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President

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via Regina Margherita 174, 95012, Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
+39 (0)942 984142
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Belle Mead, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We had a multi course meal here for 4 people and the bill was just over €100. The pasta course was the best, order the Farfelle with pistachio. The lamb I ordered was mostly fat. The antipasti was very good. The service was by the owner who spoke no English but with eating and ordering no problems. The place is... More 

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Chicago
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stumbled upon here for lunch while exploring Castiglione di Sicilia. It was cozy and the chef and server were so friendly - we chatted as best we could (since our Italian is rusty). The antipasto President is to die for - mostly vegetarian with a bit of meat. It had amazing cheeses, grilled vegetables, a frittata, and I don't... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Visited this restaurant today,,, very nice and Gaetano was most entertaining!!!! The wine and appetitive were great,,, recommend it highly,!!!!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We visited Caffe President as part of our day trip to Castiglione. Great town and great caffe. The ristorante is attached to a large cafe. All the food is fresh. In fact, while we were there a group of four people walked in and asked for something already prepared and the owner said they only cook fresh. The pasta, steak... More 

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England
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110 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

It was pouring with rain and so we rushed into this small restaurant by chance. Locals eating plus 2 other visitors. simple place with a very warm welcome. Food very very tasty as was the house wine. Well worth a visit if in the town,

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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

We were in castiglione on a september sunday and were a bit on the early side for diner. We thought a pizza at President would be nice, as de sign said 'restaurant president pizzaria'. The text on the door suggested the restaurant would not be open anymore that night but as we wanted to leave it came to life anyways... More 

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Marsascala, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I visited this restaurant for the eight times for me is a must that every time I visit Sicily I am were I am i have to pay a visit the this restaurant for me is the best restaurant in Sicily because it is a family friendly restaurant food is excellent and value for the money Enza the mother and... More 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We visited here for lunch one day as we had hired a moped to visit Catiglione and Alcantara Gorges. The food was wonderful, the waiter was so lovely and the price was fantastic. A must visit!

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Thank Andrea F
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Lovely local restaurant, superb food and a charming host, brilliant last meal of our Sicilian holiday, can't wait to come back!

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Thank Stephen H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Nice smal restaurant with traditional Sicilian food in the middle of this medieval town. Feels like eating at your grandparents ☺. Very friendly staf! Net time at Sicilie we will visit again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Regina Margherita 174, 95012, Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Castiglione di Sicilia
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)942 984142

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