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Ristorante La Vela

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Contrada Scauri, 91017, Sicily, Italy
+39 0923 916566
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

My husband and I had our first and last meal here during our week's holiday on the island of Pantelleria. On the first evening the restaurant was full. We liked the location, right next to the beach. We ate outside on both occasions. Despite being really busy the waiters and waitress were very professional and efficient. I really enjoyed my... More 

Thank jane16milano
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Imagine to dine in a wonderful waterfront location looking and listening to the see. Imagine to eat wonderful food from scratch: fresh fish, vegetables, pasta. Everything tasty, fresh and well cooked. You can imagine to drink Sicilian wine and finish with one of the best desert in the world..."bacio pantesco" that means Pantelleria Kiss. A crunchy lightly fried dough with... More 

Thank Mattia1981
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

Having eaten here on several occasions I can safely say I've never had a bad meal, not exceptional but tasty nontheless. The beauty of this place is the location. Here you can have a dip in the sea then have an aperitivo then dinner or simply just an ice cream or coffee. Staff are pleasant and the place is well... More 

Thank Andersvic
Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014

I had a late lunch in late June and was welcomed very well. Pesce spada alla griglia was very tasty. The view on the rough sea made the experience even better. The restaurant was a bit difficult to find.

Thank Maietta66
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363 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2014

A total 3-star place; not somewhere you ever really want to go, but if you end up there, you can get something that if not good, is at least acceptable. It can get pretty busy at lunch and on the weekends so be prepared to wait a little bit for your food after you place your order.

Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2014

Nice and effective restaurant, straight by the sea. Excellent Food as all over Pantelleria. Worth both a dip into the sea and then lunch

Thank Verafantastic
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2013

we enjoyed two meals at this simple ocean front family trattoria - utterly fresh, superbly cooked and with the waves at your footsteps.

Thank SYZN
Aussie In London
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant is right by the water near a popular swimming spot. You can sit outdoors and many people wander in from their swimming so it is very relaxed and informal- like a beach bar. We ate lunch there twice- which suggests how we rated it. The menu and good is not as sophisticated as other restaurants on the island,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

The "Vela" restaurant is one thing that you must visit when you are in Pantelleria!! The food is fabulos and the place is magic!!!!!!! Il ristorante la vela è un posto che devi visitare assolutamente quando sei a Pantelleria!!! Il cibo è fantastico e il posto unico!!!! Andateci non ve ne pentirete!!!!!

Thank Myciccio93
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

The only place where you can have a bath and then eat/drink something. Nice people, good though simple food, the tray with the fishes you can choose is really catchy

Thank Gpoli01

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contrada Scauri, 91017, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Pantelleria
  • Phone Number: +39 0923 916566

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?