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M.A.T.E.S

Vicolo Storto n. 3, 92010 Caltabellotta, Sicily, Italy
+39 338 281 7862
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“risotto” (17 reviews)
“cannoli” (18 reviews)
“antipasti” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Vicolo Storto n. 3, 92010 Caltabellotta, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is an absolutely wonderful place to while away a couple of hours. Every mouthful is worth the winding journey up the mountains. If you want slow food with attention to detail this is the place.The cannoli alone are noteworthy but then there is...More

Thank cornishbluesky
Reviewed September 1, 2017

Although it took ages to reach the village, it was worth it. The staff was very friendly and quick. The food was excellent, especially the antipasti and the primi. Canoli was very good as well and the local wine was quite good. Recommended for any...More

Thank Stelios0610
Reviewed August 31, 2017

We came after closing time for lunch but they let us in and said they could fix something up for us anyways. They started with classic Sicilian antipasti which was the best we got on our entire tour. Then we were served some patatoes with...More

Thank Aria0092
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

I was part of the party of the of nine who felt ripped off. We did book for 9. Three of which were children. On booking we were told we could have the menu at 30 Euros and that we could order two for one...More

Thank Maria W
Reviewed August 27, 2017

We didn't have a booking but were warmly welcomed to this traditional sicilian restaurant. The pace looks really nice and the waiters speaks good english which made the experience easier as out italian is not great. To our surprise we were not offterd any menu...More

Thank FoodWonders
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Was recommended and booked in advance was quoted 30 euros per head. Ordered 5 set menus plus we ordered 1 plain pasta and two plain tomato sauce pastas plus 1 coka cola. We enjoyed our meals but was charged 6 set menus at 35 euros...More

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Giuseppe A, Proprietario at M.A.T.E.S, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2017

Dear, I remember you booked for 9 people. you ate appetizers for 9 people, pastes and meat 9 people for 6 people. The "smart" Sicilian man at some point asks for food for 5, so with our fixed menu they would have eaten in nine,...More

Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Perfect service, as dutch guests we enjoy to be be served in a funny and sarcastic way, which the servers picked up on immediately. Next to that, you will experience the full italian menu, from antipasti, to primi to secundi & dolce. It is a...More

Thank Eefje v
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

This place is full of such character, family run by a family with such passion for food and great service who make you feel so welcome. A wonderful menu of home cooked (although the standard was one of the best in Sicily) food that really...More

Thank Cat C
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

We ate here both nights we were in Caltabellota. The food was delicious, the wine very drinkable, and the service and atmosphere excellent. The brothers who run the restaurant work hard to create a friendly and relaxed space in which to enjoy dinner, and this...More

Thank James12604
Reviewed July 3, 2017

This is a true bit of Sicilian family cooking and you will have to work hard to have a more enjoyable meal at such a reasonable price. Guiseppe and his brother Leonardo (who despite appearances are not twins!) keep the excellent food coming at a...More

Thank LJKH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Storto n. 3, 92010 Caltabellotta, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Agrigento  >  Caltabellotta
  • Phone Number: +39 338 281 7862
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