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Il Cenacolo Trattoria

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Via del Consiglio Reginale 29 | corte degli Avolio, 13, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 65099
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a nice spot to observe the world go by. Friendly, genuine staff. Wide range of dishes at reasonable prices. I suspect if you are local there's various off-menu options also. We had a pasta dish with tuna roe. Stuck to wine, but "craft" beer also available.

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Cumbria
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this nice place when looking for lunch. Good location, nice little square off the main street. Two of us had pasta for lunch - quite generous portions, but tasty. Lasagne also good. We went back in the evening, and had bruschetta to start, which was lovely, if a touch singed on the edges. Main course steak and chicken fillets... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Really delicious - one of the best lunches during our one week stay in Sicily. Would particularly recommend the bruschetta and the swordfish caponata. So reasonably priced too.

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Thank jan g
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We’ve stumbled on this fantastic, friendly place while discovering little streets of Ortigia. Staff was very inviting and made us feel very welcomed. We’ve had octopus salad and mussels - all fresh, delicious and very reasonably priced. I’d definitely recommend it!

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Thank BO S
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant in the middle of the square.Fish is fresh ,tasty and autentic.Never miss the bio wine and trust to Master Sasha

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Berkshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Came across restaurant in side alley. Waiter was very accommodating, spoke good English and gave great advice on food. The tuna capatona was lovely and the crumbed swordfish accompanied by the suggested orange salad was amazing. Definitely recommend and come back again.

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Nelson Bay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Service atrocious. Very busy though. Meal very nice but had run out of things and we had arrived reasonably early...815pm.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

I went to have lunch, I ordered pasta and fish, we were waiting for 55 minutes until we received the food. We ordered the drinks 4 times before the brought it

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Quite nice place, with general good service, all though the waiter wasn't that surpriced when we adressed him with the fact that they had charged us for things we didn't order. We started with at Bruchetta with tomatoes garlic and mozarella...the best bruchetta I have had for years. Pasta with anchovies was ok. The waiter recommended us to take their... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

My wife, daughter and me was out for a late meal. We wanted a light meal and ordered one dish each. The waiter had difficulties with accepting us only to order this. His aggressive selling attitude continued in recommending the most expensive wines. We should have left at this time, but because it was so late we could not look... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$17 - $28
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Consiglio Reginale 29 | corte degli Avolio, 13, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 65099

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?