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Via Santa Filomena 48, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 715 9433
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“polpette” (21 reviews)
“meatballs” (42 reviews)
“pizza” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Santa Filomena 48, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on our first night in Sicily. We had a pizza each and it was very average to say the least. If you want a good pizza head down to Il Sale Art Cafe at the end of the street instead - you...More

Thank Sally N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most amazing dinner ever! Just go here and try anything, it was absolutely wonderful! We had the meatballs and pizza.

Thank Maghan Y
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This is my second visit here in the last year. First we have the meatballs wrapped in pancetta and a ricotta pasta dish. Tonight I have the Pizze Vanessa and a green salad. Both dinners exceeded expectations. Since it was warm out this evening I...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Glacier like slow service was made even worse by the pork dishes my two friends and I had, they were basically just variations on beefburgers. Meal was dreadful and ten seconds after walking away from the Restaurant, my friend was violently sick, geyser like, in...More

Thank Gremalkin
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Couple with a 4 year old, we were charged 6 euros for service which was very bad, and 2 euros for a small glass of milk which we were not to happy about. The meatballs were excellent, highly recommended and the 75cl blond beer was...More

Thank Agust O
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Inexpensive and high quality cafe-type dining. The pizzas are the highlight- made from scratch and cooked in their own pizza oven. Reasonably good local wines and beer on tap. Probably a better bet than the much-lauded 'Fud' across the road.

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Been to this restaurant on a Wednesday night, place was fairly busy as apparently this is now the hot spot in this part of Catania. They serve mostly meatballs made with any variety of meat you can think of ( including Horse). They also serve...More

Thank R_B_Ginger
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

My wife wanted a salad, which was not on the menu. Te server offered to create salad with whatever ingredients she wanted. We ended up with a terrific salad and cresh buffalo mozzarella pizza. The server even smiled-- a rarity in Sicily. Great place. No...More

Thank TampaRover
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Reasonably priced, lots of choices. Varied and unique flavor combinations. I didn't think to ask for well done, meatballs came out pretty rare. No problem with sending back and they were cooked more. Attentive service.

Thank sew0915
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Find the street Filomena and you will find a street full of restaurants. We chose to go to this one. All I can really say is if you like big massive meatballs then you won't be disappointed, if your not keen on meatballs then give...More

Thank niall p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Filomena 48, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 715 9433
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