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Apollonion Osteria da Carlo

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Via Carmelo Campisi 18, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 483362
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12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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107 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an experience. This restaurant is on a tiny side street a few meters from the main street of Ortigia. The room is bright though cosy. The service prompt and efficient. The food spectacular. There is no choice, you get a set menu of what can be served at the highest quality by the chef. That is exactly what we... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very positive experience . Small 35-40 seats restaurant, a reservation is recommended. The fixed menu is an easy and comfortable choice, you sit and choose your wine, and they make you comfortable with their cuddles, from starters to desserts. Polite and available waiters. Good value for money.

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Thank Roberto M
Birmingham, Alabama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a excellent meal, it'a typical restaurant, it's small but eating there was an experience we will never forget! It's in the city centre, it's better if you reserve a table.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

The place is a small quaint restaurant in a quiet side street, which gives a humble impression as you walk in. We were also greeted by great smells, so we knew we were in for a good meal! We went for the fish tasting menu, that proved to be the right choice, as the food was top notch and kept... More 

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Varenna, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

A truly great restaurant just in the center but hidden so you cannot find it unless you know about it! And now you do‼️🍷😎 I cannot say it is the best restaurant in Ortigia, as I only have eaten here...18 times, and rarely another table occupied...maybe because this is a lunch for me, and they are busy at night... Who... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

At the end we changed restaurants and we were lucky to get a place (you really have to reserve!). What a good decision! We had a table outside and had a wonderful evening with (a few amazing) fishdishes and a good bottle of wine (not included). We really liked the place, the very friendly service and ofcourse the wonderful food.... More 

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Hitchin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

This small unassuming restaurant tucked away from the tourist hotspots does what it does very well. Sea food mixed with everything and finally fish. If you leave here other than satisfied it would probably shock the staff. Indeed by the end of the second course of the 6 course menu you might wonder if you actually read it right. Wine... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

This well-known restaurant in Siracusa, Sicilia has a plan, a formula, in some sense a "gimmick". You receive no menu and you are informed that the dinner will consist of six courses each one involving seafood. Water, coffee and dessert are also included. Wine from a very adequate list is extra but the wines are very reasonably priced. Th first... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

This is the place to come if you love fresh fish as you get to have six courses of it in many different delightful forms! Fish with pasta, breaded fish, grilled fish, baked fish, fish cooked in lemon... This was the most authentic Italian food we had tried in Syracuse and the best value for money. Six courses of fish,... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

We love a place where we don't have to choose - so the menu is announced and it starts. Only choice to be made was the wine. 6 courses so don't have a large breakfast or lunch. Opens at 7.30pm - quite near to the temple of Apollo - you must book at least 24 hours ahead and even then... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$37 - $53
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Carmelo Campisi 18, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 483362

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