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il Locandiere

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Via Don Luigi Sturzo 59 | Centro Storico, 95041 Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
+39 0933 58292
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch here whilst wandering through the city and couldn't have been happier with our choice. The hot and cold antipasti were both excellent - lots of fresh fish beautifully cooked (or marinated for the cold...) and we followed that with fish of the day (snapper with almond flakes - lovely) and gnocchetti in tomato sauce. In... More 

Thank Edward G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

good dinner and great service , friendly local , fresh and well cooked . I advise everyone to go, Bye bye

Thank rick v
Heathcote, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Made to feel welcome straight away, chose the menu of the day option and the anti pasta was the best I've had in Sicily, totally delicious, followed by a wonderful couscous. Great wine choices too,service was excellent.

Thank LynS51
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

When they say they only serve fish and seafood they mean it. And they do it beautifully and with panache. I highly recommend taking the tasting appetiser... It's little fish delights one after another. And the swordfish rolls and fish of the day- you can taste the freshness of the sea. It's all divine. Paired with Sicilian wines, it's perfecto!

Thank shubeedoo
New York, New York, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Il Locandiere is one of the best fish and seafood restaurants I know. The freshness of the products , the inventive menu and its presentation together with the impeccable yet ultra friendly and personal service made our dining experience special. The tasting menu includes unforgettable dishes like swordfish filet with mint and toasted almonds, Arancio con herring e finocchio (oranges... More 

Thank OrnaP2013
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Our Backroads tour chose this restaurant for our group of 24 people. Needless to say we filled the cozy place, but the staff was marvelously efficient at serving all of us at least seven courses of different, inventive and superbly fresh seafood. They even had seafood salsiccia! The highlight was the first course, a wonderful local swordfish "Carpaccio". The pasta... More 

Thank Drew K
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We booked for dinner and this was a wonderful experience in this cosy restaurant. Fish dishes were outstanding and the white wine from the Etna was a good pairing. The service was careful and well followed through. We really enjoyed the dinner.

Thank Axel8807
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at il Locandiere en route between Siracusa and Agrigento. Lunch was delightful-- bruschetta with tapenade, smoked tuna wrapped around ricotta with pistachios, smoked swordfish as antipasti. A creamy spaghetti with anchovies and the catch of the day, cooked with tomatoes, olives and potatoes, with a nice glass of Sicilian white wine. Service was efficient and pleasant and the... More 

Thank Annmintz
Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Fabrizio really took care of us and gave delicious recommendations. The pasta in this place is to die for if you're fussy about your pasta! We tried the squid, swordfish pasta as primi piatti and as second the breaded swordfish with almond shavings. Thinking about this now makes me want to go back!

Thank Diego Diaz T
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Delighted to find this restaurant through TripAdvisor - this town is built on a steep hill and hard to navigate so it isn't like there is an easy place to find lots of restaurants. Six years ago we passed through this town and couldn't even find a place for pizza! Today we were able to find our way directly to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Don Luigi Sturzo 59 | Centro Storico, 95041 Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Caltagirone
  • Phone Number: +39 0933 58292
Il Locandiere è un piccolo Ristorante di pesce a gestione famigliare con pochi posti a sedere e si trova in pieno centro storico di Caltagirone in Via Luigi Sturzo n.59 a pochi passi dalla famosa Scalinata e dalla Piazza principale, proprio di fronte il Palazzo della Magnolia. Il Locandiere, ormai da più di 11 anni, propone alla sua clientela ed ai viaggiatori, una cucina tradizionale siciliana esclusivamente di pesce con alcune variazioni che ne esaltano il sapore senza tradire la tradizione.

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