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Ambasciata d'Ortigia

Via Giuseppe Maria Capodieci 6/8 | Via Roma, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 24468
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (6 reviews)
“sardines” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Via Giuseppe Maria Capodieci 6/8 | Via Roma, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Read in some reviews mainly Italian language, like a pure Italiano. Was scared when we read the menu, three languages! Tourist trap?? Relax, once interactions with the friendly staff is all back to Italiano, Gracie ,mama Mia. Starter a typical Sicilian anti pasto according to...More

Thank Callesteros
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The answer is: walk on and do not make our mistake! After a great lunch at the market we were looking for more local restaurants. So avoiding the sea side we passed the Ambasciata. It looks very local. No signs of tourists and a kinda...More

Thank Artmiks
sebastiano s, Proprietario at Ambasciata d'Ortigia, responded to this review
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salve non capisco che dovrei evitare anche ai clienti di fare fumare fuori . il nostro cameriere per fortuna non...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016

I just returned from 4 nights in amazing Taormina. A very rainy day sent us to Siracusa for the day. We were hungry for lunch as we were strolling through Ortigia’s narrow, romantic streets - and we stumbled upon this restaurant. It was filled with...More

1  Thank NYCGal2010
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had just arrived in town and we were not attracted to the water side restaurants with grumpy waiters slapping the plates down in front of a packed in group of tourists, so we walked a bit, and found Ambasciata d'Ortigia. They had so many...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is the best we have been, for the moment. The mix of pasta with seafood is perfect in all dishes! Good service and cheap prices!

1  Thank Mt S
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I have eat a very good fish menu, well made, good selection of fish and plates and good amount of food with a great price. The staff from the restaurant and the chief very friendly people. The restaurant simple but friendly with a lot of...More

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sebastiano s, Proprietario at Ambasciata d'Ortigia, responded to this review
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grazie per essere stati nel nostro locale e per la vostra recensione, vi aspettiamo con piacere per provare i nostri...More

Reviewed 19 August 2016

Very authentic experience. Was a bit difficult to order as the waitress didn't speak english but a very friendly Italian couple at the table next to us helped us to order, very glad we persisted as the food was very good.

Thank Ester S
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I walked around the streets of Syracuse, which offers several alternatives for lunch, and that it seemed less touristy from the visual point of view, but it's worth a try. Local cuisine and great appetizers. no frills but delicious dishes Grouper's ravioli with pistachio:highly recommended

1  Thank Alessandro M
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Our first impressions of Ortigia when we arrived from Palermo and Trapani were that it was a 'bit to polished' compared to what we had been used to on our stay in Sicily. Our meal here soon gave us faith that if we scratched below...More

1  Thank BillyBarnett
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Just had our second delish dinner in ambasciata d'Ortigia, probably the best restaurant in siracusa. We shared an antipasti for starter, and because there were three of us they put 3 of everything on the plate, nice touch so no arguments over sharing. All the...More

2  Thank Orlagh K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$32
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Maria Capodieci 6/8 | Via Roma, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 24468
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