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“Do not go”

Caffetteria la Piazzetta
Ranked #133 of 281 Restaurants in Agrigento
Dining options: After-hours
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Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We were on a tight schedule and there was a young girl with fliers who convinced us to try this restaurant. First big mistake was falling for her schtick. We both ordered the lasagna with pesto and shrimp. It was swimming in an unappetizing pesto sauce and had about 5 of those mini mini shrimp. We had to ask for bread. We also ordered a caprese salad which came with unripe tomatoes. Before we had eaten we had ordered 2 chicken sandwiches to go since our hotel was out of town and a cab is 20 euros each way. The sandwiches came on a big hamburger type roll with a small piece of chicken and some onions. We were in a rush to meet our ride and since they do not take credit cards I gave them my last 50 (cost 34 euros) and when I looked at my change a short while later, the 10 euro bill they had given me was torn almost in half and hanging by a thread (so to speak). Not our best choice on this trip!

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Popped in for some lunch, both ordered lasagne and a drink, no sooner had we ordered the power went off, as a gesture whilst power being sorted we were given a plate of pizza squares, chorizo sausage and something else, power eventually was sorted and our lasagne was served my husbands looked very well cooked mine looked anaemic, both lasagne looked more like shop purchased frozen ones cooked in a microwave and tasted as such, bit disappointing for our first visit to a city in Sicily

Date of visit: February 2018
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Thank 387traceys
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My family stopped for a light lunch but the food was terrible. My son had clam spaghetti, but most of the clans were for show as they had no clams in them. Worse though was my daughter's lasagne which came with a sprinkling of sesame seeds despite me advising that she was allergic to them. The restaurant said they were pepper seeds but I ate them and knew they were not. They did replace her meal with spaghetti carbonara which took about an hour to cook and had more fat in it than meat. At the end they told us we had to pay in cash, but my husband saw the card machine and refused to pay in that way. All the food was poor and the service incredibly slow. Best avoided.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank withasmile
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Management response:Responded 17 August 2017
Google Translation

Gent.mi,
Vi ringraziamo per averci dato la possibilità di precisare giusto due cose. Prima di tutto vorrei ricordare a tutti che le intolleranze alimentari vanno segnalate tempestivamente al responsabile di sala in modo che questo possa segnalarlo a sua volta alla cucina.Nel suo caso specifico l'intolleranza è stata segnalata dopo che sono stati portati i piatti al suo tavolo e nonostante fosse stati rassicurati della non presenza di semi di sesamo (che voi continuate a sostenere esserci a manciate) nella lasagna alla bolognese (la ricetta del ragù alla bolognese non prevede la presenza di sesamo), abbiamo sostituito la lasagna con una carbonara come avete chiesto, ma ovviamente anche li avete avuto che dire in quanto nel guanciale era presente il grasso, Signori nel guanciale il grasso è presente, se aveste voluto qualcosa di più magro avremmo sostituito con ottimo prosciutto crudo. Per quanto riguarda i militi presenti nella pasta di suo figlio, probabilmente amalgamando la pasta le valve si saranno staccate e saranno finite nel piatto, non siamo soliti servire gusci vuoti per fare scena. L'attesa della sua carbonara è stata di appena 20 minuti, essendoci il locale pieno e avendo ricevuto la sua segnalazione della intolleranza dopo che siete stati serviti ho dovuto per correttezza dare precedenza alle persone che hanno ordinato dopo di voi. Chiudo specificando che Vi è stato cortesemente chiesto se vi era possibile pagare in contanti perchè in quel momento le linee del pos erano particolarmente intasate e quindi lente.
Cordiali saluti
Angela Castelli

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We got here more by (bad) chance, walking around the area. We ordered antipasti and 3 main courses. Prices are reasonable but food has absolutely nothing special. I recommend you do not eat indoors, it is very simple and looks cheap. What if you have a better option in the area, you should try it. As for the staff, they are a little hurry. But the worst thing was pasta, extremely salty, stayed on the plate.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We went here by mistake and it was a mistake. We ordered some apatizers which was not more than "ok". The plate with cheese and ham was right from the supermarket and nothing special. Bruschetta was good. We ordered two pastas. They tasted like pasta McDonalds. Not fresh and no real taste. After paying we left without a second course. I wouldn't recommend this place, especially when a lot of other good restaurants are near.

Date of visit: June 2017
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