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I Dolci di Nonna Vincenza

Piazza San Placido 7 | Palazzo Biscari Aeroporto Fontanarossa Catania, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 715 1844
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cannoli” (9 reviews)
“piazza duomo” (2 reviews)
“granite” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Piazza San Placido 7 | Palazzo Biscari Aeroporto Fontanarossa Catania, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 15 August 2017

My problem is that my eyes are always bigger than my stomach. So while I will select a dozen items I am lucky if I can even eat 2 -3. Since I know myself, I decided to fix the problem. I took a box of...More

Thank Food-Art-Lover
Reviewed 26 June 2017

As always I stop here for a while waiting for the bus. I buy something every 15 minutes and I don't think I annoy anybody with my presence. I pay at the end at once and I leave. There was never a problem over the...More

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Searching for our beloved cannolo in Catania and we enquired where to go for the best - they pointed to Nonna Vincenza's. We were not disappointed. This is just a small shop with tables and chairs in the square outside. Our first purchase was a...More

Thank PaulnGail B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Great products and high quality. Their cannoli are a must!. Super delicious and ideal gift with a great taste for your loved ones.

Thank Daniela A
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Very good pastries...and really good prices Not to be missed..in the heart of piazza duomo. Will definately visit again

Thank Chantal301186
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We loved this cafe for our breakfast. We stopped by nearly every day in one week. Amazing granite, the pastries are always extremely genuine with fresh ingredients, yummy and of a great variety. The staff is very friendly. If you want to enjoy Piazza dell'Elefante...More

Thank madpal
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This review is for the caffe near Fontana d'Elefante and cathedral in Catania. Nice place for a snack and coffee. Under nice awnings we ordered gelato and a macchiato. The gelato, pistachio of course, was delicious with ground nuts, and my caffe macchiato was perfect....More

Thank helo-papa
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I was not very hungry when I passed by the shop but everything looked so nice here, I almost would like to buy one item for each stuff. They simply carry the traditional Italian taste and presentation.

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I am here in this beautiful baroque square trying to have a light lunch...if you are vegetarian please do not go to Nonna Vincenza! Ham, meat and lard are virtually everywhere. I could had only a cappuccino and a croissant. This last one tasted like...More

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Valeria M, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at I Dolci di Nonna Vincenza, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

Our coffee comes from the experience of traditional Sicilian sweets, if it seems heavy it's just a matter of taste. For vegetarians ralizziamo savory on Flood only with tomatoes and salad. But if you do not like the taste of the Sicilian tradition, we are...More

Reviewed 18 May 2016

we wanted to try one arancini in Catania, so we stoped here. When we told that we want only one arancini, waiter turned his eyes and said that if we only want one thing, it would be better if we didnt take anything-> we were...More

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Valeria M, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at I Dolci di Nonna Vincenza, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2016

We are sorry if one of our employees responded in this way! we will begin an investigation! Thanks for the tip

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Placido 7 | Palazzo Biscari Aeroporto Fontanarossa Catania, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 715 1844
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