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Ristorante Pepe Nero

Viale Ruggero di Lauria 43, 95127 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 382368
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
20 Oct 2017
“Not a place for foreigners?”
11 Oct 2017
“Italian with a twist ”
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Italian, Japanese, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Viale Ruggero di Lauria 43, 95127 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We are here on a Tuesday evening in November. This was our first visit to Sicily and we speak little or no Italian. From the start the welcome was warm and friendly, the staff all helped us to make our choices. The food was excellent...More

Thank loish304
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We visited the restaurant as it was recommended by Italians, but we speak little Italian. The menu is in Italian but finally we got one in English with the remark that is was not exactly the same as the Italian and that not everything would...More

Thank worldtraveller046
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I visited here with a friend - we were a little intrigued with the decor when we noticed a sign stating that all fixtures and furniture are recycled !! The staff are friendly and the good was delicious. The only negative comment they were very...More

Thank Petenmal
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

There is no great variety to chose from. We ordered a pizza which is enormous, however I ate a small piece of it and it made me sick for days. There was one particular waiter who was friendly but an other one stared the whole...More

Thank Rita11595
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We initially hesitated to use the "hotel" restaurant - although it isn't part of the hotel, it is on the hotel site. We were pleasantly surprised by both the food and service and the atmosphere was very nice. It is clearly a locals favourite establishment...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This restaurant opens at 8.00 pm but if you get there at 7.45 pm you will see the lights on and the door open. But if you try and get in you will refused even if you say you quite happy to sit at a...More

Thank bluebudgie2015
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We came across Pepe Nero via the Michelin guide, and we were not disappointed. Great food, excellent wines and a pistachio gelato to die for. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Randi S
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Ate here twice....first night was outstanding...mussels over pasta, pistachio pasta..second time just fair! Ordered mussels again....they were tiny or empty shells. Octopus salad very good.

Thank goshoppago
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The resto looks nice but when you're sitting down they forget you. Very terrible service which you paid upfront for. Coz the bill is included service coast. I don't understand that it isn't right. We had to wait for almost one hour to get our...More

1  Thank Ali E
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here twice each time the food has been wonderful. Mushroom risotto was to die for and the curry was so delicate with lots of flavour. The lady at the front of house greater us with warmth and remembered us from our previous...More

Thank Amanda R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 62
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Ruggero di Lauria 43, 95127 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Neighbourhood: Ognina-Picanello-Stazione
  • Phone Number: +39 095 382368
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Un suggestivo angolo di sapori che si affaccia sul meraviglioso scorcio del lungomare di Catania: questo e Pepe Nero. Un luogo dove condividere il piacere di stare insieme assaporando piatti tipici della cucina siciliana, impreziositi e resi unici dal tocco dei nostri chef che, con eleganza e professionalita, presentano ai nostri clienti delle vere e proprie opere d'arte.La raffinatezza dello stile, il gusto dell'arredamento e la naturale bellezza che fa a Pepe Nero da scenografia lo rendono un ristorante sofisticato ed intrigante e, al tempo stesso, pronto ad esaudire i desideri e le richieste dei propri clienti.
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