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Corso Filippo Re Capriata 22, 92027 Licata, Sicily, Italy
+39 0922 771443
13:00 - 14:30
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Mon 20:00 - 22:30
Wed - Mon 13:00 - 14:30
Wed - Sat 20:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful food. Local produce: cheese, tomato, anchovy, artichoke, seafood, meat, magicked into a new state of being where they are more intensely themselves. Kind and thoughtful staff, even a handbag stand (I have never seen such a thing before!). Just a shame it was so empty on a Friday night.

Thank Dandelionandburdowck
Toronto, Canada
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chef Pino Cuttaia's passion is so obvious and present in every course he produces - no wonder La Madia is one of the best restaurant in Sicily. I have never seen a chef engage so much with his patrons, ensuring that each course is explained and understood. The explanation is not necessarily due to over complicated ingredients or techniques as... More 

1 Thank Richard P
Miami Beach, Florida
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

It is not easy to reach even using Google. Probably it is the only jewel of the small city of Licata. But it is really fantastic ! The place is simple with comfort colors and light as every restaurant should be. The chef came to each table to explain the menu and to make suggestions. We decided that it was... More 

Thank Scarafagio
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

In an unimpressive building, in an unimpressive city, some of the most impressive cooking we have experienced during the past ten years. Wait staff was a bit "snobby" at first, but probably because of some discomfort with English. Presentation is flawless, using the many fresh ingredients (dairy, vegetables, etc) found in this part of Sicily. Although reviewers describe it as... More 

1 Thank WAYZATA55
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very special tastings, not for everyone. If you don´t know Italian, you´re up for some real surprises. Some of the food is hard to eat, if you are not from the South of Europe. It´s not a two star restaurant.

Thank Michael J
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is Sicilian food that has evolved into spectacular flavors and presentation. It was like magic. Taking a bite and expecting a traditional taste, when in fact it was something entirely different. Don't miss this one. We had a tasting menu and it was sublime. Complimenti

Thank johnstonstudios
London, United Kingdom
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287 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner at la madia and had the 8 course fish degustation. Pino takes the highest quality local ingredients with classic Sicilian flavour combinations and creates visual, taste and texture masterpieces. This is a chef at top of his culinary powers and they fully deserve their 2 Michelin stars. Pino came out to speak with us a couple... More 

1 Thank chris c
São Paulo
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Nothing special about the food. The mozzarella with tomato spremuta was incredible. The other 5 dishes were ok. Definitely not worth the visit to Licata and the price. Service has a lot to improve.

2 Thank silviakicis
Fossano, Italy
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I've been here a couple of years ago but I am sure this place only knows improvement. Probably the best food I've ever tasted: all of Sicilian flavour and fantasy without the excesses. A party for your senses. Plus Pino Cuttaia and his family are very welcoming, warm and passionate about their art.

Thank Meddrop
Beijing, China
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I've had my fair share of 2-3 Michelin star restaurants in my time (Noma, Arzak, Gordon Ramsay Royal Hospital Road, The Fat Duck, Dinner by Heston, just to name a few) This one however will always be unique and special. Outside the town looks dodgy and dirty, but as you go in you feel like you have been transported to... More 

Thank Samson L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 14:30
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Filippo Re Capriata 22, 92027 Licata, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Agrigento  >  Licata
  • Phone Number: +39 0922 771443

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