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Biblios Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$6 - $17
Cafe, Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Biblios is one of my favorite spot in ortigia. it is a nice, cozy welcoming place where is possible to read, buy interesting books, access the internet, have tea ( out of many possible choices ) or a glass of nice Sicilian wine... but most...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Marco P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely café and bookshop. It is also possible to book Italian lessons or conversation classes. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Marian C
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

What a nice place Paola has. Combination bar, cafe, book store, language school, and living room. Comfortable chair, something to drink, and a book. What more could you ask for? And Paola is a lovely person, helpful in many ways. Even after I left town...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Compass644735
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

Grab a book, a glass of wine, and relax. Lots of good reading here...books that make great gifts and others you’ll want as Sicilian memento. Love it!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kinabalu-Lou
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Biblios looks like and is a bookstore, and a very good one too. BUT, more than that, it's also a cafe. Delicious drinks and treats in a very restful environment. Paola, the owner keeps a well stocked bar as well! At the bookstore, there are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank loveFoodWestVirginia
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Crisscrossing Ortigia for 2 months this charming and cosy library-cafe ‘Biblios cafe’ was a real discovery in this very old city. Located in a quiet alley in the heart of the beautiful historical center of Ortigia; it is a place where to have an intimate...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank naimchehade
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Paola's place is like a treasure trove! She has a great selection of books, not just in Italian but also other languages. We spent some peaceful time in Biblios browsing, reading and then chatting with Paola. My husband and I also took an Italian lesson...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank KirstyS743
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

During our family’s four month stay in Siracusa I was very fortunate to find Paola for weekly Italian language lessons. She was exceptional- she not only owns and manages the bookstore, but also writes, translates, and illustrates books, and is fluent in French and English....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Meredith B
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Biblios is a very special place. It’s a space for chilling and reading. It’s lovely!!! I go there when I am in Ortygia and simply sit and read and enjoy a nice aperol spritz or two. The owners are so nice and friendly. They too...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Erika M
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

It is a quite place in the center of Siracusa where you can relax reading and having a tea or cocktail after an exciting day visiting southern Sicily. The owner is very delightful and the atmosphere very relaxing. Definitely a good discovery!

Date of visit: February 2018
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