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Via Beato Cardinale Giuseppe Benedetto Dusmet, 7 95121 Catania Provincia di Catania, Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 340135
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San Diego, California
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149 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arancino is a deep-frited, stuffed (ragusa, cheese or pinenut) rice ball. Travelers usse to carry these arancino balls on there day-trips to eat for snacks, lunch or dinner. Our favorite is the ragusa. This shop also has pastries. But, after eating the arancino, we were too full to try dessert.

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London, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outsize portions with some outsize punters on our visit. Had a savoury snack and coffee - told to take a table by the large,stern-looking waiter which I thought might be a ploy to charge more, but not so. The waiter saw me writing on my receipt and, to my alarm, asked me, in a stern tone what I was writing!... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tavola calda - street food at its best and most "popular". Make your way through porta Uzeda from Duomo to enjoy the local specialty: Raviola Fritta con Ricotta; a fried donut filled with ricotta cheese (don't expect less than 1000 cals per portion!). The interior decor is local to this type of Sicilian bar (and a few other restaurants in... More 

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plymouth
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159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Tucked away behind the fish market but very obviously popular with local people. Great selection of local specialities and amazing value.

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Bruges, Belgium
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Came here for a quick lunch with 4 people. Had some lasagna and arancinis as well as some beers and coffees. Prices and portions were great. We paid 16€ for 4 people.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

If in Catania this is the first place you should head. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, late night snack, you can get it here. It's open all hours, you get all sorts of people coming and going, and it's quite an atmospheric and informal local spot. THE ARANCINI ARE THE BEST I HAVE TASTED... even though the outside is a bit soggy... More 

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Zejtun, Malta
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Well, nothing to say much about etoil d'or, it is a traditional italian restaurant who sells various typical sicilian food. I tried the arancini but I found other places which make them a lot better. Thus the staff is young, warm and welcoming. :) Etoile d'or is open 24/7 so always good to grab something there even at the early... More 

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

We went here for an afternoon snack. We had the ´original´ arancino and a variation with puff pastry. We thought the arancino was a bit too cheasy for our taste (only mozzarella, and fried rice). But the puff pastry variation was very nice!

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Brussels, Belgium
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

Before diving into the colourful and mouthwatering Catania food and fish market get a good espresso or cappuccino alongside a super-sweet cornetto filled with hazelnut or white chocolate on the sunny terrace. The interior meets the splendor of the typical Italian coffee and sweets place, where you can indulge in the famous Mini di Virgini (the Breasts of St Agathe)... More 

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Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

We've been spoiled by Etoile D'or, and treated as though we were regulars. The food is fast and delicious, and the people are exceptional. We went back three times over the course of our seven day stay. Well worth a visit -don't forget to take away some dolce for a late night snack in your hotel room. Incredible!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Fast food, Mediterranean, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Beato Cardinale Giuseppe Benedetto Dusmet, 7 95121 Catania Provincia di Catania, Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 340135
Description
This cafe is open 24 hours, right in centre of the fish market. Bustling, busy and typically Italian with a wide selection of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes and mouth-watering dulcis (desserts) Coffees, teas, soft drinks and alcohol and lots of loud chatter!!

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