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Osteria da Mariano

Vicolo Zuccola' 9, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 67444
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible18%
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“orange salad” (17 reviews)
“pasta” (76 reviews)
“rabbit” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Vicolo Zuccola' 9, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon this restaurant because it was off the beaten trail, the menu looked reasonably priced and there were local folks eating inside, tourists outside. We sat inside and we were very pleased with the service and food.

Thank henry v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there bc our hotel owner told us it's a good address in town. Unfortunately it was a bit disappointing bc the food and atmosphere was not as good as expected. Fish platter was ok but fish not really seasoned. Tasted dull.. side order of...More

Thank tina b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In an average prison they will serve better food. It's hard to escape a prison but if you read this in time: run!

Thank Frans B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the worst dinner experience we have had during our holiday in Sicily. My pasta with pesce spade was absolutely terrible. It was so bad I sent it back and refused to pay for it. Buy a bag of pasta from a supermercato and...More

Thank AEC2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read previous reviews we said "let's try it". Don't!! The mixed sea food starter was poor to say the least. The free orange and and onion salad was odd, and the potatoes side we ordered never turned up says it all. The waiters seemed...More

Thank gazae
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We were recommended to eat here by the girl at the information booth down at the bottom of the hill near the port. I asked for somewhere that makes good ravioli and this was her recommendation It was a massive walk up hill to get...More

Thank Mic E
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Very average experience despite amazing location in one of the narrow streets of Ortigia. Service very slow ( I had to ask for the bill four times) and I was simply ignored as I was dining solo. Overpriced compared to what nearby restaurants can offer...More

Thank Chiara D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It was the rabbit on the menu that attracted us here, and we were not let down. We loved the orange salad given to us at the start, and their 'house wine' was a good as anything we had in Sicily. Service was excellent, and...More

Thank peter_minchin
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Down a passage way. In some ways rather simple. Wine was red or white by the jug. Grilled swordfish was very good as was the octopus. Sicilian orange salad memorable. Puddings simple but good. Fantastic value for money

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Got very lucky again random pick in syracuse, ortigia. Very nice oranges with pepper and some oil as appetizer, swordfish was fantastic. Decent house wine at 5 euro per half liter. And 2 euros for 2 cafe and 2 grappa. If I am ever back...More

Thank ikkezelug
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Zuccola' 9, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 67444
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