Historical Restaurant of Italy 1929

The Restaurant is located on a green hill (420 meters above sea level)

with a splendid panorama of the valley that runs from the Gulf of Palermo

to Poggio San Francesco, just in front of the country of Altofonte

Only 3 kilometers away is the center of Monreale, a town known all over the world

for the wonderful mosaics of the Cathedral and the medieval Cloister

The temperature (compared to Palermo) is less than
3 (to 6) degrees Celsius



The video for the fiftieth anniversary of the managemento of La Botte (tgs)

Half a century of management by Cascino family

(La Botte 1962 - 2012 ... 50 years togheter)

(click to see)

1962 - 2020

"La Botte 1962"
...more than half a century together

The Restaurant is open (from September to June):

on Fridays and Saturdays (dinner), Sundays (lunch)

on Holidays or on reservation but...

we will be open also:




The Restaurant is open

Lunch: 12:45-14:45 / Dinner: 19:45 - 22:45

The restaurant will always be open

with groups of minimum 15 persons


We are open for information and reservations

(except in August)

Wednesday and Thursday (14,00 - 20:15)

Fridays and Saturdays (16:15 - 18:15)

on Sundays (16:15 - 19,15)

Please contact us before You come

+ 39 091 414051 / +39 338 4383962


Free Taxi Service for restaurant's guests* No more available in this period
(till )
From and to Monreale (minimum 2 persons)
From and to Palermo's Hotels (minimum 4 persons)

Reservation: +39 091 414051 - +39 338 4383962
*service provided for prestige - no minimum requirement of consummation or surcharges


"We love Art"

The Restaurant will be open for artists and celebrities,

visiting our Island, everyday with any number of people,

to give them the opportunity to experience the taste of tradition

and for us, to receive a joy to serve them.

(advance booking of at least 4 days: +39 338 4383962)
(except: August)


...also as a set

the restaurant is ideal as a film set and television

The Fork


The Tv special about Maurizio Cascino

Video made and broadcast by the National Television of Lithuanian State LRT

Maurizio Cascino (Ristorante La Botte 1962)- LRT November 2017

(click to see )

An article about Maurizio Cascino on the famous Lithuanian magazine "VMG"

( February 2018)

Italian Gala Dinner

Toronto 20 / 23 February 2018 - Restaurant "Bistrot 67"

"Thank you again to chef Maurizio Cascino! Our Italian Night

in association with the Toronto and Palermo Delegations of

the Accademia Italiana della Cucina was a great success!"

Durham College (Canada)

Italian Gala Dinner