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Oxidiana

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Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
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Via Conte Ruggero 4/A, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
095 532585
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8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went here for a treat as we are big fans of seafood. We were lucky to get a table as we had no reservation. Had a drink at the bar while we surfed the huge menu, and were given a delicious bar snack of fried marinated fish bits. These were so good my mouth is watering writing this. We... More 

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Thank Antony C
Catania, Italy
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89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The non plus ultra sushi restaurant in Catania. Excellent uramaki, especially their take roll specialty, great tuna tartare and sashimi. If you're looking for an elegant location with nice people and very good service, this is the place to go.

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Thank enzomacco
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

This place is really nice! From the decor to the staff. At the top of this list is the owner William. My friends and I frequent this restaurant at least monthly and he has made sure that we felt welcomed from our very first visit. The drinks are amazing at this place. You can sit at the bar and try... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Oxidiana was a great break after 2 weeks of Sicilian food. It is a large modern restaurant boasting a nice decor. The menu is large and features dishes you won't find at your average Japanese place. The freshness of the fish was exceptional, you could feel it in both taste and texture. Service was a bit slow and impersonal. Prices... More 

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Thank gatosso
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201 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I eat here about once a month and it has never disappointed, the specialty rolls are very good (I like the Cristal and the Catania) and the sashimi is fresh.

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Thank Lizz H
Catania, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I love Oxidiana! Having lived in Japan for 5 years, I often find myself craving sushi and this is the only place in Sicily that I will eat at or recommend to others for sushi. I normally order sashimi or nigiri, so I can't speak to their rolls or other menu items. However, every time I have been, (which is... More 

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Oak Harbor, Washington, United States
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72 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We started off with the very delightful Seaweed Salad. After that, I got a Spicy Tuna roll and the Shrimp Tempura roll. The Spicy Tuna roll was wonderful and fresh. I would have like a tad bit more tuna, but it was still exceptional for Catania. The Shrimp Tempura roll was different than I have had before, as the tempura... More 

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Thank Kevin W
Ghent,belgium
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Luckily for me I have learnt to deal with reviews on trip advisor and to discern the meaningful ones from others, completely useless. I was there during the last week of june, for dinner. And I am glad I went despite -for example- the very bad review by AndrewNOLA73. I have experienced nothing like that and I wonder whether the... More 

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Thank Jacopo F
New Orleans, Louisiana
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

1. Extremely overpriced 2. Pretentiously rude 3. Food is below average at best 4. Painfully slow service + a 3 Euro per person "coberto" charge for that same awful service. In their favor, they did have nice decor.

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Detroit, Michigan
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

My husband loves sushi and I do not. They have limited options for non-sushi eaters, but the teriyaki chicken was good. Definitely overpriced compared to the US, but this is Sicily. Husband enjoyed his sushi, but it wasn't mind blowing or anything.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $164
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Soups
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Conte Ruggero 4/A, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Neighborhood: Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Phone Number: 095 532585
Description
Oxidiana opened its doors to diners in October 2001. The restaurant's accomplished chefs - Akira and Take - give you the opportunity to savor some of the freshest, most authentic Japanese cuisine available anywhere, all within a magical atmosphere of image, essence and perfection.The dining experience at Oxidiana is about more than food – it provides a window onto the art, philosophy and culture of a people.A refined, modern space. Impeccable service.Full à la carte menu. Sukiyaki and shabu shabu available on request.sake cocktails, take-out and group catering services are always available, and Japanese cookery courses are run from time to time.Oxidiana, ristorante aperto nell'ottobre 2001, e i suoi chef Akira e Take danno la possibilità di assaporare la freschezza e la genuinità della cucina giapponese, in un magico incontro tra immagine, essenza e perfezione.Non solo cibo, ma arte, filosofia e cultura di un popolo.Ambiente raffinato e moderno. Ottimo il servizio. Menu a la carte completo. Su prenotazione, anche sukiyaki e shabu shabu.Il rito dell'happy hour propone, invece, dei cocktail con sake.Disponibile un servizio di asporto e catering anche per gruppi numerosi.

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