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Ciciulena

Catania Via A. di Sangiuliano, 207, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)
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Ranked #21 of 557 Restaurants in Catania
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $43
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Chowder
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro Catania
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Went twice to the place in a very short time and both times had a great experience. Service is very friendly and professional and the food is simply excellent! Very well priced.

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We had dinner in this restaurant. We got a table outside which is very nice on a hot summer night. The place is quite modern and they had placed candles on the street, which made it more kosy. The service was extremely friendly and could speak English. The food was quite good (more in the type of "big dish -... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Very friendly service but the food is so average. For me is over price and for the same price i can get better food. Not doubt the atmosphere is good and is newly renovated so it looks very high end but the food is no way compare to the price. We have citrus risotto with shrimp but there is no... More

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York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Safe to say this restaurant was unlike any other we ate in during our week in Catania, very high end, the meals were different to your usual Italian/ Sicilian 'traditional' tourist restaurants and you could tell everything was fresh and well put together, the waiting staff and chefs were excited about the dishes and it showed. We first tried to... More

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Athens, Greece
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We went there on a Saturday night without making a reservation first (we didn't know) but we were served after waiting for a few minutes. The food was very nice and fresh and service was also great. We sit outdoors and next to the kitchen, so we could see everyone working passionately in there! It is an expensive restaurant, but... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Excellent little restaurant beside the hotel we were staying in. Luca and the other waiters could not have been more attentive. We had chicken stuffed with veg and meatballs in lemon for our mains and they were divine. Tiramasu and cheesecake deserts were delicious. I had a bottle of the local brown beer and although dear at 12e it was... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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57 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Another fantastic meal (we had 10 or 11 meals during our short stay in Sicily and it's no exaggeration to say that every single one of them was fantastic!). This place is a 10-minute walk from the tourist traps around the Duomo. It's brilliantly modern, with lovely plants inside. The service is terrific, and the food even better. I can't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We were passing by when noticed an amazing looking place. Decided to stay for a drink, few hours later tried variety of dishes and accompanying wines. Could not leave because of great warm service (thank you Luca), lovely snacks & mains, and just loved the ambience. Absolutely blown away by the interior design!! One of the "must visit" places in... More

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n ireland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Fine dining. Admittedly equivalent prices-but a great experience nonetheless. Our party of six had the "Taste of the land" menu- tremendously intense flavours- good wines well matched to the food. If doing again- which I would in a heartbeat- then I would sample single dishes off the main menu. Really interesting food.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Went there alone for lunch. Nice restaurant with cool interior design. The food was really good and freely prepared. they had los of veg options. Also the staff was attentive. Only downside are the rather high prices (for catania)

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