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Corso Filippo Re Capriata 22, 92027 Licata, Sicily, Italy
+39 0922 771443
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Mon 20:00 - 22:30
Wed - Mon 13:00 - 14:30
Wed - Sat 20:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We were touring Sicily and an old colleague of mine said that we HAD to go to La Madia. It's a Michelin starred restaurant that revisits all Sicilian traditional food - and oh my god it was worth it! We went for the full menu. The reconstructed mozzarella was incredible (a true highlight), and so were all the other starters.... More 

1 Thank AlessandroCommisso
Oxford, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

The food here was truely excellent. Three tasting menus. Although we had 10 courses (there did not seem an alternative) as we only wanted three.. Having said that the food was very very good and well worth two Michelin stars.. Highly recommended

Thank NickFJ
Tucson, Arizona
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

As a Cordon Bleu, Paris trained chef, I know a bit about about food. I can honestly say that with some of the nine preparations served us in the Fish and Seafood Degustation Menu, "I do not know how Pino Cuttaia did what he did". All of the preparations were flawless; the presentations enticing. He has the unique ability to... More 

2 Thank DesertTravellers23
Brussels, Belgium
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

What had to be the highlight of gastronomy on our trip in Sicily ended in minor. When we entered the restaurant the fist thing that overwhelmed us was the smell of fresh paint. An irritating smell that stayed in our nose until we left the restaurant. Some of the dishes were very tasteful, but others were totally not. One of... More 

3 Thank Emilio082
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

A beautiful example of modern Italian cuisine and decor,this restaurant carries New York prices but priceless imagination. As usual in fine dining in Sicily, lunch included an amuse bouche and appetizer in addition to our pasta and entree. All were delicious, but the appetizer, or "chef's welcome", a concoction of fresh mozzarella "skin" and foam encasing what they called a... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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246 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

We booked this restaurant in advance wondering what we would find. The reviews we read were all very positive. We chose one of the tasting menus, unfortunately some of the dishes that I most wanted to try were not available that night. So our waiter, who was very kind and attentive, suggested some substitutions. Unfortunately we could not say the... More 

Thank Guilherme R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Do the maths: exceptional technique + best ingredients + sicilan traditions= pino cuttaia, a humble, passionate guy who decided to cultivate his creative talent in a small little sicilian village far away from the usual touristic paths. Amazing food :mozzarella cloud, pane cunzato, parmigiana, cod, octopus, filet with artichokes, cannolo. As for the wine list I think it's one of... More 

Thank carlmonite
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

Two stars ** in the Michelin Guide!!! With comfortable leather chairs and painted in warm Mediterranean colours, this restaurant is decorated with attractive original photos depicting typical Sicilian scenes and produce, very plain. The skilled and experienced owner-chef (Pino Cuttaia) focuses on local cuisine, prepared in a simple, attractive and imaginative way, with just 24 seatings. Best Cuisine in the... More 

Thank HanseArt
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

As everyone has said the food is beautiful, and it's great to see a 2* chef in the Kitchen. Pino came out to see the guests which was a nice touch. The menu is in Italian but we had a really nice German waiter who explained everything to us. We both had the illusione taster menu. I had the squid... More 

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Diest, Belgium
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

eating at La Madia is a must to do. The chef Pino is a real artist, every dish is a top experience. one of the better two stars restaurants.

Thank Jan N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 14:30
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Filippo Re Capriata 22, 92027 Licata, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Agrigento  >  Licata
  • Phone Number: +39 0922 771443

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