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Osteria Antica Marina

Centro Catania
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Via Pardo 29, Catania, Sicily, Italy
095348197
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very Good But Not What it Used to Be

have been going to this trattoria for many years and it used to be truly exceptional. Befor this time around i had not been for a few years and have found it to be completely changed. Where it used to be local and business was based nearly entirely on local repeats (including loads of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
RaymondB
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I am still daydreaming of the panzotti (ravioli) with artichokes and tuna eggs, my boyfriend had the spaghetti with sea urchins (which are not that easy to get right) and he loved it as well. The atmosphere is quite interesting as it is located in the middle of the fish market that still functions during the day, therefore very casual.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

have been going to this trattoria for many years and it used to be truly exceptional. Befor this time around i had not been for a few years and have found it to be completely changed. Where it used to be local and business was based nearly entirely on local repeats (including loads of corporate business), alot of the business... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

excellent preparation, excellent presentation, excellent service. I read some negative reviews and respectfully disagree. if the expectation is for a lovely quiet dinner, well this is not the place, If you love good seafood and be part of a lively environment this is the place. And this is the best seafood restaurant in Catania with affordable menu in consideration of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We had ons of the set menu's and evrything was delicious! Reserving a table in advance is absolutely necessary.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Simple seafood restaurant smack bang in the middle of the fish market. Streets and displays still wet from being washed off earlier in the day added to the atmosphere. We had seafood starters and then grouper which was good. Fantastic wine recommended by Salvador. Probably a bit more expensive than others, but a good meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

First meal in Sicily and the food could not be faulted! The tuna agrodolce was amazing and the formaggi ravioli in squid ink delectable. Could not fault the food - service was good. Would highly recommend to entice the tastebuds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We were recommended this place from our friend who is from Catania and told us it was the best in town, we definitely agree. The restaurant is in the fish market area and the seafood was amazing. The fish was fresh and the variety of different fish and shellfish they had was great. We had the sautéed clams as a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were looking forward to eating here after receiving a recommendation from our landlord and having read the positive reviews on tripadvisor. Unfortunately it was underwhelming! There is no doubt that the fish was fresh but it was poorly cooked. My wife's sword fish was overcooked and my fish was cooked in a dirty pan - it contained black carbon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

In the hustle and bustle of the daily fish market you wouldn't notice or even find this place but in the evening, out of nowhere, pops up a fish restaurant with fast service and excellent fresh selection of fish and seafood to satisfy also the most experienced taste buds. Price of the fish comes by hectogram, so expect to pay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We were recommended this place by the owner of the Apartment that we were renting and wow how fantastic it was !! It was very busy but every staff member was working really hard and the service and food was prompt so good on them. Then there was the food, it was fantastic !! Great wine list too and a... More 

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Additional Information about Osteria Antica Marina

Address: Via Pardo 29, Catania, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 095348197
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Czech

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Pardo 29, Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighborhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: 095348197

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Czech

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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