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Caffe Cipriani

Piazza Lionardo Vigo 3/4, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 605696
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“arancini” (5 reviews)
“granita” (17 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Piazza Lionardo Vigo 3/4, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch because it was the only busy place in the afternoon. The patrons were mostly local, which I took as a good sign. They seemed to specialize in gelato and ice cream drinks, and local street food. The menu was all...More

Thank carrolltl
Reviewed 7 November 2017

My husband and I visited this café when we arrived early in Acireale and before we could check in to our apartment. It had a wide choice of pastries, sweet and savoury, cakes and much more. The staff were all very friendly and the service...More

Thank MelbourneJade
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Nice location, very friendly service and excellent granita con brioche. When the server saw that our toddler was tired he suggested a table with a comfortable sofa that was perfect for my toddler to rest. Granita was very good (we tried limone, pistacchio, cioccolato). Pistacchio...More

Thank Federicalatta
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We were staying for a week in Santa Maria La Scala, It was a 30 minute hike virtually straight up a hill to Cafe Cipriani, but so worth it we went back multiple times. It is an old timey place with hard woods and a...More

Thank J P
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Visited this cafe a few times because their granita and brioche is just so awesome. Great place for the aperitif at night too, they bring lots and lots of nibbles with the price of a prosecco or an aperitif. And this right opposite one of...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We were looking for a place to sit down, relax and have a drink with some munchies. We were drawn to Cipriani because of its ample and attractive outdoor seating, because it seemed to cater to locals, anf finally because of its location with a...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Caffe Cipriani is wonderful at any time of day. Cristian always with a smile will serve you an aperitif with tasty morcels, delicious granite (try mandorla tostada) with the best cafe freddo I have ever tasted - simply the best!.

Thank sarahjW9570ZB
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place ti sit down and relax After a Wallet around Acireale beat granita and brioche in the world . Will come back again

Thank Fortunato30
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Caffe Cipriani has great location and it is good place with outdoor seeting. It offers good food for fair prices. I was eating arancini and it was delicious but too oily. Unfortunately the staff wasn't friendly.

Thank Marijana P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Sit outside, face the Basilica, sip an apperitivo with some antipasti or a gelato and just appreciate being in marvelous Acireale!

Thank Basia1947
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:30 AM - 12:00 AM
3:30 AM - 12:00 AM
3:30 AM - 12:00 AM
3:30 AM - 12:00 AM
3:30 AM - 12:00 AM
3:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Lionardo Vigo 3/4, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Acireale
  • Phone Number: +39 095 605696
The Cafe Cipriani, local historian , is located in the central Piazza Leonardo Vigo 3/4 in Acireale (CT) , the heart of the beautiful town on the slopes of Mount Etna , and the nature reserve of La Timpa ( lava ridge overlooking the sea ) . The Cafe Cipriani is located in front of one of the most beautiful monuments of Sicilian Baroque , Basilica of St. Sebastian . It ' was renovated a few years ago and is constantly evolving to make it even more magical atmosphere to give to its customers. It has 15 seats for non-smokers and in 10 /80 ( stsgione summer ) outside seating in the romantic place where you can admire all the details in the monumental facade of the Basilica . Open all year (except for a break in November and closed the week on Wednesdays) guests could enjoy , standing or sitting comfortably , from simple coffee , drink hot chocolate, crushed ice or ice cream, snack bar to all that the Cipriani Coffee offers its customers . For a complete list of all the goodies we refer to the full menu .
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