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A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce

Via Mulino Santa Lucia, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 989 0689
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“swordfish” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (9 reviews)
“fish market” (27 reviews)
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Via Mulino Santa Lucia, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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+39 095 989 0689
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The town plays up the historical aspect of this place, but it's basically just a big outdoor fish market surrounded by a vegetable and spice market.

Thank mrsirin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our morning stroll around Catania Fish Market. We bought spices, chocolate, nuts, and other goodies at this colorful and diverse market. Much preferred Catania's market over Ballero in Palermo-- this market wasn't anywhere near as loud or overcrowded as Ballero. There are also many...More

Thank Olivia B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A worth going place even if you don't plan to buy anything. Was curious to check out enormous slices of tuna, heads of swordfish and other sea creatures. You can have small snacks right there. The only thing that concerned me was how they manage...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh seafood at its best. Fish, swordfish, squid, octopus and more. A lot of yelling but to interest the buyers. Also fresh vegetables, grilled artichokes and onions. A great way to decide what to have for dinner even if you are eating out. Not for...More

1  Thank Beachgirl119
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This place is indeed for lovers of fish and seafood. The fish are very fresh, probably caught the same morning. Another interesting detail is the atmosphere in the market, the way sellers advertise, shout and gesture. I saw some fish that I had never seen...More

Thank ValiMV
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Go there for fresh fish, seafood, fruit and vegetables! And bread! And for the experience! It's great!

Thank SB77777
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The Fish Market in Catania is worth to pay a visit - close to the Duomo. Nice and relaxed atmosphere - a lot of different and fresh Fish and the pricelevel OK. The market also include fruits and vegetables, so you have all you need...More

Thank Nielsen64
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Absoultely, you should visit and try. There were different aromas, smells and tastes which has mixed to each other.

Thank Burak M
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely make time to go to the fishmarket and try to get there early because you will get a better view of everything. This is a very unique and interesting place and seeing all the beautiful fish was quite fascinating. There's also a really lovely...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Make sure you go and have a look at this incredibly lively and atmospheric fish market where all of Catania seems to mix. The fish and the sellers are equally photogenic but this is a real working market. Prepare to get your feet wet if...More

Thank DougF45
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Lucienne C
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Response from Valentina B | Reviewed this property |
It is very difficult to park over there. . .
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3 April 2016|
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Response from Gianluca D | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. And the 1st of May is a Sunday when the market is generally dead. Better the day before when people buy fish and meat for the 1st of May bbq.
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