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Via Capodica 29, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 66233
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Allentown, New Jersey
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The ambience is fun and quirky with an eclectic collection of dishes and glassware creating a cozy feeling inside. The attention to detail includes individual handcrafted menu covers featuring different flowers. We enjoyed the house red wine which was good like it is in many places on Ortegia. The tuna 'meatballs' (more like a croquette) were excellent as was our... More 

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North Pole, Alaska
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I never before visited a place where everything taste the same and the base of everything is low grade oil. I will never go there again, after me and my companion left the whole meal, no questions asked and a full and expensive check was presented

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Brussels, Belgium
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We came here an evening we were not very hungry. We were seduced by the decoration of the tables while we passed by, we couldn't resist the temptation to try a couple of dishes. The people were very warm and welcoming, the wine was home-produced, the food delicious. If we weren't leaving the day after, we would have certainly returned.

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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The decor already is different from you'll usually find in a normal restaurant. Dolls, old tables of different shapes, strange chairs and elaborated menus. This tricky restaurant is the creation of the owner that brings his own vision of the world. The decor shouldn't really take the main spot here because the food is really good and offers different recipes... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Very expensive and horrible food. Terrible waitress and bad drinks. We asked for an aperol spritz and they brought us only the liqueor, no prosseco, no ice, no aqua minerale. One simple foccacia was 7 euro and it had no taste. Never come back.

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Herts
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

As has been stated before, decor is very quirky, but the atmosphere is good, tables close together which makes talking to fellow diners easy, however not so good for privacy, We enjoyed our meal of tuna mattelo, & swordfish mattelo. Both well cooked & very hot, although no side dish included, which was stated on the menu. We had a... More 

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Minehead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A lovely setting with really nice tables and place settings. However, the service was not welcoming (young man) and the food did not live up to expectations (the dish of raw vegetables and fruit contained far too much chopped cabbage, a couple of tomatoes, limp lettuce, a few grapes and a blob of pureed beetroot---a rip-off for 12 euros. The... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

In the heart of Ortigia lies this funky/quirky looking place. The mains are quite delicious, but the soups were disappointingly bland. The tiny wine list changes weekly, and had some interesting choices. But the house red is to be avoided. Service was okay, but not particularly friendly or welcoming

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Galway, Ireland
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Walled island Ortygia, the heart of ancient Syracuse, is awash in city centre restaurant choices. Sandwiched between baroque architectural masterpieces, they offer great eating options and people watching settings. “Trattoria La Foglia” is a very different “round the corner” Aladdin’s cave of burnished experiences. It takes a little effort to locate it; if you find yourself strolling down Via Giuseppe... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

You can usually tell a good restaurant when there are people constantly hovering for a table, which they were here! This place is not far from the duomo in Ortigia (the 'island') and we stumbled across it by chance. It is a little bit "hippy-chic" but charming and the food was good, arrived promptly and was very reasonably priced. Ortigia... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Capodica 29, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 66233

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?