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Taberna Sveva

Piazza Federico di Svevia 1 | Siracusa - Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 24663
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“smoked tuna” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (35 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza Federico di Svevia 1 | Siracusa - Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

Not really a place for tourists, as it is a no-fuss, simply decorated place--but the food is first-rate. Best home-made pasta with fresh anchovies as well as a melt-in-your mouth Pasta Alla Norma, and wonderful catch of the day. If you like food that has...More

Thank annieszam
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Taberna Sveva was a destination meal for us. We drove for 90 minutes to get to Siracusa and walked 20 minutes specifically to have a meal at this Slow Food restaurant. We found the table service to be less than interested in our presence. As...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Lovely atmosphere, & home cooked food. Sat inside, basic but in a nice way. Fantastic pasta, & very good service, explained specials very well

Thank helenMHerts
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Food was exceptional. Service was very good. Amazing atmosphere, you can feel italian touch. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed August 17, 2016

A reservation is needed here and you can see why! Lovely quiet, airy setting which is great in August. Just away from the main busy area of the town. Superb food each time we visited and a varied menu and wine list. Staff always prepared...More

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Recommended by Hotel Royal Manice and Fodor's, we were treated to one of our best meals in Sicily. Pasta with fresh anchovies and pine nuts, sea bas in potato crust (like a potato latke with fish inside), tiramisu with fruit. Fabulous. experiences, you're helping travelers...More

Thank vts2
Reviewed July 16, 2016

At the very tip of the Ortigia peninsula, this charming restaurant has a small and cosy terrace that looks out over the quiet neighborhood. But it's the food in this place that absolutely knocks you out with its classic Sicilian preparations of local produce, seafood,...More

Thank sunshine_susan
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Located just in front of the castle this restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating. We had lunch here and found the food and service to be quite good but not exceptional. The restaurant serves typical Italian/Sicilian food with emphasis on seafood. The menu was...More

Thank Teertha G
Reviewed June 17, 2016

We just got back from Taberna. The service was excellent the whole night through. I had the seafood Riso and my partner had the swordfish pasta. both were flavoursome and plentiful. The white wine that accompanied was a nice choice as well. We also had...More

Thank Markus8888
Reviewed May 31, 2016

We were looking for a quiet locale and a light dinner. Sveva fit the bill.The weather was not conducive to dining on the square and so the back room began to fill up quickly. DH had a misto casa (8euro) and enjoyed his cold plate....More

Thank morewierd
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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
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
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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