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“lots of choices ...but this is the place!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Al Delfino

Al Delfino
via Savoia 15, 91100 San Vito lo Capo, Sicily, Italy
0923972711
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Ranked #107 of 127 Restaurants in San Vito lo Capo
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“lots of choices ...but this is the place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

we were at the beach and looking for a place to have lunch ... there are lots of appealing choices just off the beach on the main street but Delfino's was fantastic! the establishment wash spotless, the wait staff was warm and welcoming and all of the food/ingredients were fresh and delicious ... a great find!

  • Visited July 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tampere, Finland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Avoid this place!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2011

First of all, not at all a relaxing dining experience. Waiters running around the place and bumping into each other, customers and tables. And shouting to each other.
The appetizer was okay but the main course was terrible. The tuna salad did not have any tuna in it and the meat couscous had just some lamb leftovers in it. I ordered the couscous extra spicy but still it did not have any taste at all, not even the pepper&salt at the table saved this terrible meal. Worst restaurant experience ever.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Avellino, Italy
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
“An awful experience, avoid it”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2010

This was our worst food experience during our Sicily trip.
The restaurant has a nice location, in the heart of San Vito, in the pedestrian zone, with tables outside under a porch.
The waiters are efficient and polite. The problem is the food: before entering we asked the waiter if they had tuna and he answered yes, but what was served to us wasn't tuna at all, and - more - was overcooked and tasteless.
When I regretted with one waiter, he answered that those small, whitish part of a fish in my dish was actually a piece of tuna. Well, at least I know tuna meat is red. Finally, the so called tuna was also expensive!
There are many other restaurants in San Vito, you can easily avoid this.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Brit in St Albans
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Overated tourist trap”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2009

If you want fast food, in the wrong order and with indifferent service them go to Delfino's. Don't be fooled by the queues, this is not a great experience. False Bonhomie by the bowtied maitre de folloed by food served in the srong order and then an arguement with the owner meant we did not go back.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Italian in Luxembourg
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A tourist trap”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2009

With so many good spots in this small town, please avoid this. The food is not horrible but I would say below the average. Ok, they have an huge menu but they should better concentrate on few dishes. the price is ok and I guess the quality of fish is not bad, but the service is teh typical one of a touristic place where they have this fake nice attitude but they just want to serve you as fast as possible so they can have some other customers afterwards....

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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