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La Taverna del Grande Albero

Piazza San Domenico 23, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 313674
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
2 Nov 2017
“Hidden gem”
9 Jul 2017
“Seek this place out”
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Piazza San Domenico 23, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Nice cosy restaurant with great service and food. The pasta was very good and I’ve had the best seafood risotto I’ve ever tasted. The prices are low and the food is fresh and tasty. Wish we found this place sooner so we could have tried...More

Thank Ina Z
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It's not hard to find excellent food in Italy but when the only other diners are locals you have found a treasure. We ate here the last 2 nights of our holiday. Each night we tried a different dish. Both nights we had 2 good...More

Thank cam405
chiaraCatania, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Taverna del Grande Albero, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017
Google Translation

Grazie per la vostra visita, e di ospitarvi quando sarete a Catania. Grazie! Chiara

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

If you want to have a very nice sea food pasta or risotto, its worth a visit! Price-wise its also acceptable!

Thank Matthias G
chiaraCatania, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Taverna del Grande Albero, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Tank you☺ nice!!

Reviewed 18 December 2016

Popped in here, early doors at 7.30 pm on our last night in Sicily. We were made very welcome and I enjoyed all of the black and white photographs of old Sicily before the 2nd world war. We had bruschetta to start with wonderful fresh...More

Thank Invesure
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Both my mother and myself visited the place during Sant'Agata's feast. The food is excellent and the price is really really cheap, espescially if you try their meat/fish menu. The quality of the food is fresh and the owner is very profesional and cordial. It...More

Thank Life-People-Food
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Very cosy place running by family.Very delicious food.A lot of locals eat there and this is the best indicator of good quality of food.Very good sevice,nice authentic place,delicious seafood and pasta in black souce,tasty fresh cooked mussels.We enjoyed very much.The prices very acceptable.

1  Thank sergey s
Reviewed 3 April 2016

A small family run restaurant. Friendly service. It opens at 8pm.The antipasto was delicious as was the pasta. Decent house wine. Wish we had discovered this place earlier in our stay.

2  Thank Vernon J
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal there last night. We got in as soon as the opened up at 8PM. The swordfish in pistachio nuts was amazing as was the pasta dish with mushrooms.

2  Thank Fishexpo
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

This adress is definitely a good place to eat in catania. The place is nicely decorated. The food is served fresh, tasty and generous. Although they don't speak a good english, they did an effort for us. Note that the card machine was not working...More

Thank jean-baptiste75019
Reviewed 25 September 2015

whilst the food was reasonably good and the fish very good, the Nero d'Avola house wine was not of good quality. However there were two issues, firstly the television which was on and at high volume. I asked to move table so as not to...More

Thank Julie P
chiaraCatania, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Taverna del Grande Albero, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2015
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Gentile Signora(forse) trovo molto scortese la sua recensione di cui in tutta sincerita' non me ne frega niente, se lei...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 29
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Domenico 23, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 313674
  • E-mail
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