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Spizzica al Vecchio Lavatoio

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Via Maniace 8 | Ortigia, entrance waterfront Alpheus, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
39 0931-463637
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice view, but it's unbelievable, it's the most tasteLESS Pizza in the world, no matter which one you choose! Even with bresaola, a very tasty Italian ham it taste likes nothing!?!? Its Reallöhne unbelievable... pasta was ok, not more. Drinks are expensive. Choose another restaurant, If you wanna have something with any taste!

Thank Dee N
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was ok just, bit over cooked, but sauce tasty. At least the broccoli was fresh, tables rammed together, bit cafetière style. Wine expensive. Just paying for the fact that you can see the sunset & it overlooks the water. No atmosphere, wouldnt go back

Thank helenMHerts
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Horrid on all counts. Ambience. Food. Tired furniture. This place only makes any money as it over looks the water. It's horrible. Avoid at all costs.

Thank Frances F
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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109 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a pizza on our way back to the hotel. Service was indifferent. Lukewarm prosecco, good Caprese salad but very indifferent pizza. I would go so far as saying the base was only just cooked. To be fair, they were very busy with a local wedding but that is really no excuse. You can do better!!! Hopefully???

Thank Julie B
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Stopped here for a pizza since they looked good from a distance. The view is nice, but the staff is clueless when it comes to service and competence. We ordered a bottle of wine which was ok but over priced, as we waited for our antipasto. When we asked where it was he repeated back our orders for pizza but... More 

Thank thelangernj
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We sat four ,my husband and I and both of our daughters. The waiter and waitress were very nice. We orderd our food and it took about half hour , so the waiter brought us a small pizza on the house ,we thanked him .for the food to arrive it took another 15 minutes, the dishes that came out were... More 

Thank vidaleli1963
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Eat here because you can either sit outside and have a beautiful view of the sea or you can sit inside on a glass floor above an original lavatoio! You can go downstairs to visit the cistern after you eat. For us, this was worth eating lunch here with our two year old. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The... More 

Thank ubergirl17
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Day trip into Syracuse.. Got hungry.. stopped here. No Rhyme or Reason. A Wonderful View while awning protected you from the gleaming sun. Food was good for price. Service was slow but I just seemed to suck it up now as "this is service in Italy", so we sat back and enjoyed our beers. I did have a very good... More 

Thank NYTraveller2
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

I tried to get a table to eat here but the staff were just ignoring me. When I approached the maitre d' he was pretty rude to me so I left them to it. The restaurant wasn't busy.

Thank Kismat N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The quantity/price was good, the quality/price was average. Nice views from the terrace. I went with my girlfriend and ordered a "pizza Siracusana" and a "risotto con frutti del mare". Both courses were OK. The pizza was quite large and indeed we could not finish it (despite several attempts that left us completely filled). It will not be your best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Maniace 8 | Ortigia, entrance waterfront Alpheus, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: 39 0931-463637

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