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Pasticceria Russo

Via Vittorio Emanuele, 105, 95010 Santa Venerina, Sicily, Italy
095 953202
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Fantastic place.....looks really tired and uninteresting from the outside, but once inside you are transferred to another world. I went there for the Canolli (amongst the best I have tried). I ended up trying not only the canolli but also various granita flavours, sweets, coffee and those amazing croissants covered in honey (try one!!!!). Brilliant place, lovely people!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Was privileged to be able to go behind the scenes and watch Maria Nieva Russo hand painting the amazing marzipan candies here but possibly the highlight of the visit was tasting the canolli. I must admit here that it was the first I had ever eaten, but I only had to see it in comparison with others I'd seen to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012 via mobile

After a trip up Etna, coffee was definitely on our minds. Our tour guide took us here with the intent of us trying their Granita. Well we tried the espresso, Granita, various bits of confectionery, pastries and anything else we could lay our greedy little mitts on. The staff laughed and joked with us even though it neared closing time... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We purchased some cakes here for afternoon coffee and cake last week from this Pasticceria. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the cakes were really tasty. The cakes were really nicely packed and presented and the Pasticceria was clean and tidy. Definitely worth a visit.

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