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Via Etnea 218 | presso UNA HOTEL PALACE, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 250 5024
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Ranked #48 of 607 Restaurants in Catania
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $68
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Chowder
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Good for: Romance, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The ETNEA ROOF, an "a la carte" restaurant, is on the 7th floor offers guests a unique view of Mount Etna and the city rooftops, serving Sicilian specialities and fresh fish as well as a wide selection of wines from our cellars to enjoy with your meal. From here you can enjoy a unique and spectacular view of the roofs of the city as well as the outline of Mount Etna to the north and a glimpse of the sea to the south.

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Massachusetts, USA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Had the bar buffet with two of my friends. You can go up as often as you like. The food was varied and delicious and was plenty to make a dinner out of. They even brought us out a small dish of mini pastries when we were finished (they don't move you along...you can stay as long as you like).... More 

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canada
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30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We did not have a meal in this restaurant but for 10 euros you get a drink and a buffet for apperitivo. There was so much food which left no room at all for dinner. Great value! Fantastic views of the Etna. Definitely good value for money.

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The hotel staff was SO helpful. They helped my husband with purchasing a bouquet of flowers and when we arrived at the restaurant the restaurant staff had set up our table beaufifully. Their service was great and we really enjoyed our meal. Excellent view of Catania and the Mt. Etna, but it is better before sunset, so you can actually... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Gorgeous view of Mount Etna and the happy hour was wonderful. I also ate breakfast here one morning it was so so. I prefer the free breakfast in the hotel. Would recommend dinner and happy hour at the Etnea roof

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UNAHotelPalace, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at ETNEA ROOF, responded to this review

Dear Madame, thank you very much for appreciating our gorgeous and exclusive location of the Etnea Roof and recommending our food & beverage delicious services such as happy hour performed every day from 07:30 pm to 10:30 pm and tasty meals not only for at dinner but also at lunch so that our guests can enjoy specialities and amazing city... More 

Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Attentative service at lunch and in the bar. The restaurant were not as good as other options in Catania in my opinion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Beautiful view of Mount Etnea and great food and drink to go with it. Lovely staff, it is a place you must visit for the view.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Food is expensive compared to local restaurants but it is so much better than the local restaurants. Definitely worth a visit if only for one or two evenings.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Though I did not eat but rather had a drink here I think this is a great place for people to meet and do the same. A really nice decorated room with scenic overlooks of the city and Mount Etna set the night off right!

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Silver Lake, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I used trip advisor to find this place & I'm glad I went. The Dinner was great & the wine was very good. I watched over the city as the sun went down with Etna glowing in the background. It made for a really nice relaxing experience. The service was great, I had no issues. I plan on visiting again... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Let me point out that I only had an aperitivo here, I didn't stay for dinner in the restaurant. The aperitivo is 10 euros for a cocktail (or wine, etc.) and there's a buffet thrown in. Great food, great quality (not always true of Italian aperitivi), and the staff are very warm and friendly. Plus the view is great!

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Address: Via Etnea 218 | presso UNA HOTEL PALACE, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 095 250 5024
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
Average Prices: USD 40 - 68
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Chowder

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