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Baqqala

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Piazza Angelo Ficili 3, 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
+39 0932 931028
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12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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19:30 - 22:30
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ha a very nice meal here during a few days in Scicli recently. It is quite small but well sited in the centre of the old town. The name board says "drunken fish" under the main Baqqala title, but I am not sure why! The menu is I think a mix or Italian and Sicilian words but with English... More 

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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had lunch on New Year's Eve (lunch, not dinner). We sat on the wonderful terrace in the sun. Service was outstanding, staff super kind and nice. Food was gorgeous ~ we had wonderful fish. Wine was an amazing Sicilian traminer. In a holiday where we have been having wonderful food everywhere, this was with no doubt the place where... More 

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Punta Secca, Sicilia, Italy
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Baqqala is an excellent restaurant. They specialise in seafood. We have been there a number of times. It is very cosy to dine outside in the summer and autumn. The service is good...sometimes a bit too efficient. The atmosphere is relaxed, and the music good to listen to, without being invasive. Prices are fairly high. Highly recommended.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This small fish restaurant in Scicili is well worth seeking out. Pasta dishes were very well flavoured with a balanced use of spices (arabic influence ?). Fritto misto was generous with the fish coated in alight crispy batter. Even the bread (part of the "cover") was much better than usual. Didn,t get to try the deserts but they also looked... More 

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1 Thank quantockm
Salt Spring Island, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had just arrived in Scicli (on a Friday!), and decided to try the Baqqala withour a reservation. Although they were very busy, and expecting to get busier, they found a table for us. Service was great, and the so was the food!

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Thank Ken R
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Found on Tripadvisor and after the first meal we booked for the following night. Relaxed atmosphere with background of jazz tunes. Light seafood dishes cooked to our taste included perfectly seared tuna and tasty mussels. No room for dessert !

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Thank Lesley J
York
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266 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Still the best restaurant, we think, in Scicli. Lovely setting in a small area near a palazzo. Staff very welcoming, and when we could not make the original time, due to a minor flood where we stay, they kept the reservation open. Food delicious and so much to choose from. A fitting end to our trip to Scicli.

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Thank Cath B
Waimea, Hawaii
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368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a small, well-known restaurant just off the main square. We did not know about it until we checked in at our hotel. The receptionist told us that we should have a reservation as seating is limited each night. He made the reservation, and we noticed that many people who wanted to eat there were being politely turned away.... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We ate here once on our trip to Scicli on the recommendation of our hotel and were not disappointed. Excellent antipasto and fish.

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Thank SnowBrian
Dublin, Ireland
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had a nice dinner at Baqqala. We turned up without a booking and were offered a table outside. The outdoor seating was in a small piazza which was lovely. The staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. The waitress spoke excellent English and was very understanding about our nut allergies. The food was good without being great although in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$70
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Angelo Ficili 3, 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Scicli
  • Phone Number: +39 0932 931028

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