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Address: San Vito lo Capo, San Vito lo Capo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 0923 974300
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Good, but not cheap

One of the best restaurants in San Vito. Large portions, good taste, nice service. The place has pretty garden.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for about an hour around 18:00 on a Thursday. The streets were pedestrian only, stages were preparing for the evening shows and lot's of shops and stands were open. We strawled through the streets and bought ourselves tickets for 20€ for 2 persons which included a cous cous dish by choice (8 choices), one beverage (beer, wine, non... More 

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Thank Bert V
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were excited to be able to experience this popular culinary event. it was well-set up with tents spread around town. ten euro's for a plate of food, a plastic cup of nondescript wine and juicy melon dessert is a good deal, with plenty of variety from vegetarian, fish to meat; but our plates were filled with well-prepared couscous with... More 

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Thank DutchTreat2013
Genoa, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A perfect settings for one of the most famous ambient cooking ingredient : Cous cous. You could taste regional version from more than 10 countries , everything is organized very well , entertainment included , very famous singer concerts and more and the last but not the least ! San Vito !!! Amazing place!

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Thank stefano_pittaluga
Medford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This feast is amazing! For 10 euros you can have a large bowl of cous cous, wine and a dessert. Also there are various vendors selling wine, cheeses, desserts and a nameless number of items where you can taste test for free. They will entice you to buy, but you will definitely leave the festival full and happy.

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Thank Sarah B
Salerno
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

It is a very well organized cous cous festival held every September in the picturesque fishermen village of San Vito Lo Capo,Trapani province.The streets of the little village are full of people flocking from one stall to the other,tasting different types of cous cous (from Maghreb, Senegal, Tunisia, Brazil) and a whole variety of local Sicilian produce (from local cheeses... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Many years ago when first conceived and executed the Cous Cous Fest held in San Vito Lo Capo was BOTH different & fun. NOW sooooo many years later an original 3-5 day event is scheduled to last TEN (10) days later this month. PLEASE SPARE US! I like Cous Cous..BUT..a 10 day festival based on this North African grain.. Are... More 

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Thank Joe2552
Moscow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

One of the best restaurants in San Vito. Large portions, good taste, nice service. The place has pretty garden.

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Thank Darsik
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stayed at the cous cosus fest with about 50 people. The cous cous was not good. Each dish of couscous cost € 10. Will definitely not more. The city is beautiful! A tourist resort highly for pretty big beach. The town deserves. From a visit to the historical - cultural, has nothing. only a city for a holiday. The... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Enjoyed trying the different offerings, music and booths. Crowds were a little intimidating at times.

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Thank Palma B
Aurora
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Cous Cous was very good and very reasonably priced. This is an Italian street festival complete with lots of booths, selling candy, cheese, wine, olive oil, pasta and more. Lots of fun, we combined with a day on the water, (Hippocampus outstanding).

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