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Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 309, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 708 4311
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

A great stop on way from Mt Etna. Delicious food, good prices. It's a friendly place and easily accessible/easy to find.

Thank Mary M
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We visited mount Etna and our way down we saw this Dolceria and local people eating various desserts. We had a lovely experience and the waiting staff were super friendly especially when we tried to order with our broken Italian. Definitely a must visit.

Thank Errika P
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199 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is the perfect place for coffee and cake in Zafferana. Great ambience and service. I had the pistachio profiteroles and a macchiato. However, they also serve lunch and dinner paninis and traditional fried pizzas. We didn't try those, only saw other customers tucking into them. Those looked good, too!

Thank NiniBug
Ontario, Canada
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182 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had the pleasure of going to this establishment after our Etna hiking tour and were amazed at how good the service and the food was. We were given a choice of drinks, arancini / calzones, a coffee with cannolis to finish off. A wonderful time with new found friends in a beautiful establishment.

Thank JourneyDawn715
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here after an Etnapeople excursion. I was a little hesitant, based on the stares from others upon arrival as a group. We were each served a glass of wine, an arancina and calzone, and then a mini cannoli. The food was very good as was the service. I would love to come back and try something else.

Thank Emelia P
Island of Malta, Malta
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Vast selection of pastries. Price very reasonable. Clean place. a must to visit. Recommend to everyone.

Thank marisaxerri
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115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

Stopped here at lunchtime on the return from etna - it was almost hidden with no real signage. Had a slice of pizza and an arancini to eat with two small glasses of wine - followed this with a cake - all really tasty and a steal at €7.70! Well worth a stop

Thank David-Claire28
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

We stopped here returning from mount Etna. I enjoyed some very nice ice cream. My wife selected various pastries, and immediately fell in love with this place. And she's a real pastry addict and expert! We are only in the region for a couple of days, but we'll try to come back...

Thank Ivan C
Franklin, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

We stopped in after taking some time for shopping for honey and views of Etna and Mediterranean. The brioche with Crema was delicious and the caffe was good.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013 via mobile

Great stop right near the centre for delicious house made cakes and pastries. Good coffee, beer and spirits too in this traditional style cafe. Friendly service.

Thank pyrotech

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 309, 95019 Zafferana Etnea, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Zafferana Etnea
  • Phone Number: +39 095 708 4311

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