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Ristorante i Crociferi

Piazza San Francesco d'Assisi 14, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 715 2480
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“antipasti” (3 reviews)
“fish” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Piazza San Francesco d'Assisi 14, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We had dinner there last night, I had fish with potatoes, olive oil and parsley in foil baked. My husband had pasta with shellfish. Both were excellent.my husband had a ricotta cake that was the best dessert he ever had The service was excellent, the...More

Thank sarah c
roretta, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Ristorante i Crociferi, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Although they offer an English menu and a fixed price lunch, this place is full of locals, not tourists. Lovely place and excellent food.

Thank winesfoodfun
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Went here for dinner one evening. It is a little off the beaten track but worth looking for. The starters, mains and wine were all very tasty. The waiter serving us was terrific and the bill was vey reasonable for the standard of food. I...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Having a few days in Catania happily wandering and enjoying the city we thought this looked like a good place for lunch with a fixed price menu of 25 euros/person. Such a good decision! It's a beautiful restaurant, and no economies are made for lunch...More

Thank cyberce
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We have just had the most wonderful dinner at this restaurant. It was recommended as a good, non-touristy fish restaurant. Tucked away in a side street a few minutes walk from the elephant fountain. Very, very good food, with a complimentary plate of amuse bouche....More

Thank Caroline L
roretta, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Ristorante i Crociferi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2016

Thank you so much

Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

The staff was not friendly at all and very rude. The food was of a very bad quality and cold. Really not worth a visit. We really wasted our money there. Bad food for a high price!

1  Thank Cosmopolitan1985
Reviewed 20 January 2016

On our first night in Catania, we were all set to order from the English version of the menu: a bottle of wine, antipasti, a primi, and a secondi. Through limited English/Italian communication, we surmised that he had our best interest in mind, and offered...More

Thank Amy K
roretta, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante i Crociferi, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2016

Thank you so much

Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place by chance as it was next to our hotel. Naturally I expected it may be a tourist trap, but I was gladly mistaken. The lovely older gentleman waiter greeted us kindly. Upon reviewing the Italian and English version of the menu...More

Thank richieOz
roretta, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ristorante i Crociferi, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2016

Thank you so much

Reviewed 24 September 2015

I had lunch here and was delighted with the whole experience. Not a tourist spot and lovely conversation with the waiter who had been in the restaurant business for 50 years! No rush to get you to leave the table, excellent value. Fresh fish and...More

Thank Julie P
roretta, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Ristorante i Crociferi, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2015

Thank you so mach for your review. Pleased to have served well and made turno taste our dishes

Reviewed 3 September 2015

The food was very good and authentic, the prices felt right and the service was excellent. would recommenced!

Thank yalro
roretta, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Ristorante i Crociferi, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2015

Thank you very much for your review

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Restaurant Details

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Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Francesco d'Assisi 14, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 715 2480
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