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L'Isola del Gusto

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Via Giacomo Medici 7/9 | Ex Discesa Marina, 91014, Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy
+39 0924 186 2890
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Massapequa Park, New York
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

My family and I recently had the pleasure of vacationing in Castellamare del Golfo. We found this restaurant on a small back street near the port. What a find! Guisy, the owner and chef treated us as family. The food was authentic Sicilian cuisine. Fresh, light and absolutely delicious. I told her I liked a particular dish my mother used... More 

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Thank luckywe4
giusyfaldetta, Proprietario at L'Isola del Gusto, responded to this review
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GRAZIE Tante grazie di cuore per le sue splendide parole, che ci ripagano per il lavoro e la passione che... More 

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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We were the first customers of the new season, for lunch and it was the best cooking we had in Sicily. The food is typically Sicilian and we had had most of the dishes before but they tasted so much better here. Welcome and service was also good but we were the only customers as Sicily is really quiet in... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

The restaurant is a bit hidden, you can't really see from far that it's a restaurant. Which is one of things I like. It doesn't have photos of food all over the place. It's very stylish and modest. The place is air conditioned and The atmosphere is very pleasant. Very clean. It's run by a couple. The chef Josephine is... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Don't hesitate! Really good food. Very professional service and friendly and helpfull waitress. Cosy place to gave a typical sicilian meal.Go ahead!

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1 Thank marianne and dirk
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

I visited this restaurant with my family recently. My experience was pretty terrible. With almost empty restaurant we had to wait long time for waiter. Preparing simple pasta took them almost 1 hour - and another hour for second course. 1 person barely could understand english. No apology, just resentful waiter, very impolite. I would rather recommend try to find... More 

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giusyfaldetta, Proprietario at L'Isola del Gusto, responded to this review
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Caro Signore, sicuramente avra' sbagliato ristorante, in quanto cio' che lei dice, non corrisponde a verita', ne'tanto meno allo stile... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

This was the best place ever for eating couscous it was amazing light with a beautiful taste and the fish added was simply delicious.

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Qormi, Malta
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

We had a fish based meal with a starter made up of typical fish specialities. The main dish was the best couscous I have ever tasted, cooked in fish stew. Owner is friendly and staff are very professional. The bathroom was impeccably clean.

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Grazie, per i suoi apprezzamenti e per la sua Gentilezza, spero di riaverla al piu' prestonel ns. ristorante di (... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

The set menu is great value at €20, though it would be nice to have a little more choice - we were limited to 2 or 3 options for primi and secondi, which didn't leave a lot of room to pick and choose if you like sharing (which we certainly do!. Everything we had was pretty good though, particularly the... More 

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Oswestry
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

We booked the low cost buffet offer expecting something quite simple. No we had a fantastic choice of local vegetarian dishes plus mussels. We had a second course of lovely lamb chops. Great presentation as well. The service is very good, very smart staff with some French and English spoken, the white and red house wine very good as well.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014

This was one our best dinners in Sicily. The dishes were carefully prepared, well balanced flavors, with fresh ingredients. We had pasta with pesto Trapanese (sp), an incredible seafood pasta, lamb chops, and insalata caprese. All were delicious. The prices were reasonable, ambiance attractive, and the service good. My wife and I wish we could have returned to try some... 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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$32
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giacomo Medici 7/9 | Ex Discesa Marina, 91014, Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Castellammare del Golfo
  • Phone Number: +39 0924 186 2890
Description
New management since April 2015, we serve traditional ancient Sicilian cuisine and beyond. We have 40 seats inside and 18 seats in the outside terrace, all avalaible for private event. "Aperitivo reinforced" rich brunch (large buffet) vegetarian menu, tasting menu theme nights soft music.

We are now closed for the winter season. See you soon!

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