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Via San Gregorio 41, 98071 Capo d'Orlando, Sicily, Italy
+39 0941 955421
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Brno, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I went to eat Sushi , we were in 10 . They made us sit in a very cramped place , pizzeria area Tables with paper tablecloth Waiters all dressed differently ( boys ) , who with shorts , some with torn trousers etc. etc. worse than a circus .... The tables had , some black chairs , some white... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I had dinner with friends, we all went for a pizza. Not bad at all, but the service was pretty poor, plates taken while still eating, lack of knowledge when asking for fruit, seem they are either not trained enough or just lazy...

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Riga, Riga, Latvia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Food was mid level. I was surprised when in 4 star hotel restaurant no wine list and staff cant normally open the bottle of wine. The red wine was everyshere - on plates, on the table, outside the bottle. It wasnt only in the glass-( Food was on mid level.

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Vestal, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Four of us were seated and then proceeded to wait approximately 30 minutes until my brother-in-law finally went to get a wait person. Other tables were being served. The food arrived and was so forgettable, now, 2 weeks later, I can't tell you what anyone had. We were all disappointed. My brother-in-law (a local), had the same experience over 10... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

We had high hopes for this place based on previous reviews and a Lonely Planet recommendation but boy were they quickly dashed. Service was awful with the staff either totally absent for long periods or far more interested in conversing with local guests. We were clearly an annoyance to them. The food was equally bad - bland swordfish and pasta... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2012

While in Sicily I stayed here with a large group. I really enjoyed my stay - and the beach right outside the door was great. The breakfast is above average - especially for Italy! I stayed with college friends and the room was perfect for what we needed. The dinners were not memorable, but my stay was.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2010

What a disappointment! There was a strong personal component in our wish to return to the Tartaruga; we were last here in Capo d'Orlando in 1992 (a big year for this town) and amongst the memorable experiences of that year for us was a meal in this famous fish restaurant, featuring a spigola al sale which went down in history.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$64
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Gregorio 41, 98071 Capo d'Orlando, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Capo d'Orlando
  • Phone Number: +39 0941 955421

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