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Il Timo Restaurant

Via Antonello da Messina 45, 95021, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 711 4111
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“caponata” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
“course dinner” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Antonello da Messina 45, 95021, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My little one wants to become a chef - so I read about the chef of Il Timo offering cooking lessons even for kids upon availability. Once we arrived at the Sheraton Catania, I inquired about it and we got to meet Saverio Piazza to...More

Thank TheSchwanies
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I had another good seasonal pizza 🍕 last night and I’m pleased to say that I cannot wait to go again in the summer to try another seasonal pizza! Highly recommend the pear 🍐 pizza

Thank rosannaj870
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My kids loved the food and the view at the restaurant. Reservations are required so make sure that you do that and then you can enjoy a nice dinner with a beautiful view.More

Thank rosannaj870
FourPointsCatania, other at Il Timo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Dear Rosanna, thank you for your excellent review! I am really happy that your family enjoyed my dishes. I wonder if you had time to take a walk in our organic vegetable garden! Hoping to welcome you soon again, best regards Saverio Piazza - Executive...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very poor menu choices , and being on the coast ,not much to choose from except fish , the menu consists of 4or 5 courses which put on one plate would leave enough room for a large jacket potato, Breakfast ,this had clothes full of...More

Thank pagett2017
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the Sheraton and decided to eat at the restaurant in our hotel. There were some menu's and an a la carte. We decided to go for a starter and main og our choice. Starters I had pasta with a boar ragout that...More

Thank NiCamps
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is inside the Sheraton Hotel and although it's nice you get the feeling it could be so much better. We ate there on a night the hotel was meant to be full but there were only a few tables in the restaurant with...More

1  Thank Peter B
FourPointsCatania, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Timo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Sir, Thank you for your review. We are sorry that we did not meet your expectations anbd we assure you that your suggestions are extremely important for us and will be forwarded to the staff that will act to improve our services. I hope you...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

The restaurant is part of the Sheraton hotel and despite a rather limited menu everything we had there was top rate. We ate there 3 times during a 7 night stay ! Wine selection also good and reasonably priced

Thank baldietraveller
FourPointsCatania, Executive Chef at Il Timo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Sir/Madame, Thank you for your excellent review! I am really happy every time I am able to satisfy my costumers. I hope to see you soon again at the Il Timo Restaurant. Saverio Piazza

Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stayed in Sheraton for 5 nights and decided to give an opportunity to their restaurant and were astonished how delicious it was, specially for items out of the menu, such as the Sicilian Caponata and the Penne a La Norma. Give it a try,...More

Thank SASFlavio
FourPointsCatania, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Timo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thank you for your extremely positive review, we are really happy that our chef Saverio Piazza was able to transfer to you is passion for sicilian flavours. Hoping to have the chance to welcome you again soonest, best regards

Reviewed 25 December 2016

It was disappointing since it's about twice as expensive as the restaurant across the street (Pizza Baffo). The pasta dishes weren't nearly as good as what we've been having in any other restaurant in the area so far. We had to ask for bread before...More

Thank Cat K
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Worth trying, good service and quite quick for a Italian lunchtime. If you want a fast snack and are in a rush just let them know.

Thank Violette V
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$35 - US$64
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Antonello da Messina 45, 95021, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Aci Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 095 711 4111
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The ideal location for a "spaghetti" by the pool, a working lunch, a gourmet dinner, Il Timo Restaurant will change your idea of food. Take the chance for an unforgettable culinary experience: in our kitchen local products meet our vegetables -grown in the first "hortoinhotel" in Sicily. The executive chef Saverio Piazza will transform them in unic dishes, rich of flavours and savours.
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