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Ristorante Porta Marina

Via dei Candelai 35, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 22553
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (14 reviews)
“cassata” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via dei Candelai 35, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the second time in 12 months that we have been here. The place has a little old school charm. You will find it hard to beat anywhere in Syracuse in terms of the seafood dishes that are served. Service is good and attentive....More

Thank Karl S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with no reservations, walked in and were seated in a side room with 4 tables. The waiter tried to rush us to make decisions and we ordered the Chef's Gran Crudo which was delicious. Also ordered a shrimp pasta, the house specialty. I...More

Thank Annie B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We love modern buzzy places but occasionally it's lovely to be cosseted in th old school manner, quietly efficient service, friendly welcoming smiles, understated elegance. E.g immediately bringing bread and water to the table, keeping your wine topped up, filleting your fish. Beautiful surroundings we...More

1  Thank Champagnecharlie2
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Great food and charming atmosphere! We really enjoyed our meal here, recommended by our B&B, also called Porta Marina! The ambiance was true Sicilian, the food delicious and traditional. Would have gone back a 2nd time, if it hadn't been our last night in Ortigia!!...More

Thank dodi66
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I really don't like to go over the top but this was! The setting on the quiet side "street" on the island of Ortigia, Saracusa was so comfortable and impressive that I have to say it was great. They hit all the high points. Fish...More

1  Thank Captjps
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We had a short stay in Syracuse so we were keen to try as many rated restaurants as possible. However, once we had dined here, we had to return. Everything about this restaurant leaves you wanting more. The chef's choice menu is nothing short of...More

1  Thank Ursula D
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Restaurant was recommended by our B&B, which was just steps from the front door. More than just convenient, the restaurant is lovely and our meal was excellent. We each had a pasta and a main, and shared dessert. Service was as one would hope and...More

Thank RobertnNYC
Reviewed 5 May 2017

When entering you immediately are surprised by the ceiling. Entirely in stone, gothic style. I coudn't stop looking at it. Fast service and the younger waiters understand and speak english. Food is very good, fine and in large amount. Very nice place, also well visited...More

Thank cwfan
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We dined at 4 different restaurants in Syracuse and this was the best. For a main course my wife had "Salmon Hamburger" (!) - in fact faked fresh salmon mixed with chopped asparagus and I had calamari with ginger in sua tinta. Both dishes were...More

Thank 73manor
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Traditional but with a (big genius) twist. We tried parmigiana pesce spada e melanzane, gnocchi crema formaggio e pistacchio, gamberoni alla bandiera, mousse ricotta e fichi, pere vin brûlé , everything was really good!! (And 1/2 of the couple is from Syracuse :))

Thank Cecilia P
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$23 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
00:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
00:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
00:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
00:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
00:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dei Candelai 35, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 22553
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