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Via della Liberta' 1, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 708 2575
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Today
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 23:30
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Fri - Wed 11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 23:30
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Balzan, Malta
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a nice pizzeria/trattoria in a small village in Sicily. Atmosphere and service are nice and friendly. Food and portions are average.

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Thank M S
Bangor, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Called in at 2:20pm, they were kind enough to continue serving which was good. We had some tomato bruschetta and some flat leaf parsley ones, both very fresh and good. A salad of tomato and cheese was fine. So was a penne pasta with chef's ragu sauce. Less good was a rather dry spaghetti with bland meat sauce. An off... More 

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Thank Dieithryn
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Pasta was not good at all. Pizza is not served at lunch time. Would not recommend this place. Bruschetta was OK

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Thank Alina L
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent and served really fast. I would recommend trying their antipasti. There was a lovely assortment of items and all very tasty and fresh. The pizzas were great too and very large. Excellent value for money.

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Thank Charlotte Z
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

We were given a recommendation to visit this restaurant. Our friend had eaten there eight years prior so we were not sure whether the restaurant would still be there. It certainly was there and the food was just as good as our friend had suggested. Great mushroom salad, mushroom pasta, mushroom soup. You get the idea. Great friendly, family service.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Owner very attentive. Food was great..you could have antipasto which was VERY yummy...and anything else. But we just had sweets, as the antipasto was SO good!

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Thank Elizabeth J
Munich
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59 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015

besides that the risotto was terrible, the place was freezing cold (OK it was December - still). The service (seams to be owner or owners sun) did not have his best day. The food was OK, the price as well. Having then no credit card acceptation (as the machine does not work) was not good at all and just completed... More 

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Thank Andreas777
1 review
Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

Good food nice place. Must return for the Pizza. Great service and friendly people. Will return for another visit

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Meise, Belgium
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140 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2014

First night and didn't know where to go, we ended up having a pizza here. Very nice pizza, some good antipasti peppers that we added to it, good local wine, friendly service and a delicious semifreddo as dessert. Good quality/price ratio

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San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014

We stopped here for lunch after coming down from Mt. Etna - we were attracted by the pleasant outdoor patio and by the fact that there were a considerable number of diners present, very few of which appeared to be tourists. We ordered porchini mushroom soup and a salad along with a house red wine. The soup was fantastic. Salad... More 

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Thank Brent O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Liberta' 1, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Zafferana Etnea
  • Phone Number: +39 095 708 2575

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?