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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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Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, 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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Really nice food and location

We've enjoyed a lot our dinner at Al Buco. Some considerations to help the restaurant to be even more successful: - waiting: we were absolutely not in a rush, but the 2 courses took 2 hours to be served (starter after 40 mins, main dish after 1,15 hours, then we had to remind them about the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
Susanna C
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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London
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Right in the main Street so nice views, but the food was so so. Sardine pasta a culinary mistake. Pasta Norma one of the best pastas we had in Italy. Ran out of highchairs, not impressed. Slow service.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Trattoria on main road right opposite glorious church, amazing setting. We had lunch in the heat of the day but tables were in the shade, good variety of qulity dishes

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We've enjoyed a lot our dinner at Al Buco. Some considerations to help the restaurant to be even more successful: - waiting: we were absolutely not in a rush, but the 2 courses took 2 hours to be served (starter after 40 mins, main dish after 1,15 hours, then we had to remind them about the salad) - the tagliatelle... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Stopped here for lunch before an afternoon of sightseeing. Sat outside in an attractive setting. Good attentive service. Good choice of food and drink. The pasta con sarde was delicious and my partner loved his pasta Norma.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We spent a day in Noto in May 2015 and had dinner here. The food was extremely nice (we had the mussels starter and swordfish steak with tomatoes and capers, both excellent choices) and it was much less oily than other food we had in Sicily. The restaurant is located along the main pedestrian road of Noto, which makes for... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My wife and I spent two weeks traveling in Sicily. The rather modest Al Buco served our best meals in the restaurant-saturated Noto area. We kept trying others, but came back three times to al Buco. The pasta Capriciosa, the rabbit, the lamb, and the salads were distinctive with good quality ingredients. The service staff was great; be certain to... More 

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

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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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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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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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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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 - 41
  • 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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