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“Very good restaurant”
Review of Il Porticciolo

Il Porticciolo
Ranked #202 of 695 Restaurants in Syracuse
Price range: $20 - $66
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Il Porticciolo is a very good restaurant. The owner puts a lot in treating customers in the best way possible. Very good fish.

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Thank DrJoeCassar
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Reviewed August 21, 2013

We ate at this restaurant based on our guide book review. Service was ok but not particularly friendly or welcoming, despite that we arrived before it got very busy. Prices, although not expensive, were more than other restaurants where we ate better, even in the heart of Ortigia. Decor and atmosphere inside was a bit lacking, but it's the food that matters. We just chose 4 main courses, 2 pasta 2 fish, and they were all OK, but nothing special. My grilled swordfish was also the smallest portion I had whilst in Sicily. My daughter loved her seafood fettucine though.
Personally I wouldn't return when there are so many other and better options nearby.

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Thank Leanne H
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Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

Great pasta & dessert! Pasta ai ricci and frutti di mare were excellent! Parfait alla mandorla with choclate fondant exquisite! Recommended and will be visiting again for sure!

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Thank RaphMT
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

Excellent place to have a dinner close to the harbour and the market, especially first courses with pasta and fresh fish. Don't hesitate asking the staff for the best of the day.
Selection of wines and prices are definitely good.

Thank batrachon
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Reviewed April 12, 2013

Walked past this place many times before finally giving it a try based on some of our Italian friend's recommendations. Food was very good, as was service, etc. but we felt a bit "stung" by the prices of our second plates (fresh fish) compared to other places in Ortigia. When we reported this to the same friends they agreed we'd been overcharged. There are other places on this island with equal quality of food, service, etc. for far less than what they charge here. For this reason we won't be going back.

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Thank Larry T
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