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A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce

Via Mulino Santa Lucia, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 989 0689
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“swordfish” (9 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
“fish market” (24 reviews)
Via Mulino Santa Lucia, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 989 0689
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this huge fish and vegetable market on an early Thursday morning. The noise and smells were wonderful. The energy of the vendors and customers, the variety and freshness of the produce and fish made for a most enjoyable find. After winding our way...More

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the fish and food market in Catania with some friends during a two-week vacation in Sicily. It is located just off the Piazza dell Duomo, a short walk from the Cathedral. There is a warren of streets with stalls offering...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Because we always seek accommodations that offer us the opportunity to cook, markets like this are especially appealing. Oodles of fresh fish choices. We bought fresh swordfish (spada) Sea bass (branzino) and sea bream (orata) for cooking at home. But you can also buy fresh...More

2  Thank Stan W
Reviewed 15 January 2017

For all the food lovers out there, especially when it comes to fish and seafood, visiting this market is a must! Such a lovely place, full off colorful fruit displays, fresh fish and seafood on ice, cheeses, ham and plenty of other traditional Sicilian foods!...More

1  Thank Sorcha_MG
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Our hotel recommended that we have a visit at this fish market but he didn't go into detail as to why, so it was a fun surprise to see how it was. There is a large area just a short stroll from the cathedral where...More

Thank TigerRoyalty
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Accidentally walked through here on the way to the hotel and was immediately back there to buy lunch, we proceeded to buy lunch there every day. Amazing selection of quality food.

1  Thank Colin M
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We went here both days of our stay to buy bread cheese and meats before taking our haul to eat in the square! The prices are reasonable, you can sample before you try, and you don't need Italian skills to get by. Try to find...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Part of the soul of Catania. Not to be missed. This fish market is lively, loud, and fun. It goes on and on and around and around. You can find any kind of fish caught along the local coast. It's all packed on ice and...More

Thank Garry S
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It was a surprise to visit this fish market. Far from being a tourist trap (our perception) it was visited mostly by local patrons with sellers trying to outsell their neighbour. Typical Italy! Make sure you visit this place.

Thank Pinotfreak
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I went there and bought 2 kinds of fish and shrimps and some other thing and were all good, and not so expensive, plus you can enjoy the mood of the place and take some photos

Thank Mira K
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Lucienne C
Any parking in the vicinity?
11 July 2016|
Response from Valentina B | Reviewed this property |
It is very difficult to park over there. . .
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Will you be open on May 1, 2016?
2 April 2016|
Response from Gianluca D | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. And the 1st of May is a Sunday when the market is generally dead. Better the day before when people buy fish and meat for the 1st of May bbq.