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Chalet delle Ginestre

Via Mareneve Km 10.8 | Etna - Nord, 95015 Linguaglossa, Sicily, Italy
+39 345 322 7869
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
8 Sep 2015
“A welcome stop for lunch on the long winding road up the Etna”
22 Sep 2014
“Good food and friendly owner !”
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Italian, Mediterranean
€€ - €€€
Via Mareneve Km 10.8 | Etna - Nord, 95015 Linguaglossa, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

The place is situated half way up the Etna's long winding road (Etna North). This was a welcome stop for a very good lunch. Nice staff and eating in the clouds...more than 1200m high. Even though we arrived late they welcomed us to stay.

1  Thank cm5966
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We stopped with my family when leavin the Etna. Even though it was way past lunch time we were easily served some really good pizzas outdoors. The waiter was friendly and helpful even though I don't speak a word of Italian. A pleasant place to...More

1  Thank NNA_Family
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

We stopped there as part of our Etna excursion tour - lunch was included in the package so we did not expect much. How wrong were we - I'm even tempted to say it was the highlight of the day trip. Food was really good...More

1  Thank foubertLondon
Reviewed 2 October 2013

We were driving around the area on a Monday and having trouble finding a restaurant that was open. However high on the flank of Mount Etna amongst the cinders we found this place, nestled amongst dense woods, reminiscent of the mountain-side restaurants you find when...More

Thank cbailwardSomerset
Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

A very nice Restaurant with friendly staff. You get amazing Sicilian food. Just ask for the daily special or tell them your wishes. Thank you SO much Mario for taking care of us while our photoshooting. I enjoyed the food and the cafe a lot....More

Thank Rainer D
Reviewed 21 September 2012

I visited this little gem of a restaurant on the way down after a visit to the summit of Mount Etna. We were with a small party from the UK and were taken here by our Guide, Tullio for lunch. We had the antipasto to...More

7  Thank charlie_brown123
Reviewed 23 October 2011

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat on the way back from Mt. Etna hoping to have a quite coffee and a view. The restaurant was not at all busy (around 3 PM) so service was very fast. Our pizza was cooked in a...More

9  Thank bblumberg
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US$18 - US$41
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09:30 - 17:30
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  • Address: Via Mareneve Km 10.8 | Etna - Nord, 95015 Linguaglossa, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Linguaglossa
  • Phone Number: +39 345 322 7869
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