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Trattoria da Federico

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Via Provinciale 115, 95021 Acitrezza, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 276364
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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472 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I ate dinner at the Trattoria Federico having noticed that it was busy – always a good sign. It is necessary to book most evenings. The restaurant is located near the harbour in Aci Castello north of Catania and has a sister restaurant across the street (Le Muse), where we had eaten earlier in the week. Basically,... More 

Thank Richard_Harpum
Salerno, Italy
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We ate a great fish soup accompanied by a tasty white wine. Staff helpful and professional. Great service. The soup is served with a wig to wear so that it does not get dirty, Good fresh and crisp frying.

Thank concetta g
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stopped in while strolling thru Acitrezza. Met A young lady outside the restaurant who gave us a menu and referred us to her brother, Federico, the owner, inside. No pressure. Stay if you like. Wonderful meal of mixed fried fish grill appetizer and mussels appetizer. Main course of pasta vongole and pasta nero de sepia. Outstanding. Owner, Federico, speaks excellent... More 

Thank Tony F
Miami, Florida
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111 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

At the recommendation of Alberto at our Villa, Monaci delle Terre Nere, we drove 30 minutes to the small fishing town of Acitrezza on the Ionian Sea. The gorgeous town overlooks the famous faraglione or lava rocks from the Greek mythology of Ulysses, where Cyclops threw rocks at him! The restaurant overlooks the small beautiful harbor, filled with colorful boats,... More 

Thank Dale D
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had a really wonderful lunch here, including sea urchins, polpi, fritto misto and swordfish. Really so fresh, delicious and fantastic. This is one to try

Thank HKAL
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I went here on a recommendation, and boy, I was not disappointed. This is a traditional sea food restaurant with a real feel to it. The menu was extensive without being overpowering. the food was so tasty it was amazing, perfectly cooked with traditional Sicilian bread. An excellent wine list with reasonably priced local wines, as was the food. Only... More 

Thank Jamesthetravel
New York City, New York
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant out of 5 night in Acitrezza was there for dinner 2(the Other we had other engagement ) Excellent service, nice wine list All the food we had was very very good Only one dish was little disappointed Il crudo di mare,but the Spaghetti frutti di mare superb,octopus, fritto Misto,grilled Calamari,Cozze,grigliata Mista all excellent. Prices medium, certainly not more... More 

Thank emilio b
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The freshest seafood I've eaten, the service was to the point. The friendliest staff, small and intimate and child friendly.

1 Thank sisanda s
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The freshest seafood, excellent place for a nice dinner when visiting Acitrezza in Sicily. One of the best places to have a seafood meal.

Thank Loriann L
Sydney, Australia
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463 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

My hotel provided me with this place that was fantastic typical Sicilian with great waiters and fantastic since of humour. The menue was in Italian, French and Italian. The food was mid range in price but when it is delicious you do not mind. So if you are around give them a visit you will be very satisfied. Dining along... More 

Thank mje0250

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Provinciale 115, 95021 Acitrezza, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Aci Castello  >  Acitrezza
  • Phone Number: +39 095 276364

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