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Trattoria Il Vicolo

Via Pio IX 26, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 28481
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (10 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Pio IX 26, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice courtyard with some beautiful flowers. Family business serving good, basic fare. Steak “Cannibale” was very good, although the side order of green salad was just iceberg lettuce(!!) (a bit of a shock in Italy, where insalata verde can often be the highpoint of a...More

Thank Stuart D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious, fresh food at reasonable prices. The best pasta dish I've had so far in Sicily. Peaceful terrace.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Taormina and not my last for sure! The restaurant was empty, but undeservingly so, due to the fact that it is off the Main Street, so not many people come across it, unless exploring. Tagliatelle con gamberetti e pistacchi! WORTH THE RAVE...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Castelmola is a tourist trap so we asked an antique shopkeeper where he takes his wife for lunch, without blinking, "Il Vicolo". Off we went a few doors down and had a lovely lunch of pastas, pizza and salads. This restaurant is not a place...More

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

This was the first place we ate at and the food was extremely poor. We ordered the prawns and squid expecting fresh seafood. What we got were very small pieces of deep fried seafood that certainly was not fresh. It was very greasy and the...More

Thank BenChristy
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Seriously this food was horrible, I eat everything and I mean everything and this is how we are leaving our meals tonight (picture below) First of all we asked for water and the woman gave us a bottle of flat sparkling water and tried to...More

Thank Pia N
Reviewed May 1, 2018

The food was OK, but not spectacular. House wine average. OK for a quick bite, but do not expect a lot.

Thank Hexagone6x6
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

we eat the tomato soup and the house pizza with the house white wine and the tiramisu for dessert. everything was just great. this is what we were looking to experience in Italy

Thank Nir H
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Loved this restaurant, really good food, beautifully cooked and great value for money. We're planning to go back tonight. I had the squid ragu with tagliatelle - delicious!

Thank UpparkHG
Reviewed August 23, 2017

the pizza two of us had was fine, but I order the scallopine alla marsala which tasted of precisely nothing (hard to achieve!). They came with literally nothing on the side. The table beside us ordered prawns and I cannot describe the smell (not good),...More

Thank weescottishlady
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pio IX 26, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Castelmola
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 28481
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Restaurant located in Castelmola (One of the most beautiful villages in Italy) right in the city center. Menu of meat and fish and pizza. In summer the pizzeria is open every evening while starting the first week of September, the pizzeria will be activated only on Saturday and Sunday. Opportunity to dine on the terrace (in summer) or in room equipped with air conditioning.
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