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“Superb and original dishes”
Review of Cafe' Garibaldi

Cafe' Garibaldi
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Superb reinterpretations of classical Sicilian dishes. Try the fish antipasti - a collection of 10 small but marvellous fish dishes. Great atmosphere in the wonderful center of Mazara del Valle. Very kind service.

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Thank Jan C
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Reviewed August 22, 2012 via mobile

Liked the Sicilisn food (esp the seafood appetitisers) and the lively entertainment provided by the service team, Sandra & Francesca (I think). Romantic ambience too.

We had an outdoor table but I was bitten by mossies (perhaps too near a plant).

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Thank Chinagan
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Reviewed August 8, 2012

Friendly staff, great atmosphere, amazing food. We had a nice able outside so we could 'people watch', drink wine and taste honest Sicilian food. We were not disappointed. The wine was excellent, the service attentive, and the cannoli at the end for dessert was fabulous. Don't miss the Garibaldi dining experience.

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Thank JockPrivateGuide
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

We booked but when we arrived just asked if we had booked, not asking our name! Shown to our table with blaring music which was too loud. Took ages to take our drinks order, (no drinks list given). Menu supplied in Italian but as I only speak Spanish was hard to read the menu! Eventually given an English version. Wasn't offered any guidance in choosing from the menu. We have 2 starters (only pasta on the menu). I chose a pasta starter dish with swordfish, mint and aubergine whilst my Partner had ribbons of pasta with a bolognese sauce. I couldn't taste the mint at all. We had to wait ages for our dishes as we were overlooked as the other tables were locals and they got priority.

We wanted to get a second dish when we had finished but had to wait over 30 minutes and we left without getting more food.

Only 2 members of staff to serve at tables was insufficient - not asked if we had enjoyed our food when we settled our bill.

Overall lacked customer care. I was unwell later in the evening.

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5  Thank AmandaTD4
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Reviewed August 4, 2012

We were looking for good honest and local Sicilian food, and recommended to come here by our hosts at Villa Sogno in Selinunte. It was easy to find the restaurant, after parking the car along the waterfront and walking down the main street of Corso Umberto. We had no booking but were able to make one with the delightful maitre'd, and came back later to eat after walking around the nearby Kasbah area of town. A warm welcome and being able to sit outside in the leafy courtyard free of insects on a hot evening was lovely.The menu consisted of about 4 primi and 4-5 mains and covered a good variety of local seafood fish and pasta, couscous and a risotto. After two months I can still see and taste the dish I chose- the swordfish with eggplant and mint, pasta, just the most delicate and gorgeous of summer flavours combined. Service was attentive and unobtrusive with good humour. The house wine was one of the local reds by Regeali that are presented at the table (bottled for restaurants) and look lovely as well taste great.
We then had the cannoli which were fabulous- hard to stand out in Sicily but these were the right combination of sweet with ricotta bite.
The food and service here is faultless and we will be back again next year - do not miss this restaurant.

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1  Thank BellaFigura
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