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Il Balenottero


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Ristorante a conduzione familiare.Nato nel 1997,vanta da sempre una cucina tipica lampedusana a base di pesce appena pescato,rispettando l'antica tradizione di famiglia in chiave lievemente evoluta su alcuni piatti.
$34 - $79
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Seafood, Mediterranean
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

As always, every time I visit Lampedusa, I must eat the delicious seafood of Il Balenottero many times. Great service and nice menu. Will return again next year!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank satremblay
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The Best Seafood on the Island ...a Must! All fresh , tasty and prepared with care and very professional service. Migliore Pesce sull'isola….impossibile mancarlo! Pesce fresco preparato e servito a meraviglia.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Andrea G
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Very nice people and very good food! Fast service and nice menu! Also cozy and ideal for any kind of visit! Definetely we ll go back!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Road183530
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Always a pleasure to go to this restaurant.The food is amazing and the service is warm and welcoming.The prices are fairly inexpensive for what you get. Definitely my favorite restaurant in Lampedusa. I highly recommend it.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank satremblay
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic seafood, super hospitality and very friendly Owner Batista and His Family. Been there almost every day during my stay in Lampedusa. Thanks to all! AAAA++++++

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Andrea G
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Booked this hotel for dinner at the start of our holiday, and enjoyed a pleasant evening with some lovely fish dishes all round. My dentice was fresh and tasty. Other family members were also pleased with their choice of fish. The restaurant owner later was...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Charles A
Reviewed July 14, 2016

We've been there since four years and every time we go in Lampedusa we are delighted by the traditional kitchen of Il Balenottero. Is a restaurant owned and managed by a whole family, very local and traditional, with a great quality of the food prepared....More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank fabriziocG7886TJ
Reviewed August 13, 2015

The best of all restaurants in Lampedusa! Love it! Best fish you can eat! Very large choise of seafood! Good price, nice people!

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank MariaX77
Reviewed October 19, 2014

when you first encounter il balenottero you wont think its special place its badly decorated seems like any normal place but once you get to meet the chef Battista you will be sure that you have never eaten fish like this before he personally goes...More

Date of visit: September 2014
Thank salim l
Reviewed September 17, 2014

We go there for some seafood ! we take a fresh spaghetti with mixed seafood it was special... and after we take 2 grouper fresh fish on the grill ! nice family run place !! welldone

Date of visit: September 2014
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