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Il Cuciniere

Via Luigi Capuana 110, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 747 0702
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“tuna” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Luigi Capuana 110, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant, great food great service. If you are looking for something different and better than the norm, this is for you. 10 mins away from Via Etna in the Katane Palace Hotel. Don't be put off by this!

Thank rickyv007
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We stayed in the hotel to which this restaurant belongs for several days (also very recommendable), had our breakfasts in this restaurant and also one light dinner one evening. The staff was very pleasant and helpful on all occasions. The restaurant was really flexible in...More

Thank rulle366
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

The carpachio was very greasy, underseasoned and unpleasant to eat. The tuna was really overcooked, underseasoned. Very dissapointing. Could not finish nor the starter or the main.

Thank Moonika K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Truly excellent dining experience. Just awesome food. We had the smoked tuna carpaccio (a pretty large portion, for a starter), the aubergine tart and for main course the swordfish in pistachio crust and the ravioli a la Norma. All were wonderful. The wine list is...More

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Lovely place, great location, close to the city center. Fresh fish, excellent wine, very friendly staff - offered us extra appetizers - which were very much appreciated. Our first time here, hoping to return soon.

Thank Ion I
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We decided to try the restaurant of the hotel we were staying in after noticing some good reviews. We weren't disappointed. Their menu is not super extensive, but what they do have is delicious. We both ordered a first course of pasta, both delicious and...More

Thank Calvinus15
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We ate here twice during our stay at the Katane Palace Hotel, where the restaurant is located. We thoroughly enjoyed all our choices and also the wine chosen with the advice of our server. Very welcoming and a lovely open courtyard for aperitifs or coffee....More

Thank Patricia J
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Nice enough meal on a rainy January evening when you don't really feel like traipsing around dark and wet streets

Thank DarkSide_UK
Reviewed 15 January 2016

What a wonderful experience my friend and I had in Catania when we took a cooking class with chef Giulio and prepared food at his restaurant “Il Cuciniere”. The day started with a visit to the pescheria and then a walking tour of Catania with...More

Thank adriana f
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We had a nice evening and meal for New Year, the cost was quite a bit more than other restaurants in the area (100 Euros per person including drinks) but it was still cheaper than an equivalent restaurant at home. We booked before we travelled...More

Thank justlovemyholidays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 PM - 12:30 AM
8:00 PM - 12:30 AM
8:00 PM - 12:30 AM
8:00 PM - 12:30 AM
8:00 PM - 12:30 AM
8:00 PM - 12:30 AM
8:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luigi Capuana 110, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 747 0702
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