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C/da Ardigna, 91018 Salemi, Sicily, Italy
+39 368 722 3269
Tue - Sun 20:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 00:30 - 15:30
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Lakewood, New Jersey
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is well worth the long bumpy drive. It is set on the side of a mountain and the road up is unpaved and a little nerve wrecking because it is a two way road but is not really built for two cars. Once you get there the place is beautiful a very rustic feel to it to match... More 

Thank Hols1988
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We come here every year with family and friends and the result is always the same, exceptional. The amount of food to eat and the taste of the dishes it is something unbelievable. We are always satisfied of the quality of the food, everything is local, fresh and tasty. The price is not expensive for the selection and the quantity... More 

Thank Coyote86
Freehold, New Jersey
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We got there early and didn't have a reservation so they literally put a table cloth on the table in the entrance-way. We asked if they had any other table, but the waiter said every single table had a reservation and this was the best he could do. While we sat there, the waiters gathered at the window and made... More 

Thank Maria P
Milan, Italy
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent lunch. Great location, food is amazing. The amount of food may kill you but at least you will die a happy man!

Thank Ischa V
Calver, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Yes, it is a tough place to find, and the road isn't good. But a warm welcome awaits this mainly local restaurant. Some staff, including the friendly owner, speak English. Food is wholesome, local and plentiful- aimed at the local market. As a result the value is astonishing. Let your waiter guide you to the best and freshest dishes, and... More 

Thank Nick F
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Definitely off the beaten path, and absolutely worth the drive. Salvatore is a gracious host and his phenomenal restaurant seamlessly fills to the brim with anxious diners that obviously make the trek frequently so reservations are a must. His wife handles the back of the house and the more than ample portions of locally grown lovingly prepared delights come out... More 

1 Thank Michele C
San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We ventured inland from Mazara del Vallo for a Sunday night dinner at Ardigna, taking off without really having an address or directions and slowly finding our way by asking locals for directions. Wherever we stopped to ask, the mention of Ardigna brought people to rave without end :) Make sure your GPS can find the address, then take the... More 

Thank JulesSF
Millbrae, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I had a fabulous dinner at Ardigna. Every single item had been freshly made on the premises, the amount of food was more than enough (no, we couldn't finish it all), and the service was excellent. We had heard so much about this restaurant from native Trapanesi and were not disappointed in the least. Plus it's in... More 

2 Thank darlena5
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Such an amazing place to experience Sicily. The first time I walked in, the owner told us what was fresh that day (lamb) and so we said we'll take that, a couple other dishes, and whatever you think is good. Oh, and our wine. It was one of the most amazing meals I've experienced in my life. To add to... More 

Thank Heycurtis
Castricum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We stayed for 5 nights in one of the three rental homes attached to the restaurant this summer (July 2014). They are owned separately from the restaurant but as there is nothing within 30min drive by car from the apartment, we were very happy for the be able to use this lovely restaurant. The owner is the friendliest guy and... More 

4 Thank mattijnstork

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
20:00 - 23:00
00:30 - 15:30
12:00 - 01:00
20:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
20:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
20:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
00:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/da Ardigna, 91018 Salemi, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Salemi
  • Phone Number: +39 368 722 3269

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?