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Via Marina Garibaldi, 67, Sicily, Italy
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
7 Aug 2016
“Great stop over for a quick fix of 'rosticceria' or ice creams!”
4 Jul 2016
“Excellent beach bar”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, Pub
Via Marina Garibaldi, 67, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

This place is quite well known amongst the locals, and for good reasons. Whether you decide to go there for breakfast, lunch, dinner or after dinner is your own choice: the important thing is you go at least once! Great arancini, ice creams, coffee... Do...More

Thank Alexaj70
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We stayed for a week in Lipari and had our lunch at Papisca nearly every day since it it conveniently situated just beside the Canneto beach. The food was really nice, you get your arancinis, insalata di polpettos and melanzane ripienis here, not forgetting the...More

Thank JohannaFinn
Reviewed 29 June 2016

If you are after some buffet style Italian cuisine this is the place to go. They have a great spread at lunch & are always offering some sort of appetizer for no charge. The staff is friendly & prices are very cheap when you compare...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Papisca makes their own gelato which is the best in Lipari. They have freshly baked pastries, great granite and briosches. They stay open late with a variety of cocktails, beer and local wine to choose from and lots of stuzzichini. A nice relaxing atmosphere, friendly...More

Thank Josie M
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

For a "street food" too expencive, although very good. We paid more than 40 eur for two dishes and icecram. For same kind of food we paid in Ustica only 20 EUR.

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

We came to the island of Lipari to stay with a friend in Canneto. I have to say our Italian was minimal however the staff at Papisca were very accommodating. Their Gelato is amazing and they make a great Cappuccino. We became regulars in the...More

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Not many places were open over Easter so we stumbled into this one which served small little dishes to select from the counter. The rabbit was really nice. Full and half portions available. Not particularly cheap but ok.

Thank Dorni01
Reviewed 26 December 2014

This is my only bad eating experience in all of Sicily and Italy, in many years of regular travel there. The food is marginal, but the employees here are surly and mean. There are no prices posted, so they charge locals a small amount and...More

2  Thank CorinnaBsWorld
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Local cafe that's open late -- seems to be the town watering hole. Desserts & bar, what else could you ask for.

Thank lazierbug
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Fantastic place! Beautiful food for lunches, all homemade! All sicilian specialities are presented on the day, excellent gelatos - the best on the island, big cappuccinos, quick and kind staff (rarity for Sicily)!

Thank Helga107
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, Pub
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Marina Garibaldi, 67, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aeolian Islands  >  Lipari
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