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Le Vin de L'assassin Bistrot

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Roma 115, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
0039093166159
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful final night in Ortigia meal

Great food and wine in the outside courtyard. Lot's of locals -- full of people. Highly recommend. Everything we had was excellent, and the service was outstanding. If we make our way back to Ortigia on another trip, this would be a 1000% return.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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72 reviews 72 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Great food and wine in the outside courtyard. Lot's of locals -- full of people. Highly recommend. Everything we had was excellent, and the service was outstanding. If we make our way back to Ortigia on another trip, this would be a 1000% return.

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Geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Our best evening meal in Sicily. Service, wine and food all excellent. we had been disappointed the night before by a different highly-rated resto in Syracuse, but L'Assassin lived up to its reviews.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We had excellent mussels gratine', tuna tartare, aubergine cooked in the oven, very light and delicious cheescake with salty caramel. Very friendly service, nice to eat outside in the courtyard

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Reims, France
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15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We stayed in Syracuse only 5 days and went there twice. A warm welcome when you arrive in this charming place, with a small but well-arranged patio. The staff speaks English and French, and easily spend time with you to suggest food and/or wine. The chef has been influenced by his years as a chef in Paris, but the food... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We booked in advance before leaving England. Was well worth it. Nice food all round. Guinea Fowl was superb. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We had dinner at Le Vin de L'Assassin's on hotel recommendation and found the French fusion menu a welcome break from what seems to be a fairly standard menu across town of Italian seafood. I initially ordered onion soup but waiter returned and said given how hot it was I may enjoy something else more and recommend fried Camembert which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

As a fan of the French cuisine I obviously liked this restaurant. Handwritten menu on chalkboard. With the foie gras I was easily pleased and the tuna fillet was great. On a warm day in May we sat outside and drink a bottle of Sicilian white wine. It just was a great night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We have been in Ortigia for two weeks and were looking for a great restaurant that offered more than variations on meals with fish for the main course. If this is your goal as well, look no further. Le Vin de L'Assassin offered great escargot as an appetizer, wonderful prime rib as a main, and one of the best chocolate... More 

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Woodstock, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A block from our hotel we found this wonderful bistro for a light meal. We sat in the courtyard, which was quiet and lovely. I had an eggplant terribe in a red pepper sauce that was perhaps th best egglant I've ever eaten! My fiance had a large loosely formed ravioli with ricotta in a creamy tomato basil puree that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This restaurant offers a nice, laid back ambience. Good wine list and some innovative cooking. It could have been good if they had paid more attention to keeping the fish fresh! The tuna was well prepared but it was off which spoiled the dish. The duck was littered with sesame seeds which didn't add to the taste but created a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Roma 115, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: 0039093166159

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Seafood, Mediterranean, Dessert

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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