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Al Faro

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Via Porta Giudecca 62 / A, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
+39 0921 424409
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We had lunch at Al Faro and it was worth even if just for the view. The food was good and the service efficient. A very relaxing meal!

Thank Metukah
Anchorage, Alaska
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Had a lovely meal dining outside overlooking the sea . The food was excellently prepared Siciliano fare. The tagliatelle with artichokes and bottara and the pasta norma were excellent. Service was great.

Thank rcbundy626
Vancouver, BC
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We ate at Al Faro 4 times while staying at the Blue Bay Apartments in Cefalu. It was a nice walk from the hotel, which is just a little out of town. The restaurant is sitting overlooking the sea, with the kitchen on the other side of the road. The food was delicious, and the service was fabulous. The 2... More 

Thank FunLoverVancouver
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

The freshest ingredients were used in our meal at Al Faro and the ambience in the evening overlooking the Mediterranean was delightful. The service was efficient and totally professional. Highlights were the Sicilian Caponata, fresh sea bass and a wonderfully rich Cassata.

Thank Lynne C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Alfresco dinning set on top of a cliff with the sea, sunset, and old town to marvel whilst you eat and drink. A very short walk out of the touristy hustle of the town centre this restaurant is lovely and quiet. Service was attentive and really just exemplary. As for the food... well it was incredible with a great selection... More 

Thank Helen H
Epsom, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Good restaurant overlooking the sea serving local products at a reasonable price, I'd highly recommend the mussel, clam, tomato and courgette pasta, lovely.

Thank GrahamGJCX
Godalming, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Wonderful location overlooking the sea, on the outskirts of town. Beautifully presented and tasting starter, pasta good although over salted, and very friendly service.

Thank katelees2016
Guildford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Cefalu is quite a busy touristy town on the mainland of Sicily. There are lots of small paved streets but very few places to eat outside. We wandered around and found the top TripAdvisor place but it was closed with no signs when it opened. Also we thought as it was early September it would be good to sit outside... More 

Thank Daniellen68
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited here for my birthday. It was wonderful in every way. We sat on the terrace watching the sun go down. All cocktails are five euros, wine is excellent and reasonably priced. Service was polite, efficient and plenty of English spoken. But the food was in a different class- absolute perfection! We all had different starters: my husband was... More 

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $36
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Porta Giudecca 62 / A, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Cefalu
  • Phone Number: +39 0921 424409
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?