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Riva Porto Lachio 36, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 60356
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Gozo - Malta
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is simply one of the very best fish restaurants in Syracuse. It is located on mainland Syracuse and is roughly a 5 minute drive from Ortygia. They mainly serve fish and I can assure you that it cannot be fresher being situated just at the foot of the sea. Reservation is required and they start serving dinner at 20:30... More 

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Small but quality menu of fresh seafood. No vegetables on the menu except a salad. We tried the spaghetti with Cuttlefish Ink. My husband liked it a lot. The fried mixed seafood is great, not greasy. We saw others eating platters of steamed mussels. Very popular with the locals. Very reasonably priced. Service was a little slow, but friendly. But... More 

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Thank Ardemis W
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

I have eaten here back in February and the Food was very good. I paid €28 for myself with first and second piatti and wine. The staff were pleasant but don't seem to write anything down. I have tried to go back a few times but will not go again because during the season every time we went there (made... More 

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Spoleto, Italy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Wonderfully fresh seafood!!! The mussel soup (mussels) is a must! Delicious and very home town environment, loved it!

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Berlin, Germany
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77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

No, the Red Moon is not a Chinese restaurant. But when the full moon rises this part of Sicily, it actually gets pretty spectacular, dark orange, bigger than anywhere else. Now, once you're inside the Red Moon, forget about the red moon. This is the place to go if you love traditional fish and seafood dishes, literally straight out of... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

The night before the Syracuse Malta Regatta, we indulged in spaghetti ai frutti di mare and a mussels' soup to die for! Be prepared to wait, here everything is prepared at the moment for you to eat truly like a local!

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Indonesia
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

Very good Sea Food meal, with fresh mussels and excellent fish and at an affordable and realistic price, the service is a bit strange but does not detract from the experience as long as you have time to eat as everything is cooked to order and with a popular restaurant that can mean having to wait. No doubt I would... More 

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Thank Raphael D
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Nice quiet position , in front of the fishing harbor. Very pleasant particularly for a dinner. Very good and honest food. Let them tell you what it is available . You will not regret it. Good basic wine list. A good wine for a reasonable price. Not a fancy restaurant , basic but of very good quality .

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New York City, New York
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143 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

Dinner was family style, with an emphasis on seafood fresh from the Mediterranean, which is only 50 steps away. The atmosphere was casual, and the waitstaff attentive and personable. The restaurant features a great selection of fresh fish. The sea urchin eggs over pasta appear to be a specialty of the region, and we enjoyed every bite!

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Modena, Italy
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Fish fresh and good taste. You can choose the fish you want to eat. Pasta with " ricci " and with squid ink taste very good and are my favourite. Also fried fish tastes very good. The location inside the restaurant is not so good but outside the view is relly nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riva Porto Lachio 36, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 60356

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?