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Via del Faro Massolivieri 26, 96100 , Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of six of us ate here and each ordered a different meal. We jovially tasted each meal and I can confirm that every meal was incredible, especially the tuna. I'd wholeheartedly recommend this restaurant for the food, wine and location. The restaurant loses a point only because the waiting staff didn't show quite as much warmth as I'd... More 

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New Ross, Ireland
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149 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

we ate here twice during our stay in Syracuse. Very good food. Innovative menu with many unusual dishes. Excellent for pasta, fish and meat but also many interesting antipasti

Thank PJBWexford_Ireland
Long Melford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Large noisy echoey dining room, staff more interested in serving the conference and wedding groups that stay in the hotel. Food was poor, and even though there are tables outside (and they have the climate and views for al fresco dining) this is not allowed! Had dinner one night and only had one course and left. Stayed at hotel so... More 

Thank Bluewitch
London, UK
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A very good restaurant with imaginative menus - very attentive service and pleasant, helpful staff, as well as stunning views from the various locations around the hotel site that they use.

Thank JohnT1952
Westhoughton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Mainly fish dishes, nicely cooked and well presented. Desserts are delicious. Considering the restaurant is part of a 5 star hotel, it was dissapointing the menu did not change during our stay. Staff were helpful and friendly.

Thank Sue M
Hertfordshire, UK
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Food was of excellent quality. Ate here twice, one for lunch and one for dinner on our last night. The seafood soup/stew was amazing as was the house speciality filet of beef with parmesan ice-cream !

Thank R H
kailua kona hawaii
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful & beautiful location, including panoramic sea views of the city, island and beaches; we had a delux room. Staff arranged a private tour with a local couple who were excellent (Valdinoto Tours) of the ancient cities and surrounding areas, we even had a local market tour and bought some fantastic items! The restaurant and bar are excellent! Gourmet... More 

Thank papa4tutu
Oslo, Norge
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

The main restaurant at Grand Hotel Minareto has a fantastic location overlooking a sandy bay, but the scenery isn't enough to justify this anything special. Although the staff are friendly enough and the the chef is trying to cook you something to look a bit upscale, the food is nothing more than average. The menu is based around Mediterranean Sea... More 

Thank Nokk1
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The food in all the locations at this hotel was absolutely disgusting. From breakfast, lunch by the pool to room service and the very old fashioned Nesos restaurant. No management was ever on site to talk to us either.

Buckingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Average food, poor staff (my plate was plonked in front of me) and overcharged at the end. Lack of English made solution very hard.

Thank Matt H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood, International
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Faro Massolivieri 26, 96100 , Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse

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