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1877 Osteria Tipica Risotteria Panineria

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Via Gibuti 17, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
+39 340 057 6765
Thu - Tue 19:00 - 01:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Nothing negative to say about Osteria.. Amazing home cooked Sicilian food, friendly family service and an authentic location. Not to be missed. Look forward to visiting again.

Thank Daniel C
Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

The restaurant was warm, made from an old winery. Excellent, typical Sicilian food. Friendly staff. best meal on trip.

Thank Janyce B
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

First night gamble proved to be a good choice. Initially thought we might leave immediately because we were the only patrons but decided to give it a whirl. Soon we were joined by 15 other covers and we ordered the fish risotto. Service was good and the food excellent and the wine was most acceptable. All in all an enjoyable,... More 

Thank Linda A
Renfrew, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

We found this place towards the end of our holiday, which is just as well as we saved the best for last. Tucked away in a side street but still central, this osteria is a gem. Beautiful, old building with a mezzanine floor right up in the ancient beams, overlooking the rest of the family-run restaurant. We had the house... More 

Thank Lucia W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2014

We had a lovely evening here. Great Risotto and pasta, and Frito Anti-Pasti. Huge portions! come hungry...All simple and so precise. Worth a visit!

1 Thank Veevtravel
Nivelles, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

We found a typical place, full of old things. The waitress was very nice. The cooking was typical and tasty ! Our plates were full of delicious and fresh vegetables !

Thank kirby_franfrance
Haifa, Israel
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2013

One word: horrible food. 2 diners and the food was simply spoiled and bad! Maybe it was bad luck, but you were warned!!

2 Thank romacstudios
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013

Our visit at 1877 was a nice but not something to remember as anything special. I had an risotto with clams and vegetables but the only taste in it was the clams. The service is fine but distant- not as friendly and heartwarming as it usually is in Sicily.

Thank Solskinssky
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

35 minutes to get our food and the meat was not cooked, still freezed. horrible Meal. 15 minutes for the waitress to appear again, so no complain possible. Unable to pay by credit card so we had to find an ATM in town to pay. Incredible. We left very disappointed, Never ever again.

Thank matbody
Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

Risotto can be like heaven, especially after burning all your calories on Etna. Service is very friendly and helpful, linguistically competent and flexible and the menu is just wonderful! Don't miss it if you are anywhere in the vicinity. If you are not: make the trip anyway!

1 Thank SunshineBarb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
19:00 - 01:30
19:00 - 01:30
19:00 - 01:30
19:00 - 01:30
19:00 - 01:30
19:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gibuti 17, 95030 Nicolosi, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Nicolosi
  • Phone Number: +39 340 057 6765

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