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I Ruggeri boutique restaurant

Via Leone Pozzo 25, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 343938
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“caponata” (4 reviews)
“tartare” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Leone Pozzo 25, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We visited and ate at this restaurant. Delicious and traditional Sicilian food served by great staff. Highly recommended.

Thank Maximaltraveller
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome dishes served by friendly and competent staff. Had an excellent Charlotte de Aubergine and tuna, all utterly delicious! Tasted and looked way more expensive than it was (60€ for 2 main dishes, one starter and 3 drinks), would recommend to everyone who is looking...More

Thank René W
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is a superb restaurant tucked away off the main streets of Messina. I always feel you can judge a great restaurant right at the start of a meal by the bread basket they offer you. In this case several different breads were on offer...More

Thank len_green50
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Visited this boutique restaurant end of July and couldn’t fault it! From the welcoming till the end of our lunch everything was perfect. Tuna tartare was Devine! Salmon for the main was the best I’ve had in my life. If ever to come back in...More

Thank ingosiuzzz
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We--a group of 4--came here by chance and are so glad we did. We enjoyed it immensely. We can heartily recommend the tartare of swordfish (spada), the bluefish parmesan, and the tomino alla griglia for antipasti. And the seared tuna and the pennette integrali con...More

Thank informedtraveler57
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

4 of us went for lunch during a cruise stop last week. It was spectacular. The food was amazing and the truffle dishes had a very healthy serving (amazing value). The owner was also very friendly and recommended some very affordable wine (we ended up...More

Thank Atown3
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

The best restaurant in messina is here! Excellent food excellent service! Me and my girlfriend we stopped here after a friend recommended us and it was an unforgettable visit! From the wine we had (catarrato tasca d almerita till the dessert nothing was disappointed)! Quality...More

Thank giuseppepY7652PF
ARuggeri, Proprietario at I Ruggeri boutique restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Very Thanks

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We were in Messina for 2 nights, and we had our diners in this wonderful place. The food is delicious and the presentation is beautiful. You are not having a simple diner there you are experiencing a journey of tests with perfectly balance flavours, aromats...More

1  Thank Teodora S
ARuggeri, Direttore at I Ruggeri boutique restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

very thanks

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I Ruggeri came recommended by a restauranteur we frequent and boy was he right. I had a tuna tartar with shrimp as a starter & my better half had stuffed - both exquisite. Our next dish was tagliata di tonno con tartufo nero and swordfish....More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is just far enough away from the cruise port to not get mobbed by cruise passengers. Wonderful, very, very reasonable wine list, almost exclusively Sicilian. Gracious, attentive service, and the food is outstanding. We were the only Americans in there, the rest appeared to...More

Thank vanative1609
ARuggeri, Proprietario at I Ruggeri boutique restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

thank you so much

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 57
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:45 pm
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:45 pm
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:45 pm
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:45 pm
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:45 pm
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm
7:45 pm - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Leone Pozzo 25, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Messina
  • Phone Number: +39 090 343938
  • E-mail
Open every days. Day off Sunday
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