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La Cambusa del Capitano

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Via Marina 65, 95021, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 276298
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Modiin, Israel
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

across the street from the fish market, not on the main road, you will find a great sea place. although the waitress did not speak any English the good will was there big time and we felt very comfortable. great food, great service. what else one needs?

Thank Efratsy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I had the seafood spagetti of my life in this restaurant. Nothing can top that. Everything was perfect from the starter to dessert. Thank you!

Thank tofi-fm
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2016

As long as I live, I will never forget the dinner at Cambusa. It was an absolutely magical experience. We never saw menus - just told our wonderful waiter that we loved all sorts of clams and pasta. A few moments later, the dishes started rolling out of the kitchen. Each one was better than the last. We saw shellfish... More 

Thank Courtney T
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

It's a family tradition to come here every time we're in Sicily. The seafood and the cooking is perfectly Sicilian style. Fair, fresh and generous. Quality is great and atmosphere absolutely easy going. The antipasto della Casa entails more than 10 servings and every piece is wonderful! Pasta ai Ricci di mare is just amazing! Location for sure is not... More 

Thank FnM_Bella_Vita
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126 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Quaint Restaraunt with nice views and a very nice family atmosphere. Went with locals and the food did not disappoint. Excellent food at a very good price. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Anthony A
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2014

Just of the main commercial street, this quiet small food place makes for an great dining experience. Menu is traditional with no fireworks with dishes well executed. We had clams with tomato sauce, which had a hint of chilli,,with the semolina bread mopping it well up. . Our other plate of local fish was wonderfully cooked with the fish itself... More 

Thank mark21wine
Motta Sant'Anastasia, Italy
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

I lived in Sicily for a total of 6 years. This is the freshest, sicilian seafood place we go to. Never disappointed. Clean friendly. English spoken, great view!

Thank Aaronfosterabh
Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 10, 2013

This was some of the best seafood I've ever had. I had the pasta frutti da mare and my girlfriend had a pasta with fresh tuna. We both thought it was amazing. She doesn't even like seafood and was about to get a plan red sauce, but I convinced her to step outside her comfort zone, and she loved it.... More 

Thank Andrew_Meyers
Island of Malta, Malta
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

This is a tourist trap respect yourselves and go elswhere. If you like frozen seafood served by a smoking waiter this is the place for you. If you appreciate an accounting rip-off this is the place for you.

Thank gusseymanche
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2013

Tis was our first dinner in Sicily and so far the best ever. We came back from our Holliday on the 14th and we visited that restaurant on the 3rd of July. We are still talking about it, dreaming of a meal like it and would definitely do it again if there is a chance. The restaurant was recommended by... More 

Thank Evgeniya S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Marina 65, 95021, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Aci Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 095 276298

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?