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Me Cumpari Turiddu

Piazza Spirito Santo, 36/37/38, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 715 0142
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“bread” (16 reviews)
“donner meat” (7 reviews)
“pork” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Piazza Spirito Santo, 36/37/38, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Generally I would say that Catania is not-ready-for-primetime tourism in the way Americans think of it, but it is most definitely ready in the way Europeans think of it. When you Google this restaurant, it locates you in its old place which is quite a...More

Thank Ginna W
Reviewed March 6, 2018

We went to this restaurant for lunch prior to going to the airport. Arriving at about 12 the place was initially empty, but it filled up with locals by the time we left. We both had lovely pasta for our first course. I had mullet...More

Thank Susi L
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Excellent staff, good interesting food, the bread selection alone is worth seeing. Staff are very knowledgeable, helpful and friendly.

Thank Custard27
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

This is probably not the place where you are going to eat a lot for a chip price in Catania, but it’s definitely a place where you go if you want to enjoy a lovely dinner with few friends or as a couple in a...More

Thank RaffaLella
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

This bistro is really nice, nice ambiance, kind staff and delicious traditional food. I went with the idea of a light quick lunch but I can’t keep myself to have a dessert too!

Thank irene m
Reviewed December 10, 2017

I enjoyed my dinner although the menu is mostly Asino meat (Donkey), I would say that the food although Sicilian was good but lacked the wow factor, I had the deconstructed cannolo for dessert which was good , but more of a LEGO kit to...More

Thank henryborgbarthet
Reviewed October 19, 2017

No terrasse here but the interior is decorated with taste. The staff is very professional and helpful as most of the dishes are named in Sicilian. The raw fish starter is absolutely magical, fresh as can be and perfectly seasoned. The fresh pasta with pistachio...More

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed October 13, 2017

We have never before been disappointed by a recommendation in the “Osterie d’Italia” restaurant guide. Well, dinner was an experience, but certainly not one I would like to repeat. Service was chaotic, if mostly friendly. My friend’s plate with bread and sundried tomatoes was snatched...More

Thank Otto P
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Promised so much, delivered so little (literally in the case of the skimpy portions). To be fair, this was a meat-heavy (or more accurately, donkey-laden menu), so the restaurant's focus may not be on vegetarians, but there were a couple of non-Eeyore options to choose...More

Thank Wandru
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

We liked the resturant very much. it was romantic. special food with care for detaikes. The bread was very good and also the fish. It's a nice concept resturant about slow food. We waited like ages to get the bill. But out of that it...More

Thank Tal a
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $55
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Monday
10:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Friday
10:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Spirito Santo, 36/37/38, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 715 0142
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Description
Welcome to Me CumpariTuriddu, between real Sicilian and vintage taste. A journey through memory to a Sicily distant in timethat you will be able to recall tastinghome made products and Slow Food products: this is what Me CumpariTuriddu – restaurant, bistro, cafe and typical roducts store– would like his guests to live.

As among Sicilian families, the core of house is the kitchen, strictly open-style. The door is always open and the table laidto offer perfumes and the real taste of a Sicilian grandma’s cuisine, ready for you to taste at any time. In the cupboard there is alwaysa specialty to be told and tasted. Me CumpariTuridduis in Catania, located in the city centre in Piazza Turi Ferro, formerly namedSpirito Santo.


Our philosophy:

• We adhere to the Alliance of Chefs with Slow Food for the Protection of small endangered local productions.
• We believe in the recovery of seasonality and in the enhancement of the traditional Sicilian cuisine.
• We choose and select only small natural Sicilian productions, organic and biodynamic, no make use of intermediaries.
• We believe in the protection of the right to pleasure on the table, free from the strict logic of the market and the frantic eating habits.
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