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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

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  • 147
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    Very good
  • 107
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  • 103
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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
very nice sycilian restaurant

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2014
BirsBisztro
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Budapest, Hungary
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Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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
2 helpful votes 2 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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106 reviews 106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
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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Budapest, Hungary
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4 restaurant reviews
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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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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118 reviews 118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
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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York
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102 restaurant reviews
274 helpful votes 274 helpful votes
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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Washington DC
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191 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Osteria da Mariano is located on an out-of-the-way alleyway in in the middle of Ortigia, with outside seating on either side of the passage. Lots of local specialities on the menu, but the food was well above average and the wine list a bit more extensive. Prices moderate. The affable owner/manager Mariano visits every table to gauge guest reactions to... More 

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Berkeley, California
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We had interesting pastas: tube pasta with béchamel sauce with almonds and chopped almonds on top and a pasta (bowties) with very little fish in a red sauce. The two pasta dishes were excellent but the next course of blue fish with lots of bones (not a good choice) was not so good. We had panna cotta for dessert, candied... 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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