Catania restaurants

Top Choice Sicilian in Catania

Mè Cumpari Turiddu

Old chandeliers, recycled furniture and vintage mirrors exude a nostalgic air at this quirky bistro-restaurant-providore, where tradition and modernity meet to impressive effect. Small producers and Slow Food sensib…
Top Choice Trattoria in Catania

Da Antonio

Humble yet quietly sophisticated, Da Antonio spoils food-lovers with well-priced, beautifully cooked food served by knowledgeable waitstaff. Despite having made inroads onto the tourist radar, it's still the kind of…
Trattoria in Catania

Trattoria di De Fiore

For over 50 years, septuagenarian chef Rosanna has been recreating her great-grandmother's recipes, including the best pasta alla Norma you'll taste anywhere in Sicily. Service can be excruciatingly slow, but for pa…
Seafood in Catania

Pescheria Fratelli Vittorio

Cats would kill for a table at Fratelli Vittorio, a cult-status eatery whose counter glistens with Catania's freshest fish and seafood. It's not surprising given that co-owner Giovanni is a fishmonger, handpicking t…
Trattoria in Catania

Le Tre Bocche

A fantastic Slow Food–recommended trattoria that takes pride in the freshest seafood and fish – so much so, they have a stand at La Pescheria market. Short pasta comes with wonderful sauces such as bottarga (fish ro…
Sicilian in Catania

Ostello

Pub-like Ostello personifies Catania: grungy, youthful and arty. Hunker down among students, professors and backpackers for decent bulgur-and-vegetable patties, couscous, burgers, pizzas (except on Tuesday) and clas…
Burgers in Catania

FUD Bottega Sicula

With sharp service and pavement seating on trendy Via Santa Filomena, this hip, back-alley eatery epitomises youthful Catania's embrace of 'Sicilian fast food', made with high-quality, locally sourced ingredients, f…
Modern Sicilian in Catania

Cutilisci

When the weather is good, the tables are out on the small pavement terrace at Cutilisci, a much-loved waterfront restaurant in the harbour of San Giovanni li Cuti. Wholesome ingredients and global influences define …
Pastries in Catania

Spinella

The Slow Food movement especially recommends Spinella's traditional sweets – try the frutta martorana (marzipan sweets shaped like fruits and vegetables) and olivette di sant'Agata (olive-shaped sweets typically mad…
Vegetarian in Catania

Millefoglie

Delicious, flesh-free grub awaits at little Millefoglie, a shabby-chic, whitewashed eatery with wooden floors, communal tables and an open kitchen. The morning's market produce dictates the menu, which might feature…