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Salita San Giuseppe, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 981 1796
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Great location by the sea; however, cover charge for completely stale bread; average food; average white wine

Thank JamesNorman2012
Horsham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

One of us had a badly undercooked piece of fish, but this was politely replaced by some well-cooked veal by our charming host. However, how is it possible to undercook branzano without being really careless?

Thank Roger T
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

This was an enjoyable meal, with a great view of the harbor in Lipari. The food was good and pricing was fair.

Thank Michael D
Rome, Italy
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Sitting watching the boats go by is enchanting, the food is very traditional, but very nice. The host is very friendly, try the Spada Involtini and the chocolate molten pudding, excellent

Thank DThomoving
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

I had dinner here one evening. Lovely location. The food was not over generous but okay, the cost was high for what I had when the coperto, price of wine etc was all added in.

Thank Lonipod
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Rude staff, long waiting, extremely small portions...I will give one star only for the beautiful location. Грубый персонал, очень длительное ожидание, маленькие порции...один балл только за очень красивое расположение.

Thank Alexandra L
Peregian Beach, Australia
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch last wednesday mostly for the location on the water looking back into the harbour. I was suprised with the service and the food having read some of the reviews below. We were welcolmed and served with smiles and gestures given our lack of Italian was a blessing. The fish platters were fresh and plentiful. We... More 

Thank Kim H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

You are instantly enticed by the harbourside location. Food isn't cheap but, once again, location is the pull. Food good but service v average and the entire lunchtime experience spoiled by being told to "hurry up, we're now closed!" by the manager, while we were finishing our wine. Extremely disappointed and after spending a lot of money and a large... More 

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Romford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Again a great restaurant, great view whist you eat lovely fish dinner and accommodating for children

Thank Kate G
Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Great location. Thus restaurant has the best location and unfortunately probably some of the worst food. It is also e pemsive

Thank June M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salita San Giuseppe, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aeolian Islands  >  Lipari
  • Phone Number: +39 090 981 1796

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