Choosing a restaurant in Sicily

Choosing a restaurant in Sicily » Off-shore Islands

Aegadian Islands: FAVIGNANA Via Cristoforo Colombo 17, 91023 Tel 0923-921 232 One of the best spots for dining in the Aegadian Islands. Fresh fish is served grilled, poached or marinated, but the speciality is raw fish, including tuna tartare, or marinated in a variety of ways, including fish herbs. Lobster soup is a signature dish, as is cous cous with crustaceans. The cellar holds 50 different wines. Closed Oct-Apr. Aegadian Isladns: LEVANZO Paradiso Via Lungomare 8, 91023 Tel 0923-924 080 Paradiso cooks fish as it comes off the boats in the nearby port, views of which can be enjoyed from [...]

Choosing a restaurant in Sicily » Mediterranean Coast & Interior

AGRIGENTO Leon d’Oro Viale Emporium 102, San Leone, 92100 Tel 0922-414 400 On the road that links the Valleys of the Temples to the sea, this local favourite offers meat and fish dishes. The popular antipasti platter includes mussels with lemon liqueur and fava purèe. Those who need a break from seafood could try the fillet steak with capers and olives. About 300 types of wine from Sicily and beyond. Closed Mon; mid Oct-mid Nov. AGRIGENTO Trattoria del Pescatore Via Lungomare 20, Lido di San Leone, 92100 Tel 0922-414 342 Fish, and only fish, is on the menu at this [...]

Choosing a restaurant in Sicily » The Southeast

AUGUSTA Donna Ina Contrada Faro Santa Croce, 96011 Tel 0931-983 422 Diners at Donna Ina select fish from a market-style display to be grilled, steamed in seawater or poached with oranges. Antipasti include raw fish, grilled shrimp or classic mixed fried-fish platter. For main course, try the lasagne with swordfish sauce, the fish ravioli or the penne with vegetables. There are 70 Sicilian wines on the list. BUCCHERI U Locale Via Dusmet 14, 96010 Tel 0931-873 923 A handy spot for sustenance for those who are visiting the Akrai or Pantalica archaeological sites, this family-run trattoria offers meals using seasonal [...]

Choosing a restaurant in Sicily » Ionian Coast

ACI CASTELLO Alioto Via Mollica 24-26, 95021 Tel 095-494 444 This seaside village restaurant offers a wide selection of fresh fish and shellfish. Main courses include risotto alla pescatora (rice with fish and seafood); linguine al cartoccio (pasta and seafood steamed inside paper wrapping); and pasta with lobster. End your meal with a delicious strawberry cake or cassata. Closed Tue; 2 weeks Aug. ACIREALE A’Cumarca The main attraction here is the terrace with its view of Etna, the mountains and the sea. The food is traditional and responsibly priced, with antipasti, caponata (aubergine stew), pizza and light snacks being the [...]