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Trattoria La Marchesana

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Centro Catania
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Via Mazza, 4/6/8, Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 315171
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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18:00 - 00:00
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is clean , tasty and very fresh . I was 2 night in a roll and both of it the food was very tasty. I highly recommend this restaurant . Better if u book the table in advance because often is full .

Thank maurizio v
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Tonight, we visited La Marchesana after having looked it up on Trip Advisor. It is situated in a quiet street in the city centre. The waiter was kind and since we do speak Italian, but are not native speakers, he would speak Italian a little more slowly. For the first course, we ordered a pasta with sword fish and a... More 

1 Thank Jelle v
Soham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We had booked the no 1 on trip advisor but we were placed ins corridor, which was extremely hot. We could not be moved outdoors so we moved on. The Trattoria La Marchesana was just around the corner down a side street. There were no tables outside but they moved a table from indoors for us. The meal was fabulous... More 

2 Thank DavidHarvey95
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The food was divine. Fresh produce cooked at its best. The service was really nice and the location is just perfect. I highly recommend this trattoria to anyone visiting Catania.

1 Thank LeiDesign
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent food at a good price. 1 litre of house win for €5 a bargain and good quality. Family run and friendly staff. Would recommend to any one.

Thank Jim M
London, England, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Really good food - I had mussels followed by a horse steak (I've eaten horse before and have no problems with it, and there are other meat dishes!). Good bread and chilled house wine; pleasant service - an excellent introduction to Sicily after a good wander around the fish market and the cathedral. Atmosphere was a bit quiet until a... More 

Thank Roger G
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

The food here is very good, is like eating home. We didn't have a clue of what to order and asked the old man to pick for us and he did it fantastic. The prices are fair and the wine is also good. We for sure recommend this place.

Thank YovanaLO
Binghamton, New York
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2014

We just got back from dinner at this gem of a restaurant. Rather than order off a menu, we left our choices up to our very friendly waiter and he didn't steer us wrong. We had an antipasti, pasta and entree, all fish. We counted at the end of the evening...we sampled 12 different species of fish, all fresh and... More 

Thank TravelingNana67
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2013

I am a food lover that lives in Catania .....I know plenty of good typical fish restaurants here and all over the world... but here you will certainly find the best marinated fish ever, sweet and sour sardines, oysters,neonato, mussels ("pepata di cozze"), fried squid... Very kind staff, family run business...and for all of it you will pay a reasonable... More 

Thank guilhermefa
Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Gorgeous family run trattoria with hearty, wholesome Italian food which Mama probably still makes. No fuss but simply delicious food - try the signature Sicilian Pasta Norma (eggplant) and Linguini Marinara. Brilliant. So worth seeking out.

Thank AAOz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Mazza, 4/6/8, Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 315171
tel # 095.315171

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