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Pasticceria San Carlo

Via Guarnotta, Erice, Sicily, Italy
+39 0923 869586
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastries” (10 reviews)
“old lady” (3 reviews)
“weight” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Guarnotta, Erice, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We were directed here by another bar's owner! Quite incredible as such! The genovesi were really yummy and fresh and the location and the old lady were pittoresque!

Thank Andres_and_Angela
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Pasticceria is a little run down. During my visit, there were very few sweet varieties on display. The elderly attendant took our order and went to an adjacent room where we could see her finishing off the Genovesi with a dusting of icing sugar. Pastries...More

Thank Josette F
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Marzipan is incredible, fresh great taste, I remember my wife say I don't like marzipan, and after the first bite she loves it, the marzipan are all great but the chocolate with rum is the best.

Thank liorez28
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The pistachio cookies are pure bliss, and all the other varieties of cookies are worth more than a nibble. This is a place that prides itself on classic Sicilian cookies yet uses restraint with almond extract which permeates lesser bakers. They sell by weight, and...More

1  Thank 422sallyu
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The shop is almost always full of people waiting to buy the sweets sold by these two old ladies. Their sweets are excellent and far better than other I tasted from other Pasticceria down the road. They are also cheaper, but you need to have...More

1  Thank Colette F
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a small shop run by an old lady where you can taste amazing local sweets. Try the Genovesi (local pastries) but make sure they are served warm, they are delicious. Another sweet spot are the almond pastries, amazingly good!

2  Thank Corrado R
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Nice looking old ladies sold me not fresh pastries and cheated on the price. I asked one piece of different pastries to try. They are supposed to be sold by weight. Instead she calculated almost 1 eur per piece instead of weighting them. I left...More

Thank Aga A
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This a very simple shop, in a very quite corner of the street and can easily be missed. Specially, with the street along the main piaza bustling with pastry shops. But this is the place to go. Another way to look for them is, just...More

2  Thank pooj101
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

You MUST try the white cream pastries. They are absolutely amazing. I wish I could have eaten many more of them! Best dish in Erice.

1  Thank Marcopolo20th
Reviewed 18 March 2016

This place seems to come out of a fairy tail. Cheap and amazing sweets baked daily, old women serving you kindly. You simply need to try it.

1  Thank Gimedo
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Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guarnotta, Erice, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Erice
  • Phone Number: +39 0923 869586
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