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Ciciulena

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Centro Catania
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Via Antonino di Sangiuliano, 207, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
00390958164047
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
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Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here on a Saturday night but as we had already had a big and late lunch we weren't that hungry and only had one course, unfortunately... It tasted wonderful and I would have loved to have a 4 or 5 course meal here. Also price wise that would have been a better deal. The restaurant is on a... More 

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Thank Esther N
Catania, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, good services. A very nice and cozy place. 100% recommendable A bit pricy but the quality of the food deserves it

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Thank Ralbarra
Riyadh
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's very difficult to find a place that's not a tourist trap especially in city centres. If you're willing to let go , you can experience a unique gastronomical journey but a word of advice - just ask them to recommend what the locals would eat Enjoy!

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Thank Said0
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very welcome change from the standard pizza/pasta fare available in abundance Being slightly off centre it is quieter and calmer where you can enjoy an interesting European/Sicilian menus of well cooked food. The wine list is huge and therefore accommodates most tastes. Marco and Elizabeth give impeccable service which is both correct and friendly.

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Thank RuswarpBoy
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Delicious, fresh, well presented and great tasting food. Lovely atmosphere, very relaxed. Good wine list. Recommend 100%

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Thank FamilyE46
Blueys Beach, Australia
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260 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The food was sublime and the staff attentive and professional. The waiter intercepted our secondi as they were about to be served when he realised my husband's meal was different to his order. This resulted in a longer wait which he understood perfectly as my husband regularly cooks risotto at home. I had a fettuccine with seafood and the flavour... More 

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Thank Marj H
Buxton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and lovely staff! The tall slender waiter with glasses (didn't get his name) was very attentive and helpful! 5 star experience, only wish we were staying longer so could revisit!

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Thank FoodloverBuxton101
Catania, Italy
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We went on recommendation for the tasting menu, which was indeed very lovely. They were also very helpful in choosing a main course for our son, which took him out of his pasta comfort zone! Very attentive and helpful service made this a thoroughly enjoyable meal.

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Thank Alison D
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended by the hotel we stayed in. The place is beautiful trendy, and the food had a great mix of flavors and textures. The reason for the single dot rating is simply Deception!!! As we were finishing our second course we witnessed the waiter filling up the "bottled" water from the tap at the bar. Then they... More 

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Thank Chad C
Toronto
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Excellent quality. Friendly staff. Highly recommended for a nice unique Sicilian experience. Make sure you come with plenty of time, since the food is quite unique and takes time to be served. But definitely worth the wait!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$27 - $44
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Antonino di Sangiuliano, 207, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighborhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: 00390958164047

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