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I Lupini

Via Santa 22 | Adiacente a piazza Matteotti, 97015, Modica, Sicily, Italy
+39 334 379 0566
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Street Food, Gluten Free Options
Via Santa 22 | Adiacente a piazza Matteotti, 97015, Modica, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Friendly welcome, a choice of fresh local fish, simply cooked - we chose a grilled selection of a variety of fish, with a tomato and lettuce salad and fresh bread. All simple and delicious - just what we needed.

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we dropped in for lunch there were only 2 tables inside and 2 in the street, which suited us just fine. We had a mixed grill which was excellent. Really good ingredients, very simply cooked, and a charming very genuine welcome.

Thank David A
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We visited I Lupini recently as a result of the reviews on Tripadvisor and whilst we had a nice meal it didn't live up to the billing. They have also expanded into the property next door as there were a lot more than 4 tables....More

Thank Steveabc2016
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for honest Sicilian food, which celebrates the flavours of the fresh ingredients in an unpretentious atmosphere then this restaurant might well be suitable. Situated in a back alley, this tiny restaurant and takeaway serve really, really fresh fish dishes, cooked in...More

1  Thank Jay S
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This restaurant wasn't terrible, but it definitely doesn't deserve the rave reviews. The concept is great.....fresh fish, with the menu determined daily....however, the fish, although fresh wasn't that tasty. We were told when we were leaving that the restaurant doesn't use salt, relying on the...More

Thank WanderingFoodie2
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I went there with a friend of mine. We ordered a bottle of local wine and deep fried fish as a starter, main courses their spaghetti with prawns. Everything was perfect.

Thank Maxygio878787
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The small restaurant is hidden from the tourist highway but it is real gem. Only 4 tables but you will not regret once you get seat. Fresh fish and seafood, grilled with simple salad and bread plus glass of withe wine and you just arrived...More

Thank 203andrzejk
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Nice place where you can eat fresh fish of the mediterranean sea fronting pozzaĺlo or the marinas (modica and ragusa). Book a table in advance otherwise you do not find a seat. You can spend the nite there without any pressure from the managers. The...More

Thank Davide D
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We found this little restaurant down a back lane way and it was fantastic! Very small only 6 or so tables and a small menu they just talk trough with you, enough English to explain well!, either get there early or pre book, open tues...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Using fresh fish, no menu. The pasta was perfect. Very nice service. Highly recommend this place. Small but great quality

Thank Veronika I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa 22 | Adiacente a piazza Matteotti, 97015, Modica, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Modica
  • Phone Number: +39 334 379 0566
  • E-mail
Street-food fried fish,grilled fish,sandwiches.
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