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Sicilia in Bocca alla Marina

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Centro Catania
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Via Beato Cardinale Giuseppe Benedetto Dusmet 35, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 250 0208
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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
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7:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Vienna, Austria
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60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there due to tripadvisor.. Starting was little bit not so perfect... Large winelist without some wines available... (Red dots means we dont have it...) Finally we took a cheap 8 € grillo white wine... Surprisengly good... Beer also limited... Around 105 € for 4 people... Not too bad Menue list needs improvement ( not the food itself, just... More 

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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

entered with a group of friends we had a good pizza but expensive compared with the average of other restaurants....a little to much the waiting to get the order

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1 Thank Beniamino G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the place! the pizza is ever so nice and they serve also dishes which are not on the menu e.g. a small tomato salad.

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Washington DC
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed very much the grilled squid and the lovely atmosphere of the restaurant situated in the ancient boat cellars renovated to a charming and cooling location. Wines were delicious and service was pleasant and attentive. Price was also very reasonable for the fresh quality of the menu!! Enjoy!

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Antalya, Turkey
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

We found this place by chance. It was very otantic italian restaurant. The waiters were very friendly and helpful. Seafood soup was the best I've ever had. Everyone should try, you are using mussels as spoon. We tried risotto and spaghetti with seafood which were both excellent. We also tried sicilian tastes in small plates and enjoyed very much. Price... More 

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Italy
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168 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We came here for a quick lunch. I had the traditional pasta 'ca muddica (with toasted breadcrumbs and anchovies) and my friend had fish which she said was fresh. Our waitress wasn't very friendly but we weren't in there that long for it to be a problem. In the summer they apparently have a lovely roof top terrace but, as... More 

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Marsaxlokk, Malta
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We went there last year and the food was fantastic and cheap but this year we were a bit disappointed because the menu was very poor. The tourist menu was not served in the evening. The fish price was our of this world at 50 euros per kg, when the price of fish in the market was 5 to 8... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

This place looks like it could be a little touristy, but the cart of fresh fish on ice at the entrance of the dining room hints at the quality of what you'll enjoy. I had a pasta, followed by swordfish involtini, and my wife had an antipasto and a pasta. All were well prepared and delicious. The service was friendly,... More 

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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Great food, great service; felt like a very local place, but we were treated not as strangers, but people they were glad to have in the place. Interesting atmosphere in the old city walls while some patrons watched soccer on the big screen. The antipasto, pasta and seafood were fantastic, at a very reasonable price!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

I have had a dinner with my colleagues and all of us ( 30) agreed that the dinner in this restaurant had been very poor and disappointing. It is quite difficoult to eat bad in Sicily and unfortunatly we managed to find a place where the service, the quality of the food ( either fish and meet) were bad, the... More 

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Gentile Luca F, in merito alle sue lamentele, le precisiamo che: - non abbiamo ricordo di tale occasione; - molto... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Beato Cardinale Giuseppe Benedetto Dusmet 35, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighborhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 250 0208

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