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US$16 - US$43
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 22 November 2022 via mobile

Best lunch in a long time. Just excellent! Me and my husband came from Castellamare to Cefalù and I must say this lunch really made it!

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 21 November 2022 via mobile

Well prepared delicious and thoughtful. Very nice setting. Excellent service: friendly and knowledgeable. Somewhat expensive but worth it.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 31 October 2022

located half the way from the railway station to the Cathedral on a small square, this restaurant has some nice outside tables around a little fountain. the menue is not all to big, but offers some interesting dishes, all done tasty and fresh. for two...antipasti, two primi, four glasses of wine, one sweet and two coffee, the bill came up to a 100 Euro. Not the cheapest place for a lunch, but it was worth it.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 19 October 2022

On edge of the old town with a very nice outdoor terrace area. The service was very good as were the various dishes we tried. We especially liked the baked octopus and the pasta with sea urchin source.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 16 October 2022 via mobile

I dined at Porta Terra during my last night in Cefalu and it left a most satisfying impression. I started with baccala manteca ravioli followed by grilled capone with Sicilian salad of orange, fennel, sweet sour onions and olives. Chocolate budino rounded out the memorable...meal. I appreciated the sensible portions, especially the pasta, which let me finish everything without feeling overly stuffed. I enjoyed my experience so much that I personally gave my regards to the chef. Outstanding service, too!More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 20 September 2022 via mobile

My wife and I loved our evening here. The menu is limited with good reason. It’s a seasonal and pleasant take on freshly sourced and cooked Sicilian cuisine. The waiting staff are genuinely helpful in food and wine selection. It was clear our enjoyment of...our culinary experience was not to be hurried. Reminds me of Italia yesteryear. Thanks for making our evening such an enjoyable experience.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 10 September 2022 via mobile

Two wonderful meals in the Porta Terra Restaurant. With very knowledgeable and attentive English-speaking waiter. Excellent starters, secondi and desserts. Waiter paired great choices of wine with the food. Lovely setting in one of the squares in Cefalú, next to a fountain.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 5 September 2022 via mobile

Delicious! Normal price! Everything was good, the dishes, the quality, everything was great, thanks for a beautiful dinner!

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 1 September 2022 via mobile

Service, food, wine all superb, I had the Tuna with avocado which was sublime. The waiter/somilier was so soft and kind . Thank you

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 5 August 2022 via mobile

This is the perfect place to go! Exceptional!!! Me and my daughter loved it so much that we went for dinner first, and then went for lunch the next day! As I said that the service was great, I really mean it! We got the...food very quickly considering how good it tasted and how well it was cooked! This is also a seafood place and my daughter doesn’t like seafood and, they were so flexible and made her a delicious tomato pasta!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 28 July 2022 via mobile

Highly recommended. Awesome service, shown to be an example. We have taken octopus and two plates of pasta. They were stunning, delicious, high quality and accurate to the details and good price. In the middle of my first course I have found something in my...plate and continued my delicious almond and sea urchin plate. I warned the waitress about what I have found when she collected empty plates. They shared their sincere apologies and cut the first course price from the check. I wasn't expecting that but a very professional and honest behaviour. I would have given more rating if I have had the chance.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 11 July 2022

The best Italian restaurant I’ve ever visited! Would 100% recommend! The food was delicious & the service was amazing!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 11 July 2022

Amazing and beautifully prepared fresh food and selection of wines, service was 10/10 very friendly and attentive , we will be back when next in Sicilia 🤩

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 11 July 2022

I was there with friends for a celebration. The location is in the heart of Cefalù and you are surrounded by art and history. We had dinner outside. Great wine selection and the dishes show research and taste. The octopus with chickpeas panelle and curry...is to die for. The staff was friendly and warm. 10/10 recommended.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 11 July 2022 via mobile

We dined here whilst visiting Cefalu,oh my word the food was fresh and so delicious,the owners and staff were very experienced and polite and so helpful,spotlesly clean,price was very good and the whole restaurant was very attractive,menu was eyecatching and seafood was delicious,we will be...back soon.Thank you 💛⭐️More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Porta Terra Ristorante is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5