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Il Covo Marino

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Via Lungomare Ciclopi n. 149, 95021 Acitrezza, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 711 6649
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Catania, Italy
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Well I'll just say that this place could be a tourist trap sometimes bad for locals as well! The main value of a good restaurant is to keep the quality high... My Lunch was terrible and the price very high! Good luck

Thank Sisko80
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We were four people and had antipasti and first course. We made different choices still none of us was very happy about the lunch. I would have rated it 'poor' but seafood was not fresh (i.e. bad smell), service was slow and bill was on the high range for Sicily, so I should discourage this place. I see many tourists,... More 

Thank alpheo83
London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing food, everything perfect. Not a single serving scored less than 10\10. A very friendly staff welcomed us with a Prosecco on the house. Totally worth the price. Special thanks to Vincenzo, the best Waiter I've ever met. He is very well prepared on the food he serves, he introduces the dishes with passion and adjusts the portions depending on... More 

Thank Bartolo1981
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The food was not good... Unfortunately the Chef waste all ingredients, because food arrived with no taste and with no salt at all

Thank Leandro P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

First of all , we all got food sick and the girls throw up all night after eating there . We called first and than arrived . Every one was really nice at start but than the food start coming and it was just terrible in every known scale. One of the pasta dish wasn't touched. The side dishes got... More 

1 Thank Adi S
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The perfect place of you want to taste several different local recepies all at once. They 8 antipasti is a MUST. food here is all delicious. I also tried the pasta with sea urchins and it was excellent.

Thank Emiliano F
Island of Gozo, Malta
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I loved everything about the antipasto ....fish was very fresh and delicious., service was great...I think the kitchen was going to close in any minute but still all the staff welcomed us and were very helpful especially the head waiter. desert was delicious as well ..

Thank Maria C
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Awesome dishes beautifully presented. Came here with locals and loved the fish with fruit combinations. Best mussels ever, cod with cherry tomatoes, pulp with grapes, watermelon and grouper, pistachio ravioli. Fresh, busy overlooking the sea. Great with kids. The restaurant catered for our guide's wedding. Fabulous choice.

Thank Jo S
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

They were kind, and served quite good food. However, we paid coperto even for my 3 years old son.

Thank Min Hyuk P
Napier, New Zealand
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Went after positive reviews. Had the 8 dish antipasta starter. Could have simply had another one as my main. It was so good. Groper filled pasta with a pistachio cream sauce was nice but the fried squid was so tender unlike the boot leather experienced elsewhere. Desserts pretty good too. The only drawback was that the service was a bit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$161
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lungomare Ciclopi n. 149, 95021 Acitrezza, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Aci Castello  >  Acitrezza
  • Phone Number: +39 095 711 6649

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