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Oxidiana

Via Conte Ruggero 4/A, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy (Ognina-Picanello-Stazione)
095 532585
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Ranked #70 of 515 restaurants in Catania
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $51 - $206
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
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.
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English first
Ghent,belgium
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Sicily, Italy
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Waldenbuch, Germany
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242 reviews 242 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012 via mobile

Wow!!! Sushi here was fresh and presentation was unbeatable. This hip, modern atmosphere attracts all sorts of people. I felt under dressed in jeans but not too much out of place. From the outside, you would never know this place existed or was as fantastic. Get your GPS out to find this place and go with a friend. The walk... More

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Chiang Mai
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

Ambience: Very sleek and modern appearance. The bar is situated at the front of the restaurant and you can choose to eat here if you want. Unfortunately, the sushi bar area is really disappointing. If you sit here, you can see all the plastic containers being used by the chefs, food being taken out to customers is left in front... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011 via mobile

Found it. William made even the best sushi experience better. The staff went out of their way to make our experience wonderful and all the other customers were smiling. Did I mention the dessert? All of this talk is about the experience, but the draw is the sushi and it was even more wonderful than the environment wherein it was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011 via mobile

The best Japanese restaurant in all of Italy!! Love the variety of entrees, freshness of their fish and how friendly everyone is. Can't wait to visit sicily again so that i can drown myself in their delicious sushi!!!! I would like to' thank everyone at Oxidiana for making my evening out so very memorable... I will most defonately tell my... More

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