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Il Covo del Pirata

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Via San Francesco 1, 98057 Milazzo, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 928 4437
12:30 - 15:00
19:45 - 23:45
Closed now
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Thu - Tue 12:30 - 15:00
19:45 - 23:45
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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had lunxh at this restaurant and the food was very good. The waiter that served us was able to provide information about the food and could reccomend what to eat. We enjoyed very much the "antipasto" with 5 different dishes, including some raw fish. The wine suggested was quite good as well as the final shot of grapa as... More 

Thank Wamberto
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Have been a few times over the years and the best option is to get a pizza or calzone I found the other dishes either to be small in size or not the best cooking. Safe for a pizza but can get better. Plus side is if you don't speak italian there will be English speaking waiters and its a... More 

Thank BDownUnderB
Epsom, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

Visited twice during our stay in Milazzo. Ground floor serves basic choice of starters and pizza only, first floor restaurant is a la carte menu. We only went to the ground floor for pizza etc. On both occasions the service was very good and Mario and his son went out of their way to look after our group of 7.... More 

Thank Nick J
Boston, MA
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

It is difficult not to find a decent meal in Sicily and this place was no exception. Very good fish, pasta, lively atmosphere. Solid recommendation

Thank DJsdad
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Definitely the best place to eat in Milazzo. The food was fresh and delicious, the atmosphere was relaxed and pleasant and the staff was wonderful. If you ever find yourself in Milazzo and want to eat at a nice restaurant, sit upstairs at Il Covo Del Pirata you will not be disappointed.

Thank V C
new york
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

We ate in their upstairs (restaurant) area. My fish was very good- it was in a delicious sauce, while my husband's rolled meat was ok. We had an early morning so didn't order dessert. Over all a pleasant experience.

Thank lauren8181
Houston, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2013

We stopped in for dinner and were completely blown away. Fish that was as fresh as can be, pasta cooked to perfection and great service. I'm still dreaming about the swordfish ravioli, Complimenti!

2 Thank JComposto
Winter Haven, Florida
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2012

This restaurant used to be one of my favorite places to go when I Milazzo. The two story place with the Pizeria on the bottom and the restaurant on the second floor has always been a sinonim of good service and excellent food. Since we arrived in Milazzo we were looking forward to go there and yesterday evening finally we... More 

2 Thank Thomas L
Quebec City, Canada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2012

We wandered into this hotel, and were very pleased with the ambiance, food and service. The pizzeria seemed popular and filled up as we ate.

Thank Vagab0nd_Family_0f_4
Attard, Malta
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2011

This was our first stop for dinner when we arrived in Milazzo. I chose veal steaks - so delicate and sumptous and my boyf opted for Pasta with seafood = divine! Lovely service and staff and quite an original setting. We sat downstairs since we were looking for a casual place to eat after arriviing earlier that day by motorcycle.

2 Thank Marcella77

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:45 - 23:45
12:30 - 15:00
19:45 - 23:45
12:30 - 15:00
19:45 - 23:45
12:30 - 15:00
19:45 - 23:45
12:30 - 15:00
19:45 - 23:45
12:30 - 15:00
19:45 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Francesco 1, 98057 Milazzo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Milazzo
  • Phone Number: +39 090 928 4437

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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?