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Ristorante Pepe Nero

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Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
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Viale Ruggero di Lauria 43, 95127 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 382368
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This restaurant opens at 8.00 pm but if you get there at 7.45 pm you will see the lights on and the door open. But if you try and get in you will refused even if you say you quite happy to sit at a table with a drink and wait for service. When you finally get in you will... More 

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Thank bluebudgie2015
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We came across Pepe Nero via the Michelin guide, and we were not disappointed. Great food, excellent wines and a pistachio gelato to die for. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Thank Randi S
Warwick, Rhode Island
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Ate here twice....first night was outstanding...mussels over pasta, pistachio pasta..second time just fair! Ordered mussels again....they were tiny or empty shells. Octopus salad very good.

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Thank goshoppago
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The resto looks nice but when you're sitting down they forget you. Very terrible service which you paid upfront for. Coz the bill is included service coast. I don't understand that it isn't right. We had to wait for almost one hour to get our food. Which was btw good but not worth the price. The pizza's are huge we... More 

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1 Thank Ali E
Letchworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here twice each time the food has been wonderful. Mushroom risotto was to die for and the curry was so delicate with lots of flavour. The lady at the front of house greater us with warmth and remembered us from our previous visit. The waiters were charming and some do speak English. The restaurant seems to only... More 

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Thank Amanda R
Sao Paulo, SP
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186 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

This place is a Oasis in a very nice neighborhood in Catania. Very decent. Nice decoration. Huge selection of Italian food, good met cuts, Japanese food, awesome pizzas and of course, and spectacular cellar with pretty reasonable prices. Don't miss the pizzas. They are just great.

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Thank SASFlavio
Oslo, Norway
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The last day on Sicily, we wanted a meal close to the hotel and this place is next door to the hotel and the restaurant seemed nice. The hotel booked a table and told asked them to make a romantic evening for us. When we got to there, a couple of the staff was outside smoking, but there was no... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

The worst place ever! The staff seemed to be on another planet, and we never got our food. They charge 2,50 euros for the wine cooler also... Dont know if I wanna cry or laugh. The management also have a serious problem with attitude... If your not Gordon Ramsey and wanna fix this place up, do not go! Be aware... More 

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Thank Ida C
Island of Gozo, Malta
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

Excellent restaurant with a smile and very nice food. Try the "il Fagottino di Pesce Spada" :) And nice desserts too

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Thank Jason Z
Island of Gozo, Malta
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

We opted for various different antipasti which were really delicious. Desserts are to die for, wish I had more room.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$54
Cuisine
Italian, Japanese, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Ruggero di Lauria 43, 95127 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Neighbourhood: Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Phone Number: +39 095 382368
Description
Un suggestivo angolo di sapori che si affaccia sul meraviglioso scorcio del lungomare di Catania: questo e Pepe Nero. Un luogo dove condividere il piacere di stare insieme assaporando piatti tipici della cucina siciliana, impreziositi e resi unici dal tocco dei nostri chef che, con eleganza e professionalita, presentano ai nostri clienti delle vere e proprie opere d'arte.La raffinatezza dello stile, il gusto dell'arredamento e la naturale bellezza che fa a Pepe Nero da scenografia lo rendono un ristorante sofisticato ed intrigante e, al tempo stesso, pronto ad esaudire i desideri e le richieste dei propri clienti.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?