We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

L'Isola del Gusto

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
via G.Medici 7/9 | Ex Discesa Marina, 91014 Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy
+39 0924 186 2890
Website
Today
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Quick Bites, 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
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 242 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 133
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 9
    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
Good value, fun night

The set menu is great value at €20, though it would be nice to have a little more choice - we were limited to 2 or 3 options for primi and secondi, which didn't leave a lot of room to pick and choose if you like sharing (which we certainly do!. Everything we had was pretty good though, particularly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
IanandBeth
,
London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
Add Photo Write a Review

242 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The set menu is great value at €20, though it would be nice to have a little more choice - we were limited to 2 or 3 options for primi and secondi, which didn't leave a lot of room to pick and choose if you like sharing (which we certainly do!. Everything we had was pretty good though, particularly the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oswestry
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Valley Stream, New York
Level Contributor
63 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Island of Malta, Malta
Level Contributor
16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Alresford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Co Armagh
Level Contributor
27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
NYC
Level Contributor
24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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).,

Was this review helpful? Yes
Geneva, Switzerland
Level Contributor
45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed L'Isola del Gusto also viewed

Castellammare del Golfo, Province of Trapani
Castellammare del Golfo, Province of Trapani
 
Castellammare del Golfo, Province of Trapani
Castellammare del Golfo, Province of Trapani
 

Been to L'Isola del Gusto? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about L'Isola del Gusto

Address: via G.Medici 7/9 | Ex Discesa Marina, 91014 Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0924 186 2890
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Castellammare del Golfo
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 18 - 33
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Italian

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

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 18 - 33
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Vegetarian, 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
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from L'Isola del Gusto staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?