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Trattoria La Marchesana

Via Mazza, 4/6/8, Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 315171
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“house steak” (2 reviews)
“mussels” (3 reviews)
“fish” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Mazza, 4/6/8, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place for lunch and run into this gem. It was Sunday and besides us there were 3 tables with local families. It was noisy but we didn’t mind. Food was very authentic and fresh. The wait stuff was very attentive...More

1  Thank Irene R
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We had a family dinner. Sea antipasti were an eight dish course. Great combination of anchovies, shrimps, octopus, fish and squid! Kids really enjoyed gnocchi and carbonara. We had squid and triglia fish. Ricotta cake. Was a great end to the evening. Local white wine...More

Thank Chelyo5
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Having failed to get into a well known place nearby, we passed this trattoria and thought we'd give it a try and were quite pleased that we did. The seafood dishes were all fresh and tasty, the mussel and clam dish in particular. The best...More

1  Thank Phi01
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is clean , tasty and very fresh . I was 2 night in a roll and both of it the food was very tasty. I highly recommend this restaurant . Better if u book the table in advance because often is full .

Thank maurizio v
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Tonight, we visited La Marchesana after having looked it up on Trip Advisor. It is situated in a quiet street in the city centre. The waiter was kind and since we do speak Italian, but are not native speakers, he would speak Italian a little...More

1  Thank Jelle v
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We had booked the no 1 on trip advisor but we were placed ins corridor, which was extremely hot. We could not be moved outdoors so we moved on. The Trattoria La Marchesana was just around the corner down a side street. There were no...More

2  Thank DavidHarvey95
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The food was divine. Fresh produce cooked at its best. The service was really nice and the location is just perfect. I highly recommend this trattoria to anyone visiting Catania.

1  Thank LeiDesign
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent food at a good price. 1 litre of house win for €5 a bargain and good quality. Family run and friendly staff. Would recommend to any one.

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Really good food - I had mussels followed by a horse steak (I've eaten horse before and have no problems with it, and there are other meat dishes!). Good bread and chilled house wine; pleasant service - an excellent introduction to Sicily after a good...More

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

The food here is very good, is like eating home. We didn't have a clue of what to order and asked the old man to pick for us and he did it fantastic. The prices are fair and the wine is also good. We for...More

Thank YovanaLO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Mazza, 4/6/8, Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 315171
tel # 095.315171
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