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Pasticceria Russo

Via Vittorio Emanuele III 105, 95010 Santa Venerina, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 953202
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
6 Nov 2016
“Lovely traditional pasticceria”
4 Nov 2016
“Beautiful and quirky ”
Open Now
07:30 - 14:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Via Vittorio Emanuele III 105, 95010 Santa Venerina, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Taormina and Mount Etna. This is a great bakery / coffee shop. The cannoli are fantastic (ask for them if they are not on display!!)

Thank Jorn H
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Very old fashioned sweets baker - and all the better for it. Great cinnamon choux buns and delicious cannoli. The marzipan carved into fruit is an art in itself. The coffee room is lovely and dignified. Authentically lovely.

Thank Robber222
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Oh my goodness what a lovely place! Understandably it has world wide recognition. It is a place of class so expect great service and produce.

Thank Nick190722
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

If you stay in Santa venerina you need to make this pasticceria your morning stop. We went every morning for freshly made brioche, croissants and bread. The staff were incredibly friendly and they loved my two year son and always gave him sweets because he...More

Thank David486
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Very very good nothing mor to say is needless to say 🎯♥ Very very good We enjoyed very much from the servic . We enjoyed very much form the wide maneu. The dishes aare made from fresh ingridians high qwality ingridiants . The dishes are...More

Thank Naaama S
Reviewed 7 August 2015

We were told this is the best place to go for granite and brioche. We were not disappointed! It is a small and charming pasticceria which makes you feel like you are a part of the culture. So much better than any touristy pasticceria in...More

1  Thank DietzeFam
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Very friendly pasticceria with a nice choice in typical sicilian dolce, to accompany a really good cuppa coffee. Inside, they have waited tables. Try their Cannoli filled with sweet ricotta cheese, dipped in pistache crumbs.

Thank Caedalus
Reviewed 31 October 2014

I am not very expert of sweets but this place was very unique. atmosphere is cozy and everything smells very good. coffee was stunning and i really felt spirit of Italian culture. gracie mille!!!

1  Thank GabrieleMmm
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Fantastic place.....looks really tired and uninteresting from the outside, but once inside you are transferred to another world. I went there for the Canolli (amongst the best I have tried). I ended up trying not only the canolli but also various granita flavours, sweets, coffee...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Was privileged to be able to go behind the scenes and watch Maria Nieva Russo hand painting the amazing marzipan candies here but possibly the highlight of the visit was tasting the canolli. I must admit here that it was the first I had ever...More

Thank Eyejewels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 14:00
15:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 14:00
15:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 14:00
15:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 14:00
15:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:30 - 14:00
15:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:30 - 14:00
15:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:30 - 14:00
15:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele III 105, 95010 Santa Venerina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Santa Venerina
  • Phone Number: +39 095 953202
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