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Pescheria Fratelli Vittorio

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Via Dusmet, 1, Catania, Sicily, Italy
095 340061
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Service is rapid and friendly. While we live in Istanbul, we are not used to such sumptuous servings of a large variety of sea food. Ayvalik in Turkey might compete with Catania fish market and its restoration.

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Thank Celik K
Island of Malta, Malta
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99 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Slap in the middle of the fish market one would expect a wider choice. If one is not in a hurry then it's ok as service was slow. But with a choice of mixed antipasti as a starter for Eur15 its not bad. Toilet facilities could be better though.

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Thank nomadEurope
Malta
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

After strolling through the fish market, and being fish lovers, we thought this restaurant would be a good idea for lunch. On entering we had the distinct feeling that locals and foreigners are treated differently, with the latter not as welcome. Locals entering the restaurant after us were served before us whilst we were treated off-handedly by a smirking waiter,... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

The service was extremely slow and the food was terrible. We both ordered pasta with swordfish and eggplant. Only a few pieces tiny pieces of swordfish and 3 tiny pieces of eggplant. The bathroom was disgusting. Had to stand by the door to try and pay. Would never go back there.

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Thank chaserino
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Expected this to be a really good experience as this fish restaurant is in the heart of Catanias famous fish market. The fish we chose was served to us not in steaks but shredded. It was cooked I would say by someone with little experience and maybe a stand in for an evening. The door was constantly left open as... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Visited this restaurant on a recommendation. We ordered mixed fried fish ( for one ) and a calamari. Food arrived fairly speedily, no complaints there. Quality was 6/10, fairly average . When the bill arrived, we noticed a difference of 2 Euro in the restaurants favor, item displayed on menu at 8 Euro, and charged at 10 euro ! When... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

The most amazing sea food I have ever tasted. Everything is so fresh and tasty, we were served the local seafood specialties, it was really a memorable gastronomic experience. Highly recommend.

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Thank Diana V
Turkey
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

That's a cozy family seafood tavern in the fishmarket...They have a very good seleciton of seafood, very fresh and tasty. The starters are especially fantastic. the food is prepared in front of you, they really know how to work with seafood, the plates are prepared with the highes attention and care. Some of their receipes are unique and creative. The... More 

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Thank Burak B
Aylesbury
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163 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Slap bang in the centre of the fish market, this place is adored by the locals. There were constant queues for tables when we visited. Well, if these fellahs can't produce fresh fish, no one can. If fish is your thing - make a visit . Good food, quick efficient service. It's fish HQ.

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Thank barry89
Grafton, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

This is a wonderful restaurant in Catania. The Chef performed like an artist preparing an elaborate seafood platter. We were welcomed with Perseco and an appetizer. The mussel soup was wonderful as was everything. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dusmet, 1, Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: 095 340061

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?