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Trattoria "La Marchesana"

Via Mazza, 4/6/8, Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)
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Ranked #176 of 566 Restaurants in Catania
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro Catania
Description: tel # 095.315171
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English first
Binghamton, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We just got back from dinner at this gem of a restaurant. Rather than order off a menu, we left our choices up to our very friendly waiter and he didn't steer us wrong. We had an antipasti, pasta and entree, all fish. We counted at the end of the evening...we sampled 12 different species of fish, all fresh and... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I am a food lover that lives in Catania .....I know plenty of good typical fish restaurants here and all over the world... but here you will certainly find the best marinated fish ever, sweet and sour sardines, oysters,neonato, mussels ("pepata di cozze"), fried squid... Very kind staff, family run business...and for all of it you will pay a reasonable... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Gorgeous family run trattoria with hearty, wholesome Italian food which Mama probably still makes. No fuss but simply delicious food - try the signature Sicilian Pasta Norma (eggplant) and Linguini Marinara. Brilliant. So worth seeking out.

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