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El Chiringuito

Viale Ruggero di Lauria 115/e, 95127 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 347 857 1477
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“paella” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
“last night” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Viale Ruggero di Lauria 115/e, 95127 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

The best place to dine in Catania Taste good food in Italy is not hard and to enjoy great flavors and family feelings the place is at Trattoria El Chiringuito in Viale di Lauria Ruggerio. Mercedes (wonderful chef, half Spanish and Neapolitan) will make you...More

Thank luisdazcq
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Catania for two nights and ate here both nights. The first night when we arrived there were only a few other tables with guests at them but within 30 minutes there were no empty seats, we knew then that the food was...More

Thank martinofive
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here twice and both times were excellent. The food is delicious as is the wine and very affordable! The staff are very nice also. We will be back for our last night in Catania!

Thank Ciara H
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Rather strange restaurant couldn't find a name. The dinning area was rather like a large tent but the food was so good we went twice.

Thank Margaret E
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Hubby and I walked in looking for lunch with a view, as this restaurant is well placed by the sea front. After greeting us, the young waiter asked us to wait a minute whilst he went to set our table. He checked with a colleague...More

Thank Ana H
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We were staying in this part of Catania and did not expect such a good restaurant. We were treated very well by the staff. We tasted their black bread for the first time which was very good and the young waiter took time to explain...More

Thank MalteserNaxxar
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Great little restaurant, food was varied and excellent. Staff had difficulty in English but we managed between us. Not the fastest service but great to spend an evening.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Very good food reminded me when I last spend some days in Barcelona. Giuseppe looked after us and gave us a royal service thanks also go to his wife for the nice presentation of the food.

Thank Amabile Z
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

I was staying with my family in Hotel Nettuno and was looking something very close to have dinner with my children (already big). The place was easy to find, good table outside was available. We were focused on sea food, the meals were good and...More

Thank Lemur62
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Service was fast and at high level, with humour and smile. Pizzas were excellent tasty. And big! Excessive were nicely packed for use next day.

Thank harald o. h
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Ruggero di Lauria 115/e, 95127 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 347 857 1477
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