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Taverna Giudecca Ortigia

Via della Giudecca 7 | Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 329 635 6563
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“meat cheese” (2 reviews)
“caponata” (4 reviews)
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11:45 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Wine Bar, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Via della Giudecca 7 | Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

We had read the raving reviews and seen pictures of lovely spreads of ham, cheese and vegetables so decided to come here for a light snack in the evening. We ordered the platter for one, and won't complain on the quantity, in particular taking the...More

Thank annesof70
Reviewed May 11, 2017

On arrival the owner greeted us and explained all the items on the sharing platters. Luckily we were seated next to a couple who had ordered a platter for two. There was no way we could have eaten all that so we ordered one portion...More

Thank EllenB545
Reviewed April 2, 2017

This cosy little taverna is tucked away in the Via della Giudecca, across the puppet theatre. There are a few chairs outside as well. The taverna has a good wine collection, and a good list of wines by the glass. There are several sharing platters...More

Thank TadghTim
Reviewed December 17, 2016

My friend and I came across this little taverna on our recent visit to Ortigia. Very small interior but full of character. Not a big menu - selection of sandwiches, salads and meat/cheese boards - but all freshly prepared and delicious. Owner very friendly -...More

1  Thank lascardurham
Reviewed November 6, 2016

We decided to have an antipasti platter for dinner and went to the Taverna based on its reviews. What a spread! We ordered the platter for 2 and it easily fed 4. It was all delicious.

Thank Cacty
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Apericena -- tapas like dinners with local specialities such as cheeses and meats. They sell wine and the list is long. Very helpful and friendly owner who greets you at the door. If you are looking for a varied menu, this is not your place....More

Thank Tracy K
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We stumbled across this taverna and loved it so much we are going back today Warm and since service - feels like being in your own home Terrific wine and recommendations Generous and delicious Appetitivo Enormous and delicious platters of Sicilian fare if you want...More

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Seriously best antipasti platters we ever tried the serving is HUGE. We had 3 adults and ordered a platter for 2 people it was so big that we ended up not being able to eat dinner after it. Just a simply incredible selection of everything...More

Thank lroe90
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Arrived and we were the only people there but do not worry, excellent service and advice regarding the wine and the constituents of the platter. Excellent service and wine, atmosphere superb, with delicious food would highly recommend. Excellent value.

Thank northgeoff
Reviewed July 4, 2016

An antipasto platter for two made for a more than adequate supper in this small family run taverna. Very tasty, Sicily on a platter, all washed down with a well recommended bottle of ice cold grillo by the owner. It was a quiet location and...More

Thank Whinbrook
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $18
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Giudecca 7 | Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 329 635 6563
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Eating and Drinking in Ortigia KM to zero. Taverna Giudecca Ortigia offers a variety of appetizers, grilled vegetables, Capuliato Caponata Siciliana (tomato) Parmigiana, Hyblaea Mozzarella, Mozzarella and ricotta cheese with pistachios, almonds and walnuts, a wide selection of platters of meats and cheeses accompanied with our own jams, pasta dishes , roll baked eggplant with spaghetti in tomato sauce, and parmiggina. Wines and brandies liguori preserved exclusively Siciliani.Semifreddo ricotta and pistachio. The products are exclusively derived from the Land Siciliano, without alteration of flavors as usual. Taverna Giudecca is not a restaurant, there are no expenses covered and / or service to tavoli.Taverna Giudecca is an informal, reserved for connoisseurs.
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