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Ristorante la Cantoniera

Contrada Cantoniera SNC | Etna Sud, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 914155
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
“mount etna” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Contrada Cantoniera SNC | Etna Sud, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

Our meal included pasta, chicken and salad and a delicious cake with espresso. The salad was warm that was served with the breaded chicken. The cake was the best part of the meal.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Melaney68
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Tea is very expensive compared to coffee like espresso. They offer a very good table service and the restaurant is nice. The staff is very nice and is a good overall cafeteria surrounded nice views depending on the micro climate.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Victor Z
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

After exploring Mount Erna we decided to leave the snack places and walked 1/2 block to La Cantoniera. The owner greeted us and escorted us to a table. Service was quick and efficient. We decided on the gnocchi with mushrooms and lasagna. The pasta was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Leaislandgirl
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Our tour to Mount Etna stopped here for about an hour while the guide waited for our specialist transport up Mount Etna. We had a coffee, but otherwise there was nothing to see or do. On our way back down, we had a 'traditional '...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Richard W
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Went on an organised tour off our cruise ship and arrived to find at least 10 coaches in the car park. We had a cake that was delicious and then had 40 minutes free time. We spent the whole time queuing for the toilets as...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 301traceyb
Reviewed March 7, 2018

This is a very large restaurant that caters to groups at the base of Mount Etna. There is nothing wrong with anything here, it is just not what I would describe as very special or very interesting. The menu selection is very basic, as is...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank yecats59
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

A lovely restaurant near to the cable car station on Mount Etna - excellent food , service and atmosphere - highly recommended

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 33andyr
Reviewed October 4, 2017

We had driven from Porto Empedocle, just south of Agrigento, Sicily, to Mount Etna, the volcano of ill repute, having regurgitated its innards during Early 2017 practically over the BBC filming crew… that actually had to run away from falling reshot rocks showering down on...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank granmar
Reviewed April 27, 2017

The food on offer here is basic, sandwich, fruit or tea & coffee. It's also a gift shop.It's also a very busy spot. We were offered a €10 voucher for sandwich/snack/fruit & drink which i thought was reasonable enough.

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank Tashamum
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

We had been up to the summit and were looking for a proper lunch (not a self-serve pizza place) and came to la cantoniera quite late (mid afternoon), however they could not have been more welcoming and served us a wonderful caprese, pasta specials and...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank GilesH899
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contrada Cantoniera SNC | Etna Sud, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Nicolosi
  • Phone Number: +39 095 914155
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