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“Gem off the beaten track.”

Antica Trattoria San Giovanni
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed January 4, 2016

This Trattoria was recommended to us by locals and we were not disappointed. Don't expect a menu, the owner will fill you in on the specials of the day. Fresh homemade pasta, perfectly grilled variety of meat, yummy veggies and of course a huge bowl of local oranges, mandarines and grapefruit. Ordering was fun! In between our very limited knowledge of Italian and their bumpy English we still got what we wanted accompanied by huge smiles and the best service one could ask for! Grazie!

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Thank Martina H
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Reviewed June 27, 2015

This family run establishment is a true find, off the beaten track but well worth the visit. There are no menus as such, and the Signora tells you the dishes on offer. Then the experience begins, wonderful ham, cheese, salami, dried tomatoes etc. followed by homemade pasta dishes and then probably the best steak in Sicily!

Thank JDMprof
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Reviewed June 7, 2015

You have to try this trattoria. This family operation turns out the best food you will ever eat. Everything was amazing especially the homemade pasta. Try the local specialty, pasta with pistachio sauce. You will think you died and went to heaven.

Thank J C
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Reviewed June 6, 2014

I cannot fault this friendly family-run restaurant. The food was delicious. We visited it 3 times, and each time was better than the previous. Some of the best meat that I have eaten anywhere.

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Thank barklyeast
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Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Came to this family run restaurant on a tripadvisor recommendation and wasn't disappointed. The most amazing pistachio pasta, delicious meats and a great cassata del forno. Very friendly family run this jewel in the mountains near Palermo. Make the trip. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Colombus72
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