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Trattoria Catania Ruffiana

Via Aloi, 50, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 216 2222
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Ranked #7 of 606 Restaurants in Catania
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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New York, NY
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142 reviews 142 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Food disappointing, no real noteworthy dishes. Spacious interior and very friendly, welcoming service.

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Giv'atayim, Israel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Good food, excellent value for money and nice local wine...me and a friend eate a great pasta which was very good, and also their antipasti was nice. We also got a desert and a lemonchello on the house...

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Zagreb, Croatia, Europe
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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Having read the reviews, I must say that I expected a bit more. I ordered pasta with seafood but it lacked spices and my boyfriend had porcini pasta and it was very tasty. However, the portions are huge and the prices are great. The hosts were really kind and offered us complimentary cakes and limocello, which we really appreciated.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

It is hard to find the right words to describe this trattoria. It was really the best we had been in Catania maybe even in Sicily but not sure yet since we have not completed our trip yet :). I had a grilled fresh fish of the day, which was a gilt-head bream and my boyfriend had grilled squid, they... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Nice place, very good service. Unforrunately after the antipasti and the first course there was no capacity left for the meat ;). There was complimentary desert! Price was alos fully fair.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Make sure you have a reservation. I showed up by myself, there were multiple empty tables yet they could not accommodate me. Very disappointing. It is not an easy place to find and parking is scarce.

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cataniaruffiana, Proprietario at Trattoria Catania Ruffiana, responded to this review

Good morning Mr. David M .... (admitted that his review is truthful ....) ..... Sorry that it has not found a place in our restaurant .... unfortunately the tables were all booked (we are here to work !!!!) I'm sorry too, that she, just for not having found a place, judge us "Bad" ... ..... ONLY FOR NOT HAVING FOUND... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Wonderful food, 3 courses including wine and water for 27€. Unbeatable value, great ambience and attentive waiting staff.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This restaurant offers classical Italian tastes with original recipes. We went there just because it was in the top10 in Catania in Trip advisor but in our 3 day visit in Sicilia they were not the best in pastas and we thought that they can be a little bit overrated.. Still you can give them a try if you are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We came at lunch time. We were welcome on the table with a complimentary bruschetta which was delicious. The grilled vegetables were so tasty.... We followed them by penne a la Norma, typical from Sicily just tomato andd aubergine but full of Flavour and Penne Al pesto wich was made with pistachio nuts,almonds,cream,brandy... Never had it before but sure I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Thisis one of these place when serve you local food. Love it. The dishes we ordered were super delicious, fresh and prepared from best quality ingrilients. Besideof this stuff was nice and friendly. In this place you can feel tipical Italian hospitality.

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Additional Information about Trattoria Catania Ruffiana

Address: Via Aloi, 50, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 095 216 2222
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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