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Piazzetta Ficili, 97018 Scicli, Sicily, Italy
+39 0932 931028
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Ranked #2 of 57 Restaurants in Scicli
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $43 - $73
Cuisines: Italian, Chowder
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: In uno degli scenari piu suggestivi del barocco siciliano, a Scicli, riapre le porte, vestito di nuovo, il BAQQALa. Il baqqala nasce dal desiderio di creare un luogo legato alla tradizione della cultura gastronomica, offrendo un ambiente confortevole fatto di luoghi caldi e personali dove le persone possano ritrovare i propri riferimenti di gusto e il calore dell'ambiente familiare. L' oasi gourmet affacciata al palazzo beneventano, vi proporra una collezione di piatti di ispirazione mediterranea che celebrano il gusto e l'intelletto, dove sentori e sfumature si fondono in armoniosi tripudi di gusto e colore. Largo alle materie prime di qualita...La natura e servita grazie ad essenze, verdure, e soprattutto pesce rigorosamente freschi.

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  • English first
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English first
kingston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My wife and I had lunch at Baqqala today and the food was delicious and the service excellent. The restaurant in English is called the drunken fish. It has a funky decor and the food is not the usual fare you get in most restaurants. The food though traditional Sicilian had an interesting mixture of ingredients. The chef obviously had... More 

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The staff were friendly and helpful and the service good. The food was good value and the wine excellent

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Amazing food and wine. Very attentive staff. Good location just of the main street. Menu was not extensive, but didn't need to be.

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Grand Isle, Vermont
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

a simple and superbly prepared array of seafood dishes. Four of us came to Scicli, after tourist season, and had Baqqala to ourselves for lunch. Each dish ranked among the best we found anywhere in Sicily...yet completely unpretentious, and reasonably priced. Most enjoyable to sit on the patio. If you want stuffy and stilted, go elsewhere, but this meal justifies... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Carpaccio of octopus; lobster linguine and rolled fish with eggplant were just perfect. We got a little lost and asked for directions at a local shop. They called and the maître d' walk over and walked us back! This was our best dinner of 2 weeks of great food. Service 4 star, wine pairing perfect and local.

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Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Four of us were casually looking up at some wonderful old stone carvings when I glanced over and saw this restaurant. I walked over to peruse the menu and at the same time caught the eye of a woman sitting by herself who mouthed to me " very good" . The specialty is seafood and it is worth any effort... More 

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Bagni di Lucca, Toscana, Italy
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Finally after over an hour's search I found this little restaurant which looks very simple on the outside but is smart inside and offers good food and house wine. Although prices are higher that other parts of Sicily and Italy, I was glad to receive a superb seafood risotto and good service. I was also able to recommend the restaurant... More 

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Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We stumbled on Baqqala for lunch while walking around Scicli. An English lady overheard us as we looked at the menu and said that while it was a little pricey it was worth every penny. She was right! The Chef's Starter was a lovely combination of seafoods. We also had spaghetti with clams, monk fish wrapped in prosciutto and seafood... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This restaurant is tucked away from one of the many squares in Scicli. It has a lovely terrace and a nice modern inside. We hadn't booked and arrived at the restaurant at 20:00 and were very lucky to get a table on the terrace half an hour later and the restaurant was full! The service was friendly and professional. We... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Fish and sicilian cuisine at the highest levels. Very characteristic little restaurant close to Scicli's city hall. Excellent service. We had a wonderful experience.

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Address: Piazzetta Ficili, 97018 Scicli, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0932 931028
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Scicli
Average Prices: USD 43 - 73
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder

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