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Osteria U Locale

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Via Dusmet 14, 96010 Buccheri, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 873923
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

If you want to try the real local cuisine of the "Monti Iblei" this is the right place for you. The menu is not huge, but the few choices are enough to satisfy anybody. The quality of food is fantastic and all local. With 50 euro per couple you will get out of here exploding :) Do not forget to... More 

Thank Gianmarco P
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Been dining and lunching in this place few times and was never disappointed. Its a rustic, sicilian place with charming service and local food. Menu is changed every month or so and if only you speak italian, you will be advised on what to eat and drink with precision and care. Everything I ate here was fresh, local and made... More 

Thank Arūnė K
Birkirkara, Malta
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Very disappointed to find this place closed! It was very highly recommended, travelled a long way and was not easy to find at all! There was nothing else in Buccheri!

Thank jblake25
Rome, Italy
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

When staying in the area you cannot miss this place in the mountains around Noto. The food is fantastic, the atmosphere rustic and cosy, everything is fresh and the menu changes continuously. The oil is award-winning, the patron is talkative and cultured, my wife and I had a splendid dinner, the pasta with truffles and the cannolo were superb. And... More 

Thank Bertiewooster2013
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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306 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Our Backroads tour group started our tour here on a lovely late spring morning. It's obviously popular with locals. We had a set course menu with a refreshing Sicilian antipasto followed by two great pastas but the highlight was the outstanding cannoli - the best I ever tasted. We ate street side but the interior is charming as well!

Thank Drew K
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We visited Sicily for weeks in November and stayed in Buccheri for 2 nights. All along our trip, we ate at many good cafes and restaurants, but by far, Osteria U Locale was the best one of them all! The freshest, local ingredients were used in each dish we selected. We enjoyed stinco (roasted pork shank) the most, it was... More 

Thank Gail P
Poznan, Poland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We were travelling to Pantallica and we got hungry. We decided to visit this restaurant. At the beginning it seemed very nice, but when we said we do not eat gluten, the owner was not so nice any longer.We ordered lamb and we were waiting 1 hour to receive few slices of meat which were disgusting. When we asked to... More 

Thank Ewa K
Duncan, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Last summer my husband and I attended Medfest in the little town of Buccheri. We wandered around in the morning until lunchtime and came across U Locale quite by accident. It was a real find! There was a special "medieval menu" for the festa and the food was quite delicious. We sat at a table outside and chatted with a... More 

Thank Cacciacoo
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2014

If you want real authentic Sicilian cuisine this is the place to go. Nothing but fresh local ingredients used. The dishes change frequently and the chef will come out and tell you what the choices are for that evening and also describe every component. Nestled away in a narrow cobblestone alley way the atmosphere and food will blow you away.... More 

Thank 10Steffi
Pavia, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2012

What an excellent meal. Swimming in the sea (November 2nd - Aranella) in the morning and lunch at Osteria U Locale one hour later in the hills. Great drive and day from Siracusa.

Thank Thomas M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$55
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dusmet 14, 96010 Buccheri, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Buccheri
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 873923
Inland Syracuse, where they meet three provinces of South-Eastern Sicily, lies at the foot of Mount Laurel (the highest mountain of the Mountains Iblei), a small village full of traditions and popular culture. In the geographic center of the country, where bars and alleys meet creating a medieval atmosphere, punctuated by baroque churches, is a place that has managed to combine during the years the aromas and flavors that time and the pace of modern life take us away.

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