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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/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 330
    Excellent
  • 313
    Very good
  • 95
    Average
  • 49
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Overall good experience

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Sorin P
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Saint Julian's, Malta
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Turin, Italy
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13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

A good organisation and management pays back immediately We hardly visited a restaurant able to handle so many tables and incoming people in such a nice, polite and good manners as the guys of Il sale are doing. The meal is really very good one, the many waiters keep watching your desk in case of any need and the kitchen... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

It is a lovely restaurant on a road that only comes alive at night. They use their own produce oil which is very tasty.iIt was recommended by our hotel as we were only after having a pizza. But what a pizza we got, a simple margarita very tasty with lots of cheese and the one with asparagus had lots of... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

First class food and service with great wine to complement the food. The initial serve of breads was a welcome surprise with a great range of flavoured breads. I then had a fennel and orange salad with nuts and dried fruit to start. It was very refreshing. Followed with beef with smoked buffalo mozzarella, also excellent and cooked exactly as... More 

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The presentation of food was great but I found the combination of flavours in the food didn't work together. Over 100 euros for bottle of wine and 3 courses for me and my husband. The most expensive place I ate at in Catania and my least favourite. Also the service in between courses was very quick and I felt they... More 

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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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