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Colicchia Francesco

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Via delle Arti 8, 91100, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
+39 0923 547612
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Genoa, Italy
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

If you are in the area (downtown Trapani) do not miss this old, well-known spot. Excellent local pastries and - most of all - a fantastic granita. I believe the place might be crowded in summer, but in early November it was a wonderful discovery

Thank bintempo
Belgrade, Serbia
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56 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Top class granitas:coffee n almonds,figs,fresh lemon! Don't trust foregneirs or italians from the north: this is how to serve a traditional granita,all the rest is cheap fake gourmets talk.

Thank aleviola77
Oswiecim, Poland
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114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

We ate there for first day in our trip and get back after a trip late night. They were closing but open and serve for us last cannoli. We ate cannolis at Palermo, Taormina, Modica and Siracuse but there is the best in Sicilia! It's big and the paste is different-better. Family business.

Thank Amigoucieka
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Had a granita here due to reviews, I didn't find it as good as a they said, found it quite icy but maybe that is how it should be...

Thank heake
Rome, Italy
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95 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

This place is famous for granita of different tastes. Beyond lemon, strawberry, coffee they have also some traditional flavours as almonds, pistache and jasmine. You can have granita with brioche and anise cookies if you want to follow the original sicilian tradition.

Thank five-7
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73 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Had a lemon, and pistachios granite. It was watery, and melted before arriving to our table. Some pieces of granite were like ice with no taste. Overall awful experience.

Thank Qualcuno2013
Paris, France
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We ve waited 45 minutes to order 2 granites and a small bottle of water !! The waiters were working under pressure and were a bit rude... If you have the choice pick somewhere else.

Thank Lilou G
Warsaw, Poland
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

We wanted to taste sicilian cannoli and granita. The staff was really nice. The owner was very helpful and talkative:-) We chose cannoli cassata and granita al caffe. Everything was really tasty.

Thank Martyna S
Poznan, Poland
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

Dropped by for a short visit with my wife. Good cannoli and cakes, but a mediocre latte macchiatto was an unpleasant surprise. One of the bartenders was helpful in recommending the assortment, while the old owner was very fussy about having to find the change. All in all - nothing special.

Thank Wojtek C
Stockholm, Sweden
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2013

Nothing special really. The cannoli was good and the cassita likewise. We visited in april and there was no places to sit outside and the interior isnt really something you would write home about.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Arti 8, 91100, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Trapani
  • Phone Number: +39 0923 547612

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?