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da giovanni frutti di mare

Via Madonna del Ponte 100, 90041 Balestrate, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 878 6605
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
26 Sep 2016
“Fresh sea food!”
25 Aug 2016
“Delicious local seafood with a spectacular view of the sea.”
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
££ - £££
Via Madonna del Ponte 100, 90041 Balestrate, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Giovanni serves fresh sea food at this quaint restaurant. Very friendly staff and good service. The menu has a nice selection of appetisers, initial course and main meals. We enjoyed their grilled swordfish, boiled octopus, spaghetti nero, buseta with grilled tiger prawns and seafood salad....More

Thank travelbugLDN
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely casual lunch. Open when other options taking afternoon siesta. Delicious food, pleasant service. Refreshing after a long drive.

1  Thank julieldunbar
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Well, the not so well known small town of Balestrate has something to offer, at least regarding basic needs. Fish and various seafood are simply exceptional and at very accessible rates. If you are around between Palermo and Trapani stop there for lunch or dinner,...More

1  Thank Antonio G
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I went with my parents for lunch and it was great. Both my parents love fish food, I don't love it but the risotto I had was amazing. My parents had pasta allo scoglio and zuppa fantasia (which was their favorite and they totally recommend)....More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely welcome with smiles and lovely fresh food. Had spaghetti with mussels first with local white wine and swordfish after, everything tasted amazing.

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We ate pastas and fish. Pasta a lo scoglio tasted good (maybe a bit too salty) and also farfallette al salmone were nice. Also note that pasta a lo scoglio is quite strong.. that meaning that if you are not used to this type of...More

Thank Samppa87
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We had a Pasta Vongole and although it was pleasant there was nothing special about it. It was lunchtime and just about the only restaurant in Balestrate that was open.

Reviewed 6 October 2015

Absolutely DELICIOUS seafood and freshly prepared! A TOTAL must and so cheap AND the restaurant is open until after midnight! The service was very good and I shall certainly be going again!

Thank serenaUkAndFrance
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We had lunch here, very basic with not too big a menu but very tasty swordfish and the catch of the day was also excellent.

1  Thank hfbs
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We wanted to have lunch in Balestrate so we were looking around. At that moment it was quiet but Giovanni's terrace was quite full, so we decided to stop and have lunch. What a good choice! Fresh fish and a simple but nice salad and...More

Thank Caroline K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 01:30
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12:30 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Madonna del Ponte 100, 90041 Balestrate, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Balestrate
  • Phone Number: +39 091 878 6605
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