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“Friendly” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of All' Antica Osteria

All' Antica Osteria
Ranked #31 of 211 Restaurants in Acireale
Price range: $11 - $27
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bridgwater
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Friendly”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2014

Our group of 27 was made very welcome at this delightful, characteristic restaurant. Food was excellent and enjoyed by all. nothing seemed too much trouble for the staff and chef.

Visited February 2014
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173 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Never go to!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

In november, there are only a limited number of restaurants open and L'anteria Osteria was was of them during our stay. The atmosphere in the restaurant is from the eighties with all walls decorated with old pictures. The waiter immediately firmly suggested to us to take the mixed sicilian antipasti and he came back with some food he just took from the buffet. I had rather chosen myself what to take as antipasti and I didn't trust the quality of the food in the buffet at all. The pizza's were not good either and I was glad when we could leave the restaurant. Really disgusting experience

Visited November 2013
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Thank Caroline1000
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Bratislava
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Don't like it!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2012

Service: my girlfriend received pasta before my caprese, what we plan eat together.
Caprese: small mozzarella with tomatoes, no basil, nothing extra.
Pasta: pene with cheese and small salmon. I thing better we can make home..
Fish: Surface was totally burned and was not eatable. Only the meat vas eatable.
With water the price - 37 EUR

  • Visited September 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Wiltshire
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Disappointing experience”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2012

We had high hopes for this restaurant given the positive reviews. Unfortunately, the service was bizarre with one of the 4 diners receiving both his first and main courses before others had received their first course. This was very odd as we all ordered cold antipasto so there was no reason for us not to all receive our first courses together. Secondly we felt that we were taken advantage of as tourists as the waiter (owner?) claimed he had no local wine and proceeded to supply wine at 20 euros a bottle - the most expensive we encountered in any restaurant during our stay. As 2 of our party spoke fluent Italian, there could have been no misunderstanding in our orders for food or wine. The food itself was very good, especially the grilled prawns, but overall the experience was poor.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank JulesReeves
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Venice
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63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Typical restaurant with good service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2011

It is a family owned typical restaurant located downtown. It should be rather famous for the town since all the walls are full of pictures of famous people who ate there. It has many Sizilian dishes, at reasonable prices. The staff was very kind and they allowed us to eat even if we were rather early for dinner. A very good surprise was, among the others, their oranges salad.

  • Visited January 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank JerryVenice
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