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Bar Ernesto

Viale Ruggero di Lauria 91/93, 95127 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 491680
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“granita” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Viale Ruggero di Lauria 91/93, 95127 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a business lunch, restaurant at first flor, fantastic fresh fish, warm atmosphere, Fantastic sea panorama. Prices in line with the high quality.

Thank Raffaele M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here we stopped for a quick bite. Ended up getting a Aranchini (riceball) and a gelato. Both very good! A lovely place to stop by for a snack, seating inside or outside. Table service or just grab and go.

Thank CatoHJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In this place you can find everything you could desire: ice-cream, granita, tavola calda (literally "hot table": it means arancini and other one-hand-piece food), cannoli and other sicilian goodies. The level is quite high. If you look at the counters, you feel a bit of...More

Thank NaturalKiller
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for an early light dinner. Ordered 4 salads but only got 3. Since many of the waitstaff only speak Italian it took 3 employees to correct the order. Service is very slow and the waiter does not check back to see if everything is...More

Thank Beachgirl119
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

The best granita in Catania. Kind helpful waiters. Not to be missed! We have spent a lovely relaxed afternoon here.

Thank JuliaBatters
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Staff were really friendly and helpful, and everything I had here was delicious. I would definitely recommend the arancini, and the granita was just beautiful - served with warm fluffy brioche.

Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed November 15, 2016

We were staying locally to this restaurant and had 2 very good experiences of the food and drink. The waiting staff were attentive even though there was little English spoken and my Italian is minimal. We went in the first time for granita which was...More

Thank Denise R
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Near from the sea A lot of place outside It's possible to choose the plate directly Main plate pasta alla norma it's a tipical sicilian plate Good service Free WiFi Normal price Don't miss it

Thank Анатолий К
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We loved strolling along to this cafe as the waiters were so very friendly and helpful. Great snacks with each drink and our recommendation is the Sicilian Spritzer and the Arincini al burro.

Thank Bearton
Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Big bar who make also desserts and rustici. Very Good quality on both of them,the reason because i give it 4 star instead 5 is because is a bit expansive

Thank Marco C
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November 25, 2016|
Response from Анатолий К | Reviewed this property |
The bar must be open from 6.45 a.m.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
6:45 AM - 1:00 AM
6:45 AM - 1:00 AM
6:45 AM - 1:00 AM
6:45 AM - 1:00 AM
6:45 AM - 1:00 AM
6:45 AM - 1:00 AM
6:45 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Ruggero di Lauria 91/93, 95127 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Borgo-Sanzio
  • Neighborhood: Borgo-Sanzio
  • Phone Number: +39 095 491680
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