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Pasticceria J.F.Kennedy

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Via Principe Umberto 128, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 891150
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Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

The best cannoli in the world. If you see reviews that say that these cannoli are below average, they should just go get a mcflurry in McDonald's. I've been buying cannoli and ice cream here since I was a kid. I don't particularly like almond based treats but my parents would eat them Al day long and always buy a... More 

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Hong Kong
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

By far the best desserts in Noto. Their ice cream is incredible and so their cakes, Sicilian cannoli and many other local delicacies. The true highlight of the Pasticceria J.F Kennedy is the owner Giovanna. She is a true force of nature. She showed us the laboratory where they make all the desserts... What an experience. Don't go there if... More 

Thank Max S
Cleveland, Ohio
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015

I fell for the reviews and trekked to the top of the town for cannoli with my family. What we found was a quaint place with very friendly service, but completely average cannoli. There was nothing special here. We spent a week in Sicily eating as much cannoli as we could get our hands on and the cannoli at Pasticceria... More 

Thank HMW1st
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Another gem of Noto or of the whole south of sicily is Pasticceria Kennedy in Noto Apparently people come from far to go and buy the pastafrolla biscuits from Kennedy. i am not a big fun of biscuits but i wanted to try… I have to say despite the great expectations those biscuits are a truly culinary experience… they just... More 

Thank mykitchenshots
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99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Out of the center you find this little Pasticceria on the top of the town. Really worth the visit for a great Cannolo filled with simple ricotta and no chocolate or anything else, (maybe you can request it). It was the real Sicilian Cannolo of a super quality. To return

1 Thank Half8
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Family run and full of character. This is NOT asit down restaurant so odd it's number 1 is TA list but that said it is wort a visit for the delicious patisserie and lovely owners.

Thank yrretronnoco
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014

An amazing place, a traditional family bakery with show cases/chilled cabinets of cakes all around the room and one small table with three or for seats. The shop walls are decorated with an assortment of paintings and pictures and was rarely empty each time we went past. The smaller biscuits/cakes are priced by weight, such as lovely almond biscuits that... More 

Thank Moab3
Copenhagen, Denmark
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68 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2014

First and best cannoli ever tried in Sicily. In comparison, this place made disappear all the following ones we tried. Very nice lady.

2 Thank ItalianFlexitarian
Espoo, Finland
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140 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2014

This place is number one in Noto, therefore as soon as we got there had to obviously quickly get there. The guy serving us the 3 different cannoli´s chocholate, cream and ricotta was a bit rudish though I talked to him in Italian and there was not language barrier. The cannoli´s looked great, but though they were ok, they were... More 

Thank Mars66
Providence, Rhode Island
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

This place will give you new concepts of bakery and "ice cream sandwich." Though no one in the place speaks English, I could easily choose what to eat with the help of the bakers' kindness. They are the most kind people you can meet in Italy. Mind that there is only one table with three chairs in the place. So... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, After-hours
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Principe Umberto 128, 96017 Noto, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Noto
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 891150

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