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Piazzetta Ficili, 3, 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
+39 0932 931028
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Wednesday
Closed
Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

This small fish restaurant in Scicili is well worth seeking out. Pasta dishes were very well flavoured with a balanced use of spices (arabic influence ?). Fritto misto was generous with the fish coated in alight crispy batter. Even the bread (part of the "cover") was much better than usual. Didn,t get to try the deserts but they also looked... More 

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We had just arrived in Scicli (on a Friday!), and decided to try the Baqqala withour a reservation. Although they were very busy, and expecting to get busier, they found a table for us. Service was great, and the so was the food!

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Thank Ken R
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Found on Tripadvisor and after the first meal we booked for the following night. Relaxed atmosphere with background of jazz tunes. Light seafood dishes cooked to our taste included perfectly seared tuna and tasty mussels. No room for dessert !

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York
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262 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Still the best restaurant, we think, in Scicli. Lovely setting in a small area near a palazzo. Staff very welcoming, and when we could not make the original time, due to a minor flood where we stay, they kept the reservation open. Food delicious and so much to choose from. A fitting end to our trip to Scicli.

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Waimea, Hawaii
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529 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

This is a small, well-known restaurant just off the main square. We did not know about it until we checked in at our hotel. The receptionist told us that we should have a reservation as seating is limited each night. He made the reservation, and we noticed that many people who wanted to eat there were being politely turned away.... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We ate here once on our trip to Scicli on the recommendation of our hotel and were not disappointed. Excellent antipasto and fish.

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Thank SnowBrian
Dublin, Ireland
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

We had a nice dinner at Baqqala. We turned up without a booking and were offered a table outside. The outdoor seating was in a small piazza which was lovely. The staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. The waitress spoke excellent English and was very understanding about our nut allergies. The food was good without being great although in the... More 

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leeds,england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Another great restaurant in Scicli ..... Situated on the corner of two narrow streets slightly raised above the street below.... A small intimate restaurant which served the most beautifully cooked no presented food and had wonderful professional service. I found out that this place had been open for 3 years yet the cleanliness and all the soft furnishings made it... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Terrific little restaurant with space for just 20-25 covers, so be sure to book. The menu is all fish which is cooked and presented to a very high standard. Our group shared a mixture of starters followed by a variety of mains and all were superb. We chose this restaurant for our last evening meal of the summer holiday because... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

This was our third trip to Scicli and our third visit to Baqqala. A key word of warning to anyone wishing to eat here is that you really need to book; they can accommodate about 25 diners at a time and for dinner they offer 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm reservations. We popped in the previous evening and reserved for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$37 - $69
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazzetta Ficili, 3, 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Scicli
  • Phone Number: +39 0932 931028

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