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Spizzica al Vecchio Lavatoio

Via Maniace 8 | Ortigia, entrance waterfront Alpheus, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 463637
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible29%
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“glass floor” (3 reviews)
“sea view” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Maniace 8 | Ortigia, entrance waterfront Alpheus, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We did the usual tourist thing and stopped by for some local pizza and a beer which was fine and not as expensive as some other places we'd been to whilst in Sicily for something similar. It's in a good spot and the service was...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 30 October 2017

By chance we fell into this lovely restaurant. It is on the promenade and the seaview is the best. Same goes for the food. We had a wonderful meal of fresh sardines and salads...which is exactly what we wanted. That together with a bottle of...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Great views of the sunset while drinking a spritz. Fabulous food and if you are lucky enough to have Angelo as your waiter you will be well looked after. There is an ancient wash room under the restaurant to see through the glass floor. Well...More

Thank 100Helen100
Reviewed 16 October 2017

... because of the higher quality to be found widely elsewhere around Ortigia. The setting is terrific, the service and food are OK, but nothing stands out really. They're serving adequate food adequately to a steady stream of tourists, that's about it. You'll find something...More

Thank greave2016
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Basic #1 of running a restaurant is serving dishes for the whole table on time. Staff does not pay attention to you but finds it more important to get as many people as they can on their tables, instead of keeping guest there by simply...More

Thank Tessa v
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Right on the seawall in main part of town, food was good, service good too. Was there with a group of 14 for lunch. Check out the lower level, used to be a washing room, has a spring inside.

Thank Mick K
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We came in here for a glass of white wine and calamari in the late afternoon and it was perfect! The calamari tasted fresh and came with a small salad, and we both received very healthy pours of house white wine. It was wonderful to...More

1  Thank cescabobesca
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I don't recommend to even drop in, if you don't wanna be deceived! Two of three dishes were spoiled by bad products and unprofessional cooking. Even the tea that they serve is just a coloured hot water with no smell and taste. Meanwhile the prices...More

Thank Давид С
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The restaurant is on the waterfront and a nice place for people watching. We had a light lunch and some cold drinks as it was a very warm day. All the places along this strip are touristy and the waiters are out front trying people...More

Thank plasmid
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Ortigia for the day and it was a very hot! We checked the menus on all the restaurants along this stretch and chose this one because of the varied menu and the atmosphere. It was a very busy Saturday afternoon but we...More

Thank Jacqui2962
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Maniace 8 | Ortigia, entrance waterfront Alpheus, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 463637
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