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Hycesia

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via S. Pietro, 98050, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 983041
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Really the best food on the island and such friendly service. Lovely small romantic restaurant. Definitely worth a visit. Not a tourist trap just amazing food. Can't wait to go back

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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Superb cuisine. Wonderful atmosphere. A night to remember in this year's visit to the Islands. I have dined in three superb restaurants on Panarea - this is one of them. I won't (like Paris) dare to decide which is the best of them. Let all three share an "equal first" award!

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Thank Gerald G
New York
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The staff is superb and food was excellent. Prior to ordering, the owner came over and explained each dish in detail, which really showed her passion and dedication. The decor was also beautiful.

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Thank Ms. Samantha G
London, UK
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290 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Some of the best food on the island. Great lobster spaghetti and wonderful service. Recommend it to anyone!

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Thank terrymlon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is simply fantastic. The service is impeccable and the staff make you feel like the most important people in the dining room. We were looked after like royalty despite a very demanding Chinese millionaire and his large entourage at the next table. At no point were we forgotten about whatsoever. The food is spectacular and the setting very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We had the ravioli seafood and the tuna fillet Dimitri (signature dish). The atmosphere is relaxed and you feel more like a resident than an international tourist at a Michelin star restaurant, which we really love. The quality of the food was the best on our trip and the service kind and unpretentious.

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Palo Alto, California, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

It is definitely the best restaurant in Panarea! The owner, a pretty Italian lady, explained the dishes in detail. Fresh seafood and authentic Italian pasta! As a starter we shared melanzane a parmigiana (eggplants cooked with cheese, tomatoes and basil). Delicious! As a main course we both had tagliatelle with zucchini and prawns. Perfect! This restaurant is a must go... More 

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Thank Plilla
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I went with my family and I can grant that everything is nice. Food, atmosphere, waiters, owner ( I suppose an attractive madam) and the desserts. Fish is daily fresh and the desserts are great; the cooker, from Palermo, spoke more than 15 minutes to convince me that the cannolo was invented by a palemitan sheperd and doesn't have origins... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant in Panarea. We had high expectations of the food but left a bit dissatisfied. We had the sea urchin pasta, home made tagliatelle with pea purée and seafood (which sounded odd and was- the pasta wasn't great), tuna belly. By far the amuse bouche was our favorite. The staff were fantastic.

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Thank Aida82
La Colle sur Loup, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

After 2 diners in Da Pina we try to change the restaurant : what a big mistake we have done choosing Hyesia !!!!! Very poor environment,the person who took the order was so pretentious and so unprofessional.... But let s talk about food , if you are hungry , read foreword .... Plates contained miserable portions If it would have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 54 - USD 81
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via S. Pietro, 98050, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aeolian Islands  >  Panarea
  • Phone Number: +39 090 983041

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