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Via del Santuario, 5 | San Giovanni Montebello, 95014 Giarre, Sicily, Italy
392 5207135
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: “OLD BARRELS”: a place where the tradition of yesterday becomes tribute...
“OLD BARRELS”: a place where the tradition of yesterday becomes tribute and sophistication in the present.The restaurant has a warm and relaxing atmosphere in which the dishes of our land are proposed and interpreted with ever new creativity although maintaining their original uniqueness.Our project aims to convey the flavor of traditional Sicilian cuisine, the wines of Etna and our gastronomic culture which includes a wide choice of pizza (leavened and baked slowly into the wood oven).You will be welcomed in a relaxing environment and you will be pampered by our staff, in a landscape unique, situated on the slopes of Etna, and able to offer you glimpses of extraordinary beauty, where time seems to stand still.The large green open spaces surrounded by orange trees, a large indoor restaurant and the lounge pizzeria from which you can admire the restored ancient winery that has preserved the original structure of the "Old Barrels", once used for the production of wine and finally a small rustic room of 20 seats, ideal for candlelight dinners and / or business lunches or dinners, are just waiting to welcome you with the typical warmth of Sicilians and their homeland.
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  • 69
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  • 43
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 6
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Holiday

We were staying in fiumefreddo di sicilia and we wanted to dine somewhere not so long distance away . We found this on trip advisor and we booked . Very genuine food and great place . The staff are helpful and knows good english . Will be coming back for sure .

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Adrian B
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  • Local cuisine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We were staying in fiumefreddo di sicilia and we wanted to dine somewhere not so long distance away . We found this on trip advisor and we booked . Very genuine food and great place . The staff are helpful and knows good english . Will be coming back for sure .

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Catania, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My family went to this restaurant this evening to celebrate my wife's birthday. The food was FANTASTIC! The staff spoke English and was extremely helpful and attentive. They even brought out some cake with candles for my wife. This was one of my best experiences and I have lived all over the world.

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Remscheid, Germany
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Searching for a restaurant with Google Maps within walking distance from our B&B we came across this restaurant and were surprised and happy to find it! Excellent typical Sicily food, good local white wine, extremely friendly, helpful and - worth mentioning – English speaking stuff. We spent 3 from our 6 evenings there and everything we tried was really good.... More 

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australia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

A huge restaurant with lots of different areas to eat, has a wood fired pizza oven as well as an extensive menu. We enjoyed all our dishes and wine. It was a Saturday night and unfortunately Karaoke ...and Italians like their music loud!

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

great pizza and the olive oil for the bread etc is to die for!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via del Santuario, 5 | San Giovanni Montebello, 95014 Giarre, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Giarre
  • Phone Number: 392 5207135

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 55
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

“OLD BARRELS”: a place where the tradition of yesterday becomes tribute and sophistication in the present.The restaurant has a warm and relaxing atmosphere in which the dishes of our land are proposed and interpreted with ever new creativity although maintaining their original uniqueness.Our project aims to convey the flavor of traditional Sicilian cuisine, the wines of Etna and our gastronomic culture which includes a wide choice of pizza (leavened and baked slowly into the wood oven).You will be welcomed in a relaxing environment and you will be pampered by our staff, in a landscape unique, situated on the slopes of Etna, and able to offer you glimpses of extraordinary beauty, where time seems to stand still.The large green open spaces surrounded by orange trees, a large indoor restaurant and the lounge pizzeria from which you can admire the restored ancient winery that has preserved the original structure of the "Old Barrels", once used for the production of wine and finally a small rustic room of 20 seats, ideal for candlelight dinners and / or business lunches or dinners, are just waiting to welcome you with the typical warmth of Sicilians and their homeland.

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