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Osteria da Seby

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Italian, Chowder
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Via Mirabella 21, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
09311815619
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent seafood pastas!

We were recommended to visit Seby by our host who has lived in Siracusa for 11 years (and is a bit of a foodie - has published a cookbook!) and we were not disappointed. We didn't really want a full meal so opted just for an Antipasti to share and some pasta's each. Wow - all were delicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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Houston, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere and service were wonderful. Tuna steaks, fresh seafood ravioli, and nice desserts. Service was attentive, but not intrusive. It is located on a narrow lane on the island of Ortigia. Everything seemed to be extremely fresh and flavorful.

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Tunbridge Wells
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94 reviews 94 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Osteria da Seby was recommended to us by our pension but beware it is closed on Mondays. The first night we went for dinner we had not booked in advance and we turned up at the same time as a lot of other dinners so the service was a bit chaotic - in fact our order got lost in their... More 

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Houston
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My wife walked in to a business and asked the owner where we could eat good Sicilian food, at the right price. He sent us halfway across Ortiga, past many restaurants, to this place. I'm glad he did! We had a great meal, served by nice, attentive people, at a reasonable price. Would definitely recommend it...even if I'm not a... More 

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Ramsey, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Excellent value. Waiters were good at pairing wine. It is crowded but that makes it real. Definitely reserve ahead, very popular and small.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We had ravioli and calamari for lunch. The ravioli sauce is made with pistachio and Oranges/orange juice.. It was great and so decide to go dinner at the same place for dinner.. We had fresh fish (sea bream) and pasta - they were again great. Their wine selection was outstanding and would highly recommend this restaurant if you are in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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280 restaurant reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We were recommended to visit Seby by our host who has lived in Siracusa for 11 years (and is a bit of a foodie - has published a cookbook!) and we were not disappointed. We didn't really want a full meal so opted just for an Antipasti to share and some pasta's each. Wow - all were delicious. Seafood in... More 

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Leeds
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Recommended by hotel but we wondered why. We went to other restaurants that were better in Ortigia! They seemed too busy to care and waiters kept knocking my chair as they passed. Probably would have been a better experience if they hadn't been so busy.

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9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Place very nice in the middle of Ortygia. Staff cery good and house's wine was very good cuality/price. The food was so nice and taste although it took LONG time between antipasti and Main Course.

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alberta
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I have only good things to say about this place. The service was very friendly and the food was perfect. The seafood risotto is sooo good! The atmosphere was great too, very comfortable place. I will be going back soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We liked this restaurant that we dined here three nights during our week's stay in Siracusa. The food and service were outstanding. It also has a very good wine list. We found the prices to be very reasonable and the portions generous.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Mirabella 21, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: 09311815619

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder

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