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Al Gabbiano 2

Piazza Giovanni Verga 4, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 533274
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“caponata” (2 reviews)
“swordfish” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
$$ - $$$
Piazza Giovanni Verga 4, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not wanting to eat in my hotel, and wanting to sample genuine Sicilian cuisine, this restaurant was close by and an easy choice. Delicious food, good service, family run. What’s not to like?

Thank Rowlie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in a small street adjacent to via Umberto I this trattoria is specialised in fish dishes and offer a wide choice at a very good price. The dishes are simple but delicious, and the staff are very efficient. They even offered us a complimentary...More

Thank varabui
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The food here is of superb quality: stuffed and deep fried sardines, baby calamari, mussels in wine, caponata and the most delicious swordfish. I had the pasta a la vongole one evening and the mixed antipasti before that. The local wines are very reasonable priced...More

Thank PaulaGalvin
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We where on a day trip and passed by the seafood antipasti we had where all perfect ,we also had fresh pasta which also awesome.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable food at this restaurant round the corner from our hotel. Lovely atmosphere, welcoming staff, traditional friendly restaurant. Fantastic food! Reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Sinead C
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Located conveniently across the road from the Mercure, order a bottle of local wine, put yourself in the hands of the friendly helpful waiters and the kitchen and order the mixed antipasto to share. 8-9 dishes of fresh well prepared seafood and other dishes will...More

1  Thank WorldTraveller110412
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...More

Thank Ivan S
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...More

1  Thank Mai P
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....More

Thank Cristian L
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...More

Thank Popescu R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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