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Corso Filippo Re Capriata 22, 92027 Licata, Sicily, Italy
+39 0922 771443
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Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Mon 20:00 - 22:30
Wed - Mon 13:00 - 14:30
Wed - Sat 20:00 - 22:30
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a lovely lunch here with some friends on their recommendation. An unlikely spot for such a hidden gem. The food was excellent and the service was outstanding. The chef Pino makes a point of talking to all of the tables which is always a nice touch. Go with an open mind and have the tasting menu.

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Thank Happy T
Zurich, Switzerland
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent dinner with a very friendly and professional service. They served additional several amuse bouche and friandise. Pino Cuttaia came twice to our table to ask if everything was alright which is a nice gesture. Our daughter just had a plate of plain spaghetti and to our big surprise they didn't even charge it. Not like in... More 

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Thank Sandrulla
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food. Local produce: cheese, tomato, anchovy, artichoke, seafood, meat, magicked into a new state of being where they are more intensely themselves. Kind and thoughtful staff, even a handbag stand (I have never seen such a thing before!). Just a shame it was so empty on a Friday night.

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Toronto, Canada
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Chef Pino Cuttaia's passion is so obvious and present in every course he produces - no wonder La Madia is one of the best restaurant in Sicily. I have never seen a chef engage so much with his patrons, ensuring that each course is explained and understood. The explanation is not necessarily due to over complicated ingredients or techniques as... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

It is not easy to reach even using Google. Probably it is the only jewel of the small city of Licata. But it is really fantastic ! The place is simple with comfort colors and light as every restaurant should be. The chef came to each table to explain the menu and to make suggestions. We decided that it was... More 

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Thank Scarafagio
Minneapolis
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

In an unimpressive building, in an unimpressive city, some of the most impressive cooking we have experienced during the past ten years. Wait staff was a bit "snobby" at first, but probably because of some discomfort with English. Presentation is flawless, using the many fresh ingredients (dairy, vegetables, etc) found in this part of Sicily. Although reviewers describe it as... More 

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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very special tastings, not for everyone. If you don´t know Italian, you´re up for some real surprises. Some of the food is hard to eat, if you are not from the South of Europe. It´s not a two star restaurant.

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Thank Michael J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is Sicilian food that has evolved into spectacular flavors and presentation. It was like magic. Taking a bite and expecting a traditional taste, when in fact it was something entirely different. Don't miss this one. We had a tasting menu and it was sublime. Complimenti

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Thank johnstonstudios
London, United Kingdom
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156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner at la madia and had the 8 course fish degustation. Pino takes the highest quality local ingredients with classic Sicilian flavour combinations and creates visual, taste and texture masterpieces. This is a chef at top of his culinary powers and they fully deserve their 2 Michelin stars. Pino came out to speak with us a couple... More 

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São Paulo
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Nothing special about the food. The mozzarella with tomato spremuta was incredible. The other 5 dishes were ok. Definitely not worth the visit to Licata and the price. Service has a lot to improve.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 14:30
Monday
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Thursday
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Friday
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Saturday
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Filippo Re Capriata 22, 92027 Licata, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Agrigento  >  Licata
  • Phone Number: +39 0922 771443

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