The most renowned cafeteria is, for sure, Caffè Sicilia, an ancient bar with prepares the traditional Granita with Brioche. And here you can find the truest and best coffee in Sicily.
First a bit of History
Caffè Sicilia in Noto is a beloved culinary institution that weaves together the essence of Sicilian flavors and a rich historical legacy. For over a century, this charming café has been delighting visitors and locals alike with its exquisite pastries and delectable treats. Established in 1892, Caffè Sicilia holds a captivating history, preserving the timeless traditions of Sicilian confectionery. Step into this nostalgic oasis, where the scents of almond and citrus infuse the air, and savor the authentic taste of cannoli, cassata, and other Sicilian delicacies that have graced the tables of generations past. As you sip on your espresso or granita, you become a part of Caffè Sicilia’s enduring story, where passion for culinary excellence and the celebration of Sicily’s cultural heritage unite in perfect harmony.
The traditional breakfast one cannot miss
Granita is a dessert made with fruit and ice and locals pair it with a round-shaped brioche. Here, one must absolutely try the almond granita, since almonds are widely grown and sold here.
Caffè Sicilia also offers an interesting variety of traditional pastry like cannoli, cassate, pezzo duro, bianco mangiare. You can taste everything with granita or hot and cold coffee.
The price is a bit higher than the rest of the cafeterias in the area, but the winner of many prizes, listed in famous traveling guides is definitely worth the visit.
Breakfast with a big granita and brioche with coffee is some 10 euros. While a single cannolo or cassata is 2.50.
Caffè Sicilia: Corso Vittorio Emanuele 125. Noto. Sicily
Tested in July 2017