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Vineria Picasso

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Centro Catania
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Piazza Ogninella,4/5, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39-347-8632282
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7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The restaurant “Picasso”, opened in 1991, serves traditional Sicilian...
The restaurant “Picasso”, opened in 1991, serves traditional Sicilian dishes and more than 350 different Sicilian types of wine bottles. Over the years the local has become the reference point of the enogastronomy in the historical center of Catania. The local offers an excellent buffet of starters. The first courses are particularly recommended. The menu includes second courses consisting in fish and meat.
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Good for:
Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent!

Cute, delicious food, all fresh, excellent wine, super friendly staff! I understand why my sicilian friend had recommended! If we return to Catania, we'll return here IMMEDIATELY!!! :D

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Naples, Italy
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Naples, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Cute, delicious food, all fresh, excellent wine, super friendly staff! I understand why my sicilian friend had recommended! If we return to Catania, we'll return here IMMEDIATELY!!! :D

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Somerset
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A traditional wine bar/trattoria Good home made pasta and fish dishes. Good value two courses and wine for €20 per head.

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Pozzuoli, Italy
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75 reviews 75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Our B&B hostess recommended this restaurant our first night here. We went and were wondering if it would turn out to be a tourist trap. Luckily for us we were the only tourists in the place the whole night. Everyone there seemed to know the staff but us. Great atmosphere and decor for what we were looking for in a... More 

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Catania, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

In contrary to what you usually find in Sicily at Picasso you can eat Meat and fish and both extremely well served and very excellent.. The staff is very effecient and not noisy very descreet very professianol is what you look for on holiday and also during a business meeting GREAT

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Get ready to wait if you go there, we felt bad for the waitress, she was alone and the restaurant was full, we had to wait for 45 minutes to get our food and she forgot the bread... That said, the restaurant is beautiful, great atmosphere and the food is to die for, home made pasta and delicious sauces, pasta... More 

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Bristol
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Great food and service.Really good atmosphere even with only 1 other table occupied on a Monday evening inside this typical Sicillian restaurant . Starters were excellent and a choice from about 14 dishes where you can help yourself to a plateful for 5/6 euros. A number of specials on a board and the 4 of us all had a different... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

let the hosts chose the wine for you and take all the antipastis available. The atmosphere and the scenario sitting outside is stunning

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

It is located near the center of Catania. We paid 20 euros and the food was nice. In the end they offered us a free canollo, which was excellent!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Had the mixed starter which I have to say was fantastic, the mains we had however were decidly average and a bit of a let down to be honest after the starters. All in all though if you are near by I would suggest giving it a look in but there are better and cheaper places in the vicinity.

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Budapest, Hungary
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19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

We originally headed ro Razmataz, but since it was full, with a little luck and the comments here we found Picasso. Tried 3 wines, Isolina, Grillo and a belnd of Syrah and Nero D'Avola upon the waitress ' recommendation. The red was really outstanding and others good too. Go for the antipasti buffet, for six euros it is great value.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Ogninella,4/5, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighborhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39-347-8632282

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 50
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

The restaurant “Picasso”, opened in 1991, serves traditional Sicilian dishes and more than 350 different Sicilian types of wine bottles. Over the years the local has become the reference point of the enogastronomy in the historical center of Catania. The local offers an excellent buffet of starters. The first courses are particularly recommended. The menu includes second courses consisting in fish and meat.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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