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vicolo Zuccola, 9, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
39 0931 67444
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Located in a cozy small lane, good service, nice food

Found the place by chance. Located in the heart of Ortyega. Few tables outside and much bigger inside. Extremely calm atmosphere. Menu offers some salad, warm dishes including pasta. We took an orange/onion salad, mixture of seafood, pasta with mint/pine nut/parsley and pasta with ricotta. Very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Anne-Christine
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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239 reviews 239 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Found the place by chance. Located in the heart of Ortyega. Few tables outside and much bigger inside. Extremely calm atmosphere. Menu offers some salad, warm dishes including pasta. We took an orange/onion salad, mixture of seafood, pasta with mint/pine nut/parsley and pasta with ricotta. Very good food, good service (limited in english though). 50cl house wine for 4 euros.... More 

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Burnie, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

First, we ordered pasta with zucchini flowers but no flowers. Homemade Pasta with pork sauce arrived with tomato sauce and sausage and the pasta was not homemade. The service was very slow, rude and abrupt. There were no cash register transactions and money seemed to accumulate in the back pocket of the fellow in charge.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The waiters were nuts. The place was so average and uneventful. The description in the menu didn't match what we ordered. I ordered an exotic vegetable pasta dish, but what arrived was just a basic pesto sauce with a shrimp tentacle in it. My husband ordered sword fish, but got mussles instead, so he ordered a pasta dish, but we... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great food, very good value.Very welcoming. The best range of vegetable pastas we found, plus outstanding meat main courses. At the end of the meal we were offered free Moscato liqueur with candied ginger and sesame brittle

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

lured in by a bustling alleyway, we say at this tourist trap. Service was appalling, abrupt, bordering on rude. Food was just as bad. After waiting a long time, we decided to pay up and go before main course. This didn't seem to surprise the staff whatsoever. Says it all! Sicily is famed for good food, this restaurant's food and... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a lunch and a dinner at Osteria during October 2014. This restaurant is tucked away in a small street, that even the GPS is challenged to find. We recommend that you make the effort to do so. On arrival at Siracusa, Osteria was recommended by our taxi driver and hotel receptionist. Unfortunately, we failed in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Pleace for dinner. Helpful service, delicious dishes, friendly owner. Our doughter was pleased with the food and also enjoyed the place.

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Arena, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Truly Sicilian Food. great service excellent food very reasonable prices. The atmosphere is eclectic comfortable and warm, the service quick.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Can't believe some of the poor reviews on here. People must have been desperately unlucky or overly fussy. The pasta and broccoli starter rivalled any pasta dish I've ever had. And as for the almond and pistachio dessert cake - wow! Lamb and rabbit mains were great too and the whole lot, for two, was less than 40 euros with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Found this by chance when ambling round Ortigia. We had not intended having lunch as we had booked a restaurant for the evening, but the warm welcome from staff and pleasant seating outside, changed our minds. Husband was delighted to find rabbit on the menu and it proved to be delicious. A very pleasant experience and one to definitely re-visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: vicolo Zuccola, 9, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: 39 0931 67444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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