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“OUTSTANDING” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ristorante Il Liberty

Ristorante Il Liberty
Via Cavour, 40, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 573226
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Ranked #16 of 116 Restaurants in Noto
Price range: $25 - $56
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: You will be surprised from its position, the Liberty Restaurant, perched as it is on the side of the Church of Montevergine whose two towers are kindly shade to the small veranda. Chef Joseph Angelino inventive and skilled craftsmanship, qualities which he cultivated from an early age before studying and then sharing important experiences working with teachers Andrea Galli and Andrea Provenzani.   Today revisits the classical canons of the Sicilian tradition thanks to brilliant innovative ideas, seasonal raw materials and a culinary philosophy that provides only the inner workings of the restaurant. Its menu do not miss anything, from seasonal recipes, always pleasantly surprising dishes available throughout the year: the appetizer Layered Ragusano with julienne vegetables in sweet and sour, the fantastic risotto with almond milk sauce and quail reduction Nero d'Avola, the amazing Sicilian Eggplant parmesan crusted cheese and crunchy vegetables, and among the desserts, the delicious creamy chocolate fudge sauce with tobacco and jelly frappato.
Santa Eulalia
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“OUTSTANDING”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Hidden away in a little alley off Via Cavour - one street up from the main Corso Vittorio Emanuele - this small restaurant is a real find. After a hot morning exploring Noto and finding the other restaurants listed on Tripadvisor either closed or unattractive, we decided to give this one a chance as a last resort. Seated under shade on the tiny terrace, we were treated to one of the best meals we had in two weeks in Sicily. Plates of delicious local cheeses with the restaurant's homemade 'jams' (chutneys), were followed by sublime pasta dishes - linguine with clams and cherry tomatoes, ravioli filled with aubergines and ricotta - and excellent risotto with ragout of quail. All beautifully presented, light and full of flavour. The wine recommended by the friendly waiter (speaking very good English) was perfect. Finally, we could not resist the desserts which were all first-rate, with the chocolate fondant with tobacco (!) sauce the clear winner. Euros 35 a head including two bottles of wine - very good value and we would certainly return. Recommended!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Local Fare with a flare”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Wonderful food deserving of a few stars - local influenced with a twist - very helpful staff fabulous wine and their Cheese and Home made Jam to die for. If I had found it earlier I would have gone every night

Visited August 2012
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“Very good plfood and nice athmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Went to this restaurant on r3ecommendation (like always) of Trip Advisor, and we were please to see different dishes cooked in the sicilian way. Food was excellent and well priced.

Visited July 2012
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“Best restaurant in the world”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012 via mobile

Thiis my favourite restaurant in the world. We came back 3 times during a 4 day visit. the waiters were so friendly and genuine. we tipped them the first night and were told tips were unnecessary. we kept tipping each time as they genuinely deserved it

the food is simple flavours using complex techniques. the kind of food you know you cant replicate at home .. But without trying to be too fancy

The most memorable dishes were..squid ink arancini and the quail and almond risotto. and if they have it.. the mussle soup is to die for

prices were reasonable and the wines were terrific ( we let them choose each time )

We made the mistake of not booking any restaurant for easter sunday.. and these guys kindly made room for us in their full restaurant to have our final meal there. unbelievable service that we will never forget.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Corbetta, Italy
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“extremely good!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

food is simply great.. not complex plates, but extremely good! the staff and the cooker are very kind and nice. I also got a recipe to bring back home!
The best restourant I ate in Noto! I do suggest to try Giuseppe's creations!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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