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Vineria Picasso

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Centro Catania
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Piazza Ogninella,4/5, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing meat and cheese plate at Picasso...good variety with nice condiments. It was much bigger than anticipated, so the mains we ordered to follow were a bit of a mistake. We had some nice wine, though the service was too slow for ordering by the glass so we ordered a bottle after waiting a while for a... More 

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Oakland, California
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across this great tratoria by accident when we were looking for another recommended place. It was absolutely one of the best places to experience the food from this area. Derfinitely try the tagliatelle with porcini muschrooms and pistacios. I think I could have eaten two portions alone, and I only allowed my husband one bite. They also have... More 

Thank chick676
Paris, France
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Great to place with friendly staff and good food. Only thing is that the bars around don't make the best ambiance but a good experience overall

Thank winterchocolate
San Diego, CA
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The food is pretty good and the restaurant is attractive with nice jazz music playing in the background. Wines are on shelves around the restaurant and you go and look, have a discussion with the server who, it seems, sets the price based upon her assessment of what you might be willing to pay. We paid more than double for... More 

Thank HappyTravellerNC
Newmachar, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant last night. Staff were very helful especially since neither my hudband or I can speak Italian. Food was excellent and the lemon cake we shared was lovely. Would recommend and definitely visit again.

Thank Jenny814
Woking, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We enjoyed several excellent meals here. Friendly, efficient service and delicious food. Wonderful selection of wines.

Thank Optimist49
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

This restaurant stood out for us in terms of its warm lighting and of course, wine bottles-lined walls with a welcoming antipasti buffet, and the friendly service of the husband and wife team, and their professional and polite waiter. We were pampered by them during the evening, and despite the fact that they were fully booked for the evening, with... More 

Thank Canvas M
Orebro, Sweden
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88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Great service and great food with a lot of locals eating here. Amazing to just sit and watch the Italians eat! Dish after dish with delicacies.. We could only have one pasta and then we were full! I wish I could eat like an Italian !

Thank Sweden_Lena019
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131 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We ate here off the back of reviews on TA and were not disappointed. Shared the fried fish and the caprese salad for starters, large portions of each. Our mains were the veal fillet with wild mushrooms and the pork leg off the specials board - both were beautifully cooked. The atmosphere was great, and very relaxed. Many wines to... More 

Thank justlovemyholidays
Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

We found this restaurant on a quiet street in Catania. The staff were extremely helpful when we indicated that we could not speak Italian and explained all of the special menu items. The food was delicious and was complimented by local wine. Would definitely recommend if you want to experience local cuisine at reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$26 - $50
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Vegetarian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Ogninella,4/5, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighborhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39-347-8632282
The restaurant “Picasso”, opened in 1991, serves traditional Sicilian dishes and more than 350 different Sicilian types of wine bottles. Over the years the local has become the reference point of the enogastronomy in the historical center of Catania. The local offers an excellent buffet of starters. The first courses are particularly recommended. The menu includes second courses consisting in fish and meat.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?