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De Fiore

Via Coppola, 24/26, Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)
095 316283
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Ranked #160 of 555 restaurants in Catania
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro Catania
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Chester
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

We visited here twice had the signature dish Pasta alla Norma the first time ...fantastic! We booked for our last night again two amazing dishes, when we asked for Rosanna's zeppoline di ricotta a dessert she invented, we were told it wasn't on that but they knew it was our last night and Rosanna's very kindly made it for us!... More

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New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We were trying to find a non touristy restaurant. This one was not it. The service was slow, took 45 minutes for our meal to arrive. Pasta was overcooked. Do not recommend.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We shared the mixed starter (2people) and it was amazing! A plate with lots of tasty vegetables, Italian cheese, olives, eggplant with ricotta cheese, Italian style potatoes. For the main course we had a pasta a la Norma and the gnocchi with tomatoes. Both were very good and tasted authentic and homemade!! We had a half liter of wine and... More

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Split, Croatia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Our hotel recommended this restaurant and we ordered some allegedly typical dishes like Pasta Norma, and Pasta with salmon and we could not eat the food, because it was too spicy. The waitress also gave us a chill, we were afraid to complain about the food. I pretty much think that the restaurant lives only on guests from different hotels.... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We went to this trattoria on the recommendation of our hotel, whom we had asked for a restaurant which served genuine Sicilian food and which had vegetarian dishes. It fulfilled all our expectations. We sat at one of the tables outside (which they put out around 7.15-7.30 pm), had a mixed plate of antipasti, which was delicious, which I followed... More

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Rabat, Malta
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I cannot see why all this fuss about this trattoria. Apart from the pasta alla norma, which I must admit is really delicious, nothing is up to edible standard. Meat was served as tough as a horseshoe, antipasto was boring. I wouldn't rate this restaurant 5 stars just for a signature dish. How many times am I expected to return... More

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very cosy ambiance, nice service and excellent pasta! We sat outside and enjoyed the nice weather, we had made a reservation but several people came without reservations so they had to wait around 30 minutes to be seated

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We visited this restaurant as recommended by Sicilian local who runs the hotel. The pasta alla norma seemed to be everyone's favourite and was certainly worth a try. The pasta was made by Mama Rosanna and was egg-free (please read the comments on the corner of menu). The prices on the menu were very reasonable - it was quite possibly... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Well worth the visit (and the wait). When we arrived at one pm the restaurant was not yet open, but a member of staff explained that the owner/cook has had to go to the fish market herself today as her supplier had let her down. But the wait was well worth it. Excellent pasta all Norma, and we shared a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We lived just round the corner. Spent the day at Taormina. The welcome was warm. Photos of family adorned the walls. We ordered swordfish and sardines and a pomodoro salad. It was amazing food. I went into the kitchen to thank Nona myself.

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