffet) vegetarian menu tasting menu theme nights soft music
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  • 122
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great local Sicilian food

We booked the low cost buffet offer expecting something quite simple. No we had a fantastic choice of local vegetarian dishes plus mussels. We had a second course of lovely lamb chops. Great presentation as well. The service is very good, very smart staff with some French and English spoken, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
RobTaylor500
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Oswestry
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Oswestry
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

We booked the low cost buffet offer expecting something quite simple. No we had a fantastic choice of local vegetarian dishes plus mussels. We had a second course of lovely lamb chops. Great presentation as well. The service is very good, very smart staff with some French and English spoken, the white and red house wine very good as well.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This was one our best dinners in Sicily. The dishes were carefully prepared, well balanced flavors, with fresh ingredients. We had pasta with pesto Trapanese (sp), an incredible seafood pasta, lamb chops, and insalata caprese. All were delicious. The prices were reasonable, ambiance attractive, and the service good. My wife and I wish we could have returned to try some... More 

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Valley Stream, New York
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

After having a hard time finding this restaurant, it ended up to be worth the trouble. We had a delicious meal from start to finish. The best were the mussels and the pasta dishes. The ambiance is very nice too.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

good value for money. and very good food. you wont be disappointed. from start to finish. service was great, and we did not wait too much even though we were in 7 persons. the interior is nicely finished, and we really enjoyed the wonderful food.

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Alresford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The hotel we stayed in suggested eating here and we were not disappointed. The food was excellent. It is a quiet place to eat and has excellent air conditioning which is just what you want occasionally on holiday. The food and the service was excellent, very, very good mussels and we had a delicious bottle of prosecco. My only (hopefully... More 

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Co Armagh
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Looked after by Francesco who spoke great English having worked in London. This is a lovely and quite inexpensive restaurant with lovely pasta dishes and great local wines by the litre carat. Six of us had a lovely meal here tonight and were very happy with the food, wine and service. Best latte I've had yet this week also!

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We were very lucky to find a restaurant open as it was Christmas Eve and quite late. We were very happy to find such a gem! Once we had tasted the Bruschetta we couldn't wait for the rest of our meal. The Lasagne was one of the best we have ever had and the Cannoli was better than Zia's (but... More 

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NYC
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Food is good, staff are friendly and helpful (we had a time limit, since we had to meet someone at Palermo airport, and waitress was on top of this).,

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Geneva, Switzerland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The menu is reasonably priced indeed but the food is simply no good! I am not sure if they changed the chef or if the food has always been like this but i have to disagree with most of the reviews! Cannot recommend the place sorry

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

I was at this restaurant twice during my short first visit to Sicily - and both visits were a great experience food-wise and service-wise. Friendly owner with good English skills and very nice personnel with good humor. The food was excellent, especially the fish dishes which I personally prefers. The variety for kids also is very good. Best recommendations from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via G.Medici 7/9 | Ex Discesa Marina, 91014 Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Castellammare del Golfo
  • Phone Number: +39 0924 186 2890

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 31
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

New management since April 12, 2015 restaurant that serves traditional ancient Sicilian cuisine and beyond. We have 40 seats inside and 25 seats outside. "Apericena" reinforced rich brunch (large buffet) vegetarian menu tasting menu theme nights soft music
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?