We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Via Santa Filomena 43, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 368 696 207
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“caponata” (2 reviews)
“main course” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Santa Filomena 43, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (538)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We tried fettuccine with seafood ragù and horse meat balls: both delicious. Reasonable price and great location. Even though very busy during mid August peak season, waiters have been fast, kind and friendly.

Thank zaza76bz
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent burgers, and the pizza was crunchy and good! Serviceminded waiters and good prices. Nice place - we would there go again 👍

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Located on via Filomena which is the centre of eating in Catania. Prompt service, tasty food and good attitude from staff with a thank you to the Spanish waiter who catered to my children’s fussy needs.

Thank David107Grafton
Reviewed 30 June 2018

the place was super crowded but the waitress still accommodated us with smile and grace. starters were nice and fast, main course full filled my taste buds for the night and the special rose from Etna made our evening. Chef goes around with piccolo birra...More

Thank Anja_Lazanja
Reviewed 6 June 2018

located in a very busy, high vibe road. We chose this for its more homely look rather than the more contemporary competition. We were not disappointed, in fact went back a second time. A fusion between middle east and Italian. Mmmmm. be careful the starters...More

1  Thank rickyv007
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Via Santa Filomena is really attractive, lots of bars and restaurants, outside tables, good atmosphere. Chose Curtigghiu because the menu looked like what we most fancied that night. Welcome was good and starters were too - baba gabnoush and traditional, thick, Sicilian soup with broad...More

Thank Wheeble
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

A group of us ate dinner here while we stayed in Catania for three nights. Service was good, particularly allowing for the fact that we had a table of 15 people. We had the local white and red wines, which were good. I had a...More

Thank Grice-Fearing
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Very good service and excellent tuna on caramelized onions crusted with pepper. Calamari was good. Prices were consistent with the touristy part of Catania. Service was very good. Would return for the tuna.

Thank Ez2ctheworld
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

What a great meal, with outstanding food and a wonderful staff. Everything was had was delicious. It was a friendly atmosphere. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for high quality food for a good value.

Thank JimmyZed1
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Food is fine, but the Pizza's are really good. Prices are a bit above average, but it is normal if you take the location in consideration. Would recomend this place.

Thank Gerco B
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,222 hotels in Sicily
Santuzza Hotel Catania
169 reviews
.06 km away
Hotel Etnea 316
658 reviews
.14 km away
Hotel Agathae
122 reviews
.16 km away
UNA Hotel Palace
1,908 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pasticceria Ficarra Luigi
118 reviews
.08 km away
Palinuro Ristopesce
121 reviews
.10 km away
Pasticceria Savia
4,347 reviews
.09 km away
FUD - Bottega Sicula
5,510 reviews
.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
Giardino Bellini
1,054 reviews
.09 km away
Fera 'o Luni - Mercato di piazza Carlo Alberto
131 reviews
.18 km away
Saint Biagio Church - Sant'Agata alla Fornace
51 reviews
.31 km away
Anfiteatro Romano
315 reviews
.37 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Curtigghiu staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:45 AM
6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
6:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Filomena 43, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 368 696 207
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing