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Ai Vecchi Crateri

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$$ - $$$
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contrada Rossella 4, Sant'Alfio, Sicily, Italy
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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993 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,012 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Nice experience here. Strong menu with traditional Sicilian choices. Service was great and all food was excellent. Wonderful lunch. Would go back again for sure. If this review is helpful then please indicate so below.

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125 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stopped here as part of our Etna experience. The food was good. I had said previously that I really don't like mushrooms so I was given a special pasta dish with no mushrooms in it. Thank you.

Thank Linda_mobile
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

After a long day on Mt Etna, our guide brought us to this hotel to have a late lunch. To be fair, we were delayed on Etna and therefore arrived at 15:00 to find the owner having a nap with his son. Nevertheless, they provided a wonderful lunch, exactly what we ordered in advance with wine, desert and coffee. The... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

A lovely hotel, set on the slopes of Mt Etna, surrounded by country and lava flows. Very quiet. The hosts were lovely, and nothing was too much trouble; always happy to help. Bad weather meant powercuts, but they didn't last long. On leaving, I did leave behind a couple of things in the wardrobe, but after a few e-mails, the... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

We visited the place as part of our Etna Tour. Very peacful, no cell reception, which worked beautifully with our plans of getting a clean break. I must admit, few places have ever catered for my dietary requirments, and without being advised beforehand, the staff cooked me a delucious gluten-free meal. Thank you guys...you really made my day :-)

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Sicily, Italy
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2013

There are lots of rural restaurants on Etna most of them are good value for money but not this one. I ate here about a dozen times at the insistence of an acquaintance who frankly is more interested in the quantity than the quality of food. After the last meal had there I absolutely will never return! Antipastos are often... More 

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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2013

We had lunch in the garden of the restaurant during a guided tour a nd we really enjoyed it. The location is relaxing and the food is simple but very good. The staff is kind.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: contrada Rossella 4, Sant'Alfio, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Sant'Alfio
  • Phone Number: +39-331-583-0370

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