A’ RUSTICANA , Sicilian Traditional food in Ragusa Ibla

A’ RUSTICANA , Sicilian Traditional food in Ragusa Ibla

The Inspector Montalbano’s restaurant.

Photo taken on the set (Arianna with actor Luca Zingaretti during a shooting break)

Traditional Sicilian restaurant opened by Giorgio Veninata


The restaurant, which is now run by Veninata’s daughter Arianna, is placed in an eighteenth century building in Ragusa Ibla, not far from Pola Square. Simple, classic and refined in its appearance, the restaurant also preserves these traditional features in its cooking style.

In 2007 the restaurant was chosen by film director Alberto Sironi as one of his favourite locations for the Italian Tv series: The Ispector Montalbano . It was here that the chief inspector was regularly portrayed as having lunch in order to discuss his cases with his colleagues, as the episode “The snacks thief”shows.

The restaurant has three dining rooms: two indoors and one outdoors.


wifi free


Air-conditioned dining room


Charming and relaxing evening atmosphere


Our recipes

Our fish is sourced daily from local fish markets, which ensures its freshness; our meat is provided by carefully selected local farms.

The wines

Our wine list includes the best Sicilian wine producers, such as Planeta, Cos, Donnafugata, Duca di Salaparuta, Poggio di Bortolone.

Vico Domenico Morelli n. 4 , 97100 Ragusa Ibla

0932 227981

We recommend making reservations

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