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Antico Orto dei Limoni


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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner


Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited this restaurant on our way down the slopes of Mount Etna. It is tucked down a side street. It is the site of an ancient olive and wine press, and the massive equipment fills the large room. Your table might be hidden in...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Rosemary P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came done from Etna and had this restaurant in mind as it was mentioned by the Lonely Planet. We had two different types of pastas and a plate of grilled mixed meat. The pastas were excellent, really creamy from a well cooked sauce prepared...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

Tucked down a little side street,this restaurant occipies thd site of an ancient olive and wine press. The vast presses divide the interior spaces into little nooks, up a few steps, round a corner. We had a delicious lunch of local Sicilian specialities served by...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Rosemary P
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant when we parked our car! What a gem. The service was amazing as was the food. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jacqdriff
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We came for pizza and the recommended lasagne and could not have been more pleased. From the start we received a warm welcome and the staff were very polite about our limited Italian. We received the obligatory bread to start with which was lovely and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank swampduck
Reviewed August 4, 2018

The large courtyard allows you to spend a quiet evening with friends. All the dishes have been chosen, well-assorted hors d'oeuvres, tender meat from the scallops and plenty of cous cous. Bottled wine deserves more attention, poor assortment of whites, red at oven temperature rather...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Giuseppe F
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere with gnocchi and pizzas to die for. The pizzas are enormous so order carefully if you have children or a small appetite. You can always box up and have lunch the following day.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tonyh960
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

We had a very nice lunch. Serviceminded and helpful personal. Beautiful old setting. I do recommend this restaurant and will go there again if I have the possibility.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ChristinaSolna
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Our friends had been to this restaurant ten years ago, so we all decided to return during this trip. The atmosphere of the dining room is very nice with an old grape press and and olive mill. The capresse salad and house wine were nice....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed October 31, 2017

We were at the south slope of Mt Etna, and looking for a less touristy place to eat. We found this place online, and drove the 30 minutes from Mt..Etna to get there. It was a highly rated pizza joint, but it turned out the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Nino P, Proprietario at Antico Orto dei Limoni, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2017

Dear customer, we really appreciated your comment and we’re happy of you to joined us. Thank you, hope to see you soon! Best regards, Antico Orto dei Limoni

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March 25, 2015|
Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, the restaurant says it closes Tuesdays!
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