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Giardino di Bacco Catania

Via Etnea 704, 95128 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 438173
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“truffle” (2 reviews)
“tagliatelle” (2 reviews)
“food and wine” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via Etnea 704, 95128 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What’s not to like at this wonderful restaurant. We had read many reviews before selection it as the only restaurant at which we would be able to enjoy dinner. It did not disappoint. Both food and service were exceptional. Even had the opportunity to talk...More

2  Thank rbsmith3
SalvoTrischitta, Proprietario at Giardino di Bacco Catania, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

My dear there is occasionally some incomprehensible review but the passion with which we work finally manages to win over everything. It is people like you who encourage us to continue with our true local cuisine. Thank you very much for your kind words that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First and foremost - let me state that the staff and management were superb: very attentive to detail and accommodative to all wants/needs. The restaurant is a quaint and lovely place, with an antique appearance and dim lightning, tucked into a nook near the heart...More

2  Thank DanieleA1345
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I walked from my hotel there expecting to get a table. When I got there the lady asked me if I had a reservation; because, there weren’t any tables available. I said I would wait, but they kept me waiting. While I was waiting I...More

2  Thank Dariel_Bonilla
SalvoTrischitta, Proprietario at Giardino di Bacco Catania, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Your review is misleading, my dear sir. I don't understand if you complain about having waited or not having found vegetarian dishes. Incomprehensible! You waited only 11 minutes, we have the registration of our cameras. Also in our menu are always vegetarian and vegan dishes....More

Reviewed October 8, 2018

My husband and I spent a wonderful evening in this restaurant. The Pasta with Truffle we had was out of this world; for the amount of truffle the dish had it was very reasonable priced. The wine we had was exquisite and also very reasonable...More

3  Thank Judi K
SalvoTrischitta, Proprietario at Giardino di Bacco Catania, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Judi we would like to see you again every week. We hope to see you again in the future once a year, we will be satisfied. Thank you. Hello from Salvo

Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away from the street down a side alley and through a buzzer gate we found this great place. Met with a smile we ordered, our Italian wasn’t good so to help us our server spoke in English. The food is excellent, especially anything with...More

2  Thank stevef2501
SalvoTrischitta, Proprietario at Giardino di Bacco Catania, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

We want to give a good memory to tourists and maybe we get excited with them more than with the Sicilian people. Thank you Steve from Salvo Trischitta and Roberta

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Loved this place! All the staff were very attentive and were great at answering any questions that we had. Ambience was perfect and we really loved the food. Making reservations is a must as they won't let you in the door without one. Thank you...More

2  Thank Dawn A
SalvoTrischitta, Proprietario at Giardino di Bacco Catania, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

We are very happy to have given you a nice memory of Catania. We offer Sicilian cuisine for this reason too. All foreign people who come to us must feel Sicily, its perfumes and its atmospheres. Thank you. Hello from Roberta and Salvo Trischitta

Reviewed September 19, 2018

A family-run restaurant that’s somewhat hidden away down a side alley off via Etnea and therefore easily missed. And you need to ring the bell for entry! The food was wonderful. We both enjoyed a spinach cannelloni with courgette sauce as a starter, followed by...More

1  Thank Michael P
SalvoTrischitta, Proprietario at Giardino di Bacco Catania, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

For us the guests are all the same, without differences in treatment. Of course you will understand how spontaneous it is to entertain the table with a guest who has been dating us for 15/20 years, but this does not mean a different treatment of...More

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Location? Perfect. Service? Amazing, kind, effective. Food? Beyond any expectation. Wine? Delightful. The To Go restaurant in Catania.

2  Thank SchwabM4
SalvoTrischitta, Proprietario at Giardino di Bacco Catania, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words. We hope to see you again. Hello from Salvo and Roberta

Reviewed September 6, 2018

A fabulous dinner! It was amazing! Menu had amazing choices, everything was delicious! From appetizers, to main dish and dessert, everything was excellent including the wait staff! Recommended!

2  Thank violaagosti
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Many others have written reviews to recommend this gem of a restaurant so I shall focus upon the practicalities of eating there. Firstly, YOU MUST BOOK. it’s a small romantic garden restaurant and when we were there in August, people were being turned away all...More

7  Thank Chris S
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July 31, 2018|
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Response from SalvoTrischitta | Property representative |
We are open all the year every evening for dinner. But on holidays we only open for lunch. You can also book for Christmas lunch if you want. Thank you, Ciao from Roberta and Salvo Trischitta
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$56
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Etnea 704, 95128 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 438173
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Sicilian fish cuisine is served in an old house in the centre of Catania. There are also meat dishes and vegetables of the territory
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