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La Quartara

Piazza Ogninella 10 | Piazza Università, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 816 6768
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (25 reviews)
“fish” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Ogninella 10 | Piazza Università, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I passed the restaurant on the street, the pizza neon light sign was kinda a no go. But something at the restaurant was attractive. I had a feeling it was a great place... I was greeted with so friendly waiters. My order was the fillet,...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute small Italian restaurant that is placed on the street not from the city centre. The fresh pasta was very tasty with a creamy sauce and pistachios. calamari was ok..

Thank Dani M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Picture is of what is left. Food was excellent and the atmosphere was fantastica! Very friendly wait staff. Great night with my friends!

Thank Doug P
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

The mussels were great and at the recommendation of the server had the catch of the day. It was cooked to perfection! It was quite busy and the servers remained quite friendly!

Thank Fred K
Reviewed May 5, 2018

The fact that Antonio took his time with us explaining the menu and the different wines made our visit great! The service is really great and the staff supper friendly. The food was good and we loved the fresh fish and homemade pasta. I recommend...More

Thank Melovin V
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

What a great find! Superb friendly service and tasty food cooked to perfection! Definitely recommended

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

We had a really good meal here, the food was fresh and delicious, the service was really friendly and we liked the fact hat they didn’t rush us. The waiters were knowledgable and although we could use our basic Italian they both spoke good English...More

Thank elizabethhQ8091QZ
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We just wandered in on a Friday night, were able to be seated outside, and had a very enjoyable evening. I had the 4 cheese pizza, which was the best I’ve had. My husband had grilled vegetables and the squid pasta, both of which were...More

Thank Frances C
Reviewed April 28, 2018

I had higher hopes about this place after reading all the reviews. The pasta I ordered had nothing special than the one I'm making home and the pizza was com si com sa. Expensive for what they offer.

Thank Florentina1989
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

We dinned here 2 times and I wasn't impressed. First time we ordered pistachio pasta with white sauce and bacon plus a pizza. They recommended fresh home made pasta but then the waiter told me they don't have it anymore so they served penne. The...More

Thank Gilca I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Ogninella 10 | Piazza Università, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 816 6768
  • E-mail
THE QUARTARA is a friendly TRATTORIA / PIZZERIA located in the historic center of Catania, which enjoys a unique atmosphere of its kind, it is a family run pamper and recommend to our clients better. The restaurant offers a wide variety of dishes, starting with the fish until you get to the meat and vegetarian dishes, specialized for many years on the fish we offer our customers only the freshest, authentic dishes, also if you want to savor the REAL Sicilian cuisine with special dishes and rich flavors and intoxicating scents this is the place. Not only trattoria but also PIZZERIA, our pizzeria boasts a special unobtainable dough, pizza is a matured sourdough 48 hours before the sale in order to make a simple pizza a pleasure, the dough becomes very light, does not cause pain in the belly , and is made with oven STONE. Well what about ... Every other word would be superfluous, as they say: try it! We wait for you, come and see us and we assure you that you will not regret and thanks for your attention.
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