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“Good real Sicilian hospitality”

Trattoria U Puttusu
Ranked #3 of 255 Restaurants in Acireale
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Hospitality is not a term one can use often in Sicily, but this time it was great. A Sunday midday strolling around il Duomo we tried places for lunch all were full. In U Puttusu too, but hearing our disappointment and noticing we were lost tourists they found a table for the two of us. It was mother's day and the small place loaded with families. Next to us was a table with 12 people honoring the grandmother sitting at the head of the table. A real family affair. The service was friendly and extremely accomodating even with such a full house. We tried their 10 antipasti siciliana and it was good to share and enough but felt obliged to order two first plates. The pork involtini filled with provolone and tortellini filled with ricotta and dried tomato, very good. The house wine at 3 euros 1/4 litre quite good. They never hurried us and the only real drawback was their cash only policy.

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Thank martinezcm
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

This place provides a traditional Sicilian cuisine, I have stopped bywith 2 friends of mine. It is goog to come about 8 pm, there are just few tables, but it makes this place cosy with intimate atmosphere. We were served with great bread ad bread sticks, cold water, fava beans and smoked ricotta as a starter, they offer wonderful local wine, also 10 u puttusu starters are just as good as heaven. From the main courses I recommend the meat rolls with mozzarella and pistachios or the typical steak with variety of flavoured olive oils.
Our waiter was very helpful, trying to speak French and a little bit of English, and when he saw we enjoy the meal so much, he offered us some extra dessert.
The three hour staying here with friends over a great food was one of the best experiences of mine in Sicily.

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Thank Miriam M
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Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

We (couple and 4 year old child) went to Trattoria u Puttusu for dinner.

We had as antipasti the 10 Sicilian specialties followed by the Filetti di Scottone and the chicken. As dessert we opted for the Fondant of chocolate (DELICIOUS) as well as for a chocolate-icecream for our youngster. All the plates were beautifully arranged and especially the patatine fritte were originally sliced like crisps.

What I can't understand is why the wine menu doen't mention the vintage year ... the most essential of wine is the vintage! However the wine chosen by pure coïncidence was quite ok.

The service was very good: attentive and helpful waiters

If you look for a fish-free menu with a varied choice, you're just right here and we really loved to have found a place a bit out of the ordinary.

One beemol: the tables of the terrasse are well arranged and very nice, but there's just a bit too much traffic around to feel 100%-relaxed!

Conclusion: Absolutely recommendable!!!

Thank Marc P
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Reviewed 15 April 2015

just enjoyed the most pleasant evening restaurant wasn't busy time of year I guess.the starter was amazing 10 local specialities( plus lentil soup on the house).main meal was well presented rustic food.owner was a charmer offering grappa on the house all for € 38 including wine well worth a visit.

Thank John H
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Reviewed 25 October 2014

Small trattoria with excellent local deli. Of course no fish!
All dishes were excellent.
Very friendly staff.
We loved it!

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Thank Nasobem67
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