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Via Santa Filomena no 10, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 316888
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8:00 pm - 12:30 am
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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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London, England, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for dinner with my family recently. I am a great fun of pizza and a amateur baker myself. I would suggest you walk down the road to FUD or to Sazi e Sani. Il Sale has been a nice pizzeria for a long time. Nowadays, it really needs a renovation both in style and quality of food offered.... More 

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Thank Alisandru
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us by the excellent desk staff at the Plaza Hotel. They did the booking for this and I recommend that you get your hotel to book for you because if you do you will probably get one of the favoured tables which are on the boardwalk in the very narrow long street in central Catania... More 

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Thank bluebudgie2015
Geneva, Switzerland
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Good start and i cant deny that the food waa not bad. Was about to put 4 stars but the service was a killer... 5 different waiters (only 1 was good). They tried to bring the main course while we were still eating the antipasti... If you are looking for a good quality fast food then this place is for... More 

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Austrian Alps, Austria
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50 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Innovative food. Good presentation. We had the antripasto e ravioli fuori la norma. Perfect taste and well done. Bit too salty for our taste. Service is in line with our expectations. Unfortunately, white wine was warm. We got a bucket of ice, but still not good enough.

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Thank franceskoprater
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Found this restaurant via Google Maps and it was absolutely brilliant. The food, wine and Beer all locally sourced - and all first class. Will probably come back again tomorrow!

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Thank Barney B
Finland
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101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

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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580 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

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 waiake1
Romania
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

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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Thank Mancino B
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 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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Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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: +39 095 316888

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