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Il Girasole

Via Merce 63, 97015, Modica, Sicily, Italy
+39 368 396 3261
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tagliatelle” (4 reviews)
“antipasti” (8 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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Via Merce 63, 97015, Modica, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

True Sicilian dishes , full of locals , awesome food. We tasted the fresh pasta and the meat dishes. Very very good relation quality-price. Would definitely come back. Very recommendable.

Thank Joana G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week in Modica 3 years ago and tried a lot of higher-rated restaurants but we loved this the best for its friendly family-run home cooking. We returned this year and it has kept up the excellent standard of good value, delicious food...More

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at Il Girasole while on holidays in Sicily by recommendation from the owner of the agriturismo we were staying at near Modica. We booked by email and they were very quick at responding. When we arrived there were only locals at the...More

Thank Silvia M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My sister and I enjoyed a leisurely dinner here on a Saturday night. We arrived right when they opened for dinner, but all 8 tables soon filled up with groups that looked like regulars. One server ably handled all of us with friendy efficiency. I...More

Thank caroleeena
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had a great dinner here with my grandson and highly recommend. Everything was delicious and the wine list is amazing. I would love to go back here!

Thank johnstonstudios
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a lovely find. The food is good - not special - but good enough we went twice. The atmosphere is fantastic - really authentic and rustic, which kind if heightened how enjoyable the food was. The local wine served here is cheap but...More

Thank JoeyTaylor71
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Ordered the tagliatelle with pork sauce - it was just tomato sauce although waitress insisted it was with pork; perhaps they dipped in a pork bone! Furthermore, it was such a small amount of sauce the pasta was basically dry....the waitress brought me some extra...More

Thank 18cristiano
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This lunch was included in our Montelbano tour.The antipasti was a lovely selection of Sicilian specialities including arrancini. Then we had a nice pesto pasta dish. Followed by a pork stew plus salad and fresh vegetables. The portions are generous and we just squeezed a...More

Thank 908Christine
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Having seen previous good reviews we decided to eat here. Food was OK but nothing special and service was poor. Admittedly we were the first customers to arrive but the young woman waitress was hardly welcoming and disappeared for long periods of time leaving no-one...More

Thank ljh1503
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a small restaurant that is popular with locals. The location is not very far from the town centre but off the beaten track for tourists which can be a bonus, depending upon your viewpoint. It is simply furnished. The menu is not large...More

Thank PhilipandSue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Merce 63, 97015, Modica, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Modica
  • Phone Number: +39 368 396 3261
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