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Al Faro

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Via Porta Giudecca 62 / A, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The restaurant is right on the bay with wonderful views of the sea and sunset. Great bruschetta juicy with a crisp toast. Had the mussels in tomato spicy sauce - fresh and tasty. The cassata was delicious if somewhat sweet. Only downside was the waiter's indifference. Recommended.

Thank pegasusSydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a hidden gem in Cefalu. If you walk along the coastline towards the lighthouse you'll find Al Faro below the actual lighthouse. It's to your right and tables to your left facing the sea. Really cosy and romantic. Service is great and quick. I ordered the Sicilian cheese for starter and then the swordfish file and my boyfriend... More 

Thank Rebecca J
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best restaurant we visited in Cefalu, food and views could not be faulted, the service was the best we experienced in Sicily, if you don't book I would get there before eight o'clock as its very popular!

Thank Smithy344556
Torquay, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We strolled up to this restaurant one evening after spotting it on a walk around to the port. Nice location and friendly staff. Fish dishes tasty overall couldn't fault it.

Thank beachbabe063
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We thought we would try a restaurant just out of town. This was on the coast heading towards the boat harbour. The sunset was as good as those on the west coast of Australia, which I rate as the best in the world. Anyway back to Al Faro. We had bruschetta as a starter, fantastic. I had zuppa di cozze... More 

Thank Hilton L
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Väldigt gott och fantastisk utsikt. Bäst hittills under de 5 dagar vi varit här. Best kitchen so far during our 5 day visit. Will come back tomorrow for our last night.

Thank Erik H
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Believe the hype. We had a table on the sea front as the sun was setting and it was truly special. We had the anchovy fennel pasta and the bacon, mushroom cream pasta per primi, which were very delicious. Both of us had the sea bass with potatoes which didn't disappoint. As we have read from other reviews we did... More 

Thank cfc_PEDRO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Good food. Nice staff. View and sunset is beautiful. Best restaurant we tried in cefalu . Try it... 😀

Thank Per M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Came here with my boyfriend whilst visiting Cefalu. We walked past every day into town from our hotel but never stopped to eat. We decided to eat here for our last night in Cefalu for the sea view and because it looked very affordable for such a lovely sounding menu. We arrived before opening but were offered a seat anyway... More 

Thank RomaMaria_x
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Very busy when we arrived so we had a little wait but the waiter kept us informed so we didn't feel abandoned - food was fabulous service was casual and friendly and we left feeling very happy with the experience. We'll be back.

Thank Richard L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $37
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Porta Giudecca 62 / A, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Cefalu
  • Phone Number: 390921424409
wonderful place for a romantic diner or lunch, mediterranean food, fresh fish , great and professional service and beautiful seaview

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