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Il Sale Art Cafe'

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Centro Catania
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Via Santa Filomena no 10, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
095-316-888
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8:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Fri 8:00 pm - 12:45 am
Sat 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Varkaus, Finland
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99 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I just wondered around looking for place to have dinner. I found Il sale art cafe from tiny alley. Their menu looked very interesting. I took antipasto and primi piatto. There were many wines by glass, great for solo traveller! Waiters were always ready to help me, for my choices etc. Food was excellent. The antipasto plate had many cheeses... More 

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Thank Taru T
Auckland, New Zealand
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503 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great restaurant with superb food and wonderful staff. Our first night was absolutely perfect. the second night we arrived a bit before they opened and the beginning was rough, but that is because the staff was rushed. The food is great and the wine is superb. I highly recommend this.

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Thank a7515
Romania
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is much to praise about Il Sale The decor and restaurant itself is beautifully laid out, so I would recommend booking and you won't regret it The staff are fantastic, so helpful and accommodating The food though is where it truly shines, one of the most delicious meals I have ever had the pleasure of enjoying for a long... More 

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four nights in Catania and we ate here twice, loving it both times. Quality of food was top draw, location was excellent and level of service was very good. Overall a quality place to eat at, give it a try...

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Thank RPAPKPMP
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Amazing pizza, great service, beautiful little restaurant in a quaint alley just outside the heart of downtown Catania.

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Thank J B
Hereford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Ate here on our first night in Catania. The restaurant is down a pretty street, which comes alive in the evening as there are so many eateries here. We arrived late evening and had a table outside. It was great to see that craft beers are catching on here and we had one of these to go with our very... More 

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Thank Colin M
Donegal Town, Ireland
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Having been recommended to eat here from a friend, we were not at all disappointed. The food was absolutely beautiful and the service was brilliant. Would 100% recommend.

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Thank Lorena C
Prague, Czech Republic
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We went there around midnight. The food was very tasty, I had the smoked seafood salad and my boyfriend a quatro formagi pizza. The staff was super friendly and professional. We def recommend!

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Thank NguyetMinh79
Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Located in the busy yet quiet Santa Filomena, Il Sale offers a wide selection of great food and amazing local wines. The iPad with wine presentation and suggested food pairing is definitely a key point of the place, staff is friendly and very helpful, pizza simply amazing ! A definite must go (for diner) while in Catania

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Flushing, new york
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

It was good I was not that hungry. I do not have international data service on my IPhone and rely on WIFI, therefore, unless I know before hand where I am going, I can't check the reviews at my hotel before I go out. It is costly to have a 24/7 data plan worldwide, so I don't. We were directed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Monday
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
8:00 pm - 12:45 am
Saturday
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Filomena no 10, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighborhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: 095-316-888

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