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Osteria da Seby

Via Vincenzo Mirabella 21, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 181 5619
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (21 reviews)
“ravioli” (14 reviews)
“clams” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Vincenzo Mirabella 21, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Osteria was recommended by our B n B owners, it was in the neighborhood. We were not disappointed. I had the pistachio/shrimp sauce over ravioli which was delicious. My husband had a seafood tagliatelle. We then shared a second plate of grilled spigola with...More

Thank Meg S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is great, loads of options in pasta, meat and fish dishes. We ended up going there twice. Just make sure you have booking, it can be busy at nightime

Thank Maggy V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of all the restaurants in Ortigia we tried during a five day stay this was with most disappointing.- perhaps because we were tempted to go beyond those we had researched. The mixed seafood salad starter was filled with shellfish that were old and well beyond...More

Thank Joannaspencer
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here. Pretty restaurant with lovely staff. We shared a Siracusan spaghetti primo playtime with fresh tomatoes and pine nuts among other things. Delicious and divided on to two plates for us. I then had an amazing sea bass dish with...More

Thank mtvgb
Reviewed 10 May 2018

The restaurant was busy lunchtime and is popular with locals and tourists. The food was very good and all the staff seemed very welcoming except our brusque waiter, who was not rude, just cold and quick.

Thank Glyn12
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Found this restaurant via a review website of places where locals eat. Booked at lunchtime, offered nice table in quieter part of restaurant when we arrived at 2000. Realised straightaway that service was brusque, and despite waiters not having very good english (we have no...More

Thank 321Roger123
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful service and delicious food. Wish we were not leaving tomorrow so we could go back for another meal.

Thank soccerisfun
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Despite it being a very busy restaurant midweek and off season we found the food disappointing and rather tasteless. Waiters unable or unwilling to be helpful (even though I speak fluent Italian). Everything felt rushed. All-in all an unpleasant experience.

Thank joanna c
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Came here late after walking the streets trying to find a table. I wanted a simple vegetarian risotto (not on the menu) but the chef made for me. There was a good ambience and there seemed to be a number of locals. Can’t really say...More

Thank MPL1
Reviewed 6 March 2018

February so not busy. Staff was fine. Suggested sharing a starter. We chose the shrimp. Difficult to share 3. Looked ok but was on a bland gelatinous sauce, very off putting. As mentioned the bread was awful and stale. Menu states that each second course...More

Thank sybil007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vincenzo Mirabella 21, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 181 5619
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