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Il Siciliano

Via Cesare Battisti 26, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
+39 347 517 6667
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Aug 30, 2017
“casual family restaurant”
Jul 26, 2017
“What a buzz of activity”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Cesare Battisti 26, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

A good restaurant to go with children, but this is also the reason for the noise in it. Nonetheless quality of food is okay, they are using fresh ingredients, but don´t expect something special. Service is slightly chaotic, as several persons a serving you. Still,...More

Thank LoppiHH
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Ok so it is Weds night and this place is humming with locals, which we have always found to be a good indicator. Don't come here if you want a quiet romantic experience....do come if you like good food and large portions and love the...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2017

This restaurant was recommended by our B&B Garibaldi. It was delicious. The pasta was homemade and so, so, good. We would have gone there again if we didn't have such a short stay in Messina. I would highly recommend this restaurant when in Messina, especially...More

Thank EMMA L
Reviewed August 19, 2016

We happened to be in Messina since our cruise ship was docked there. It was the week if the Italian summer holidays so the city was quite dead. We were looking for typical Sicilian food. This place was recommended to us. Reasonable prices for a...More

Thank KimberlyPausa
Reviewed October 1, 2015

We avoided the city centre with all the touristic traps and we came here at the recommendation of TripAdvisor. Nice place, good food, friendly staff and service. Definitely worth going to.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Excellent Sicilian meal, shared mixed Sicilian antipasto, thank goodness as huge but delicious. My wife had lovely linguine with calamari and langoustines whilst I had Nero a sepia accompanied with excellent house Rosso. Good value at less than €40.

Thank Petersorrento
Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited Il Siciliano for lunch yesterday as it was recommended by a local as a great place to try traditional Sicilian cuisine. We shared a mixed starter, the Misto Sfizi, which had a selection of the local starters. This was a...More

Thank DoppiaZero
Reviewed May 15, 2013

A lovely little gem of a restaurant hidden just off Via Guiseppe Garibaldi. Great menu selection as well as daily specials and excellent atmosphere. Prices very reasonable and excellent service. Would highly recommend Il Siciliano.

Thank Jenny G
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cesare Battisti 26, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Messina
  • Phone Number: +39 347 517 6667
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