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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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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to eat here first make sure you are hungry or don't order more than two courses. Second they don't take reservations so if you're not here by 7.30 it will be full and you will have a long wait. And people waited. And third there were no meat mains on the menu it's all fish though there... More 

Thank Aquinasmagister
Oslo, Norway
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just outside the old town. Perfect for lunch/drinks with panoramic views of the mediterranean. Possible to sunbathe/swim right next to it. Worth a visit!

Thank A K
Winchester, England
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there three times during our stay. Slightly off the main street up the hill towards the lighthouse but great location, very good staff and sensible, good quality menu using good ingredients. Can recommend the swordfish with pistacchio crust and potatoes! If you are lucky you can get free parking on the road that leads to the port.

Thank rji1962
Colchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great selection of mainly fish dishes on offer, which were very well presented. Efficient service from a small outdoor staff team, who had a good level of English and were available when required. Hope you are lucky enough to find a table and enjoy the great sea setting and food!

Thank Anne J
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was rude and unpleasant, they did not not welcome us (yes, it was 20 min. to opening, OK). So we cannot judge the state of cuisine art. It is easily accesible by walking from the Cefal center, but in a quite area. So it loked nice for luch. Judging from the menu it is in up mid scale... More 

Thank Adam W
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57 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had walked past this restaurant during the day in an effort to find restaurants a little of the beaten track. On a Thursday night, early for Sicily, 8.00pm,we took the Last table outside. Overlooking the sea and sunset it is a lovely spot. Fortunately the food is also worth visiting for. A mixed antipasti plate was shared to start... More 

1 Thank Jane M
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here 3 times during our stay. After being lured into various uninspiring places with terraces virtually in the sea that provided poor food we found the faro. It is at the far east end of cefalu as far as you can go before the new marina. Staff friendly. Food simple but good. The homemade pasta with bacon and... More 

Thank yorkshireporker
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Al Faro this evening, excellent atmosphere with good service. Food was simple, not fancy but delicious. Everything we tried we were very satisfied with. We would be more then happy to return.

Thank brian t
Munich, Germany
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Al Faro following the great reviews in Trip advisor and did not get disappointed. It offers delicious cuisine, mostly see food, although I enjoyed an amazing veggie pasta too. We went there for dinner without reservation and were seated within minutes. The staff was welcoming and friendly. When I shared at the end that it was my birthday,... More 

Thank smilie_bg
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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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
$15 - $38
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?