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Ristorante Il Castello di Bacco

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Piazza Umberto Primo 25/26, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 709 3009
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09:00 - 23:30
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Wed - Mon 09:00 - 23:30
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Malta
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is very good and the portions are very large. The price was also very reasonable. With a visit.

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Thank darthbaneMalta
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The food was phenomenal! You enjoy every bite and every sip! Try the meatballs with lemon leaves. The local wine is one of a million - red and white! The fungi are delicious and freshly delivered. Don't miss the epicurean pleasures!

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Thank npantev
Amsterdam
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65 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This restaurant offers great food (espcially the antipasti rustico are very worthwile) at reasoneable prices. Personell is friendly. There are tables inside and outside on the piazza of the village. Great choice if you are looking for a restaurant in Zafferana!

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Thank AmsterdamAnna
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Very good but very rich lunch A fried pizza after a giant antipasto was delicious but hard to manage

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Thank Karin B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We chose this place for lunch because it was mentioned in an article in the New York Times travel section. The tiny restaurant is set on the far end of a plaza in this small mountain resort town. The view is great, but the weather didn't cooperate so we had to sit inside. The bruschetta was delicious (just tomatoes, not... More 

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Thank Marcus20015
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Situated at a marvelous place with a great view all over the sea, serving delicious food, this restaurant is a big disaster as a result of the stupid and total uninterested waiters. Forgetting part of the orders, bringing the wrong drinks, giving bad attention to guests. Despite the good food I'll not visit this place anymore.

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Thank Rudolph d
Albany, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We thought we'd try it because of the good reviews. The view was nice and sitting on the plaza was entertaining. But like the other poor reviews, the service was awful. The food was fine. Nothing special. The Sicilian pizza was a doughy deep fried calzone with a lacking of filling and no real seasoning. The dessert was even rather... More 

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Thank armsfullofflowers
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We went on a Monday evening. Sat down around 7:15pm. They officially open at 7:30am. The restaurant in situated in the Piazza Umberto. Typical scene with square with kids running around and old people sitting on benches around the perimeter. Various shops and restaurants surrounding the piazza complete the picture. So great setting. The staff were friendly and helpful and... More 

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Thank Mintel1303
Orpington, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Nice location, but food and service was a let down. The mixed grill was poor( maybe I just ordered the wrong dish)and made worse by not being hot when served.

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Thank Blueflag2015
Wales
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160 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Well we went into Zafferina hoping there would be somewhere open on a Sunday night. How wrong could we be everything was open even the designer clothes shops! The passegiata was in full swing and the streets blocked with cars and people. The town square was lovely full of children playing and everyone of every age strolling to look at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$58
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:30
Monday
09:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:30
Thursday
09:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 23:30
Saturday
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Umberto Primo 25/26, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Zafferana Etnea
  • Phone Number: +39 095 709 3009

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