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Ristorante al Faro Verde da Benito

Largo San Nicolicchia 14 | Porticello, 90017 Santa Flavia, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 957977
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (7 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
“tuna” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Largo San Nicolicchia 14 | Porticello, 90017 Santa Flavia, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is located on the side of the harbour of Santa Flavia, with a nice view of the sea and of the fish boats going in and out; the piazza nearby allows for easy car parking, with enough room for a flashy merry-go-round (but...More

Thank marcellos375
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were recommended this place so thought we'd check it out. The setting is amazing with great views of the sea. The food however did not match that of our view, I'd call it average cooking at best and it was all a bit boring....More

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Al Faro Verde for dinner and enjoyed it so much we returned later in the week for four courses! The seafood here is local, seasonal and couldn't be any fresher. Also the desserts are delicious and beautifully presented. The owners are very welcoming...More

Thank Paul R
stefano b, Proprietario at Ristorante al Faro Verde da Benito, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Dear Paul, thank you for your review. Yes, you are correct at our restaurant you may find only fresh season fish and this is the reason why often some items from the Menu are not available, but, for us, the most important is customers' satisfation...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Finding a place to eat in Sicily at around 3.00 can be difficult so it was good luck that we found this restaurant. The food was beautiful and while others have mentioned it being pricey we thought around 100 euro for 4 mains courses, a...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The food was delicious and the atmosphere at sea great. I had fresh fish (dorado) and my wife had pasta with sea urchin. Our daughter of 7 really wanted to eat a pizza, but unfortunately this they do not have here. But they were kind...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a nice place for seafood. Even though it may be a bit pricy for Sicilian standards, we really enjoyed our dinner, with a great view on the bay.

Thank riccardo t
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here last week with the whole family and not only was the menu interesting and full of fantastic local fish, the staff were excellent. They were able to advice on menu and wine choices expertly without being intrusive. Definitely worth 5 stars and...More

Thank Hannah L
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Palermo, Italy
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

If you want to have nice seafood you are in the right place. Is the best restaurant for seafood. Try lobsters. The service is excellent!!! See you soon

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We stopped in Porticello mid-afternoon after taking a trip to a museum in Termini Immeresi. Walking along the harbor we saw the outdoor cafe and decided to stop in for lunch. While we sat outside watching a thunderstorm pass over the mountains and the boats...More

Thank bellacane
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Coming back from the Capo Zafferano, I made a photo stop at the harbor of Porticello and noticed the sign Ristorante al Faro Verde. As it was almost lunch time, I took a look and was immediately attracted by this lovely terrace. Fortunately I could...More

Thank LexGrizzly
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$42 - US$64
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 16:00
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10:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo San Nicolicchia 14 | Porticello, 90017 Santa Flavia, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Santa Flavia
  • Phone Number: +39 091 957977
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Place of choice of local seafood.
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