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Il Cantiniere

) #174 of 783 Restaurants in Catania $$ - $$$ Italian, Mediterranean,
Viale della Liberta' 153 | Viale Libertà 153, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 532122
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“cold meats” (3 reviews)
“salami” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Viale della Liberta' 153 | Viale Libertà 153, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wine was good, steak was passable, staff was overworked and stressed. Too crowded, too expensive for what it offers, too pretentious. Hard to understand why it was so crowded, probably just a fad for the locals. Go eat your steak somewhere else!

Thank SlovTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bar was recommended by our hotel, we'd arrived in Catania late & just wanted a quick bite/beer before turning in. They were having a wine tasting event that night, €15 plus €5 for our glass & we could sample over 50 wines with a...More

Thank EnigmaKT
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We have been there with order of very good wine by glass (Eur.6.- per glass, quite expensive if compare to other restaurant, but taste is very good until we feel that Eur.6.- is too cheapX with big plate of cold cut and various cheese, just...More

Thank Bandhit T
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel, so full of enthusiasm we set off. First impressions we were delighted, floor to ceiling bottles of wine, beautiful Italian music playing what more delights were in store... in a word None. The waiter was disinterested to...More

Thank Susie B
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here twice in recent weeks. On both occasions, I ordered tenderloin steak. It was absolutely fantastic - tender and tasty - some of the best steak I have ever eaten. They claim to have over 9,000 wines - the walls are stacked...More

Thank JoMaRoSoIsWi
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing selection of wines. Salvatore is the expert on the wines and truly a great host as well. One of our favorite places by far on our Sicily trip.

Thank tpQ6553TY
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

One n shud try this here. This is heaven..absolutely heaven.. the meat is so good I can't describe. Well done Cook..hats off

Thank Vivek J
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Found Il Cantiniere buy accident when strolling looking for a bar a after a long journey from Western Sicily and thinking Catania was a bit scruffy. We have seriously never seen anything like it. Very modern and spacious and entirely lined with shelves of bottles...More

Thank TroisAteliers
Il Cantiniere C... c, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Cantiniere, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

kind friends thank you for your review. Hopefully come back soon to visit us. Thank you

Reviewed 28 January 2017

Our last night in Europe and we asked the hotel in Catania where to go for a good meal and we could buy a glass of wine. He sent us to Il Cantiniere!! Superb, Amazing - best wine bar we have EVER seen! We had...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Salvatore was an incredible host. Trust him and let him introduce you to some of Sicily's best wines, based on your wine preferences. The food was excellent too. Highly recommended Catania stop!

Thank VenetianGirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$112
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 02:00
Monday
09:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 02:00
Thursday
09:00 - 02:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale della Liberta' 153 | Viale Libertà 153, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Neighbourhood: Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Phone Number: +39 095 532122
  • E-mail
Description
Present in the heart of Catania, Il Cantiniere in one of the largest wineriers and restaurant in Italy. Contains 12.000 labels of wines, spiurits, and beers, served in a refined and elegannce place by qulified sommeliers and trained staff., ready to make a discover and choose the best bootles, Il Cantiniere in an restarurant a culinary paradise for lovers of good food, with prestigius meats, cheese to taste, and differents varietes of meats and fresh fish. Il CCantiniere also provides a delivery service from 09.00 a.m to 02.00 a.m. every day, and have a bus shuttle free for eat a la cartè.and also we have a Buffet for lunch "all You can eat.
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