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Haiku

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Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
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Via Quintino Sella,28/30, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
095530377
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Today
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tue - Sun 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 137
    Excellent
  • 92
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Haiku- a vegan poem

We had lunch at Haiku and sat in the lovely garden with huge figtrees giving us shadow. You pick one to three dishes and pay about 7-10 Euros. Food was tasty and well cooked. We recommend going there. Bonus is the small shop with Ecological food and wine.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
Helen F
via mobile
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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311 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch at Haiku and sat in the lovely garden with huge figtrees giving us shadow. You pick one to three dishes and pay about 7-10 Euros. Food was tasty and well cooked. We recommend going there. Bonus is the small shop with Ecological food and wine.

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Catania, Italy
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109 reviews 109 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I have eaten in many vegan restaurants and this has been the worst so far. Tasteless food served all together and at once in a single plate. We waited at our table for the menu that never arrived and after a while we were told that the counter just opened and that we should have ordered there, we were the... More 

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Talloires, France
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Lovely vegan restaurant in the heart of Catania. We were one meat eater, one chicken and fish vegetarian and one full vegetarian and we all loved it. It's so rewarding to go to a restaurant and find that the whole menu is open to you. We all had trouble deciding so shared the huge appetizer plate to get going; the... More 

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Catania, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

An Italian friend who is also a vegan/vegetarian, as I am, introduced me to this wonderful eatery. We went there on a Friday night with 5 other ladies, and enjoyed all the wonderful dishes! We had a mixed antipasto, with vegan sushi! It was WONDERFUL! Then we ordered various pizzas, named after famous vegetarians, like the Albert Einstein......the service was... More 

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Catania, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I love eating at Haiku because apart from the food being delicious and a high quality, the atmosphere is lovely, the staff friendly and attentive and the garden during the summer months is absolutely stunning, and i almost forget that i am still in a big, congested city. Being vegetarian it makes a welcome change to be able to choose... More 

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

On holiday in Sicily and made a special trip to Catania to go to Haiku, and it did not disappoint. Had to walk across the city in 30 degree heat, but it was so worth it. We speak a little Italian and the waitress spoke a little English, so we opted for the mixed plate with 3 things each, not... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

I'm always happy finding a vegan restaurant in a new city, but I'm not always so happy with the food. Sometimes, vegan food can be bland, too reliant on oil, or completely unimaginative (a veggie burger? shocker!). In the case of Haiku, though, I thought the food was delicious. They use the best of what Italy offers and integrates the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Just happened across this place on the night of summer solstice. A vegan buffet was the style for the evening. We chose the outside court yard to dine in under a wonderful tree. Very divine. I would go back. All fresh home made organic food amazing.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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105 reviews 105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

There's no excuse, in the depths of southern Italy, for making glop and calling it risotto. Vegetarian food doesn't have to be grey and boring.

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Faro, Portugal
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Particularly healthy amongst the pollution of Catania. Tasted harmonious. Macrobiotic and vegan and I think caters for other things too but all vegan. They seem a little unsure of prices . . . O well we didn't speak enough Italian . . Costs a little over 20 euros for a main course for two.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Quintino Sella,28/30, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Neighborhood: Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Phone Number: 095530377

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 33
  • Cuisine: Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Families with children, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?