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Caseificio Borderi

Via Emanuele de Benedictis 6 | Mercato di Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 329 985 2500
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwich” (241 reviews)
“salami” (51 reviews)
“paninis” (13 reviews)
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07:00 - 16:00All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Via Emanuele de Benedictis 6 | Mercato di Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Just go and have an authentic and unique food experience! The ingredients, the owner and his family who us preparing food at the counter, the storytelling are memorable! And when you finally have rhe first bite you'll thank yourself for wainting in the line:) Enjoy!

Thank elenaoancea1
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely a must while you are in Ortigia! Super friendly staff, amazing sandwiches! Nothing could be better

Thank Tracey N
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome, the man that makes the sandwiches is an artist. The line can be long, but it is very entertaining and they make an effort so that you wont be bored as you wait. They also hand out lots of samples that...More

1  Thank Soft_Style
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This is the place you have to visit! An excellent experience to see how your sandwich and plate is being prepared by an incredibly skilled guy that gives you a whole show :) using only fresh and best quality ingredients. We payed 5 euro for...More

1  Thank SarahDemes
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

What can I say, this place is a real treat. Mum and I joined the queue and it was a pleasure to watch the construction of such magnificent baguettes. Andrea Broderi has an infectious passion for the food he produces and there is non stop...More

Thank MythicalStanley
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This place definitely lived up to the high expectations of previous reviews. Such friendly interactive staff who are very passionate about the food they are serving( we got lots of free samples of cheese yum) really delicious fresh ingredients...best lunch in Ortigia!

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place while in the market for some fruit. The taste and entire experience brought happy tears to my eyes. The absolute highlight of our trip and a truly unforgettable meal. The absolute highlight of our trip in Sicily.

Thank Mircea B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Yep, you have a long wait, especially at lunchtime. But it is worth it. The maestro puts on a good show, chatting amiably to everybody in the (long) queue while preparing his fabulous (cold only) sandwiches. Remember - you have no say what goes in...More

Thank vsop-50
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The wait can be daunting, but just circle back latter to see if the crowd has thinned. The sprightly and nattily dressed owner is continuously supplied with ingredients so you can watch him slice, smash, sprinkle, and roll you a huge messy sandwich like none...More

Thank Rocco D
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The Sandwich guy is a legend and the sandwiches are terrific and cheap. Best 5 Euro sandwich you can buy. Be prepared to wait in line because each sandwich is custom made and it takes him time to make each one. The sandwich is piled...More

Thank Harlanc
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Questions & Answers
12 February 2017|
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Response from cencha | Reviewed this property |
It is not a restaurant, more like a deli. For our first time there, they prepared a sample platter of their meats and cheeses with some bread which we sat and ate like a meal. It was filling! On my second visit i ordered the... More
17 July 2016|
Response from FabrizioC |
30 minutes more or less
17 July 2016|
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Response from morewierd | Reviewed this property |
You can easily wait an hour.......but it's lots of fun. It's a "friendly line". Good luck.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Emanuele de Benedictis 6 | Mercato di Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 329 985 2500
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street food of Ortigia. Dairy Borderi serves a wide range of products and typical Sicilian cheeses made by hand. We are in the market of Ortigia, and the place we serve our sandwiches and platters. We carry out the catering service and ship all over the world.
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