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Cantina Modica

Via Nicolaci | Palazzo Modica Di San Giovanni, 96017, Noto, Sicily, Italy
+39 340 530 7937
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“antipasti” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Nicolaci | Palazzo Modica Di San Giovanni, 96017, Noto, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was close to our lodging, and we decided to give it a try on a Wednesday evening. They were about half full. We had the pistachio pesto pasta, and the sardines. Food was delivered to the table in about 5 minutes, which didn't seem...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Noto for five nights and tried five different restaurants. This was by far the best in terms of the range of dishes, the atmosphere, price, quality and service. It's in an old winery which serves its own wines. After dinner there is...More

1  Thank Regwin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I this charming place a few meters off the Corso we had very good local food. Especially the Pasta with pistachio pesto and the strawberry tiramisu was excellent. On top of this you have a seating just across the most impressive Palazzo in town. After...More

Thank HNordtorp
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

The waiter recommended the fresh lolli pasta with pistachio pesto and wilted tomatoes. It was so good. The portion was huge and I still managed to finish every bit of it! Really good meal. And not expensive Either!

Thank CMC C
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here. The setting is beautiful under the Baroque balconies of the palace. After dinner you get to visit the family home which was a great way to finish the evening.

Thank Claire S
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Everything was amazing , The staff was friendly and the food was real amazing , cantina modica deserve 6 stars !!!!! Pasta with cherry tomatoes and pistachio cream was fabulous!!!

Thank black_jasmine33
Reviewed July 13, 2017

While walking in Noto, we noticed that small restaurants on the side streets have to work harder to attract customers, but having some shade on a hot day helps. We had a simple tomato salad dressed simply with oil, salt, pepper and oregano. The tomatoes...More

1  Thank rondi3
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

My friend And I stopped by here today in the middle of the heat to have a glass of their wine which is made by them. It was a delicious white wine perfect for the heat. They serve some amazing Bruschetta with the wine. So...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Bit disappointed with our overall experience here. Waiter was very keen to get us in promising gluten free options for me but didn't help with the menu. A bit disgruntled when I asked for a gluten free version of antipasto. I don't mind, just say...More

Thank ARN88
Reviewed June 24, 2017

Noto is a great place to visit and not overwhelmed by tourists. It has a lovely museum in the Palazzo Nicolaci di Valdorata and opposite is this terrific restaurant. Its pasta is much tastier and better cooked than standard and the fish courses are well...More

Thank Simon E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nicolaci | Palazzo Modica Di San Giovanni, 96017, Noto, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Noto
  • Phone Number: +39 340 530 7937
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