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“Finally!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of A Putia Delle Cose Buone

A Putia Delle Cose Buone
Ranked #15 of 619 Restaurants in Syracuse
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $16
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gastropub
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Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Marin County, California
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Finally!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2014

We have been coming to Ortigia every May for the last 10 years. The quality of the restaurants vary from year to year, good one year, less good and more costly the next. This year, friends recommended A Putia, and they were right! Deliciously prepared dishes in a tiny setting (only seven tables with a postage stamp-sized kitchen), and the prices were reasonable. The wines are also very good to excellent, also at reasonable prices. When you are tired of "typical" Sicilian, and tired of too many carbs, A Putia offers good salads, light pastas, and the best (most tender and flavorful) veal on the island, as well as the best polpette, as pronounced by a friend who was a chef in a top London eatery.
They don't take reservations because this is a teeny place, but, get there at 12:30 for lunch or by 8PM for dinner and you might not have to wait. We were in Ortigia for 3 weeks and ate here at least twice a week.

  • Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Excellent food and service with a great atmosphere !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2014

Very intimate restaurant with a friendly waitress and a very good menu all homemade, one of the best meal we have and so cheap considering its quality. The atmosphere of the restaurant is also very original and likeable, we would definitely recommend it and come back there !

  • Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Great fresh salads, simple, good cooking and very friendly staff.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2014

This place is always rammed which speaks volumes about the food and service. Really good wine selection too. Great for light, very Sicillian salads, reasonably priced (6 of us had lunch with wine for 100 euros and were really full!) delicious bread and oil. Small and cozy and very authentic. Really loved it.
It also seems to be open all the time which is great if you are looking for a later lunch. We ate lunch one day at 3.30-4pm and that was fine, when most other places had stopped serving lunch.

  • Visited April 2014
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Perfect for a light lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2014

This enoteca serves a decent range of wines by the glass with a selection of simple, home cooked food. A great find.

  • Visited April 2014
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“A good find!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Huge selection of very reasonably priced wines by the glass (most 4 Euros, or 12/14 Euros a bottle). We are both veggie and managed to find a couple of great veggie antipasti dishes (the orange salad, which incidentally seems to be vegan, is amazing!). The rest of the menu is very simple pasta dishes, one is veggie and the owner (I think) adapted one for us and it was delicious. Your table is yours for the night - people were queuing outside but there was no attempt to hurry anyone. The service is very unhurried, so just relax and go with it.

  • Visited March 2014
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