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Osteria dei Marinai

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Lungomare Ciclopi, 185, 95026 Acitrezza, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
095 277921
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Frankfurt, Germany
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

I hardly ever write a review. It has to be extraorinary good experience or something what really strikes you as a negative impression. This restaurant has a great location, good atmosphere and nice food. However we did not feel the level of service was matching the price or type of the venue. The place is presenting itself as a higher... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Their squid ink risotto was delicious! We liked it so much, we went there twice. Lovely setting, fresh seafood, and really friendly service.

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We were disappointed in the osteria on the water front. From the start we felt rushed and our plates were taken away before we were even done. The entire menu was seafood which is good. The pasta dish of shrimp and swordfish was fine, the octopus salad was tasty and very generous portion. Compared to the other fine meals we... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

While walking along the seaside with some friends, we came across this nice quaint restaurant that stroke us. We asked for a menu,as neither dishes nor prices were displayed outside. We were simply not let in by an impolite waiter who replied: "it's out of your range". I've rarely been treated so rudely in a restaurant context and seldom found... More 

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Malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We went to this restaurant after asking a couple of locals for recommendations. It was definitely a good choice. Fish was almost alive and cooked to perfection.

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Marsaxlokk, Malta
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

We had an antipasto of fish and then pasta with swordfish and aubergines, to finish sette vegli cake, everything was delicious. A must to try if in Acitrezza

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I really enjoying eating outside on holiday (I live in Scotland!), and this was just what I was looking for – sitting outside on a sunny day with a sea view eating fresh, local food. Most of the tables are situated outside the building (under an awning) and there's a great view across the harbour. Parking is easy in Aci Trezza... More 

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ein sarid
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

nice and clean restaurant firs course was excellent however the rest was average the desert was almost bad and the price was to expensive for what we got

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tel aviv
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is nice with pleasant hospitality. The food is quiet good. Nevertheless it does not worth the high prices that they charge you.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Out hunting for lunch, we stumbled across what we first thought to be a typical tourist restaurant. It turned out far from it. Delicious food, amazing staff and a nice view. There's not much to add to what already been said in previous reviews; this is a truly great restaurant and you really wouldn't want to miss it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lungomare Ciclopi, 185, 95026 Acitrezza, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Aci Castello  >  Acitrezza
  • Phone Number: 095 277921

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