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Ortigia Fish Bar

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Via Nizza 24, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily Italy+39 0931 454607WebsiteMenu
Open now12:00 PM - 3:00 PM6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
Dear Customers, we look forward to welcoming you in our nice spacious restaurant, a comfortable place to enjoy a meal with friends or family. Also we do a take-away service.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, Fast Food, Seafood, Mediterranean, Healthy, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic meal, best meal in Sicily. Go directly now, best tastes, excellent creative dishes. Fantastic owners and staff. Book ahead.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

absolute fabulous. Good guidance and grear dishes. Caponata di Melanzane is our favourite. Sarde Panate very much recommended.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh daily caught fish. Girlfriend had the sea bream, perfectly prepared and I had the swordfish which was juicy and flavorful. Wait staff is friendly and are often seen having conversations with guests. Nice quaint maritime atmosphere and a small simple menu with everything on...it quality. Was so good we took the family the next night! Can’t recommend this place enough!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Very friendly staff. Away from the crowd. Had octopus salad, fish of the day (seabass) and king prawns, all really good. And not to forget always have the homemade tiramisu (best I've ever had)

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 4, 2021 via mobile

You must try this beautiful little restaurant. We had the most excellent fresh fish and a de ent price too. The service was top notch and the food was prepared to order so you knew it was fresh. Great wine recommendations from the friendly waitress.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 16, 2021 via mobile

Fantastic service and food. Well worth the visit. Location is stunning, right by the water. The place is clean and the management is great and welcoming.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 22, 2021 via mobile

The food was awesome and delicious. We took mussels soup and it was great. Than tiramisu for the dessert and it was the best we have ever had. Totally you must visit this place!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed June 21, 2021 via mobile

We found the place from Tripadvisor and we couldn't be happier. For starters we shared a pasta with tuna and swordfish, the sauce was just perfect. Then we had pancetta di tonno which was amazing (the chef said the best time to eat it is...on june and july), on the side we had an insalata di arance that accompanied perfectly. Overall we were very happy with the experience and had a nice chat with the kind owners too. Strongly recommend!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 18, 2021

Little family owned restaurant next to the water. We had the mussels soup with a wonderfully cooked broth and the perfectly grilled tuna. Never had a tuna so flavorful before. We finished off the meal with Tiramisu, which I highly recommend. The waitress and chef...were very very friendly and patiently explained the various dishes to us. We payed less than 40€ for two people, a very good price for seafood. I recommend this restaurant to anyone who likes seafood. If we ever visit Syracuse again, we will definitely come back!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 14, 2021 via mobile

The place doesn’t look like much from the outside. However, the seafood they offer is outstanding. We had the swordfish and the sea bass, and it was absolutely amazing. The fish is cooked to perfection here and the chef and his family are really nice....Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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smartdining
June 28, 2018|
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June 12, 2018|
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Response from Sabrina M | Property representative |
Dear Sir there is a small terrace on the sea view opposite the door of the restaurant if you take away.,..there are benches... We don't have outdoor dining room at the moment Regards
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ortigia Fish Bar

Yes, Ortigia Fish Bar offers takeout services.

Yes, Ortigia Fish Bar is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Ortigia Fish Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5