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Gelsonero

Via Provinciale Casalvecchio, 98038 Savoca, Sicily, Italy
+39 327 201 5466
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (19 reviews)
“suckling pig” (6 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Via Provinciale Casalvecchio, 98038 Savoca, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this retaurant by the recommendation of my tour guide. Food was excellent especially octopus antipasti(I don't remember name in menu- I only remember gelsonero something). Pasta was aldo good, but scampi that I ordered was not fresh. And serving was bit slow for...More

Thank 경호 이
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal one evening whilst staying nearby. Han't booked but the staff managed to fit us in in a nice outside area with great views. The food was the best of our holiday. Not the cheapest, but of a very high standard and...More

Thank Robandhelen53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spontaneously we’ve decided to visit Savoca in the evening. The town is very nice and not too many people were there at 7pm. On the way back we’ve decided to have dinner at Gelsonero and what a gem! The best fish in Sicily! The service...More

Thank Katerina_1999
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Drove past this restaurant and made a mental note to return for lunch as the location looked lovely. Duly did so a couple of days later and lunch was excellent. I had the squid ragout and my wife, the prawn long pasta. The service was...More

Thank richard s
Reviewed July 11, 2018

We arrived to eat here one evening without reserving & were a bit cautious as there were only customers on one table, however, the whole town was very quiet this evening. From the start the staff made us very welcome, explained all the specials and...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a fabulous restaurant. The staff are very friendly and we were very well looked after. The food was fresh and tasty - I can recommend the spaghetti with porcine mushrooms - the best I have ever tasted. Absolutely recommend this place, it is...More

Thank John H
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Outstanding from beginning to end. Shares the raw seafood starter - AMAZING. My partner has the pork with chocolate & wine sauce (sounds awful but tasted amazing) and I took the eggplant parmagiana as my main (it’s an entree but it’s big). As desert with...More

Thank wimmerdaniela
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Personally we found it Absolutely Amazing ... ❤️ I know a simple melon starter with ham just the flavours were amazing ... As for the man hopefully the pictures say it all xx

Thank Sharon J
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to go here and we had a lovely meal. A little on the expensive side but worth it as you are off the beaten track. Waiter had very little English but was lovely and we managed to have a laugh with him...More

Thank Lesley T
Reviewed May 26, 2018

If you are planning a Godfather trip to Savoca this restaurant is a must for lunch, avoid the others you will be grateful, Bar Vitelli is heaving and good for photos but Gelsonero is the place for lunch. This restaurant was rcommended by our Hotel...More

Thank LoBommer
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William G
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on the Hours, but they had this email listed on their Facebook page. They are listed on Facebook as Gelsonero Savoca. I sent them messages via Facebook, but I think Antonello primarily speaks Italian. He had... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Provinciale Casalvecchio, 98038 Savoca, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Savoca
  • Phone Number: +39 327 201 5466
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