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Trattoria Il Vicolo

Via Pio IX 26, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 28481
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Pio IX 26, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On one of Castelmola's narrow lanes, Il Vicolo was pretty much full when we arrived, with a combination of locals and tourists. Pretty extensive menu and good value - shared platter of cheese and cold meats, with tagliatelli and squid ragu, spaghetti with shrimp, water,...More

Thank 1PeterH63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The starters were really good. The same with the steak. Even the vino de casa was quite good. The prices are fair.

Thank Trond B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just had a simple lunch and even if we ordered simple food, it was not tasteful. So we were disappointed. We were here to visit the beautiful town of Castelmola. The waitress however was very attentive and do her job well.

Thank Travellingisagift
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across IL Vicolo after spending the day on Mt Etna, and what a find it was. The bruschetta was the perfect starter, and our two pasta dishes were delicious. If you are in Taormina, and you want to escape the crowds, get to...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

One of the many places in the tiny Castelmola - when we got in, probably v early for dinner by Italian standards, it was empty. When we got out, people were queuing to get in. The food - perfect! We took pizza and mushroom risotto...More

Thank PrimeGlobetrotter
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

From the cold sweet almond wine we started with to the Orecchiette Vicolo the food was fabulous. The pizza was delicious too. Highest recommendation! And set with such views over the sea and towns Castelmola is not to be missed!

Thank JJBHtravelers
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The restaurants and cafes nearer the main viewpoint of the town were busy and so we looked around to find somewhere for an early lunch. Found this place about 50 metres back. Pleasant little place; we elected to sit on the terrace as it was...More

Thank lawdylawdy
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We've had the best lamb we've ever had here -highly recommended and will definitely be back. Has both indoor and outdoor area.

Thank Manuel4A
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We found this restaurant and were shown to a pleasant outdoor balcony area to eat - we had a very nice lunch - very good food, and th edesserts were great - the semi fredo's were gorgeous - the service we found very friendly although...More

Thank Phil T
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Good restaurant, nice food, nice ambience, reasonable service (although I'd agree with others that the Sicilian people do not seem to be the warmest or mist welcoming!) We enjoyed our food.

Thank Suze1963
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pio IX 26, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Castelmola
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 28481
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Restaurant located in Castelmola (One of the most beautiful villages in Italy) right in the city center. Menu of meat and fish and pizza. In summer the pizzeria is open every evening while starting the first week of September, the pizzeria will be activated only on Saturday and Sunday. Opportunity to dine on the terrace (in summer) or in room equipped with air conditioning.
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