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Osteria dei Sapori Perduti

Corso Umberto I, 228, 97015 Modica, Sicily, Italy
+39 0932 944247
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Ranked #33 of 134 restaurants in Modica
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Ely, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This restaurant offers typical dishes from the Sicilian inland and it appears obvious that it has adapted to tourists. The quality of the food was good, but probably better suited to cold or warm weather. It is worthwhile going if in the area.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

A surprisingly original menu for what looked suspiciously like a tourist trap, with lots of local dishes that we hadn't seen anywhere else in Sicily. The multi lingual glossy menu, complete with pictures, was slightly tacky but actually quite helpful, and we ended up with two very nice, and pretty large, pasta dishes - one with spinach and broccoli, one... More

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We had 2 meals at this local restaurant on the main street of Modica.Sicily. The products of this area are tomatoes, eggplant and the best olive I have ever had. The tomato salad was fabulous as was the eggplant dish.

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Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

I ordered the seasonal dish pasta with tenerezze (zucchini flowers) and the orange salad. It was very good. They gave me a copy of their menu book that shows pictures of the menu items!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is clearly a long established Modica restaurant which, sadly, we felt has become a bit of a tourist trap. It has a nice authentic feel to it until you see that that the hand written menus in local dialect are accompanied by glossy brochures on every table in about 7 languages with photos of the food. Although there were... More

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Surrey
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184 reviews 184 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

I was prepared for a typical tourist meal, but the pasta was much better than anticipated and there was plenty on the plate. Service was efficient, nothing to pick fault with. Simple Sicilian food.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The restaurant is situated on a main street in Modica Bassa which is the historical centre of Modica. The decor is in the traditional style , informal and generally welcoming.Being on a main street , it is frequented by tourists, but this is no tourist trap

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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171 reviews 171 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

A nice inexpensive restaurant on the main road in Modica. It serves real local hearty peasant food. We had the antipasto , which was lovely. We then shared a beautiful tasting pasta dish. Finally a superb rabbit dish with roast vegetables. The bill, with wine coffee and grappa was less than 50 euros for two. Good value.

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London
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178 reviews 178 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It took us a while to find anywhere decent to eat in Modica, due to the fact that the town centre is not well defined, as a result of which there are places sporadically spread. We walked past this osteria and thought nothing of it at first because the menu at the door was only a plain laminated card written... More

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Mosta, Malta
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Visited this restaurant based on the reviews on Tripadvisor. Good service but expected the food to be better. Menu was in some 5 different languages.

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