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Caupona Taverna di Sicilia

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Via San Francesco D'Assisi | Piazza Purgatorio, 91100, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
+39 (0)923546618
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food(especially couscous and Sicilian main courses),plus friendly staff and good value for money!My favourite restaurant in Trapani

Thank lucadambro
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived early on a Friday night (1920 ish). Told not yet open but happily waited the 10 minutes. Many, many people turned away even though tables available - everyone was asked if pre booked so maybe this is a requirement? Local, fresh fish -cooked to order. Menu predominantly fish. John had the fried cheese with honey (see photo) which when... More 

Thank Myzka
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Th start was not good: restaurant was completely empty inside but we were told to get back in 30 mins. After that, when we sat, everything went ok. Couscous shall be tried, though being a fish restaurant I'd recommend to ask advice on the fish/dish of the day. Personnel is very chatty and eager to support you in the choice.... More 

Thank alpheo83
Klaipeda, Lithuania
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty, fresh-if my kids ate whole dish with sauce, and gave 5 points, that tells everything. Reasonable price (we paid 50 eur for 4persons with drinks).

Thank Rita P
Los Angeles, California
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620 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner and had to make a reservation for the following night, as they were booked. We had received strong recommendations from locals, so our expectations were high. Service was fine but a bit impersonal (unfriendly?) With the exception of one of the servers who was very nice and kind. The food was fine, but the only... More 

Thank cookpias
Warsaw, Poland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

octopus salad - really tasty, big enough to share for two ravioli with ricotta in a fish soup - fish soup was rather bland, flavourless, I wasn't happy with this choice :( pistachio pasta with seafood - very tasty, delicious!!! you have to try

Thank celoona
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

-Very important when on holidays that you eat nice, fresh food and especially good food that represents the region. This place is not a tourist magnet- it's where the locals eat!! -Great atmosphere in a central location -Friendly waiters (guiseppe)tried his best to explain in English what typical siciliano dishes to try -Clean restaurant -Not expensive- big portions and you... More 

Thank maria v
Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This place is not cozy, but it features an awesome home-made food. The staff is careful not to overcrowd the place to ensure the quality of each serving. My spaghetti with fish eggs were one of the best I ate in Sicily, and the grilled shrimps were gorgeous. The desserts are awesome, the cannolo being really too big for a... More 

Thank The_Miskatonic_Adept
Lund, Sweden
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

If you're looking for a real Sicilian place to eat, this is the place where the locals go for a special dinner. Fantastic food and wine!! If you think this is just an ok place, I'm sorry but then you don't understand the food, then go to McDonalds or something. First of all, book a table, this place gets full... More 

Thank Jenssj
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Great seafood starters, excellent fresh fish. Nice fish couscous with grilled veggies. The owner is nice and kids friendly.

Thank Nicolas L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Francesco D'Assisi | Piazza Purgatorio, 91100, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Trapani
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)923546618

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?