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Baqqala

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Piazzetta Ficili, 3, 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
+39 0932 931028
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12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Thu - Tue 12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had lunch on New Year's Eve (lunch, not dinner). We sat on the wonderful terrace in the sun. Service was outstanding, staff super kind and nice. Food was gorgeous ~ we had wonderful fish. Wine was an amazing Sicilian traminer. In a holiday where we have been having wonderful food everywhere, this was with no doubt the place where... More 

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Thank Gandolfa
Punta Secca, Sicilia, Italy
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Baqqala is an excellent restaurant. They specialise in seafood. We have been there a number of times. It is very cosy to dine outside in the summer and autumn. The service is good...sometimes a bit too efficient. The atmosphere is relaxed, and the music good to listen to, without being invasive. Prices are fairly high. Highly recommended.

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Thank Isa1811670
Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This small fish restaurant in Scicili is well worth seeking out. Pasta dishes were very well flavoured with a balanced use of spices (arabic influence ?). Fritto misto was generous with the fish coated in alight crispy batter. Even the bread (part of the "cover") was much better than usual. Didn,t get to try the deserts but they also looked... More 

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Thank quantockm
Salt Spring Island, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had just arrived in Scicli (on a Friday!), and decided to try the Baqqala withour a reservation. Although they were very busy, and expecting to get busier, they found a table for us. Service was great, and the so was the food!

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Thank Ken R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Found on Tripadvisor and after the first meal we booked for the following night. Relaxed atmosphere with background of jazz tunes. Light seafood dishes cooked to our taste included perfectly seared tuna and tasty mussels. No room for dessert !

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Thank Lesley J
York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Still the best restaurant, we think, in Scicli. Lovely setting in a small area near a palazzo. Staff very welcoming, and when we could not make the original time, due to a minor flood where we stay, they kept the reservation open. Food delicious and so much to choose from. A fitting end to our trip to Scicli.

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Thank Cath B
Waimea, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a small, well-known restaurant just off the main square. We did not know about it until we checked in at our hotel. The receptionist told us that we should have a reservation as seating is limited each night. He made the reservation, and we noticed that many people who wanted to eat there were being politely turned away.... More 

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Thank BigIsleFoodie
Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We ate here once on our trip to Scicli on the recommendation of our hotel and were not disappointed. Excellent antipasto and fish.

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Thank SnowBrian
Dublin, Ireland
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We had a nice dinner at Baqqala. We turned up without a booking and were offered a table outside. The outdoor seating was in a small piazza which was lovely. The staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. The waitress spoke excellent English and was very understanding about our nut allergies. The food was good without being great although in the... More 

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Thank James O
leeds,england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Another great restaurant in Scicli ..... Situated on the corner of two narrow streets slightly raised above the street below.... A small intimate restaurant which served the most beautifully cooked no presented food and had wonderful professional service. I found out that this place had been open for 3 years yet the cleanliness and all the soft furnishings made it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$37 - US$69
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazzetta Ficili, 3, 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Scicli
  • Phone Number: +39 0932 931028

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