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Donna Fortunata

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Via Vittorio Emanuele 106, 95040 Motta Sant'Anastasia, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 309023
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Albany, NY
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of eight was provided with friendly service and a delicious meal. We enjoyed some appetizers including the incredible mussel dish with the bread topping, a must-try (the description does not do it justice!). Pizzas were scrumptious.

Thank smbAlbany_NY
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food with a nice vibe. The muscles you must Try they will not disappoint!!! Food and service is great

Thank Denise G
Lakewood, Colorado
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

One of the best meals we had in Sicily! The gnocchi were amazing! They even opened early for the weird Americans (us!). Friendly service, nice atmosphere.

Thank Ravenswood111
Catania, Italy
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88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Call for reservations. For 7 of us with appetizers, wine, pasta, pizza, and mussels it was 160euro. Wine was very good and you must try the mussels excellent!! Family friendly too! It does not have ac so it does get hot n muggy though.

Thank niecey55
Sigonella, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Nested in the hills near the castle in Motta Is this great little pizzeria that demonstrates why small kitchens are the best. Great wait staff that is very patient. And the food quality and quantity was sufficient. Recommend the mussels in bread.

Thank wicked_pickle5150
Catania, Italy
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is one of my favorite local areas to go to, the have out door and indoors tables for a nice ambiance. my last trip this month, I had seafood, i took my daughter and wife out, and we had a pleasant time, the staff is great, and mussels, and seafood was excellent, and they have no issue if you... More 

Thank gee23yankee
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

My group ordered the mussels as an appetizer. That was the highlight of my meal. Mussels bake in bread with an amazing sauce. I ordered a pizza, which was good, but nothing spectacular. The service was attentive and eager to help. Good food and service, probably the best in Motta.

Thank Marc W
United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Consistency is a pleasure! We have been here a number of times and usually stick with a pizza and bruschetta. Never disappointed! The staff always have a smile on their faces and we have always been able to count on a quiet night out at this location, although I'm sure it picks up quite a bit later in the evening.

Thank Maia P
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Went thanks to other Trip Advisor reviews. Donna F provided the quality of Italian cuisine one expects from the Home Team. From the Bruchetta through the pasta to the pizza - all good. Three of us had three different dishes and shared around. Also, the house red wine was definitely drinkable and very cost effective - don't pass it up... More 

Thank Alan C
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Having lived in Italy for 9 years, I was surprised to find a restaurant with such disappointing food. The bruschetta was soggy, neither the ensalata caprese nor the pizza margarita had basil, and the spaghetti Vongole was flavorless with little sauce, making the pasta starchy and thick. I used to think it was difficult to get a sorry meal in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 106, 95040 Motta Sant'Anastasia, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Motta Sant'Anastasia
  • Phone Number: +39 095 309023

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