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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%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
“pork” (9 reviews)
“suckling pig” (6 reviews)
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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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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Simply the best resturant ever. Excellent food and wine along with excellent service. Even if your not staying Sovoicca this is a MUST try resturant.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank evanskc74
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

On Sundays, if you are a big group, make sure you have time to wait for your food. 1 h from sitting down to getting our meal. A pity for a fantastic location with such great kitchen.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank giando7
Reviewed October 7, 2018

During our stay nearby we ate here twice - after the first meal here, we immediately booked again for the last night of our stay. On both occasions, the food, wine and service were fantastic. We tried a variety of dishes between us on our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank evansgc
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit if you are staying in or near Savoca. The host was very friendly and spoke English well. He suggested a ravioli which was not on the menu and it was delicious. Hopefully more people will find their way to this restaurant.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChiWaiChan89
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

If you are doing the Godfather tour in Savoca don't stay in the restaurants in town go down the road to Gelsonero, it was the best food we have had in Sicily, it really was the best service and the food was amazing.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jackie M
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Recommended by a local B&B, the drive up the mountain was highly worth it. It's a lovely family run business, selling top quality traditional Sicilian dishes.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anna H
Reviewed September 12, 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 경호 이
Reviewed August 27, 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Robandhelen53
Reviewed August 27, 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank richardstewartuk
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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, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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