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Spizzica al Vecchio Lavatoio

Via Maniace 8 | Ortigia, entrance waterfront Alpheus, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 463637
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible30%
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Maniace 8 | Ortigia, entrance waterfront Alpheus, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Al Vecchio Lavatoio Syracuse Following a rather long guided tour around Syracuse we decided to find lunch in the area that the tour had terminated. This proved to be an error on our part. We were seated quite quickly by the waiter although it took...More

Thank Joinedatthehip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of about 5 similar restaurants along the seafront at the bottom end of Ortigia, contrary to some other reviews, we had an excellent meal in this busy restaurants. Seemed to be extremely popular with locals, and a constant queue of people waiting for tables...More

Thank 1PeterH63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not a picky eater. I can eat pretty much anything. This meal, though, was literally (and I mean that as the true definition of the word) the worst meal I have ever had. We ordered the seafood appetizer (not the fried one), and...More

Thank stephaniebpryor
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

I ate here with a group of friends, we tried 5 different dishes and 2 long drinks, which I don't reccomend. Terrible food, nothing was fresh, nor tasty. Please avoid eating here. They have a nice view over the sea though. And fast service. Yet...More

Thank Diana v
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Very nice view, good service, tasty food, fair price. It seemed to be a question mark but the experience was delightful. Free desert in the end was very nice...

Thank Alp I
Reviewed June 4, 2017

We chose Al Vecchio Lavatoio because of its location but were nervous it might turn out to be a toursit trap. However, it was nothing of the kind and we returned for a second lunch there a couple of days later. Both times our food...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Apart from the view, there is not a single reason to eat at this place. I had a pizza which was not good at all (I am Italian), and the beer was served almost warm. The chairs were old and damaged. Overall the place seemed...More

Thank love78
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Super location overlooking the water- good also for people watching. We chose a wonderful mixes starter which tasted fantastic. The risottos were also good as was the swordfish. No housewine which was disappointing- 21 euros for ok bottle where most places offer liter of good...More

Thank philosIsleofMan
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

I ordered carbonara thinking it would be amazing as we were in sicily. I was so wrong, it tasted like korma. I'm not sure how the chef managed it but yuk. Avoid this place.

Thank sharoone
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Very nice pizza. Very fresh from hot stone oven. Lovely down by the calm water. 4 of us eat here. All loved it.

Thank Steven R
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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
Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children, Kids
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
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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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