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Cantina Modica

Via Nicolaci | Palazzo Modica Di San Giovanni, 96017, Noto, Sicily, Italy
+39 340 530 7937
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“sardines” (5 reviews)
“antipasti” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Nicolaci | Palazzo Modica Di San Giovanni, 96017, Noto, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful spot in the stables/garage of Palazzo Nicolaci - terrific wines at reasonable prices from Modena Nicolaci estate close to Noto and excellent home made pasta ( as well as fish and meat dishes) . Atmospheric and delicious.

Thank huds0nsallya
Reviewed 25 August 2018

My husband and I had a one night stop over in Noto whilst ravelling around Sicily. Whilst walking around the city in the afternoon we passed this place advertising the wines the family had ben making since the 1800's. We reserved a table for later...More

Thank Mareofessex
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

It was so good we went twice. Great friendly service and absolutely delicious food. Simply and perfectly cooked grilled fish, excellent pasta dishes and very good wines. This is much nicer and better than most other restaurants in Noto so do go there!

Thank Isabel B
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

First we went to the museum upstairs and it made us feel more special. We ate amazing vegetables antipasti, aubergine was very tasty. We also ate pasta with pistachio pesto and we liked it very much! Cannoli con ricotta were really good. Friendly and smiling...More

Thank ZuzannaW113
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The Restaurant is very good located with a nice view. The starter plate was very good (mix of pizza, bruschetta, vegetables). The Main Course (Pasta) was very al dente, the Taste Not the best... so its ok.

Thank Andreas H
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

If some food is tipicly sicilian or not who wants to assess all the different style of each familiy kitchen. What we can say..we were there twice. Each food we liked. First Eve started with mixed plate (buono caponata) and insalata pomodori and finished with...More

Thank Harald M
Reviewed 18 May 2018

It was close to our lodging, and we decided to give it a try on a Wednesday evening. They were about half full. We had the pistachio pesto pasta, and the sardines. Food was delivered to the table in about 5 minutes, which didn't seem...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We were in Noto for five nights and tried five different restaurants. This was by far the best in terms of the range of dishes, the atmosphere, price, quality and service. It's in an old winery which serves its own wines. After dinner there is...More

1  Thank Regwin
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I this charming place a few meters off the Corso we had very good local food. Especially the Pasta with pistachio pesto and the strawberry tiramisu was excellent. On top of this you have a seating just across the most impressive Palazzo in town. After...More

Thank HNordtorp
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The waiter recommended the fresh lolli pasta with pistachio pesto and wilted tomatoes. It was so good. The portion was huge and I still managed to finish every bit of it! Really good meal. And not expensive Either!

Thank CMC C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nicolaci | Palazzo Modica Di San Giovanni, 96017, Noto, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Noto
  • Phone Number: +39 340 530 7937
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