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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
095-316-888
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Today
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Fri 8:00 pm - 12:45 am
Sat 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 97
    Average
  • 51
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  • 24
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty (and very large) pizza

We went in the evening and had a big pizza (Bufala?) as well as the very tasty salmon and avocardo salad (main course). Both were very good as was the bread/ virgin olive oil brought to the table. This is a nice place to eat in Catania.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Uly M
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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138 reviews 138 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We discovered this gem of a restaurant only by chance on our third night in Catania otherwise we would have been there every night. We did have to wait a while before food arrived but we were kept going with some delicious breads. Worried that our mains be a little small, we ordered entrees: me an Insalata Mare and my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We went in the evening and had a big pizza (Bufala?) as well as the very tasty salmon and avocardo salad (main course). Both were very good as was the bread/ virgin olive oil brought to the table. This is a nice place to eat in Catania.

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

During our recent stay in Catania, the receptionist at our hotel recommended that we have dinner at Il Sale Art Café. This restaurant has several levels as well as outdoor seating and was packed when we arrived. The hostess told us that it would take about thirty minutes for a table but we were pleasantly surprised when we were escorted... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Was recommended by the hotel where we stayed and it was a very good choice. Pizza is the food you choose here but they had also very good fennel salad. We had Piccante with tomato sauce and spicy salami and mushroom/Rocket which was a white pizza. White pizza tend to be dry for my taste but this was very good.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Calzone Bellini, BRILLIANT!!! Excellent wine menu and good prices!! The only problem was with the room because was so warm. I will return to this restaurant!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We enjoyed the pizzas and some great rd wine and the service was really, really good. They serve you as a starter some different types of traditional bread and some olive oil, but we did not try them as we did not know their cost. Also, water, beer, coffee - they were not shown in the menu. We were charged... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

this restaurant used to be one of my favorites in Catania specially when I'm in the centre . It turn to be a factory of food it lost it charm it's a shame !! Just had a bad experience with a main course which was tackled in a real bad manner ! I've ordered a grouper it turned to be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is a very popular, up beat establishment in a charming bistro packed central street tucked away next to via Etna, not the finest food (my pizza was less than piping hot!), but fun, fast and clearly successful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I loved their pizza and the staff was very kind and friendly. Great wine, wonderful pizza and very nice people working there. My # 1 spot for pizza in Catania.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

We had an excellent meal selected from a very imaginative menu and it was reasonably priced. It gets busy quite early on in the evening, it was recommended by our hotel receptionist.

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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: Pizza, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Monday
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
8:00 pm - 12:45 am
Saturday
8:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?