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Trattoria Al Buco

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Italian, Pasta
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zanardelli 1 | angolo corso vittori emanuele, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 573979
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Trattoria da 3 generazioni dal 1957 Nata come bettolaDal nonno totò.Piatti...
Trattoria da 3 generazioni dal 1957 Nata come bettolaDal nonno totò.Piatti tipici siciliani Dalla pasta con le sarde Al coniglio alla stimpirata,Emozioni al palato da provare almeno una volta.
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  • 114
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  • 166
    Very good
  • 75
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Early lunch

My husband an and it had a wonderful lunch at noon- early lunch in siciy. Staff was friendly and the dishes we were outstanding.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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houston
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

3/5 - good food, but very busy/crowded with a group on street so had to chose inside downstairs with no real atmosphere

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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316 reviews 316 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

It was so slow we left after an hour of waiting for two plates of pasta. It was so slow our waiter apparently thought we were there too long and tried to give us someone else's bill. It was so slow three other tables who came after we did, got their food, ate, got their bill, paid and were long... More 

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houston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My husband an and it had a wonderful lunch at noon- early lunch in siciy. Staff was friendly and the dishes we were outstanding.

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Bucharest, Romania
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This small restaurant in Noto is practically in two rooms. It has around 8 tablet. Inside you'll find an atmosphere 100% from the Italian movies: waiters that are chatting freely with the customers or eating at a nearby table, the space between the tables is very small. They have some history(around 50 years) and a lot of pictures on the... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I had the seafood grill, which was great; watch for the whole shrimp with its head, the norm for Sicily. Best bean soup! Swift service, fair prices.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

A very promising beginning with lots of people there and an amiable waiter. Our main courses (we both had prawns) were good and the house white wine alright though a somewhat off-putting colour. However service then simply ceased while the waiter chatted to customers in the other room.Having waited, perplexed, for ages we finally gave up on dolci or coffee.... More 

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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119 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We stumbled into this gem after a frustrating drive looking for parking. The antipasti plate had 10 different items, all were great. Ravioli and linguine with pesto and pine nuts were both great. Great lunch place for sure. Priced reasonably.

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London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Followed the LP advice and tries this place. Nice spot my the cathedral steps. Friendly staff but very slow. Antipasti plate very generous and nice enough. Nothing outstanding but pretty good food at an ok price considering the location

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stopped at Al Buco for lunch on a day trip to Noto. The food was excellent. We shared the antipasti to start which was amazing - the flavours were just gorgeous. We then had calamari and an onion and tomato salad for main and again it was so tasty. The way the salad was dressed made it taste absolutely... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I ordered Sicilian salad which was an interesting mix of orange, tomato, lettuce, black olives and cheese. Decent salad but nothing to write home about. My wife had the prawn penne and had the same reaction. Looking around the fish and the ravioli that other people were having looked good. Decent service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: zanardelli 1 | angolo corso vittori emanuele, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Noto
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 573979

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Trattoria da 3 generazioni dal 1957 Nata come bettolaDal nonno totò.Piatti tipici siciliani Dalla pasta con le sarde Al coniglio alla stimpirata,Emozioni al palato da provare almeno una volta.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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