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Ristorante Porta Marina

Via Dei Candelai 35, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 22553
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via Dei Candelai 35, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have time for a long leisurely lunch and you are not on a budget this restaurant offers quite an experience. My family and I decided to splurge on the Chef’s surprise lunch. This is 50 euros each (not including beverages) but includes seven...More

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the chefs tasting menu, which was about 7 dishes (half size portions). The chef chooses the dishes and we have no limitations, so we were really hoping to be wow’ed. We unfortunately were not. The was not bad, it just wasn’t anything more...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant seems to be associated with a hotelerie and a larger restaurant inside, but we chose to sit outside, on the waterfront with nice sidewalk seating, (unfortunately, adjacent to a parking lot) but looking out over one of the fishing fleet harbors on the...More

Thank Ginna W
Reviewed December 22, 2017

First, although the restaurant was half empty, and we had a reservation made by our hotel, they placed us in what looked like the worst table in the place: directly in front of the door and next to a table filled with bottles of aperitifs,...More

Thank Gornie
Reviewed December 10, 2017

Five of us walked in off the street without a reservation, few people in but very quickly filled up with locals. Food excellent, service attentive until we asked for a free grappa (after three courses and several bottles of 'recommended - ie expensive' wine). We...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

As we had a large group dinner, I must say the service was slow. The food average. The wine, very good, but pricey. We were told that certain bottles of wine were not available, while being served to tables were my friends were seated (we...More

Thank Alexandru L
Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Had not read the comments about the restaurant . We decided to take a look when coming across it as we were walking through Ortegia. The menu was very appealing to our taste. Luckily we needn’t any reservation since it was around 2pm in a...More

Thank Melek71
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Fresh fish and seasonal food well prepared and professionally proposed. Nice location, even thought the dining room is not very large. Wine list correct and so the final bill. To be recommended.

Thank Aldo A
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Ristorante Porta Marina is located in a quiet lane off one of the busier thoroughfares in Ortigia. Being an early Tuesday evening, we took our chances and walked in the restaurant without a reservation. Our decision to go in was based on the restaurant’s TripAdvisor...More

Thank Trooperoz
Reviewed October 31, 2017

We visited this restaurant on our recent trip to Ortigia. We strolled the streets surveying menus looking for unique yet traditional Sicilian seafood items. We decided on Porta and were not dissapointed. All of our dishes were beautifully prepared and tasted fantastic. I especially enjoyed...More

Thank Njbob53
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Candelai 35, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 22553
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