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Materia Prima

Via Cardinale Dusmet, 21/23, 95126 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 594 3991
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:59 am - 3:00 pm Hours
Delicatessen, Street Food, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Cardinale Dusmet, 21/23, 95126 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic pizza in a light, airy restaurant. Staff were pleasant, only marked down for the dirty toilets.

Thank Sunnydaye11
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We ordered the starter tasting on the advise of our server (who also recommended a perfect wine). This was the best crudo we had in Catania. Exceptional product and the highest respect in preparation. The fried assortment was surprisingly light. There some breaded preparations that...More

Thank COguy13
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely ambiance. I was welcomed warmly by a waitress, seated in a corner, and ignored. As a seasoned solo traveler I’m used to it, but after 10 minutes I finally hailed the waitress who sent over her colleague. To be fair, the place was busy...More

Thank Samcat1
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Place is very welcoming. We ordered a pizza as a starter to share and it was delicious however our main course was a big disappointment:( we ordered a 'tagliata Di manzo', medium rare, without the grana shavings. Both dishes were served with a heap of...More

Thank jackiemcMalta
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The restaurant has a modern decor, but is located in a very old building and you can see parts of the original stone walls. The food is excellent, and the menu offers a wide range of traditional dishes. The set fish/seafood menu (which we ordered)...More

Thank C. F
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I've been two times last week, alone, and this week with a colleague. The restaurant inside is modern with a open view to the kitchen. A good selection of food and wines. They have nice beers... and they serve them like a bottle of wine....More

Thank n51048
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Nicoletta was our waitress and we could easilly tell how devoted and good she was. She spoke in English since our italian isnt the best and service was so good, excellent wine and craft beer reccomendations that went great with our food. Marinated seafood was...More

Thank Ivan H
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We had one of the set seafood menus. Everything was delicious and the amount of food was enormous. And it includes a glass of wine. Wait staff very friendly!

Thank blweiner8
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

What a surprise! Nice Italian food restaurant. I think I have eaten one of the best pizza of my life. The risotto spectacular aswell. The waiters were super friendly and the price reasonable. We will come back for sure! Menuda sorpresa! Bonito restaurante de comida...More

Thank TxanFlin
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Creative Italian food, the traditional dishes served in a different way. The service was great, they reserved a table outside for us at our chosen time. Great food at great prices.

Thank Mariafdeza
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 49
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:59 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:59 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:59 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:59 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:59 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:59 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:59 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cardinale Dusmet, 21/23, 95126 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 594 3991
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Sicilian cuisine with the use of sophisticated and original raw materials of the region.
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