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La Polena

Certificate of Excellence
Chowder, Mediterranean
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Via Nazionale per Catania 178, 95024 Acireale, Sicily, Italy
095 7649810
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9:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 175
    Excellent
  • 77
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Classic

Got to this restaurant by accident and found a gem. We had only pasta, but every bite was heaven. Service was immaculate and we savored every moment. Loved it that there was no music. So serene, like out of time place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
GuySha
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Got to this restaurant by accident and found a gem. We had only pasta, but every bite was heaven. Service was immaculate and we savored every moment. Loved it that there was no music. So serene, like out of time place.

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Svedmyra
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel as the best place around, and they were absolutely correct. We had a Valentines lunch- meny with enourmous amounts of excellent seafood, and special gluten-free dishes. If you're around, don't miss it!

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Island of Malta, Malta
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We went there for the 50th Wedding anniversary of my parents. The food and service were excellent. The fish cooked in a salt casing was so tender. I will definitely go again and recommend it to anyone who is in the area.

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Swieqi, Malta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It was Sunday evening whilst on a family holiday, we mentioned looking for a typical, good fish restaurant , while chatting to a lovely local woman,who kindly suggested la Polena , also insisting that it was one of the best in the area! And right she was ! We were so well looked after by Sebastiano ,who made us feel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The positive reviews for this restaurant are incomprehensible. I was served an awful pasta alla Norma (cold), the bread was stale, the service was not only arrogant and pushy but also slow. This restaurant is a disgrace to Sicily

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St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We were not booked and it was after 10pm on Saturday. Although the restaurant was full, we asked if it was possible to wait and we were told it was going to take like half an hour. Meanwhile we were served prosecco and some nibbles. We were given a table as promised and handsome Alessandra took good care of us.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Nazionale per Catania 178, 95024 Acireale, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Acireale
  • Phone Number: 095 7649810

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chowder, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?