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Donna Carmela

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Contrada Grotte, 5, Riposto, Sicily, Italy
+39 348 595 2412
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St Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a week and had decided not to hire a car which was right for us. The setting is beautiful, the staff absolutely lovely, they cannot do enough for you and the provenance of the place is very interesting. The only comment for us was that although the food was lovely, beautifully cooked & presented it was... More 

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Zürich, Switzerland
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here 4 times, and it was always a delight. The garden is beautiful, but the interior is stylish and lovely as well. The food is fantastic. Take care not to eat too much of the good bread at the outset! Portions are not small here, and the food is too good to not eat it all. The kitchen... More 

Thank Katrin T
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stayed 2 nights. Nice, clean rooms -- we had a "hut" which was nice and modern. Superb service, very understanding and nice. Sore point was the noise. Avoid any room above number 25 as there is a train line nearby and if you sleep highly you will be unhappy (our case). The staff apologised. Food is good if not... More 

Thank EdHopper
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

WE thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Donna Carmela ,Food was extremely good service very friendly and the location is beautiful peaceful quite place .WE highly recommended

Thank Lina Z
Scheveningen, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

What a charming place and what charming people. The few minor problem we encountered were solved swiftly and in a very positive way. The restaurant serves delicious food mostly from their own land. The breakfast is also something to write home about. We loved being here.

Thank Viathou P
The Hague, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed staying at Donna Carmela and the restaurant is a joy. Food is refined and extremely good, service is friendly and attentive and the location is beautiful. In short, this is a very good address, strongly to be recommended

Thank jrmparker
Salina, Malta
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

A really exceptional restaurant. The food is exquisite, prepared with care and a combination of classical dishes with added Sicilian flavours. The wine list is impressive and the staff are knowledgeable and very helpful.

Thank mtvella
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The restaurant is beautiful and very quiet at lunch time. The food is excellent and prices are not very high. Great value. Highly recommended.

Thank Michael D
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Large wine list. Very deliscious fresh food, great service at reasonable prices. Very nice location.

Thank nicola f
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

In one word, brilliant. Not cheap but excellent value. If you're looking for something great this place takes full marks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contrada Grotte, 5, Riposto, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Riposto
  • Phone Number: +39 348 595 2412

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