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Ristorante La Polena

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Via Nazionale per Catania, 178, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
390957649810
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 236
    Excellent
  • 107
    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 31
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Birthday party

I came to this restaurant to celebrate the 60th birthday of my mother. The place looks good. The staff was friendly and efficient. The menu was all fish, from the starters to the pastas. The food was so good and delicious. Really good quality.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
Sergio N
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

I came to this restaurant to celebrate the 60th birthday of my mother. The place looks good. The staff was friendly and efficient. The menu was all fish, from the starters to the pastas. The food was so good and delicious. Really good quality.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

I had dinner at this restaurant yesterday with a group of friends. We had the mixed antipasto and some grilled fish. In general the food tasted okay - nothing special though... And the mussels didn't seem to be the freshest. On top of this the service was arrogant and unfriendly - and two people in our group were sick with... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Got to this restaurant by accident and found a gem. We had only pasta, but every bite was heaven. Service was immaculate and we savored every moment. Loved it that there was no music. So serene, like out of time place.

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Svedmyra
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel as the best place around, and they were absolutely correct. We had a Valentines lunch- meny with enourmous amounts of excellent seafood, and special gluten-free dishes. If you're around, don't miss it!

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Island of Malta, Malta
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We went there for the 50th Wedding anniversary of my parents. The food and service were excellent. The fish cooked in a salt casing was so tender. I will definitely go again and recommend it to anyone who is in the area.

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Swieqi, Malta
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It was Sunday evening whilst on a family holiday, we mentioned looking for a typical, good fish restaurant , while chatting to a lovely local woman,who kindly suggested la Polena , also insisting that it was one of the best in the area! And right she was ! We were so well looked after by Sebastiano ,who made us feel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

The positive reviews for this restaurant are incomprehensible. I was served an awful pasta alla Norma (cold), the bread was stale, the service was not only arrogant and pushy but also slow. This restaurant is a disgrace to Sicily

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St. Paul's Bay, Malta
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92 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We were not booked and it was after 10pm on Saturday. Although the restaurant was full, we asked if it was possible to wait and we were told it was going to take like half an hour. Meanwhile we were served prosecco and some nibbles. We were given a table as promised and handsome Alessandra took good care of us.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Nazionale per Catania, 178, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Acireale
  • Phone Number: 390957649810

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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