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Osteria da Mariano

Vicolo Zuccola' 9, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 67444
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
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“orange salad” (18 reviews)
“pasta” (75 reviews)
“rabbit” (9 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Vicolo Zuccola' 9, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate twice at Osteria da Mariano, once for lunch, Once for dinner. Let's much was so good we came back for more. I had a tasty warm caponata and fried fish (squid, Minnie's, etc.), and my first cannoli, filled with sweet ricotta cheese. My...More

Thank impatiens
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Quite good and friendly service. The food is tasty, especially seafood dishes. At the end of the meal we took lemon sorbet recommended by the restaurant waiter.

Thank ainanemiro
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Great service , altough a little better english wouldnt hurt. The starters were superb, mixed sea plate wich is big enough for two people witha lot of specialties, the best in my opinion was the cooked and flambeed octopus with aceto balsamico. We also got...More

Thank Komadinenko
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We were on a group tour and went to this restaurant for lunch. The food was fantastic! The waitstaff kept bringing out different starters, there were family size platters brimming with tasty tidbits and they were delicious. By the time we reached dessert, a candy...More

Thank Marcia P
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We ate at the Osteria on the recommendation of the owner of our B & B, and like other recommendations, he didn't steer us wrong. The Osteria isn't fine or fancy dining, but well prepared basic Sicilian. The house wine was good and a good...More

Thank Iambic
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We had eaten well at every other place in Italy, but I wept over the cannoli at Mariano. Everything was delicious. Service was efficient and friendly and the waiter even taught us how to pull the conch from their shells with toothpicks. Yum!

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We ate here only once, on our last night while in Ortygia recently. We wished we had come earlier. We were discouraged by some recent reviews and despite a recommendation from a friend who came two years ago and remembered it fondly. We ate caponata...More

Thank Katie591
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We happened upon this restaurant because it was off the beaten trail, the menu looked reasonably priced and there were local folks eating inside, tourists outside. We sat inside and we were very pleased with the service and food.

Thank henry v
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Went there bc our hotel owner told us it's a good address in town. Unfortunately it was a bit disappointing bc the food and atmosphere was not as good as expected. Fish platter was ok but fish not really seasoned. Tasted dull.. side order of...More

Thank tina b
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

In an average prison they will serve better food. It's hard to escape a prison but if you read this in time: run!

Thank Frans B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Zuccola' 9, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 67444
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