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Trattoria Donna Rosa

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Via Accursio 46, 92027 Licata, Sicily, Italy
+39 (0) 922771898
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Description: in this trattoria (active since 1945) you can taste typical food from...
in this trattoria (active since 1945) you can taste typical food from Sicily. we select all our food with attention: fresh fishing from Licata, a big variety of sicilian wine and high quality dishes cooked with care by the chef, who is the owner itself.
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  • 78
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A very good pasta place.

As a party of 10 people we ordered in 3 large pasta plates so each of us could teste different types and all three were really good, Great tiramasu, good red wine, lovley staff and all at a resonable price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2015
Emil J
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Four of us went here on a Tuesday night and what a treat it was. The seafood and pasta are wonderfully done. I had the pasta with sardines and pine nuts and it was prepared to perfection. The other dishes (pasta with octopus ink, pawns, and fish) all looked and tasted good. This is a lovely little family place and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

As a party of 10 people we ordered in 3 large pasta plates so each of us could teste different types and all three were really good, Great tiramasu, good red wine, lovley staff and all at a resonable price.

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Thank Emil J
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Donna Rosa is a typical sicilian restaurant - they "invade" the table with any food, mostly recommended for fish. I'm not a big fan of fish but I have to admitt they are pretty special, particularly the "involtini of pesce spada" (swordfish). We ate 5 or 6 antipasti/starters, 2 main dishes, 2 sides, wine no stop and sorbetto for 35€... More 

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Thank Alwaysallice
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Perfect place to get acquainted with Sicilian food. It's a family trattoria, so you will feel like you're at home of these people ;) Great choice of fish, tasty wine of their own, nice atmosphere. Prices are not the lowest, but worth it.

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Thank NastassiaS
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Obviously well known locally, but not easy to find but when we had to ask the way we were given clear directions and told we would eat well there. We were made very welcome and the food was excellent and reasonably priced. The restaurant was not very busy the night we were there but atmosphere was created by a group... More 

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Thank Charles_Orleans
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Excellent food, pasta and fish at reasonable price. Chef and staff keen to please. We went twice and would have been happy to return again.

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Thank Henry L
Geneva, Switzerland
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

this small trattoria is downtown Licata. As I didn't know where to go I asked twice to some people on the road and everybody know this place!!! As we were 7 the lady proposed us a menu with STARTER, 2 Kinds of Pasta, SECOND DISH, Sorbetto, water, wine and coffee for €35.- and believe me... that was very good!!! As... More 

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Thank Giovanni_1227
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

this small trattoria is downtown Licata. As I didn't know where to go I asked twice to some people on the road and everybody know this place!!! As we were 7 the lady proposed us a menu with STARTER, 2 Kinds of Pasta, SECOND DISH, Sorbetto, water, wine and coffee for €35.- and believe me... that was very good!!! As... More 

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Thank carouge_gio
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch on Thanksgiving day. No turkey, but the seafood and pasta was fantastic. The fried calamari was the best we have eaten anywhere. The entire staff enjoyed our thanksgiving pictures of a 40 pound turkey.

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Thank Jim C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

The seafood was spectacular. The pasta was pretty good. The tiramisu was divine (don't let the gimicky mokapot container fool you). Our Sicilian friend tells us this place isn't as good as it used to be, but it's definitely worth a visit if you're in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Accursio 46, 92027 Licata, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Agrigento  >  Licata
  • Phone Number: +39 (0) 922771898

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 82
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

in this trattoria (active since 1945) you can taste typical food from Sicily. we select all our food with attention: fresh fishing from Licata, a big variety of sicilian wine and high quality dishes cooked with care by the chef, who is the owner itself.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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