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“Good and a bit different”
Review of Polpetteria

Polpetteria
Ranked #170 of 974 Restaurants in Catania
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Malmesbury
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Good and a bit different”
Reviewed October 12, 2012

We ate at polpetteria in October. The polpetteria are small balls of stuff which are its speciality. My wife had the fish of the day grilled which was large and not hugely expensive. The restaurant is very busy with lots of Sicilians and that's a good sign. We ate outside which was pleasant as it was still hot. its in the same street as Sale which was also recommended to us but we didn't have a long enough stay to try.
only downside was that only one waiter had good Engish and for some reason we ended up with our allocated waiter, the maitre d' and the trans;ator all gathered round which was a bit intimidating.
House wine was good as was the steak that I had. Good solid mid level restaurants, a bit different from the usual trattoria.

  • Visited October 2012
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Naxxar, Malta
2 reviews
“desert”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

The food was very good, ambiance cool, and the mille foglie mouthwatering.
Will vist anytime I'm in the area.

  • Visited September 2012
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Sliema, Malta
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Unusual concept - great food”
Reviewed August 31, 2012

This restaurant offers a wide range of polpette, both meat and fish based. We had the mixed meat and mixed fish, which were both very good.

Visited August 2012
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good!”
Reviewed August 30, 2012 via mobile

Good food, cooked with attention to detail. Pasta al dente and well seasoned, pizza with nice base and quality ingredients. Overbearing but generally well intentioned service.

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Thank Matt C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Unique food that is really good”
Reviewed May 6, 2012 via mobile

Menu offers unique choices from meatballs, to a great cheese selection and fabulous pasta. Best meal we've had during our Italy vacation. Do try it, you won't be disappointed

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