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Da Francesco

Via San Pietro | Messina, 98050, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 983023
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (12 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
“octopus salad” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via San Pietro | Messina, 98050, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

A popular tourist stopover when in Panarea as it is just off the jetty where all the boats come in. Food is good and service is fast but prepare for the large crowds that throng in especially around lunch time.

Thank Legal_itinerant
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

we ate dinner at francesco as we were staying for two nights in his rooms. food was of good quality but due to the end of the season some ingredients were not available. Dinners far superior than the two breakfast even if the first night...More

Thank Erika O
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely terrasse (book in advance, even off season!) and very nice staff. The food was excellent and of great value considering location and panarea! The mixed grilled seafood plate is great because it's a little bit of everything on the menu which is super to...More

Thank camillemd
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

How lucky was l to find this place. Food cooked to perfection. I had the spaghetti disgraziato for lunch which was delicious. And the mixed grilled fish for dinner, sublime! Honest prices, good service, friendly staff. Best on Panarea.

Thank Frangipani12
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Nice sea view food is amazing. Involtini di melanzana and Tuna steak are incredible. All was super fresh. We will back.

Thank Ilfoodista
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner and had a nice evening. The people were friendly an the food was nice. Although the prices are not like in Palermo they are still reasonable.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Family run and we'll looked after. Great pesto pasta meal and value for money oh and the view wasn't bad either. With boats coming in all the time of course you may have to wait but what's the hurry when the food is this good?

Thank Nick J
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We were told by a local to go there but the food was not good, it was expensive , and the service was terrible even though they had tons of staff. I asked for the bill 4 times, and when I finally stood up to...More

Thank ldtc2
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We ordered and then waited for 45 mins: everything came (almost) together ......antipasti + huge tasteless portions of pasta and the fish and...staff was ridiculously unorganized, dishes with no passion in it...to avoid, definitely (instead go to Da Paolino, which is 10mins walking from there...More

1  Thank FUNDEV
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We ate lunch and one pasta was good another not so good. We were there on May, so it wasn't during a high season but despite that service was poor and unpolite. No smile and we felt that we weren't welcomed. Food and service were...More

Thank Mika E
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Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 55
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Pietro | Messina, 98050, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aeolian Islands  >  Panarea
  • Phone Number: +39 090 983023
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