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Via Regina Margherita 174, 95012, Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 984142
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Driving up Alacantara, we stopped at Castiglione. The TA advice was here. It didn't disappoint. A plate of antipasti, a cold beer, a cool restaurant and a convivial environment made this an oasis. Family run. Cheap. What's better?

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lancashire,england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

What a find. Excellent family run restaurant. Gorgeous lasagne. Husband had maccheroni president - sausages and mushrooms. Also brill. Good wine. Cheap prices. Busy with locals

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We wandered around Castiglione in an unplanned visit and came across this family restaurant for lunch. The food was wholesome and tasty and very moderately priced.

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Right in centre of Castiglione. A small menu of local specialty including home recipes. Enjoyed pennette al finocchio, spaghetti al pistachio. Good local red wine.

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Belle Mead, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We had a multi course meal here for 4 people and the bill was just over €100. The pasta course was the best, order the Farfelle with pistachio. The lamb I ordered was mostly fat. The antipasti was very good. The service was by the owner who spoke no English but with eating and ordering no problems. The place is... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We stumbled upon here for lunch while exploring Castiglione di Sicilia. It was cozy and the chef and server were so friendly - we chatted as best we could (since our Italian is rusty). The antipasto President is to die for - mostly vegetarian with a bit of meat. It had amazing cheeses, grilled vegetables, a frittata, and I don't... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Visited this restaurant today,,, very nice and Gaetano was most entertaining!!!! The wine and appetitive were great,,, recommend it highly,!!!!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

We visited Caffe President as part of our day trip to Castiglione. Great town and great caffe. The ristorante is attached to a large cafe. All the food is fresh. In fact, while we were there a group of four people walked in and asked for something already prepared and the owner said they only cook fresh. The pasta, steak... More 

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

It was pouring with rain and so we rushed into this small restaurant by chance. Locals eating plus 2 other visitors. simple place with a very warm welcome. Food very very tasty as was the house wine. Well worth a visit if in the town,

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

We were in castiglione on a september sunday and were a bit on the early side for diner. We thought a pizza at President would be nice, as de sign said 'restaurant president pizzaria'. The text on the door suggested the restaurant would not be open anymore that night but as we wanted to leave it came to life anyways... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Regina Margherita 174, 95012, Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Castiglione di Sicilia
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 984142

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