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Il cortile di Venere

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$$ - $$$
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Via Tonnara 57, 91019 Valderice, Sicily, Italy
+39 0923 592700
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Bangor, Northern Ireland
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75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We cannot recommend this restaurant, and the lovely family who run it highly enough! We set out on foot, to walk the 8 kms down to find it , from Valderice. We had been on a cycling holiday in Sicily, but had relinquished the bikes. After a pleasant morning around the little port, and a swim off the rocks, we... More 

Thank sessiagh
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I don't think I've ever been in a restaurant where the staff cared quite as much as they did here. They were determined to make sure we had the best experience possible. Food was typical of the area: largely seafood and, of course, pasta. And delicious.

1 Thank lucashare
Moscow, Russia
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Very good food in a peaceful ambiance of a garden. Really family-owned and family-run restaurant. Difficult to find a place on friday - local people are aware of its qualities and gather there well before dinner time. Portions are big, fish and pasta are great!

1 Thank Maximus_Voyager
Bedford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2014

I begin this review by saying that, despite the fact that I am from Sicily, I never enjoyed fish before having come to this place. Their appetisers are very simple but delicious, but what I enjoy most are their main first dishes. You usually can have fresh "busiate" with pistachios and shrimps which are amazing. Depending on how many people... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Tonnara 57, 91019 Valderice, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Trapani  >  Valderice
  • Phone Number: +39 0923 592700

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