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Trattoria La Paglia

Via Pardo 23 | La Pescheria markets, near the Duomo, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)
095 34 68 38
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Ranked #239 of 587 Restaurants in Catania
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
Neighborhood: Centro Catania
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Worthing UK
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The service was poor and not very friendly. Our caponata starter was OK as was the sardine starter, but it wasn't clear from the menu that you needed to order the number or sardines you wanted, so it turned up somewhat lonely and lost on the plate. The pasta Norma was pretty average, dried pasta was disappointing. The fish stew... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

situated in the midst of the fish market in Catania this restaurant serves the best fresh fish and seafood. try the stuffed sardines and the grilled octopus.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Amazing fresh fish and seafood. Very informal environment and cool treatment from the employee. The sword fish was perfectly grilled and very fresh. You should try the white wine with the same name as the restaurant.

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Zurich
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249 reviews 249 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This restaurant is right on the fish market piazza. Locals are eating here, which is a pretty good sign. We had aubergine salad, octopus salad, pasta vongole (with clams) and pasta with a sort of sardine paste and bread crumbs. The first 3 were outstanding, the latter so so. The waiter was very friendly and made us suggestions. We had... More 

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Turin, Italy
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

A very good surprise. Very unpretentious place. I felt at home. You can choose the fish you want to eat and how you want it cooked. Would like to have the chance to eat there every week.

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mugla
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Very good location,near fish market. Food was excellent,vine was excellent.Bill was excellent.Very good sicilian experience

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London, United Kingdom
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302 reviews 302 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

In the fish market area behind the main square with attractive but simple outside tables. The starter of sea food risotto was excellent and a most promising start. Then everything fell apart, the fish, recommended by the waiter was not fresh, it was tough and second rate and I was over charged. Came with nothing just the fish. Disappointed and... More 

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sliema, malta
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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Very casual restaurant just off the fish market. Food was excellent. Seemed to be frequented by locals too which is a good sign. Fast service. No fuss, so no wipes offered. :) But that is no reason to miss trying this place! Selection of antipasto was varied and the fresh fish, although served solo, was the excellent.

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Sun City West, Arizona
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473 reviews 473 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
266 helpful votes 266 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Great location right in the market, but poor service. And when we asked for a glass of house white wine - we were told you could only buy a Euro 15 bottle. Decent insalata del mare, but I wouldn't recommend this place because of the poor service. And drinking Diet Coke didn't add anything to our fish eating experience.

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Staffordshire England
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Based on reviews we decided to try this restaurant. The market is fabulous and being well travelled tourists we have always found that to eat in a fish market at lunchtime is pretty well authentically fresh and tasty. The starter was a cold sardine in a not very nice batter. The prawns although very nice came on a plate solo.... More 

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Additional Information about Trattoria La Paglia

Address: Via Pardo 23 | La Pescheria markets, near the Duomo, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 095 34 68 38
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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