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Trattoria da Rinaldo

Via Giuseppe Simili 59, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Jan 25, 2017
Jan 17, 2017
“The Best Italian Bread Ever....(and Bolognese Spaghetti too)”
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Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Giuseppe Simili 59, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed January 25, 2017

I wish i could give more than excellent as excellent is not nearly enough. I Am from Catania but I have been living abroad for the past 20 years but i come eat here anytime I am in town. Service is great and the freshness...More

Thank Claudia L
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This is my second time in Catania and we've bumped in this place accidentally after gave up the queues (and no places to seat) at Al Tortellino. It is old, unfashionable and not fancy at all, but the buffet is good and I've tried the...More

Thank SASFlavio
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Trattoria da Rinaldo is not exactly in the center of Catania, but very much worth going to for lunch or dinner. A typical italian trattoria with excellent food, Especially the antipasti buffet is splendid. An enormous variety of great looking and great tasting food. They...More

Thank AmsterdamAnna
Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Menu choice made easy by the waiter and a simple menu. For a two course meal we picked whatever antipasti we liked from the buffet and then we chose pasta. Both ragu and mushroom pasta were al dente and very tasty. Panna cotta was too...More

Thank 2swiss_11
Reviewed October 16, 2014

Just hidden behind the roads to the sea and far from the most famous Catania Restaurants, Rinaldo (one of the PUPI SICILIANI) offers you a genuine taste of Sicily. Expecially "Pasta alla Catanese", a different interpretation of the classic "Pasta con le Sarde" from Palermo....More

Thank Decenzio
Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

We will be back! Very good food & value for money. The appetizers were good, the pasta excellent, the meat fantastic, the chips too & the desert refreshing. The bill was great!

Reviewed May 16, 2014

Yesterday I was invited by friends to this restaurant. Since I did not pay the bill, I can not comment on the prices. I do not know the price. To start we had about ten different dishes to share as starters. Everything were from the...More

Thank Aircooled_12
Reviewed April 13, 2014

Ok, the food and service were quite good. I was, however, "taken to the bank" by these folks! I was not given a menu; only a choice of primo/second...Make sure you ask for a menu.....or they'll "assume" that you own a bank! Looking back upon...More

Thank tomspiano
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:45 pm - 3:30 pm
7:45 pm - 12:00 am
12:45 pm - 3:30 pm
7:45 pm - 12:00 am
12:45 pm - 3:30 pm
7:45 pm - 12:00 am
12:45 pm - 3:30 pm
7:45 pm - 12:00 am
12:45 pm - 3:30 pm
7:45 pm - 12:00 am
12:45 pm - 3:30 pm
7:45 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Simili 59, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
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