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A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce

Via Mulino Santa Lucia, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 989 0689
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“swordfish” (9 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
“fish market” (24 reviews)
Via Mulino Santa Lucia, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 989 0689
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Because we always seek accommodations that offer us the opportunity to cook, markets like this are especially appealing. Oodles of fresh fish choices. We bought fresh swordfish (spada) Sea bass (branzino) and sea bream (orata) for cooking at home. But you can also buy fresh...More

1  Thank Stan W
Reviewed 16 January 2017

For all the food lovers out there, especially when it comes to fish and seafood, visiting this market is a must! Such a lovely place, full off colorful fruit displays, fresh fish and seafood on ice, cheeses, ham and plenty of other traditional Sicilian foods!...More

1  Thank Sorcha_MG
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Our hotel recommended that we have a visit at this fish market but he didn't go into detail as to why, so it was a fun surprise to see how it was. There is a large area just a short stroll from the cathedral where...More

Thank TigerRoyalty
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Accidentally walked through here on the way to the hotel and was immediately back there to buy lunch, we proceeded to buy lunch there every day. Amazing selection of quality food.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We went here both days of our stay to buy bread cheese and meats before taking our haul to eat in the square! The prices are reasonable, you can sample before you try, and you don't need Italian skills to get by. Try to find...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Part of the soul of Catania. Not to be missed. This fish market is lively, loud, and fun. It goes on and on and around and around. You can find any kind of fish caught along the local coast. It's all packed on ice and...More

Thank Garry S
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It was a surprise to visit this fish market. Far from being a tourist trap (our perception) it was visited mostly by local patrons with sellers trying to outsell their neighbour. Typical Italy! Make sure you visit this place.

Thank Pinotfreak
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I went there and bought 2 kinds of fish and shrimps and some other thing and were all good, and not so expensive, plus you can enjoy the mood of the place and take some photos

Thank Mira K
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This market is fantastic. I went early in the morning to watch them set up and mid day at its busiest. The atmosphere is vibrant. The stall owners are like one large family. The variety of fish and produce is amazing. What is most impressive...More

1  Thank waiake1
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Absolutely loved shopping here during our stay in an apartment, getting fresh fish ad vegetables every day. The stallholders were superbly helpful and the atmosphere was very special indeed. Seeing snails desperately trying to escape their fate as dinner was one particular sight, as were...More

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Lucienne C
Any parking in the vicinity?
11 July 2016|
Response from Valentina B | Reviewed this property |
It is very difficult to park over there. . .
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Will you be open on May 1, 2016?
3 April 2016|
Response from Gianluca D | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. And the 1st of May is a Sunday when the market is generally dead. Better the day before when people buy fish and meat for the 1st of May bbq.
romina a
Is the market open during the Christmas holidays?
26 August 2015|
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