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Ristorante Meliora

Vico Milazzo 9 | Vico Milazzo 9 per raggiungerlo fare via Principe Umberto al n.91 girare a sinistra., 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 892161
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Ranked #5 of 103 restaurants in Noto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $36 - $144
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This restaurant doesn't sell food. It sells art-culinary art. For weeks I have been to many cities in Italy, like Milano, Como, Bellagio, Venezia, Bologna, Sorrento, Amalfi, Catania, and Siracusa. And I can say definitely this is the best restaurant in Italy. This restaurant makes you feel the need for new definitions of "freshness" and "flavor." Even the simple raw... More

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San Francisco, CA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner at Meliora. It is tucked away in Noto Alta (be sure to get good directions) and is in a lovely old building. The owner was very friendly and was helpful with food and wine suggestions. It was by far our best meal in Noto and definitely was the best meal we had in Southern Sicily.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We were reccomended this restaurant and it was a pleasant surprise. A bit difficult to find, better to ask around, the restaurant has a few placed outside and elegant decoration inside. The food is excellent, from the local antipasti to the sublime tuna in pistacchio. To accompany all the owner will suggest you wines to complete the experience, follow his... More

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montigny la resle, france
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This is a small restaurant hidden in the back streets of Noto in Sicily. A young crew, very serious about their fare: the fish was steamed to perfection. The cooking is serious, inventive, with a delicate touch, and the attention to the marriage of ingredients is thoughtful as well as successful. Their wine list is excellent.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Ignore the busy tourist traps by the cathedral and walk up the hill to the Via Principe Umberto. A sign points to the left to this family run restaurant. We have had many average meals during our stay in Sicily but this one is real step up - a brilliant introduction to real Sicilian food. And the walk up the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We arrived after a slowish yomp with our 2 children up the hill from Noto's main street. Reception was friendly if not quite the cooing "ciao bambino" we had got used to in Sicily. Unusually we felt a little embarrassed / apologetic to have small children with us. It seemed all the guests that night (Easter Saturday) were English speakers... More

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vaalbeek
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We arrived late in Noto with our 3 children, hungry and looking for a nice restaurant to have lunch. All restaurants were closed or closing down, people unwilling to serve lunch anymore…until we discovered Meliora…The owner welcomed us friendly and offered us a table. If that wasn't enough, the food was just superb. We've been offered finger food, waiting for... More

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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Both the food and the service were great. My Italian husband liked it a lot as well! We had a wonderful selection of typical Sicilian antipasti and excellent fish. The dessert prepared of home-made ricotta was also very delicious! The owner is very nice and the atmosphere is agreeable. This restaurant is really worth a visit!

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Donnalucata, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

It was great experience for us. We were there 3 times and always we like to come back. Chef is a great man and friendly. Food excelent!!! He change food for our requirements. Super access to customers. 👍👍👍👍👍

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Oslo, Norway
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

This is a relative newcomer to the restaurant scene in Noto and it is a welcome addition to the list. The staff was very friendly and the food was fresh (good antipasti, nice ricotta dessert) and the local wines on the list accompanied the meal beautifully.

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