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Ristorante da Umberto

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Piazza della Vittoria 7, 90010, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 844 9542
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Palermo, Italy
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We were in Ustica for the film festival in August. It was my first time going there, and I was really looking forward to it. But as beautiful as the island was/is, we were a bit disappointed in the overall quality of the local restaurants with the exception of one, “Da Umberto’s.” Once we found them, we never went anywhere... More 

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Gigi U, Proprietario at Ristorante da Umberto, responded to this review

Thanks so much Susan . I hope to see you in Ustica next Year More 

Ustica
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

I keep on coming back to Umberto. His wife is leading the kitchen and the result is outstanding. Flavours and coups-de-chef that brings you right in the heart of this small and magic Sicilian isle.

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leoneegazzella, Direttore generale at Ristorante da Umberto, responded to this review

thank you for your review. We hope to have you back soon in USTICA More 

San Francisco, California
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67 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

This is a family owned restaurant and who manages is a strong but at the same time sweet woman, Giovanna. Surraunded by the son Umberto and the husband they have the most central restaurant in Ustica island and one of the most authentic food and very special and unique recipes invented by Giovanna. There you feel at home and receive... More 

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leoneegazzella, Direttore generale at Ristorante da Umberto, responded to this review

Thank you Lydia come back in Ustica we will wait you Gigi Tranchina and family More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Tasty food sourced locally. The fried calamari was exquisite. And the antipasti were also very tasty. Service was excellent.

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leoneegazzella, Proprietario at Ristorante da Umberto, responded to this review

thanks from Ustica More 

Moscow, Russia
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014

Umberto is very kind, very delicious his own white wine, I would highly recommend to taste it! Fish soup is really outstanding! You can swallow your tongue! Highly recommended

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London, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

We had lunch in this restaurant in the main square of Ustica and we enjoyed it very much. Lovely real sicipian food with fresh fish and moderate prices. Recommended

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Thank Antonio M
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Lovely staff but over priced, I would expect to pay more cause we are on the island but a plate of nice penne basil pasta small bowl ( breakfast bowl) €9 small portion potato chipped €5 service charge €2 each it tasted nice but seriously over priced, last time there

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Palermo, Italy
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

Good plate of pasta with seafood for 8 euros, washed down with a cold glass of white wine. Happy days

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

Yesterday I had the best scorfano (scorpion fish) I have eaten in my life. A surprise in Ustica where it is difficult to get good food.

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Ancona, Italy
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181 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013 via mobile

If you like nouvelle cuisine don't come here. If you are in a hurry neither. This is the Temple of Ustica slow food! All dishes are made just for you, it takes time. Fresh fish, local produce, local organic wines (try Hibiscus l'Isola or the great Zibibbo Passito for dessert). Simple, "wise", home-like cooking from signora Giovanna and her aids,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza della Vittoria 7, 90010, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Ustica
  • Phone Number: +39 091 844 9542

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