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Pepenero - CLOSED

Via Gargallo, 24, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 465945
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Aug 23, 2012
“I was expecting something more”
Aug 5, 2012
Restaurant Hours Closed
Via Gargallo, 24, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

There had advised the friends of Syracuse, the place is beautiful and has a lovely courtyard where you can eat outdoors. Good fried anchovies served with a mint pesto, much less good the Polipetti alla Luciana, in reality was an octopus stewed in a sauce...More

Thank Angelo F
Reviewed August 5, 2012

I made the mistake of not choosing a fish dish, but then they had run out of tuna. My beef in port dish (why not Marsala?) was cloyingly sweet and the beef was tough. It is however in an interesting place and the bread is...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed June 19, 2012

Close to our hotel, excellent menu and very fresh fish! Lovely staff too, happy to guide you and coach you in Italian!

1  Thank bird079
Reviewed June 4, 2012

Second visit at this restaurant and the food was even better than the first time. We had the fritto di paranza, small fishes and squids and calamari fried, delicious. We also tried the little octopuses prepared in some delicious sauce and different pasta dishes. The...More

Thank maxxand
Reviewed May 30, 2012

We arrived on a late Saturday evening in Syracuse and managed to get a table at this beautiful, romantic restaurant. We were seated in the interior courtyard with magnificent old walls and arches, striking a perfect balance of casual and romantic elegance. We enjoyed the...More

1  Thank theupbeattraveler
Reviewed May 25, 2012

Nice interior, trendy yet old building was wonderfully retored, good choice to sit inside or on a warm day/evening outside. Staff was friendly, helpful, professional. We had seafood starter (octopus, shrimps, squid, friend fish), spaghetti with pinia seeds, raisens and capers, grilled swordfish (best I...More

2  Thank LucyStarDust
Reviewed May 10, 2012

Pepenero has a modern design to it, it's not a traditional Sicilian restaurant. The staff speak perfect English, which was helpful, as my Italian is terrible. My partner asked for a bellini or rossini, and although they were not able to offer that to her,...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed May 8, 2012

Beautiful space-- expensive but worth it if you are in the mood for something more upscale. The wines were wonderful, and fish very fresh. Service was very nice, attentive but not in your face. My guy friend particularly went crazy over the warm chocolate tart--...More

1  Thank bloomingmuse
Reviewed April 22, 2012

If you are looking for a trendy yet traditional sicilian restaurant in Ortigia, this restaurant is an excellent combination. The menu is interesting and offers several exciting choices. The wine list is rich. The decor is modern and simple. The staff is kind, at times...More

Thank maxxand
Reviewed April 15, 2012

This is a world class Italian restaurant. The food and service is superb. The restaurant was full when we dined there and except for us "tourists" the other diners were all well dressed local people. The tuna with tomatoes was especially wonderful!

1  Thank blubs99
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  • Address: Via Gargallo, 24, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 465945
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Cucina: Degustazione Di Piatti Cotti E Crudi Di Pesce.cantina: Oltre 500 Etichette Di Vini Regionale E Nazionali
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