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Il Covo del Pirata

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Via Vittorio Emanuele II 59, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
+39 0435 825 0829
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The location is very nice. The food was average, an average spaghetti con sarda. Reasonably priced. Staff were not very friendly. Average restaurant with an excellent view if you get a sea facing table..

Thank Khev7
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Nice lunch here very good menu but it's the view which is the main draw simply excellent staff were very attentive also

Thank baztipp
Leicester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went to this restaurant for lunch a couple of weeks ago as we had friends that had been previous years and mentioned how lovely the setting was with the sea views. We entered the restaurant and was greeted by who we believe was probably the manager. Unfortunately there wasn't a table available for the 4 of us with a... More 

Thank Laura D
Northampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Beautifully cooked simple Sicilian cuisine at very good prices in a clean and friendly restaurant with a sea-view terrace. All the staff were welcoming and friendly. We returned many times as the menu is extensive. The fish dishes are very fresh and tasty. We particularly liked the carpaccio dishes and the pasta con sarde.

Thank Eugene169
Vasteras, Sweden
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

A charming little restaurant with brilliant service and friendly staff. We had their set menu, which included local wine. Highly recommended!

Thank Anders W
Reykjavik, Iceland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Went there and were hoping for a good dinner with view of the sunset. As soon as we got there the waitress was rude and just like she did´t like her job. When she was taking are plates she spilled my g&t and asked what it had been and I told her. I was expecting a new g&t. After waiting... More 

Thank DanniBen
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49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great views with average food. Nothing to complain about and we would eat there again if only for the beautiful views sitting outside above the sea and beach.

Thank smeaty
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We had a lunch here on a Saturday. The restaurant wasn't overly busy and we managed to get a table by the window. The view from the restaurant is lovely, as it looks directly out to the beach and around the coast of Cefalu. We shared a fried squid for entree. The squid was a whole squid, however was a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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640 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We ate on the balcony here with a fabulous view of the coast and the beach. The food was good --seafood was the best--grilled swordfish and swordfish, mint and tomato pasta. The "Richi del mare" pasta was only ok. Very reasonable. Decent service.

Thank cookpias
Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Had aubergine starter and also seafood mix.nicely presented. For mains we had spaghetti with clams and Sea Bass with potato. Both lovely. Bottle of Inzolia- good. They gave us a complimentary glass of Almond Marsala after which was a lovely after dinner drink!

Thank Jamesearcher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele II 59, 90015 Cefalu, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Cefalu
  • Phone Number: +39 0435 825 0829

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