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Via Dottor Giuseppe Zappala 77 | Catania, 95039 Trecastagni, Sicily, Italy
+39 342 644 3150
19:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Tue 19:00 - 00:00
Thu 19:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 00:00
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This fantastic restaurant was recommended to us by our friends who are equally passionate about food as me and my friends. We go visiting places with one thing on our minds - food. We love Italy for its great culinary culture. And we do gastronomic tours of regions. Sicilian food is delicious. In Catania and its surroundings there are many... More 

Thank Katarina S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Rip off just from the start, we waited for waited to come and take order, we planned to have a veal but waiter says not available and he suggested Tbone steak, Tbone was by weight, 3/4 of meat was bone and fat, we ordered meat medium and it was completely raw and cold. Lovely Surprise when we asked for bill... More 

Thank Ros D
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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Really nice place located in the heart of etna and the food is realy good highly recommend sure we visit again

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Mosta, Malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Me and my wife went for dinner last Saturday .Staff not speak English and menu is without prices we asked for help and they gave us a three course meal with nothing special .First antipasto was just cheese and jam second pasta which was OK and main course meat which was too salty and not cooked properly and it cost... More 

1 Thank dennis337
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

There is a beautiful display of fresh meat from which you can choose your main course. I recommend you start with the house antipasto but be careful not to overdo it as it is abundant and delicious but you need to leave place for the meat. Cannot wait to return very soon.

2 Thank Tonio D
Praia da Vitoria, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Big portions: big steak, big dessert. No English menu (but that's what Google is for). Limited English speakers but the staff is still super friendly! Definitely worth a visit while in such a fish dominated place. Would've given it more stars if they would open earlier.

Thank Esponjazuis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant for meat lovers. The range of mrat available was extensive. We were shown at first the meat counter where you can select the meat you wanr to order. We ordered T bone steak and received pieces of steak 800g each (approx 28 oz ). They were well cooked to our liking. We couldn't quite eat all the meat... More 

Thank Mark H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We happened upon this restaurant by chance by looking at Google maps for somewhere local to where we are staying. From making a booking to arriving at the place was so easy, it is sign posted along the way. The staff were friendly from the outset, ensuring we had the best level of service. The anti-pasta starter had some of... More 

1 Thank Nigel S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

With Sicily being a place renown for fish, it's not easy to find a proper meat restaurant, yet this place does just that. It may be a bit of a trip to get to, but rest assured it's worth every minute. We had the set menu which consisted of a variety of local starters, 2 choices of pasta and an... More 

3 Thank Andrew-MLT
LORSOSCURO, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at L'Orso Scuro, responded to this review

Thank you Mr. Andre!!! We hope to see you again More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Amazing food! Great ambiance ! Must for meat lovers !!! Have domestic animals on the yard for kids to have some fun ! Hunting mode😀

2 Thank Elena B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$54
Italian, Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Valet Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dottor Giuseppe Zappala 77 | Catania, 95039 Trecastagni, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Trecastagni
  • Phone Number: +39 342 644 3150
Trattoria Carnezzeria L'Orso Scuro B&B La locanda dell'Orso

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?