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Savoca, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just take a picture and run away...a small glass of wine 9 euro. Even more expensive than VENICE p.zza San Marco! Unbelievable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank alesavvo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped here for a brief snack of biscotti, espresso and lemon granita while doing a tour of the ‘Godfather’ villages. We relaxed in a charming outdoor patio space covered with walls and a ceiling of flowering vines. The mood was amiable & the restaurant...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Nice drive to get there, with many switchbacks up into the hills (though my passenger was a little nervous). Stopped in for coffee and cake. Excellent little historic café, with a nice courtyard under vines out the front. Coffee good, cakes great. Lots to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GlennB0
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Our Globus tour bus traversed miles of switchback roads to reach this isolated hill town. But it was worth it! (How Coppola every found this town to shoot the Godfather 2 wedding scene is beyond me!) Once at the top we disembarked and enjoyed some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 4bellaarte2
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Very nice place, amazing views, great atmosphere in this bar... Great coffee, whiskey and everything, especially when you immagin the actors, the director, the crew of this masterpiece Godfather.. But Savoca deservse to be seen not nly because of the film.. A lot to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 6.10pm just as the place was due to close. We were warmly received despite this and had a coffee and tiramisu. Quite high prices but massive portion to make up for it. Well worth the visit. Beautiful building inside and very welcoming...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Birthplace of my great grandfather and location of the iconic Sicily Godfather scene with Apollonia. Great espresso and desserts as well. Would not miss it!!!!!!!!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paul T
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

On a recent trip to Sicily we had the pleasure of meeting Dominico. He appeared as we were finishing a long and hot uphill climb in a remote little hill town. This man welcomed us unconditionally and offered us water and cut up fresh fruit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Phil S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

this is the place where michal corleone (al pacino) asked for apollonia's hand in the famous film "the godfather". they keep several original elements from the time when the film was made and there is a chair at the left side of the main door...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

An interesting village perched high up in the hills in the region of Taormina contains this building which was used in the Godfather films. When we looked in the place was heaving, made worse by the fact it was raining and we beat a hasty...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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9 July 2018|
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Response from Jae L | Reviewed this property |
Bar Vitelli is open 9.00 (9 am) ~ 20.00 (8 pm). Visiting the bar before 10.00 am or after 3.00 pm would reduce the probability of facing tour bus loads of visitors. But even if you visit the bar during the rush hours with... More
26 March 2018|
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Response from JohnA1943 | Reviewed this property |
Once sat on the shade with a cold beer I did not concern myself with anything other than watching the world go by. Sorry cannot help.
26 September 2016|
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Response from Lothlorienlass | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's easy. However, there are two Savoca areas- so make sure you get the right one. They are not far apart, so it doesn't matter if you end up in the wrong one. We just entered Savoca on our sat nav and blindly followed... More