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Scacco Matto

Via Savoia 42, 95021, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 272571
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
13 Aug 2017
“Spotted from the top of the castle...”
22 Jul 2017
“Great surprise ”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Via Savoia 42, 95021, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

And we came down to eat there. Food was lovely and service in English and Italian. Only down side was that a lorry was unloading next to the outdoor seating with its engine running!

Thank Alby101
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped by chance at this place in the middle of the afternoon, quite tired of walking and hungry. I was not expecting much as the place is quite simple, but it looked like it was our best option for lunch at that time. We...More

Thank Thaís T
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I'm surprised at the several negative reviews, we had a lovely lunch of fresh fish and the staff is very kind and attentive. The wait was a little too long but the pasta dishes were all prepared well using fresh ingredients. I had a white...More

Thank wanderlustParma
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Disgusting fish Yes, the restaurant is situated in a nice location next to the piazza at the seafront under the castle. The service is friendly, interior nice. BUT: AVOID EATING SEAFOOD AND FISH. I ordered a piece of tuna with a sauce of wine and...More

Thank Hugin M
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Restaurant just off the castle square. Food was bland at best....the tuna steak was inedible. Staff were willing but seemed untrained, wine was dumped on our table without offering to taste.

1  Thank Patriis
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Order focaccia amd 2 filleto di manzo funghi. Focaccia was good but that is not a fillet, probably the worst piece of meat I ever tasted!!!

1  Thank Jimmy3112
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Pleasant small seaside town part of the province of Catania, we stopped by on our way to the airport. Attractive castle and this restaurant was across the main square, not exactly an enticing façade but have outside tables. Two young guys serving who could hardly...More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We have eaten here several times. It is always great! The pasta are really good. The ambiance is not all that great but good food.

Thank judycking
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Very nice location with the castle just opposite. we ate outside and it was great even if it was a bit noisy but didn't mind. The food was very good and we did not wait for long. Good portions, I had a fish platter which...More

Thank Honda-Power-Naxxar
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I usually save my reviews for restaurants that made a lasting impression on me or provided a memorable experience... this restaurant did both but for the wrong reasons! Having been seated and ordered a simple brushetta starter one pasta dish and one salad we were...More

1  Thank Supersavvy77
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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Savoia 42, 95021, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Aci Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 095 272571
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