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Via Don Luigi Sturzo 59 | Centro Storico, 95041 Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
+39 0933 58292
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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93 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had lunch here and enjoyed it so much. The fish antipasti cold and warm were just divine and worth visiting this restaurant just to endulge in these. The fish couscous was also good, but save room for the cannallo with warm figs. The service was friendly and offered good advice. A definite Sicilian culinary high point.

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1 Thank nandgNL
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sitting here right now and compelled to leave a review to say this is very very good! Fresh fish, high quality ingredients, all cooked to perfection.

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Thank Roberto U
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Still the best restaurant in the area. Been there for two times, now. First in 2013 and again in March 2017. Absolutely great. Fish at its best. The place is known for their starters, so do not miss them. Great Service, btw.

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1 Thank Felix H
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are now for 5 days in Sicily and this is till now our best food experience. If you like fish. They have some meat and vegatarian dishes but the main dishes are fish. Hospitality ok, the antipasta misto gives a verious variety of fish. Delicious!!! The main course were swordfish rolls and grilled fish italian style. Superb. Try the... More 

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1 Thank Hans S
Malta
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

When entering this restaurant we asked the waiter if there were vegetarian options. One of us does not eat fish or meat. He had to ask the chef. We could hear him say: what he has on the menu thats it! So no vegetarian options. For a restaurant and for a chef its crazy not to make a simple veggy... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Highly recommend. We had the raw fish antipasto. Everything was freshly prepared. The staff were very polite and knew their work well.

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Lucca
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We had a super lunch at "Il Locandiere"! The waiter was very friendly and knowledgeable; he suggested we try the large hot and cold selection of starters. It was one delicious dish after the other. All made with the freshest ingredients. Accompanied by a good white Sicilian wine. One of the things that struck me when we first came in... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

One of the best places ever--almost too much food, but so good and so creative. Would certainly go there again. This place knows it's business. Swordfish presented in ways nothing like the dry swordfish seen in other restaurants. Octopus actually tasty, sweet and tender, not the usual rubber band kind.

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Loughborough, England, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We are currently travelling around Sicily and loving every moment of it. I had never realised what an incredibly fertile and vibrant country this is - always thought of it as sort of run-down and poor - but nothing could be further from the truth. The history of the place is also amazing - Siracusa has to be visited! Also... More 

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Thank MartinJSDyer
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Had the menu of the day which consisted of hot and cold starters followed by a main course of your choice between couscous and pasta. Spent 82 Euros for 2 menus of the day and 4 beers. The food was EASILY worth twice the amount in both quality and most definitely quantity. Amazing restaurant, even better staff, and the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Don Luigi Sturzo 59 | Centro Storico, 95041 Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Caltagirone
  • Phone Number: +39 0933 58292
Description
Il Locandiere è un piccolo Ristorante di pesce a gestione famigliare con pochi posti a sedere e si trova in pieno centro storico di Caltagirone in Via Luigi Sturzo n.59 a pochi passi dalla famosa Scalinata e dalla Piazza principale, proprio di fronte il Palazzo della Magnolia. Il Locandiere, ormai da più di 11 anni, propone alla sua clientela ed ai viaggiatori, una cucina tradizionale siciliana esclusivamente di pesce con alcune variazioni che ne esaltano il sapore senza tradire la tradizione.

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