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La Madia

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Corso Filippo Re Capriata 22, 92027 Licata, Sicily, Italy
+39 0922 771443
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12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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Minneapolis
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Nantucket
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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London, United Kingdom
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242 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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São Paulo
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Fossano, Italy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Beijing, China
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Samson L
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Amazing culinary experience in a wonderfully-set restaurant. Contrary to the shabbiness in the street outside, just walking in to the restaurant was refreshing. At first, it seemed they had some problem with our booking, but they immediately sorted things out, and as soon as we were seated, the chef/owner Pino Cuttaia came over to apologise for the mishap. From then... More 

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Davie
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Pino Cuttaia is a master chef who deserves every inch of his 2 stars, and a third one already. Location might not be so easy to find but from the moment you enter the restaurant you know you're gonna be happy. Superb service, creative, yet incredible food. Just perfect.

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We were touring Sicily and an old colleague of mine said that we HAD to go to La Madia. It's a Michelin starred restaurant that revisits all Sicilian traditional food - and oh my god it was worth it! We went for the full menu. The reconstructed mozzarella was incredible (a true highlight), and so were all the other starters.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 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?