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Ristorante Cenobio

Viale Margherita 41, 97100, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
+39 347 147 2915
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (3 reviews)
“vegetarian” (2 reviews)
“dishes” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Viale Margherita 41, 97100, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I found ourselves in the avenue of Palms in Regusa Ibla and came across this restaurant near a small church. We just wanted a light salad and were very abliging. Waiter was attentive and helpful and along with the salad they gave...More

Thank GarynRuth2paws
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I took here my clients for a dinner and we all loved it. The food was excellent and so was the service and the choice of the ingredients used for the different dishes. Wines were also well selected and issued from local wineries. I will...More

Thank Gianluca D
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

My partner and I had a delightful and leisurely lunch today at Cenobio, seated outdoors in the beautiful town park of Ragusa. Cenobio, unusually, has a vegetarian and a vegan menu, with great appreciation for the extraordinary local ingredients. I had their slow-cooked soft egg...More

Thank Henry R
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

The title says it all: superior. Food was outstanding, uncommon, skillfully prepared. Service was punctual and literally flattering.

Thank Natale T
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I wanted something special for our wedding anniversary and where can can you go other than to the Cenobio at the Antico Convento dei Cappucini in Ragusa Ibla. They immediately surprised us on our arrival with a glass of excellent Spumante! The food was at...More

1  Thank Illetrop
Reviewed 16 April 2015

The food is local simple and beautifully prepared. We had the fish tasting menu and it was all quite delicious. It was served in the Convent refectory which is decorated with original murals. I gather that it is also possible to eat outside in the...More

Thank ballyspurge
Reviewed 23 October 2014

We entered this restaurant by chance while visiting the garden. This was our best meal so far in Sicily.The Convent is a nice and elegant setting, The staff is polite and profesional. The dishes are beautifully presented.And last but not least they are tasty. And...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Definitely a very beautiful location. The place is suggestive. The atmosphere is intriguing. ....aaaaaand that's all folks! No wait: waiters and the (very kind, nice and refined) receptionist are what you'd expect, from a high-end location like this. But then: the food! Not one single...More

1  Thank Riccardo M
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Nice setting in renovated convento, friendly staff with good English skills, and fresh, high quality local foods. The meal was disappointing for two reasons. First, the preparation strayed too far from its Sicilian roots. The dishes could easily be served in a good restaurant in...More

Thank Stuart K
Reviewed 18 November 2013

We learnt about this restaurant quite by change. Our excellent hotel receptionist (San Giorgio Palace Hotel of Via Terranuova, Ragusa Ibla) proposed that we try out this restaurant since we advised him that we wanted something special to celebrate our wedding anniversary. And special it...More

Thank Firefly1977
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Margherita 41, 97100, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Ragusa  >  Ragusa
  • Phone Number: +39 347 147 2915
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  • This restaurant is at Hotel Antico Convento dei Cappuccini
Our Cenobio Restaurant is located inside the historical building (monastery) called Antico Convento dei Cappuccini, whose origin dates back to the beginning of 17TH century.
The whole building was restored in accordance to maintain the original monastery’s plan.
The restaurant “Cenobio” is open to all people. Our menu deal with raw, fresh and local materials, indeed they change according to changing of seasons, due to the high capability of Chefs in finding a correct balance between innovation and tradition.

The restaurant is located in the ancient refectory decorated with frescoes of the end of 18th century, it has also outdoor table in the garden to live the calm of nature to feed soul and body.

A specific area of Antico Convento is reserved to Mediterranean Enogastronomic Professional Cooking School “Nosco”which organizes professional courses in order to train and enrich the figure of Chef, moreover the school organize cooking lessons for travelers and for people interested in discovering typical recipes of our island.

Nosco Cooking School and Cenobio restaurant work together to promote the same philosophyof good food, healthy nutrition and innovation.

Antico Convento dei Cappuccini is located inside the Public Garden , Giardini Iblei, of Ragusa Ibla, the main baroque area of town; from here it is possible to reach, on foot, all buildings belonging to artistical and cultural Unesco heritage, also famous for Montalbano movie.
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