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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
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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
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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    Very good
  • 34
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  • 21
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great pizza and tiramisu, and nice staff!

Finally went to this place after meaning to for months and it didn't disappoint! Five of us shared two antipasti platters which were nice but kinda pricy and not as amazing as the main dishes (and didn't feature the guacamole, alas!) I had pizza with spinach, olives and mushrooms and it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2013
arris85
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Catania, Italy
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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290 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Catania, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
41 helpful votes 41 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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Catania, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Finally went to this place after meaning to for months and it didn't disappoint! Five of us shared two antipasti platters which were nice but kinda pricy and not as amazing as the main dishes (and didn't feature the guacamole, alas!) I had pizza with spinach, olives and mushrooms and it was delicious! Then we had tiramisu which is the... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

We were so lucky to find this one. Thanks to HappyCow,com . It didn't look much from the outside. BUT once we descended to the outside courtyard, the atmosphere was brilliant. The service was great and friendly, and the food was DELICCCCCIOUS. A place one could take non veggie friends to without having to apologise that there was no meat!... More 

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bath
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Amazing place, extremely tasty food. I recommend the shared platter of antipasti for two. Very friendly staff and beautiful courtyard at the back. Nice selection of teas and really nice sauces. Definitely a must if you want/need something different than pizza-pasta.

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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 - 32
  • Cuisine: Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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?