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“Fabulous Food at Reasonable Prices” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sicilia in Tavola

Sicilia in Tavola
via Cavour 28 | via Landolina, 96100 Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
3924610889
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Ranked #5 of 399 Restaurants in Syracuse
Price range: $8 - $41
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Pasta, Chowder
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Home Made fresh Pasta, Sea Food, Sicilian Food.Need a reservation Closed on MondayOpen for lunch at 12:30 and we close the kitchen at 14:30 for dinner at 19:39 and we close the kitchen at 22:30Multilanguage menù We speak english and french Enjoy your Sicilian experience with us.
Santa Rosa, California
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“Fabulous Food at Reasonable Prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

We read the reviews about Sicilia in Tavola on TripAdvisor and looked forward to eating there. We were not disappointed. The reviews raved especially about the pasta dishes and the reasonable prices. I made reservations for 7:30. We were lucky to get a great table, because the restaurant filled up almost immediately.

My wife and I split an antipasto of smoked salmon drizzled with olive oil. I had a spaghetti ragusano – spaghetti in a tomato sauce with caciocavallo cheese on it, and my wife had fish ravioli in a tomato sauce. We shared a simple plate of sliced tomatoes and we split a bottle of Petra Lava, a fantastic Catarratto-Caricante blend from the Etna region – a DOC wine. Our dinner totaled only 44,00€.

Obviously a very popular spot with the locals, the restaurant was quite busy and crowded, even just after 7:30 in the evening, but the food was fabulous, the prices were certainly reasonable, and the service was friendly and helpful.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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“We loved it so much we went twice in 2 days”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

On every vacation there's usually one restaurant that we love so much that we can't resist repeating it, and during our trip to Sicily this summer it was Sicilia in Tavola. The service was excellent, the decor was quaint, the price was inexpensive and the food was amazing. We HIGHLY HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend it.

If only they'd open up a branch in Taoramina, since the restaurants we tried there were touristy, over-priced, and serve mediocre food.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Seafood pasta with flair”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

This is a great little restaurant with a deserved reputation amongst both locals and travellers for fresh seafood pastas. The ravioli with pistachio sauce was also great, as was their take on cannoli in a desert glass, which they prepared for all to see at the front of the restaurant. What really made the meal memorable, though, was talking with the young staff, who were passionate about Sicilian food and ingredients, and shared with us several new vintage olive oils, as well as a couple of their most popular recipes. This was one of the food highlights of our time in Sicily (and given the overall quality of the food on the island, that's saying something).

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Really enjoyed the meal here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We went to this place based on the Tripadvisor reviews and weren't disappointed. Excellent fresh seafood in this little place, the warm seafood salad in particular was great.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Douglas, Isle of Man
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“Great food, intimate surroundings”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

We chanced upon this place and popped in for lunch. It was very busy but the staff were attentive and the service was speedy. We had a fantastic lunch consisting of; seafood ravioli for Mr C dressed with langoustine and large spinach and ricotta ravioli with cuttlefish/cuttlefish ink sauce for Mrs C. Although the latter of these two dishes was a bit daunting to look at, it was delicious! The tables are close together in this small restaurant which lends an intimate feeling to your dining experience. You would be mistaken not to eat here if you are staying in Ortigia.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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