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Taberna Sveva

Piazza Federico di Svevia 1 | Siracusa - Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 24663
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“smoked tuna” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (35 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza Federico di Svevia 1 | Siracusa - Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is absolutely delicious in a little square just behind the sea path. So calm so relaxed, away from the crowd but so central. The food is superb, delicious and the offer lots of options: fresh fish st all time. Staff friendly and polite:...More

Thank Manuela E
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is recommended in The Lonely Planet guide to Sicily so we felt we should give it a try and were not disappointed. We arrived early which was just as well as it filled up quickly - mainly with Brits clutching their LP guides....More

Thank ghostlymoron
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

After a little googling upon arrival we happened upon this little gem. Neither of us wanted anything flashy - just good, authentic Sicilian food. This place doesn’t disappoint. After one mouthful of the orange salad (which was utter heaven) we knew this place was for...More

Thank LittlestBean
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

The food was very good and clearly many locals are regulars. Some aspects of service left a bit to be desired but this did not take away from the quality of the meal. The bolognese with anchovies was excellent. We enjoyed our evening.

Thank David W
Reviewed June 10, 2018

This restaurant is not in a particularly beautiful setting, but no matter. The food is delicious, the servers are charming, and it is full of locals. The night we were there, enjoying delicious pasta and a nice local wine, three long tables of an extended...More

Thank Ellenh686
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Th S was recommended by lonely planet and our hotel ( Henry's hotel) and they were not at all interested in tourists! They need to improve to get recognition in lonely planet because we use it all the time and this time we were very...More

Thank goulburn
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

One, eat outside, although the piazza is very unattractive it’s better than the interior. Two, expect indifferent service unlike elsewhere on this lovely island. Three, the food is no better than average. Four, unless you are in the area it’s a real schlep!

Thank peter r
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Offered table was in separate room - three tables in total - one table With guests were moved outside. We were alone. Waitress didnt react when we said that this is not elegant. After our intervention and question If this a second category table -...More

Thank Karolina B
Reviewed May 21, 2018

This restaurant is at the far end of Ortygia, but is only a short stroll away from the main square. There is space outside and a cosy but relatively small interior. The food is very good but fairly basic local fare, with no great pretensions

Thank Spyro A
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Our family group of 4 had 2 excellent lunches here. The food was very good, the staff extremely friendly and wecoming, and the location very pleasant - the restaurant has created a pleasant outdoor eating area by using potted plants to shield the tables from...More

Thank 887ian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Federico di Svevia 1 | Siracusa - Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 24663
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