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Trattoria Scalo Grande

Via Scalo Grande | Località S. Maria La Scala, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
+39 328 883 2384
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“spaghetti” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Scalo Grande | Località S. Maria La Scala, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is in a pretty fishing village and the outdoor tables are right on the harbour edge. I had a bowl of tomato pasta which was tasty though not the best I’ve had (and there was no fresh pasta available), while my wife had...More

Thank hughandrew
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We spent a fun, laid back week in Santa Maria La Scala. There aren't many places to eat in the village, and this place is neck and neck (and neighbor to) La Grotta when it comes to rustic Italian seafood. We went as a family...More

1  Thank J P
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with our 1 year old and they were accomodating to bring us some kid friendly pasta with our meals. Note that they do not have high chairs. The waitress seemed like she wasn't very happy but she served us ok enough. The...More

Thank islander29
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Don't bother with this place. Fish was poorly prepared and not fresh. All dishes are way overpriced.

Thank JoWi9216
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We first went to this restaurant by accident - the villa company we'd used had completely messed up the booking for the private chef for my 50th, and had to scramble to get our (rather large) party accommodated. I was somewhat grumpy with them; my...More

Thank FounderBelle
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We went down to Santa Maria La Scala specifically to eat fish by the sea. we walked by this restaurant planning to dine at another restaurant close by, however the waiter at the other restaurant dryly told us that he had no place for us...More

Thank krisborg
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch here a few weeks ago but went again last Sunday (mid March 17) and it was very poor. Food was ok in parts but not up to our previous visit and at this restaurant you are paying very high prices compared...More

Thank Global_Burgo
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch in Santa Maria la Scala. When reviewing the ratings on TripAdvisor we asked for seats at a different restaurant. They "would" not accommodate us with seats outside so we decided to visit Tratoria Scalo Grande! We were accepted with open arms and...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Fish does get any fresher than in a Sicilian fishing village. Cooked simply and presented nicely . We enjoyed the cozze ( mussels) as a starter and then pompano & prawns . The linguini with scampi had a lovely sauce but the scampi were very...More

Thank BHF-13K
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had a wonderful dinner. The owner is very accommodating but if you don't understand/speak at least a little italian the language barrier could present a problem. Food is expertly prepared. Choices in the off season are limited to the catch of the day but you...More

Thank Phil S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Scalo Grande | Località S. Maria La Scala, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Acireale
  • Phone Number: +39 328 883 2384
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