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Al Gabbiano 2

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Piazza Giovanni Verga 4, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 533274
12:00 - 00:00
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Me and family visit this restaurant on July during our vacations in Sicily and I have to tell that the freshness and the variety of the seafood it is great. Not only from the menu but also from the fish market inside the restaurant. Reasonable prices and good quality.

Thank Ivan S
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Very good qualities, fresh, many choices for normal price, not too expensive. I like simple style they maked, say Make in hier cause many things in Menu or you can order ( extra) how you like to make with fresh seafood. Restaurant small, only open from 8pm, fast service and look like they knew all the best can do with... More 

1 Thank Mai P
Vilassar de Mar, Spain
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This is the 3rd time we've visitted Sicily and our 6th meal at Al Gabbiano 2. The fish is fresh and delicous and the service is excellent. Every time we've come we've been treated like family. Highly recommended: Pasta al Vongole and Pesce alla Sale. You won't regret the visit! Portions are generous.

Thank Cristian L
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

we went to eat here, when we entered a smeel of fish got to us, in the hole restaurant is smelling fish so for people with smell problems ... we ordered grill sword fish, very good and served very fast. when we recived the check they bring a piece of paper with a number on it lol ! if u... More 

Thank Popescu R
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Inspite of good quality of food we were a little bit disappointed .My wife ordered mussels and some kind of fish cutlets and got them nor really cooked just before serving but just heated.It was not tasty at all so we asked a waiter to change these dishes .New dishes were fresh cooked and tasty but our impressiin from this... More 

Thank sergey s
Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with wine for a fair price Good atmosphere fresh fish and seafood Good pasta no charge for "Coperto"

Thank Jacobs126
Province of Catania, Italy
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

the food is really awsam,everyone should come here.the fish is fresh ,cooking is magical totally i want to say al gabbiano 2 is the best...

Thank nazmul2015
London, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Great find. This fish restaurant does fresh fish at reasonable prices. The quality is good and thus continues with lovely fresh bread and tasty fresh green local olive oil. The tuna carpaccio was excellent, the squid tasty and the swordfish moist and perfectly cooked. The local wine was reasonable and good value.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

I come often for my lunch break and I'm always very satisfied! I've been here for important dinners as well and my friends have always been positively impressed! The mix of the quality of the food and the service is great! I'll keep coming back!!!!

1 Thank Antonio C
Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

We came across this restaurant by chance, having forgotten to book at a nearby one which had been recommended. We were welcomed, given a table through the archway at the back and were thus beside families, locals who were clearly enjoying their food.This is a true Sicilian restaurant; no pretentiousness, listening to the customer's tastes, with good house wines at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Giovanni Verga 4, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 533274

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