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Il Cantiniere

Viale della Liberta' 153 | Viale Libertà 153, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 532122
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
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Viale della Liberta' 153 | Viale Libertà 153, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

Found Il Cantiniere buy accident when strolling looking for a bar a after a long journey from Western Sicily and thinking Catania was a bit scruffy. We have seriously never seen anything like it. Very modern and spacious and entirely lined with shelves of bottles...More

Thank TroisAteliers
Il Cantiniere C... c, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Cantiniere, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2017

kind friends thank you for your review. Hopefully come back soon to visit us. Thank you

Reviewed January 27, 2017

Our last night in Europe and we asked the hotel in Catania where to go for a good meal and we could buy a glass of wine. He sent us to Il Cantiniere!! Superb, Amazing - best wine bar we have EVER seen! We had...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Salvatore was an incredible host. Trust him and let him introduce you to some of Sicily's best wines, based on your wine preferences. The food was excellent too. Highly recommended Catania stop!

Thank VenetianGirl
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Trying to find a decent wine selling place in Catania is a hard work! We've stumbled upon this place by mere chance, but frankly - more of luck. The service was friendly and more importantly knowledgable. Prices are decent and selection great. Did not try...More

Thank Przemyslaw I
Reviewed September 15, 2016

A visually breathtaking atmosphere, you are surrounded by thousands of bottles of wines, spirits and beer from around the world. The food selection is narrow by delicious. Pricey, but a definite treat.We ate there as a family of 4 and returned with other family and...More

1  Thank mldanese
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Good service and friendly. Wondelful location. You can have dinner too! Hiwevwe we only tried a selection of wines and cheeses!

1  Thank Pablo C
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Always visit this place when in Catania. It has the best ever selection of Sicilian wines to taste and to buy, and a great selection of other Italian wines too!

Thank AndanteTFT
Reviewed May 10, 2016

The whole place is lines with shelves of wine. The menu is short but delicious. We had place of meats and cheeses, and some field regional specialities. The aranchini were wonderful. The pasta with pesto was icy and delicious. I had a pasta with swordfish,...More

Thank Drseapitz
Reviewed March 28, 2016

this was an unexpected surprise. we walked into for a quick look and left after a couple of hours, a number of good wines, delicious antipasti and fantastic conversations with the owners who were very friendly and knowledgeable about the original works of art on...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed March 24, 2016

We stumbled upon the place walking back to our hotel from the train station and thought, "hey that looks cool" and since we were starving it was a great chance to try the place. It is a very cool wine bar which is open and...More

Thank RenataNel
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$12 - $122
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale della Liberta' 153 | Viale Libertà 153, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Neighborhood: Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Phone Number: +39 095 532122
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Present in the heart of Catania, Il Cantiniere in one of the largest wineriers and restaurant in Italy. Contains 12.000 labels of wines, spiurits, and beers, served in a refined and elegannce place by qulified sommeliers and trained staff., ready to make a discover and choose the best bootles, Il Cantiniere in an restarurant a culinary paradise for lovers of good food, with prestigius meats, cheese to taste, and differents varietes of meats and fresh fish. Il CCantiniere also provides a delivery service from 09.00 a.m to 02.00 a.m. every day, and have a bus shuttle free for eat a la cartè.and also we have a Buffet for lunch "all You can eat.
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