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La Montagnola da Simona

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Piazza Sant'Antonio NR. 8, 98030 Forza d'Agro, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 721017
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, the restaurant is poor in comparison with others in Sicily. The portions are small for the prices asked.The starters are mediocre and the main dishes (fish) are descent, however for a dinner you should order at least two of them. The staff is nice, however communication in English is difficult. I wouldn't come back.

Thank Ieva_21
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Absolutely amazing restaurant. Nothing fancy, you'd come there for a food, not an interior. My wife and I dined out outside (see the picture). They've got a fixed menu so my advice is to start with appetizers first as you may not have any room left for the main course... Simona, the owner was very friendly and helpful. The waiter... More 

Thank Alexander Y
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139 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I spent with my family the Christmas lunch. The menu and wine was very good. I was impressed by the quality of the food and of the ingredients. Loads of fish cooked in very different ways. Stuff was very friendly. The only negative thing is that the place is a bit small so not always the disposition of the table... More 

Thank Erika O
Riga, Latvia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2014

The food was nice (very oily though), gluten free options available, nice service, fast serving. I liked it!

Thank aannija
Catania, Italy
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

The food was cheap, gross, and rushed. One dish was baby shrimp in a cup of Thousand Island dressing. The food that was offered resembled the rejected food left at a bad seafood buffet. There are so many amazing seafood restaurants in Sicily. This is NOT one of them.

2 Thank discover_the_world78
buffalo, ny
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2013

My wife and I made the effort to seek out this restaurant a couple of weeks ago, and you should as well. To reach the restaurant, it is a walk of about 300 meters from the main piazza parking lot at the top of the hill, but more than worth it. Simona greeted us and explained in Italian that the... More 

Thank homegirlchris
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2012

Our group of 17,which may have helped,persuaded Simona to open after apleasant walk in the area surrounding the village.Mine hostess & husband/partner(?) produced course after course in rapid succession accompanied by many bottles of the local white.All were excellent!After a little limoncello the bill of 25 euro/head seemed painless in contrast to the excesses of Taormina.The bonus was happy ,vivacious... More 

Thank deltaic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 October 2012 via mobile

We took the bus from Taormina to see the medieval village of F'Orza D'Agro and just happened to wander in to La Montagnola for lunch. What a piece of good luck! There was no menu. The hostess met us as we entered and said they had only fish today and would that be OK. It was fine with us. She... More 

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Bucharest Romania
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2012

We went from Giardini Naxos to eat here, as we read positive reviews on this place. After we drove all the way there about 30 minutes, we finally managed to reach this place by foot, as it is not accessible by car. When we entred the restaurant, we were welcomed by the host, I uess it might be the famous... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33 - US$38
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Sant'Antonio NR. 8, 98030 Forza d'Agro, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Forza d'Agro
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 721017

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