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Claudio Maria Arezzo, 29 | Ortigia - Zona Porta Marina, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 24679
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Ranked #21 of 419 Restaurants in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $60
Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We had a very good lunch at very reasonable price. A good choice of Sicilian cooking well presented and served. We definitely recommend it

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32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

tucked away in a little alleyway, this small restaurant (book as its popular!) offers traditional sicilian fare with a twist. Great food brought to the table with a smile. Staff were informative and friendly. Reasonably priced. Just a great restaurant. Not your typical tourist restaurant.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We ate twice at Dioniso during our stay in Ortigia (Siracusa). It's down a small lane and worth searching out. You'll get a warm welcome from owner Alfio Torresi and from his delightful waiter; both speak excellent English, and Signor Torresi knows his stuff, as well as a thing or two about wines, photography and jazz. The food was very... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Pure and totally unexpected gem in the heart of Siracusa! Delicious and highly recommended for gourmet lunch or dinner in a perfect friendly ambience! Will be back for sure!

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Gozo - Malta
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This was definitely one of our best meals during our trip in Ortygia. The owner is very helpful and takes the time to go through the menu making good suggestions. Mouthwatering dishes and desserts. The fresh Tuna and ricotta dessert were heaven. Will definitely return and highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Not only did we have a lovely meal here. But met our host a few days later, perusing the produce in the wonderful market there. It does not get any fresher than that.

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Sag Harbor, Ny
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111 reviews 111 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This small charming restaurant is on a tiny street not far from the Duomo square. They specialize in seafood and they will make good suggestions. On two visits we had for starters fresh sardine with caponata and an appetizer flan - think it was pumpkin - that was a very subtle taste treat of slightly sweet and salty light cheese... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The owner is wonderful and helpful although I can see he wouldn't be to everyone's taste with his helpful manner in regard to wine choices depending on what you are eating. We enjoyed it and the theatre. It was our most expensive meal in Ortigia but it was for a special evening so we didn't mind (too) much. An interesting,... More 

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Boston
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91 reviews 91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Dioniso is a very fine choice for dining in Siracusa. The food is Excellent dishes, well-prepared, good staff and delightful surroundings.

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Melbourne
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant may suit somebody who wants to be 'safe' but after travelling Sicily for three weeks we found it the least satisfying both in terms of service and in terms of food quality. This is the ultimate tourist restaurant and you may wonder why you left home. The wine is overpriced and the not so subtle pressure to order... More 

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Additional Information about Dioniso

Address: Claudio Maria Arezzo, 29 | Ortigia - Zona Porta Marina, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0931 24679
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 60
Cuisine: Italian

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