Locanda del Colonnello belongs to Palazzo Failla Hotel
and is located in the fascinating town centre of Modica Alta,
near St George’s Cathedral and St Giovanni’s Church.
Locanda del Colonnello offers traditional dishes with a modern and personal twist.
Chef Francesco Mineo chooses local products and ingredients,
and tries to offer unusual flavours.
The wine list (300 kinds of wines) is focused on local wines,
but also offers Italian and European wines.
During the summer months, dinner is served also outside in the ancient courtyard.
Cuttlefish, lettuce and hazlenuts €10
Broccoli, pumpkin, onion and Ragusano € 9
Diaphragm salad, rocket and Tuma Persa € 10
Chickpeas, prawns and rosemary € 10
Octopus, potatoes and “sanapo” € 9
Handmade whole-wheat spaghetti with butter, anchovies and marjoram € 13
Lemon ricotta gnocchi in pumpkin cream and almonds € 13
Trenette with spring onions, clams and ginger € 13
Brased boar tortelli in baked potatoes broth € 14
Lasagna with mushrooms € 14
Sicilian black pork, carrot sauce and vegetables € 16
Mackerel, spring onions, fennels and oranges € 15
Breakfast steak € 16
Modican veal tartare, deep-fried fava bean purèe, “puntarelle” salad € 16
Steamed shi drum fish, slightly smoked almond milk € 17
Ricotta bavarois, almond biscuit, red fruits, caramelized pear € 6
Lemon custard, strawberries and candied almonds € 6
Sesame parfait, bitter lemon and black pepper € 6
Autumn buccellato € 6
Tasting of Sicilian cheese € 10
Contacts and info:
Tel: (+39) 0932 752423
Open for lunch and dinner
Closed on Tuesday
Vico Biscari, 6
Modica Alta (RG)
GPS coordinates: 36° 51′ 55.24” N 14° 45′ 49.34” E