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Perle d'Ortigia

Via Dei Candelai 12, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 21324
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“caponata” (6 reviews)
“linguine” (4 reviews)
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Dei Candelai 12, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We had a decent dinner with “normal prices” at the restaurant. The stuff is helpful and the food was comfy. I would suggest octopus with wine sauce. Wine list is decent and suggest Terre della Baronia. Worth a try. As a general the restaurant is...More

Thank Kerem T
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

An upscale, but reasonably priced restaurant. We had a selection of veal and beef diners. The side dishes were excellent and the service friendly and inviting.

Thank Robert Z
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Second time I've eaten here and I'll be back. Beautiful real Sicilian food. The pasta siracusana is about the best i've found and we also had wonderful linguine with sea urchins. The cassata is as good as you will find anywhere. Nice staff, nice surroundings,...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Very friendly, family owned restaurant so a high standard of food! 4 adults and 2 agreed that best chocolate cake EVER!. Other 2 had different but also good dessert! Chef checked that we were happy with our food also, which was a good sign. Would...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this restaurant and read other reviews which were very complimentary. This turned out to be very accurate as our meal was possibly our best meal in Sicily. The staff were very helpful and we ended up deciding on a whole sea bass...More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Situated down an alleyway off the main thoroughfare, this place rewards those who take the trouble to find it. Very understated from the outside, the venue is very attractive with clean stonework, attentive staff and really good food, we would have returned but for the...More

Thank DaveH118
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Very good place! Delicious seafood, good wine, quick and friendly staff. Caponata - real gem! Moderate prices. So, don't hesitate - go and eat there!

Thank Maximus_Voyager
Reviewed 12 September 2017

tasty tasting menu, not great ... bad service, poor explanation of the dishes served by the older waiter, as well as being constantly coming out of the restaurant and coming back with a smell of smoke ... great basic service (drinks and hot bread) ,...More

Thank jonny503
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Lovely food - fresh fish and home made pasta with tasty sauces, reasonable prices, great service and good wine. Highly recommended.

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Family owned, wonderful service, high quality food. Warm greeting and through our dinner we spoke frequently with owner. This is not a tourist trap, it is in a small street and with the find. We would definitely return!

Thank Cindy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Candelai 12, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 21324
  • E-mail
Perle d'Ortigia identifies our chef tasteful pearls and the oyster and sea protagonistes in his kitchen. Our restaurant has a youth management and qualified staff. You can find an entrance bar area from where you can see the chef at work, an intimate room with caracteristic stone walls, a large room with fifty seats and an internal relaxing garden!Our menu meets who want to do a fast lunch break or an event to celebrate,paying attention to quality at a right cost.
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