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Apollonion Osteria da Carlo

Via Carmelo Campisi, 18, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
0931 483362
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Ranked #2 of 399 restaurants in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $47 - $47
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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hong kong
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

No need to navigate a menu. The capitano of this restaurant does all the hard work. He serves the finest seafood; so fresh it seems it is straight from the boat. From the first course to the sixth, your only complaint will be wishing you tummy could fit in more of this chef's superb cuisine. 35 Euros per head, included... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were asking around for good seafood for lunch and this was recommended by someone from a shop where we buy souvenirs. It is highly recommended. Friendly service and very good seafood indeed. By the time we found it, it was quite late and the time show that it was close but maybe because there is many of us so... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We found it with my girlfriend through tripadvisor. The restaurant only offers a set menu, so it is not suitable for people that avoid fish. Also, please note that you would be required to book beforehand. For all the rest, don't miss it! Everything, from the starters to the dessert and the wine were amazing. This restaurant offered one of... More

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Madrid, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

One of the best culinary experience in a lifetime!!! Exceptional freshness, cordiality, familiar atmosphere. Exquisitely cooked fish. Looking forward to go back.

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Oslo, Norge
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This restaurant offers great value for money. Six courses for € 35 per head. The first courses consisting of various mussels, clams, raw fish and shellfish was really great, but the later dishes of tuna* and swordfish was dry and tasteless. If you run a sea food based restaurant you should know how to cook fish properly. This was disappointing.... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This restaurant offers a culinary experience based on degustation of various plates all based on fish. It was far better than expected and extremely good value for money (a 6 course degustation meal at €35 per person including a wine bottle between 2). 72I particularly loved the starters (a mix of plates based on raw fish, a shellfish soup and... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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57 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Our hotel recommended this place so went there for lunch. It's down one of Syracusa's many narrow streets and not that easy to find. We took one of two outside tables. Ordered a bottle of Insolia; and to eat, octopus sale, marinated raw fish and a wonderful dish of pasta with prawns. The whole meal cost 40 euros and has... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We ate at Da Carlo (Apollonion) during our recent stay in Syracuse. We had chanced upon it wondering through the side streets from Corso Matteoti back to our hotel. It caught our eye as it had a display of first class seafood in a cabinet on the street in front of the restaurant's kitchen. It was there to announce the... More

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Lonato del Garda, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Perfect. from the appetizers to desserts. Fabulous cellar. The "exploded cannolo" is on top of the list.

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The Woods
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83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I booked this restaurant based on the TA reviews and was not disappointed. The service is first class, the food even better. It is fish, fish and more fish. Every plate is an adventure and a demonstration of the arts of Sicilian cuisine and how to cook fish. The house wine is more than acceptable and the price of €35.00... More

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