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Castello Fiorentino

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Via Crocifisso, 6, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
093121097
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 36
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Fast and authentic food

We were recommended this place by locals who worked at a bar we frequented, and arrived just in time to get one of the last outdoor tables available (charmingly placed along a house wall in a narrow street). We ordered a bottle of prosecco and some starters, bruschette with tomato and bresaola... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Oslo, Norway
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  • Local cuisine
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English first
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I spotted this place down a side street and decided to give it a try. Good choice of food and at great prices. Very speedy service but never got desserts here. Not sure if they had sold out or just didnt have any made? However on both visits we were given small shot glass sized Lemon Sorbet which was great... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I don't want to write much but just to say that there are way better places than this pizzeria in Syracuse. The pizza is very average (in fact heavy) and the staff is really rude. The waiter didn't bring the wine that we wanted and when we kindly asked if he could change the bottle (before he opens) he took... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Probably the worst service I have experienced at a restaurant, followed by a compulsory 20% (TWENTY PER CENT) service charge on the whole bill. The waiter was rude, dumping plates of food in front of us without a word, and all this despite the fact the main courses arrived 10-15 minutes apart from one another. A tourist trap and a... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We were recommended this place by locals who worked at a bar we frequented, and arrived just in time to get one of the last outdoor tables available (charmingly placed along a house wall in a narrow street). We ordered a bottle of prosecco and some starters, bruschette with tomato and bresaola with rocket and parmesan, and both were yummy... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We enjoyed this place. We came for the pizza (recommended by our hotel) and were not disappointed. It was here we learned that french fries are a (popular) topping for pizza or an antipasti for Italians! The place is buzzing and a crazy, loud, scene but we loved the whole local ambiance - big families, couples, groups - all having... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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164 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Wish we had not stopped here . The staff were terrible! Rude!! Grumpy! Plates, menus etc thrown down on table. Food very average. Avoid.....

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Rude, off hand, bad food, bad value. Half way through the meal we walked out. Not something we have a habit of doing. Only 2 meals arrived, no cutlery, then the waiter brought one random meal we had not ordered, but not the fourth. But still no cutlery. Failed to deliver all the starters we ordered. Did not ask how... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A pleasant restaurant located in a narrow street off via Roma. You can dine inside or at small tables in this attractive little street. We sat outside and were very comfortable. The service was excellent and the head waiter spoke English very well. The food was good without being exceptional and the prices were sensible, so our dinner was good... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Food is fine, not bad, not great. I had penne Arabiata and my wife had the steak, which was very thin, but ok, with fries. We shared a tomato salad, with excellent tomatoes and a small bottle of wine. However, at the end of the bill they tack on a 20 % service fee. Preposterous in Sicily! I will not... More 

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Plant City
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Today, my husband and I ordered lunch: a €7 pizza, €3 mixed salad, €4 vino, €2 water. We were charged a €1,50 per person coperto, and a 20% service charge. These charges are more than 40% of our food bill. I was always under the impression the service chg. is optional not mandatory, and depends on the quality of service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Crocifisso, 6, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: 093121097

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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