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La Locanda dei Frati

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Via San Francesco d'Assisi 95, 91100, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
092321009
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northants
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23 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Although set price menu included wine, tried to say they had run out of house wine and would not offer alternative wine. They eventually offered a beer and one glass of wine, we had to ask for this is was not offered. When meal came, we were told it would be clams, and they served up mussels, expecting us not... More 

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Ispra, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

We had been two nights in Trapani and we had been twice in Locanda dei Frati. Main reason was that they also offer gluten-free food (for my wife). The food turned out to be excellent; kitchen and service are very good. The restaurant was quite frequented by locals. The restaurant may charge you more for fresh fish (whatever this means);... More 

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Vienna
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

If you have any sense of how good fish tastes, don't get near this restaurant. After heavenly food experiences in Rome, Naples and Palermo, we thought this Trapani restaurant could be added to our list of excellence. Although the service was ok, the main dish (recommended by the waiter and supposedly freshly cooked) was a huge disappointment. The side dish... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We went there on Saturday and the place was very crowded. We were a group of 8 so we decided to book in advance. Pizza was good and also the gluten free pizza was appreciated by a friend of us. People was very friendly.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

One of the best pastas we ever had - it convincingly celebrates the Sicilian way of perfectly complementing pasta with a tasteful sauce! We can highly recommend to test it yourself.

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Inkpen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

In the old part of Trapani, it looks, feels and is Sicilian. Served by Angelo - nice guy, speaks English he said I was Mario Monti! There was a local family party who almost included us in their celebrations and added to the atmosphere. We were offered fresh fish and that's what we got - cooked to perfection and really... More 

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France
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

If you are not a local -never mind if you speak a decent Italian- and you want to be treated as a tourist (overpriced and underserviced) than this is the place for you. The place was hosting a local wedding dinner so the rest of the tables got a second rate service (especially in terms of waiting). The waiter would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

In my opinions it was slightly overpriced but on the other hand we have got ourselves an ash tray as an souvenir officially we didn't steal it!!! :) Angelo was taking care of us and was very helpfull polite and caring. Credits to Angelo he is a benefit to the business. You will get what you are paying for. Result:... More 

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Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

My wife and I have just spent a few days in Trapani and we visited this restauant twice. The first time was in the evening on Easter Sunday and the place was packed (mostly locals) but we did not regret having to stand for over half an hour to get a table. The great food and the friendly and hospitalble... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

We ordered bruchetta mista and antipasti rustica for starters, the bruchettas were mearly toasted and the tomatoes tasted and looked like they were directly from the can, they were all of the same type, mixed!?, the antipasti rustica contained two pieces of the bruchetta some olives directly from the jar, some tasteless cheese and a tasty eggplant. As main coarse... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Francesco d'Assisi 95, 91100, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Trapani
  • Phone Number: 092321009
Description
Trattoria and Pizzeria, friendly staff and great local Trapanese food that is worthy of a listing, pizzas as good as Calvino food as good as Ai Lumi in great surroundings

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