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Vineria Picasso

Piazza Ogninella 4/5, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 347 863 2282
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tagliatelle” (6 reviews)
“antipasti” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza Ogninella 4/5, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The fresh swordfish was well-prepared. The staff is friendly and helpful. The kitchen, however, is a bit slow. We were the first people in the restaurant and had quite a wait for the main course. It was worth the wait.

Thank wpnyc
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We had a great meal here in September. Especially memorable was the Sicilian buffet. The staff were very pleasant and attentive. We were very impressed

Thank Martin P
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We had a lot of time before our flight left in Catania airport so my husband found this restaurant and we decided to go for dinner. It's located in the old part of Catania town. I didn't like the street where it's located, there were...More

Thank Bluerosa667
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Cute wine bar. The buffet of typical Sicilian apps for only 6 Euro was soooooog good. House Nero D'Avola was good. Staff was nice. The only wierd thing which is out of thier control was the nightclub across the street blaring Hip Hop and gangster...More

Thank VerdelleElliott
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is the best restaurant I ate at during our trip to Sicily. The food is well-priced (mid-range for Sicily), the wine is good, the staff is very friendly, and the food is delicious. I suggest arriving for dinner late or, yes, you might be...More

Thank cecelia d
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Vineria Picasso was recommended by our Tour Director and was an excellent choice. A bit of a challenge to find, it offered excellent local cuisine, English-speaking staff, and a huge wine selection. They offer a fixed menu as well as daily specials. Prices were reasonable...More

Thank WHGC
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I have never given a poor rating to a restaurant which served excellent food. For the reason, read on. First the good part. The food was superb, the octopus starter was fresh and tender and the mains of tagliatelle with porcini and grilled prawn skewer...More

Thank Phi01
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Vineria Picasso offers an excellent variety of typical Sicilian food. The antipasti are a must: caponata, parmigiana, broccoli affogati, olives, dried tomatoes, etc. Pasta is also wonderful, especially pappardelle with tomatos, aubergeens and swordfish, or "spaghetti 'cca muddica" (with capers, cherry tomatoes and toasted crumbs)....More

Thank gmargani
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Very lovely place. Good food, good wine, nice people. The grilled calamaris are fabulous, it's a must have :)

Thank Gabriel C
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We dined outside and enjoyed the parade of young people passing by on Saturday evening. But we really enjoyed the food! The waitress was very helpful, recommending a local wine to accompany the pasta dishes (all regional specialities) we ordered. The restaurant appeared to fill...More

Thank Joan C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Ogninella 4/5, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 347 863 2282
  • E-mail
The restaurant “Picasso”, opened in 1991, serves traditional Sicilian dishes and more than 350 different Sicilian types of wine bottles. Over the years the local has become the reference point of the enogastronomy in the historical center of Catania. The local offers an excellent buffet of starters. The first courses are particularly recommended. The menu includes second courses consisting in fish and meat.
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