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“Consistently good”
Review of Vecchia Marina

Vecchia Marina
Ranked #27 of 145 Restaurants in Cefalu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $35 - $61
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed June 21, 2013

We love Cefalu' and have been there many times. This is our go to restaurant. The seafood is fresh and well prepared. The view from the terrace is really lovely. The wait staff is very friendly and courteous. For the money, the scenery and the fresh seafood, this restaurant fits the bill.

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Thank Cayorda
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

I went here for lunch without reading the reviews....we walked by and the view was fantastic so we decided to have lunch...Was in the mood for lasagna and honestly it could have used just a touch more sauce but it was excellent. My wife had bresola with salad and pecorino and that was good as well although the cheese was a little stronger than we would use. The price was a little high but still acceptable and I would go back to try their fish.

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Thank JohnBiscotti
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

..dont agree with the comments about bad food.

This is authentic seafood and pasta dishes

Try bottarga (salted and dried tuna eggs) with bread and butter and a squeeze of lemonm clam vongole with squid ink.

Great view of the sea if you are lucky ....sadly though my only gripe was the wine list as the shop has many empty decoration bottles of fine vintage Sicilian wine son display but were not on the wine list.

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Thank AndyTid
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

Only just merits this rating, the food was not consistently great; competent service and a decent choice of wines.

Thank Gastrognomic
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Reviewed October 27, 2012

I've pretty much said it all in the title, haven't I?

I really dislike writing negative reviews and therefore rarely bother. However, this restaurant really destroyed a beautiful evening in the charming town of Cefalu.

We chose this restaurant because it has a nice ocean view. With so many restaurants nearby we expected that this one would at least be up to the general standard. We didn't mind that their prices are 30% more, we thought that might indicate a slightly higher quality.

How wrong we were! The mediocre quality of the food made us think that some of it is prepared from packaged or frozen ingredients. Surely a sin in Sicily, where the freshest local ingredients have given us some of the best meals that we have tasted anywhere in the world.

The service was abrupt and uncaring. As we often do we ask for the waiter's suggestions. The reply was pretty much "it's up to you".

I won't go on but just suggest that you look elsewhere for that meal experience that lives up to the Sicilian standard.

1  Thank Vic B
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