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La Quartara

Piazza Ogninella 10 | Piazza Università, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 816 6768
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (34 reviews)
“fish” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Piazza Ogninella 10 | Piazza Università, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food, the quality of service, the efficiency and the waiters are simply top notch, as they look after their guests very very attentively and politely. This place is a hidden gem in Catania and the reviews themselves are self-explanatory! We have visited the restaurant...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LinnTonna1994
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good, with some excellent fish and seafood selection. Also the pizza was good quality. The waiter was very friendly and helpful. But beware of prices, we were not given any indication about the fish price at order time, we just saw...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vlad_13pf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Serving of food is very generous, fairly priced and the service of Toni is beyond amazing! He has the happiest smile, and most accommodating hospitality. Wonderful food, great service - great Catania representation.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cheneil M
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

I've been there with my husband with the help of a lady who was introducing it in the main steet. The positive parts; the stuff can speak in english and it's very central. I can say that the place is quite touristic. We took only...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Melis A
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Cozy restaurant with a nice selection of Sicilian dishes. Started with the sarde al beccafico, stuffed sardines, and we really enjoyed them. For our main dishes I went with pasta with seafood which were divine! Such a wide selection of seafood in there - shrimp,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Simina31
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Our hotel owner recommended this place for us and we liked it very much. Tasty Italian food, reasonable price, nice staff. We ate seafood pizza and pistachio pasta - which was absoultely delicious. One negative thingy: we were served with some bruscetta appetizers without asking...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank DorottyaE3
Reviewed 23 October 2018

I think that my photos say everything. Massimo was very friendly, helpful and the restaurant has a typical sicilian atmosphere. Grazie mille!!! :)

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Melinda M
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant whilst visiting Catania for the day. We were quite late for lunch so the pizza ovens were turned off but we had some lovely seafood pasta dishes instead. The sardines to start were nice and the house wine was excellent...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sophiegP6253LI
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Arriver very late for lunch and they went out of their way to serve everything we ordered. Good fish, excellent pizza, excellent wine.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank rocksy25
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This one far too much overrated. I got served by below wine glass and the somlier says this is how sicilan drinks. I looked other tables and all others having right wine glasses. We asked different person who takes food order and he gave us...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank so young y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Ogninella 10 | Piazza Università, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 816 6768
  • E-mail
THE QUARTARA is a friendly TRATTORIA / PIZZERIA located in the historic center of Catania, which enjoys a unique atmosphere of its kind, it is a family run pamper and recommend to our clients better. The restaurant offers a wide variety of dishes, starting with the fish until you get to the meat and vegetarian dishes, specialized for many years on the fish we offer our customers only the freshest, authentic dishes, also if you want to savor the REAL Sicilian cuisine with special dishes and rich flavors and intoxicating scents this is the place. Not only trattoria but also PIZZERIA, our pizzeria boasts a special unobtainable dough, pizza is a matured sourdough 48 hours before the sale in order to make a simple pizza a pleasure, the dough becomes very light, does not cause pain in the belly , and is made with oven STONE. Well what about ... Every other word would be superfluous, as they say: try it! We wait for you, come and see us and we assure you that you will not regret and thanks for your attention.
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