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L'Antica Brace

Auteri 22 ang. via Transito, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 817 5797
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
May 9, 2017
“Best fish soup in Catania ”
May 1, 2017
“Perhaps it was an off day”
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Pizza, Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Auteri 22 ang. via Transito, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing meal here. Just off the Main Street so super value. I had mixed fish prawns squid octopus sword fish all cooked to perfection....but my husbands fish soup was truly the best I've ever tasted. Service was lovely and the owner picked out...More

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed May 1, 2017

The place was deserted and we were put in a corner furthest away from door. The table next to us had a bike propped up against it and we were opposite the loo. Only had a beer & starter as the menu was not particularly...More

Thank 911euf
Reviewed January 2, 2016

Very nice and simple food. I've heard that Antica Marina is a famous restaurant in Catania, so I went there and personally I liked this restaurant, L'antica Brace more.

Thank laylamona
Reviewed October 9, 2015

L'Antica Brace trattoria offers both indoor dining and outdoor patio dining. Inside a beautiful chandelier adds a touch of class with exposed stone arches above, though the television detracts from the charm. Outside on the patio, the atmosphere is cozy and quaint, much more welcoming...More

Thank ViewsAndReviews
Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Worst place in Catania. The owners this restaurant dont know english and they dont try to understand you. Also their behaivers are very rude. I just want to change my table, after tho woman who is owner looked me like a want to kill me...More

Thank Mintalp
Reviewed August 15, 2015

We had dinner at this restaurant. The buffet for antipasti was excellent and the main courses were good too. The service wasn't that bad but you would at least expect a little English spoken by the waitress or owner. But no....

Thank rve17071968
Reviewed April 10, 2015

We were renting an apartment onVia Transito to and the landlady told us about this place. The owners were very nice, they don't speak much English, but she was very helpful. I had the pasta with ricotta and pistachio. Fantastic, awesome dish. Cute little trattoria....More

Thank Rosanne M
Reviewed March 31, 2015

Fawlty Towers Sicilian style. As our Italian is limited to yes and no we had a laugh trying to explain that the chicken breast we asked for was, in fact a pork chop. My chicken and pig impressions didn't work! Cluck cluck...etc. The chips came...More

Thank paulinnewcastle
Reviewed February 3, 2015

A friendly place with excellent food and an attentive host family who often as not will be eating at the next table. Great home made pizza, pasta, fish & meat dishes. We have eaten here more than once and will again. A go-to place in...More

Thank bwayitalia
Reviewed August 3, 2014

Lovely food, very reasonably priced, and lovely friendly, helpful waiting staff and owner. Lots of variety on the menu, including lots of fresh fish and seafood of course, other regional specialities such as horse and donkey. We loved the antipasti buffet - particularly good for...More

1  Thank TheCatBrighton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $46
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Auteri 22 ang. via Transito, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 817 5797
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