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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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Alsace, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we entered the restaurant we were warned the restaurant was a fish restaurant only. As we were going through the menu, our friendly waiter advised us to go for set antipasti menu. It was a great culinary adventure. From tuna carpaccio to cod each dish was more delicious than the other. We enjoyed the generous mouth watering starters so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is just amazing. I had the swordfish for lunch on the 5th Sept and Cous Cous con pesce for dinner on the 7th. Both dishes cooked to perfection. Service first class, waiter has a lovely manner. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were delighted to find this great seafood restaurant -- we just wandered by and it looked so appealing we decided to give it a try. This is a family restaurant with one brother as head chef and the other as head waiter. Their specialty is the "hot and cold seafood starters" an unassuming title which doesn't prepare you for... More 

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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 

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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

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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.

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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!

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Thank shubeedoo
New York, New York, United States
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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 

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 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 

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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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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
Description
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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