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“Absolutely Fab U lous” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Madia

La Madia
Corso Filippo Re Capriata, 22, 92027 Licata, Sicily, Italy
+39 0922771443
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Ranked #1 of 54 Restaurants in Licata
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Tavistock, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Absolutely Fab U lous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Very discreet, unassuming restaurant in a very strange town. Greeted very warmly. Very little English spoken by entire staff. Food presented and tasted very good with a flair and passionate imagination. You can choose various set suggestive menu's and enlist the assistance of the Chef's wife to choose accompanying wines - what a life saver! We chose Black & White menu, each course was sublime. Chef came to our table offer to ask if all was ok - of course it was. He informed me that he was going to start a cookery school from next January (I'll be checking his website very soon to put my name forward). I look forward to returning next Spring.

  • Visited November 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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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Meal of a lifetime”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Fantastic food, friendly service, the chef advised us and we willingly accepted his recommendations. A jewel

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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94 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Wow - make the effort to go here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

This isn't an obvious location for such a great restaurant, but the food is worth making the journey for. Every course was excellent, innovative and beautifully presented - really high quality. We came for lunch and most of the tables were full. The chef comes to your table during the meal which is a pleasant touch. On our visit service was faultless.

  • 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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Cresskill, New Jersey
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110 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“innovative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Innovative twists on Sicilian staples, good service, tasting menu or ala carte ( we did ala carte and were really stuffed). Food was so interesting, fresh, nice wine. You will not taste this kind of food in the States.

Visited October 2012
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Hong Kong, China
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141 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Only The FOOD!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Place was highly recommended. We had lunch on a quiet Friday. only one other table occupied. The chef came out and asked about any things we could not eat. His English is limited, but that was fine. The Food arrived every dish was beautiful to look at and delicious to eat. Very high standard in our books. The service at first was fine...... but I think the man must have been in a hurry to go off.... or poss a miscommunication between waiter and waitress. BUT we were never offered coffee/ tea .... that's never happen to me in a restaurant of this calibre. As soon as we ask for the bill the guy flipped off the air con ... that could have waited no.
In all the service at end of meal was a pity ..... but oh oh oh the food!!!!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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