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Trattoria La Canonica


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

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Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Simple and understated trattoria, but certainly not a tourist trap, La Canonica offers a good selection of sicilian classics in a nice atmosphere. Everything is well prepared and well presented. Considering the location (50 mt from the Duomo) the price is more than fair.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank veryyoungsinger
Reviewed May 29, 2019

This was our first dinner as a tour group. We walked to the Catania town square and then over to this Restaurant which was prepared for our group. Great service by staff and we were quickly served with great tasting food. Several courses latter, full...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

In a lane behind the very busy Piazza del Duomo, we finally found this hidden gem which had been recommended by our Air BnB host. After the chaos of the piazza it was like walking into another world and another Catania. Classic red and white...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Melanie K
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We happened upon this wonderful restaurant after completing a bus tour of the city which ended right around the corner. We had a delightful antipasto buffet, the grilled shrimp and the cous cous. It was our best meal in Sicily so far!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank O8387WSandreab
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Our first lunch in Catania, without much research, and sadly not up to Sicilian standards. Polpettine di neonate were rather bland, and soaked in oil, involtini di pesce spada good but not excellent. Very elaborate decor, all symbols of Sicily were there, quite interesting but...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

We discovered this hidden gem on our first night in Catania, and ended up coming back again before we left. A traditional, cosy restaurant, the food is amazing, all completely fresh and local dishes. Really great value, and the staff are so friendly and attentive....More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Jessica W
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Just in the center of town, in via Raddusa 7, there is this very lovely trattoria that serves very fresh, excellent fish and see food. Not to be missed on your next trip to Catania! Try the antipasto di pesce, and the pappardelle alla ricciola:...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank sluciani
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Our hotel recommended la Canonica as we wanted a restaurant served good fish. We weren't disappointed. A great selection of fish was brought to our table and was all delicious. The service was exceptional. As soon as we arrived our waiter asked what the children...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Mammafood
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I found this restaurant as we were walking the streets of Catania and lucky we did too ! The food was really good and the service was friendly too ! We had the antipasti buffet and a plate of buccatino all'amatriciana which...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank stefanofD2739VY
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Very traditional trattoria with the added advantage of air conditioning. Service was ok but improved as the night progressed. However, felt that it was too expensive as one course and one side each for two people, with water ,a bottle of wine and two limoncella,...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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