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Pasticceria Quaranta

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Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
Ice Cream
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Piazza Mancini Battaglia,17 / 20, 95126 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 7124893
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Today
7:30 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 7:30 am - 12:30 am
Tue 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Wed - Fri 7:30 am - 12:30 am
Sat 7:30 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 171
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  • 95
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
So many goodies...

I went in for the gelato and absolutely loved it. Double scoop on a cone for just 1.90 euros was a great deal too. I brought it outside across the street to eat by the harbour. The area is nice and quiet, less touristy. I came back and bought a few Sicilian sweets to carry away as gifts for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
My2BareFeet
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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198 reviews 198 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I went in for the gelato and absolutely loved it. Double scoop on a cone for just 1.90 euros was a great deal too. I brought it outside across the street to eat by the harbour. The area is nice and quiet, less touristy. I came back and bought a few Sicilian sweets to carry away as gifts for friends... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

After a long day touring around Catania with my family this establishment was recommended for its great local food and it didn't disappoint. We didn't actually use the restaurant to sit down as we took our food away but if the restaurant is anything as good as the food then I would highly recommend it. The staff were very friendly... More 

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Naples, Italy
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Very disappointed by this place. The ice-cream was ok but no better than a lot of other places in Catania and the cassatina looked good but had a very strange taste and texture. The white icing had a distinctly vegetable oil taste which remains in the mouth for more than an hour afterwards, and the ricotta was compact, flavourless, seemingly... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

If you came to Catania you must stop in one of the best "gelateria" in town!! Cakes as well are really delightful...”7 Veli” chocolate cake is my favorite taste.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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31 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012 via mobile

Finally a good place where to eat gelato in Catania! There is not the sea spot but believe me the quality of the gelato it's all worth it!!! Ottimo posto dove mangiare un ottimo gelato, tra i pochi a Catania... Non ci sarà il mare ma ne vale la pena! Buon gelato!

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Catania, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

I was in piazza Teatro Massimo in Catania and noticed a new ice cream shop, since I love godd Ice Cream I decided to stop by. I was amazed to see how many flavours they had on offer and so I tried a cone with two flavours. The staff has is very professional and the way they rest the ice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Mancini Battaglia,17 / 20, 95126 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Neighborhood: Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Phone Number: +39 095 7124893

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Monday
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
7:30 am - 1:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?