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“another winner”

O'Neil Bar Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 25 May 2014

The restaurants in the shadow of the Hilton are good options. O'Neil has good food, service and ambiance and the owner is friendly.

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Reviewed 25 May 2014

Absolute amazing place! From the moment we walked in and were seated, Antony was prompt, courteous, and downright fun. The waitstaff was also prompt and cordial, but the best was Antony himself. He sang his way through the tables, singing in his Italian accent.

What has the name and interior of an Irish joint has all the makings of a truly genuine and authentic Sicilian restaurant. The food was AMAZING! I had the spaghetti with seafood and it was truly wonderful, the best seafood pasta I have had in Italy!

I can’t speak highly enough about this place. Go in and see Antony, the owner of O’Neil’s! He’ll treat you right and you’ll have your best meal in a long time while you’re at it.

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Reviewed 19 May 2014

Just 5 mins walk from giardini naxos in recanti..great wee find..worth a visit..owner a treat lol great entertainer...

Thank Patrick m
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Reviewed 19 May 2014

Brillant,,wee gem of a place..
food amazing
customer service was exceptionable 100%..they are all sooo friendly..
My husband and I went back here twice,,and we never do this on holiday!!!!
Thanks guys for making our holiday special....
They even seen us leave on our last day and called us over for complimentary coffee ..lol was nice touch to the end of a great wee holiday..xx

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Thank Patrick m
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Every trip, there are a few places that stay in your memory...O'Neil's (which we hesitated to try with that non-Italian name!) will be a happy memory for a long time. When you walk along that upper part of Giardini Naxos you'll see tables occupied at every place along the way -but O'Neil's is almost always full. Why? Well, while it is hard to get a "bad" meal on Sicily - what makes O'Neil's stand out is the owners: from the minute you pause to look at the menu outside, you are welcomed in - and it is with genuine warmth. They seem to love their place and the more you allow yourself to be swept up in the atmosphere of O'Neil's the better your experience will be. It didn't matter if we had something simple or a big meal - we were treated like new-found friends. We had pasta, pizza, steaks, chicken, salads in our visits - all ranged from good to excellent. Definitely try the pasta with pistachio and swordfish sauce - a "must" local dish in Eastern Sicily and well prepared here. One afternoon we ordered a mixed salad and the pizza with arugula - they offered to split them in the kitchen so we each got half/half. With our mezzo litro of house wine and some water our lunch was 18 Euro. Good value. Another, grander meal was 75 Euro - we felt we'd gotten good value with all we'd had. Our last dinner there, we stayed until midnight - it felt like we were at a dinner party, talking with other guests and the owners: they made us feel welcome to the minute we walked out the door. If I am in Giardini Naxos I would always have a meal here: it's what you hope for when you travel to Italy - good solid Italian cooking, and a great warm Sicilian welcome.

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