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Via Crociferi 31-33, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 345 124 7250
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20:00 - 23:45
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Dublin, Ireland
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The owners of our apartment suggested we try this restaurant. We arrived early and got a table outside and 12 dishes of local food and a litre of wine were given to us. It seems everybody in the restaurant gets the same there is no menu. We were unable to eat everything but it was all really nice. The total... More 

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Thank Michael H
Istanbul, Turkey
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Staff were very nice. I havent booked a table but arrived early (bit before 20h) and got a table outside. I ordered Caponatta as a starter and suddenly I had so many things on my table... a plate with Caponatta, fried eggplants, omelet, another with cheese, salame, mortadela, another with french fries, another with ricota (if Im not wrong), olives...... More 

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Thank Amarosti
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We had 2 menus of 11-12 dishes, a bottle of wine, limontselo and desserts for 30 euros. Some of the dishes were great, others not so much but overall you get a good idea of the food the locals enjoy so much. You will certainly enjoy dinner!

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Thank Maria P
Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

Amazing place!! we came to the place recommended by a local. This was absolutely a surprise for us. Honestly the most interesting restaurant we visited in our trip in Sicily. The athmosphere on the terrace between old buildings in one of the most beautiful streets of Catania and surrounded by only locals, was amazing. Most of the products were local... More 

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Thank Alex F
Catania, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014

If you ever wondered what a Sicilian grandmother cooks on Sunday (excluding pasta which is not on the Menu) come to Mario! for 12 euro you will taste a wide variety of typical Sicilian dishes with an assortment of grilled meat & wine. Do not expect a fine dining experience but a family environment with plastic cups & plates. Go... More 

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Thank Inandaround90
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

Taste was sensational, I'm vegan and had no problem eating the food, lots of veggies in starters, so fill up!

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Thank natnjoey
Madrid, Spain
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185 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013

AMAZING antipasti menu for 10€/person including one drink, this was definitely a fabulous dinner we´ll never forget!!!

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Thank pacolema1
Madrid, Spain
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185 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013

AMAZING antipasti menu for 10€/person including one drink, this was definitely a fabulous dinner we´ll never forget!!! We ate out on the terrace, as the premises seem to be quite small, it was a very popular place with the locals and we just LOVED it!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Grill
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
20:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
20:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
20:00 - 23:45
Thursday
20:00 - 23:45
Friday
20:00 - 23:45
Saturday
20:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Crociferi 31-33, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 345 124 7250

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?