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Osteria Il Tonno Rosso

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Piazza Cesare Battisti, 2, 97016 Pozzallo, Sicily, Italy
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Retford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We went to Tonno Rosso on a wet Thursday night and, unsurprisingly, found the restaurant very quiet. The staff were friendly and helpful, but not intrusive. The food was beautifully cooked and presented. I ordered the mixed grill comprised of a swordfish steak, a whole sea bream and two large langoustine. I also enjoyed a large plate of grilled vegetables.... More 

Thank Stephen G
Basel, Switzerland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Food was delicious! We each had the fish antipasti starter (I had cooked version, my husband had the raw version). Well worth it, followed by some delicious nice fresh fish. Service was also excellent. The only down side is that the restaurant is way too bright - they should turn the lights down to create a nicer setting.

Thank Swiss_traveller018
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Had low expectation of Pozzallo as a location but the square in which the restaurant is set is very scenic and makes an excellent backdrop for dinner. The seafood starter signature dish was exceptional and well presented and the fish main courses fresh and well cooked. Our only problem was consuming the sheer volume of food

Thank John W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Have the mixed starter!! The ravioli was excellent. Pudding great too. Friendly and helpful staff with excellent English ' menu support' The place to come for a 'special' night in Southern Sicily. Reserve to guarantee a seat on the terrace.

Thank Alex H
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This was the first restaurant we visited on our southern Sicily holiday ...and what a way to start! Newly opened - the restaurant had recently moved from its previous position 2 weeks previously... The restaurant is now housed in a beautiful building overlooking the piazza in Pozallo. We were fortunate to have booked a table outside on the balcony.... The... More 

Thank charlieboychik
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I ate at here at Osteria Il Tonno Rosso during my first visit to Pozzalo, Sicily. The appetizer was one of most beautiful and thoughtfully created seafood dishes I have ever had before. We were presented with an elegant assortment of various fish paired with unique textural and flavor combinations. Our waiter spoke English well gave a very detailed description... More 

Thank Adam Z
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I made my first trip out to Pozzallo, Sicily this summer and I was blown away with the food at Osteria Il Tonno Rosso. I have eaten at many fine restaurants throughout America and Europe and I can honestly say that this was my favorite Seafood place. I wish that they would open up a second location in California so... More 

Thank JohnJJF
Bristol, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Eat the mixed fish starter. Great ravioli. Fish of the day baked in salt crust. All superb. Service very good from English speaking team. Well informed. Don't miss this restaurant if you like fish/seafood.

Thank Volvoman2004
Leuven, Belgium
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134 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

A terrific seafood restaurant in Pozzallo. The mixed fish antipasti is a plate of about 15 different taste experiences. The tuna steak was perfectly cooked. Very friendly, helpful service!

Thank somanynicetrips
Vorden, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Because of the good reviews we visited this restaurant. It is small so in the weekend its necessary to make a reservation. Food is excellent, take the Anti Pasti Tonno Rosso; very good.

Thank janwillem60

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$37 - US$58
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Cesare Battisti, 2, 97016 Pozzallo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Pozzallo
  • Phone Number: +3909321974041

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