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Oxidiana

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Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
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Via Conte Ruggero 4/A, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
095 532585
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8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Oxidiana opened its doors to diners in October 2001. The restaurant's...
Oxidiana opened its doors to diners in October 2001. The restaurant's accomplished chefs - Akira and Take - give you the opportunity to savor some of the freshest, most authentic Japanese cuisine available anywhere, all within a magical atmosphere of image, essence and perfection.The dining experience at Oxidiana is about more than food – it provides a window onto the art, philosophy and culture of a people.A refined, modern space. Impeccable service.Full à la carte menu. Sukiyaki and shabu shabu available on request.sake cocktails, take-out and group catering services are always available, and Japanese cookery courses are run from time to time.Oxidiana, ristorante aperto nell'ottobre 2001, e i suoi chef Akira e Take danno la possibilità di assaporare la freschezza e la genuinità della cucina giapponese, in un magico incontro tra immagine, essenza e perfezione.Non solo cibo, ma arte, filosofia e cultura di un popolo.Ambiente raffinato e moderno. Ottimo il servizio. Menu a la carte completo. Su prenotazione, anche sukiyaki e shabu shabu.Il rito dell'happy hour propone, invece, dei cocktail con sake.Disponibile un servizio di asporto e catering anche per gruppi numerosi.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent sushi in a stylish decor

Oxidiana was a great break after 2 weeks of Sicilian food. It is a large modern restaurant boasting a nice decor. The menu is large and features dishes you won't find at your average Japanese place. The freshness of the fish was exceptional, you could feel it in both taste and texture. Service was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Oxidiana was a great break after 2 weeks of Sicilian food. It is a large modern restaurant boasting a nice decor. The menu is large and features dishes you won't find at your average Japanese place. The freshness of the fish was exceptional, you could feel it in both taste and texture. Service was a bit slow and impersonal. Prices... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I eat here about once a month and it has never disappointed, the specialty rolls are very good (I like the Cristal and the Catania) and the sashimi is fresh.

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Catania, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I love Oxidiana! Having lived in Japan for 5 years, I often find myself craving sushi and this is the only place in Sicily that I will eat at or recommend to others for sushi. I normally order sashimi or nigiri, so I can't speak to their rolls or other menu items. However, every time I have been, (which is... More 

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Oak Harbor, Washington, United States
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44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We started off with the very delightful Seaweed Salad. After that, I got a Spicy Tuna roll and the Shrimp Tempura roll. The Spicy Tuna roll was wonderful and fresh. I would have like a tad bit more tuna, but it was still exceptional for Catania. The Shrimp Tempura roll was different than I have had before, as the tempura... More 

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Ghent,belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Luckily for me I have learnt to deal with reviews on trip advisor and to discern the meaningful ones from others, completely useless. I was there during the last week of june, for dinner. And I am glad I went despite -for example- the very bad review by AndrewNOLA73. I have experienced nothing like that and I wonder whether the... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

1. Extremely overpriced 2. Pretentiously rude 3. Food is below average at best 4. Painfully slow service + a 3 Euro per person "coberto" charge for that same awful service. In their favor, they did have nice decor.

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

My husband loves sushi and I do not. They have limited options for non-sushi eaters, but the teriyaki chicken was good. Definitely overpriced compared to the US, but this is Sicily. Husband enjoyed his sushi, but it wasn't mind blowing or anything.

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Barcelona
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

the service is very bad and extremely slow (unless you are a firend of the owner). We got our food after hours of waiting. They brought the food on a bag and wanted us to pay for it full price even if the service was a sort of "take away". Rude personell. May be this restaurant will be good for... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

I try to make it to Oxidiana once a month, best sushi in Sicily and great atmosphere. I would recommend making a reservation since it is usually busy but the service is always great. I have been going here for 2 1/2 years and not had a bad meal once!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012 via mobile

Birthdays, wedding anniversaries, random pissed- off Tuesdays... This is where I go to celebrate. Great sushi and sashimi. Generous portions. Great atmosphere: there is always the chance and the treat that the art work has changed since your last visit. Fantastic service: Umberto rules the floor while William is a very gracious host. Love this place... I just wish I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Conte Ruggero 4/A, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Neighborhood: Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Phone Number: 095 532585

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 42 - 167
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Description

Oxidiana opened its doors to diners in October 2001. The restaurant's accomplished chefs - Akira and Take - give you the opportunity to savor some of the freshest, most authentic Japanese cuisine available anywhere, all within a magical atmosphere of image, essence and perfection.The dining experience at Oxidiana is about more than food – it provides a window onto the art, philosophy and culture of a people.A refined, modern space. Impeccable service.Full à la carte menu. Sukiyaki and shabu shabu available on request.sake cocktails, take-out and group catering services are always available, and Japanese cookery courses are run from time to time.Oxidiana, ristorante aperto nell'ottobre 2001, e i suoi chef Akira e Take danno la possibilità di assaporare la freschezza e la genuinità della cucina giapponese, in un magico incontro tra immagine, essenza e perfezione.Non solo cibo, ma arte, filosofia e cultura di un popolo.Ambiente raffinato e moderno. Ottimo il servizio. Menu a la carte completo. Su prenotazione, anche sukiyaki e shabu shabu.Il rito dell'happy hour propone, invece, dei cocktail con sake.Disponibile un servizio di asporto e catering anche per gruppi numerosi.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?