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Il Sale Art Cafe'

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Centro Catania
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Via Santa Filomena no 10, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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8:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Sun - Thu 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Fri 8:00 pm - 12:45 am
Sat 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars

Excellent food in an interesting environment and a really pleasant staff The pizza was great, cooked perfectly

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
Scott D
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Naxxar, Malta
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice table reserved in the middle area and both the starters The degustation and the pizza were outstanding. A very good wine list with good end variety bottles.

Thank johannmmb
Watford, England, United Kingdom
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249 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We went for a group meal and had a good selection of starter dishes with excellent bread as well. The starters was a mix of parma-ham followed by a selection of cheeses and other small dishes. All excellent. We then had pizza - I had the Classico, which is a napolitan pizza topped with speck (smoked ham) and ruccola (rocket).... More 

Thank Jens L
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

We stopped for coffee and desert, a quick afternoon pick me up. The coffee was great and the hot chocolate lave cake with hazel nut gelato and pistachio sprinkles was even better. They appear to have a huge wine selection, we will definitely try them for dinner the next time we visit Catania.

Thank Mike M
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

One of the best places to eat in Catania! - try the salads with cheese and pears - try the beef stake - try the pizza All wines are amazing, staff is friendly, modern and clean restaurant

Thank mara19
Dana Point, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Everything was perfect so I’m not sure where to start? Honestly, when I walked into this discreet café I wasn’t expecting much. I went there because the management at my hotel, Una Palace, raved about the food and service and of course when a hotel recommends a restaurant OUTSIDE of their own, you know it’s got to be good. Il... More 

Thank Joe M
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food in an interesting environment and a really pleasant staff The pizza was great, cooked perfectly

Thank Scott D
Moscow, Russia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Tasty, cosy, artsy, impeccable service and atmosphere. Always going there when in Catania. Located in center - worth visiting for dinner

Thank Dmitry_Melnikov
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by the receptionist in our hotel. We were not disappointed. We started off by sharing the smoked fish salad starter with smoked salmon, tuna and swordfish. It was delicious. Our main courses were equally good. I had pork fillet rolled in pistachio with chocolate sauce and my friend had the pork chops. Both cuts... More 

Thank ann_24_05
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20 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Recommended by a local probably for a commission. Had a pizza and wine but not tasty and wine was massively overpriced. Suggest you try elsewhere.

Thank Richard d
Bagni di Lucca, Toscana, Italy
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

I am a regular traveller in Italy and Sicily and speak reasonable Italian. Tonight a complete disaster as this restaurant is for tourists. The customer is not right here. At the outset the English menu came out without my having asked for it. I requested the Italian one. After main course I asked if it were possible to have some... More 

Thank Julie P

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Santa Filomena no 10, Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighborhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: 095-316-888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
8:00 pm - 12:45 am
8:00 pm - 1:00 am

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