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Il Sale Art Cafe'

Via Santa Filomena no 10, Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)
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Ranked #83 of 552 restaurants in Catania
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Centro Catania
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80% Recommend
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Have to make reservation. They will give you the ipad to look at the menu with pictures. The staff is very helpful on the menu. A bit too dar for the outdoor seating but since it gets dark really late during summer so is ok. The outdoor seating is in the alley and is quite narrow so if you don;t... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We were glad to have spent our last night of the trip at this restaurant for 2 reasons. First, the pizzas were all to die for (I had the Il Sale, my husband had the Truffle/Boscaiola, my mom had Piccante, and my daughter had the Bufala) and secondly, they were so large that we had the leftovers for lunch while... More

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Cobham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

a very busy, trendy late night place with great food and a a really bustly atmosphere. The tortellini starter was fantastic and the wine good. The waiters do not seem to speak much english but try to help in every way, they have ipads with translations and menus in english. on a road with lots of choice for restaurants, worth... More

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Haifa, Israel
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Excellent food, excellent service , a lot of attention to details, good atmosphere . We liked seating outside to look on people passing by. We came for an early dinner otherwise it was necessary to order a place in advance.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I've eaten there many times and the food and the service have always been over the average. Pizza is really good but if you lean for a different dish (maybe pasta or meat) you won't regret you choice!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Dined here 18 months ago and was a good meal but not memorable. This time it was a great meal, great wait staff that were super friendly to us and made very informed meal suggestions that turned out to be excellent choices. Started with the seafood antipasto....delish!! Then my husband, at the suggestion of our waiter, had the Sicilian beef(i.e.... More

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California USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

It seems that most of the patrons order pizza, but they are missing out on some fantastic food. We had some of the best pasta that we've ever had anywhere. The appetizer of selecione of marinated fish was similar to sashimi, but better. The staff is friendly and efficient. Highly recommended.

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This time we did not book before hand but we were very lucky to be seated before it was packed in just a few minutes. The pizza was very big, could have ordered one to share between two. good service, friendly staff.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This is a fashionable restaurant and it can be difficult to get a table at busy times. Also service can be a bit frosty if you don't fall in the trendy category. However the pizza we had were very good and too large to finish ( most people took home with them the remaining half of their pizzas). Other items... More

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The B&B we stayed at recommended Il Sale for pizza. We ended up there at 730pm but they were not open yet and they allowed us to put our name down for 8pm. When we arrived back we were seated right away. The staff is really friendly and the pizza we ordered was one of the best I have had.

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