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Ristorante Il Castello di Bacco

Piazza Umberto Primo 25/26, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 709 3009
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
5 days ago
“Big helpings!”
16 May 2017
“Great lunch on a lovely square ”
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza Umberto Primo 25/26, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Staying local we were recommended this restaurant. Sat in the town square we parked at the rear of the restaurant and climbed up the steps. Friendly service when we arrived it was only Brits eating but it soon filled with locals. We had the bruschetta...More

Thank Duncan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by a friend. We were travelling from the south east of Sicily to our next destination in Taormina. So we arranged to meet here in Zafferana Etnea. The restaurant has an excellent position in the piazza with beautiful views over the...More

Thank MaryVCasaLiliana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the Sicilian pizzas - a new experience. We had four different. Go for pizzas with more Spice and flavours because many felt the taste was bland and mostly cheesy... The Sicilian pizza are cooked in oil it seems and kind of fatty. A...More

Thank Marcus N
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch here. We had the Sicilian pizza which was like a calzone. But better. My husband had a glass of the house wine. Service was good and the view over the Ocean was fantastic.

Thank Tiffanie P
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is in Zafferana main square. Nothing fancy, the place is small, but cosy. The personnel is very kind. The menu offers a limited selection of apetizer, pasta and main courses. And this is what I like of this places: few options, but very...More

Thank Giuseppe D
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The food is very good and the portions are very large. The price was also very reasonable. With a visit.

Thank darthbaneMalta
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The food was phenomenal! You enjoy every bite and every sip! Try the meatballs with lemon leaves. The local wine is one of a million - red and white! The fungi are delicious and freshly delivered. Don't miss the epicurean pleasures!

Thank npantev
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This restaurant offers great food (espcially the antipasti rustico are very worthwile) at reasoneable prices. Personell is friendly. There are tables inside and outside on the piazza of the village. Great choice if you are looking for a restaurant in Zafferana!

Thank AmsterdamAnna
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Very good but very rich lunch A fried pizza after a giant antipasto was delicious but hard to manage

Thank Karin B
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We chose this place for lunch because it was mentioned in an article in the New York Times travel section. The tiny restaurant is set on the far end of a plaza in this small mountain resort town. The view is great, but the weather...More

Thank Marcus20015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$58
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Umberto Primo 25/26, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Zafferana Etnea
  • Phone Number: +39 095 709 3009
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