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Osteria Antica Marina

Via Pardo 29, Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)
095348197
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Ranked #109 of 588 Restaurants in Catania
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Neighborhood: Centro Catania
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Great dishes, very helpful waiter that actually speaks English ( most people don't ) the fish sop, and the clams and mussels were delicious!

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Havre, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is not a neighborhood osteria in the middle of the incredible fish market in Catania. Maybe it used to be, but, while it's still in the same place, it's upscale now. We stopped there and found we had to make lunch reservations for later, which we did. The food was very, very good. The staff is efficient but not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Best seafood i had so far in all Italy. There are plenty of seafood appetizers, variety of crustaceans and fresh fishes. I never forgot taste of razor mussels and baby calamaris and octopus

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We had a large party of 17 and the restaurant accomodated us graciously. We asked to be served "family style" with our waiters bringing out small plates of appetizers, fried and grilled seafood so we could all try a little of everything. Everything was delicious! Moderately priced. There were street musicians that went around the tables to perform, they were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Sitting in the heart of the fishing market, is the real thing. Stick to the set meals to get a true taste sensation of sicily. 7 plus anti pasta starters followed by 2 beautiful pasta dishes... Don't miss it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Excellent food with a lot of fish meals. All aspects of the food was good. Service however was awful for us as tourists. We had a reservation for seating outside and we insisted on having that or we would go elsewhere. They found a table but they treated us badly after that. We were taking our time enjoying the meal,... More 

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Amandola, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This meal was exceptional, the food was amazing and the service could not be improved, would go again any time, one of the best fish meals ever.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

You couldn’t be closer to Catania’s incredible fish market. Antica Marina’s popularity and location, gave us serious doubts as to whether we could secure a table without a reservation, even on a weekday lunchtime. Happily, (for us at least), an American couple had become frustrated with their wait for a menu - and left. We got their table, the only... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Either a case of Emperors New Clothes, or a case of locals getting better treatment and food than tourists, or a case of really unlucky ordering. Either way, a terrible experience. Was recommended this restaurant by 2 locals who said it was the best seafood restaurant in Catania. Had a tasty involtini di sarde and the Sicilian house white at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Had to book prior to eating even for lunchtime OUT of season. Is situated in food & fish market (more exciting than restaurant!!) of Catania. Most dishes include fish which makes choosing a balanced meal interesting. All of our choices from starters of the Sardines roulades & Tuna pan fried with balsamic & mains of plain (very) sea bass and... 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

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