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Il Gambero Pazzo

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And welcoming typical Sicilian trattoria set in the center of Catania next to Piazza Frederick of Swabia is located where the Ursino castle, there are approximately 50 seats reservation is required, and we expect you to enjoy our dishes prepared with traditional recipes of the island.
US$5 - US$23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's just awesome ! We went here by tripadvisor We did the best. What can i say...try it .Good food, good services.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dragoscornel
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We took a day manue for 30€ which included 6-7 cold appetizers, 4-5 hot, grilled fish on your choice, bottle of wine and limoncello. Food was pure happiness and every bite heavenly! I would come here every night ...☺️😋 Do not be deceived by entrance....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 153ksenijam
Reviewed 5 December 2018

This place blew us away! It was absolutely incredible. First, the service. This is a family run place and from the moment you walk through the door, you feel like a member of the family. I am celiac and was treated with the utmost care....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sasha A
Reviewed 26 November 2018

The menu is an excellent value for fresh fish, definitely go hungry. Go after 9pm if you want to dine with the locals. You will need a reservation. Not far from the fish market.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TJRTravel
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This restaurant was just round the corner from the place where we stayed for the night and we found it through google reviews. Note that the restaurant is on the first floor up a very unspectacular stairs. The interior is basic but the food was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Roam800682
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We’re half Italians, so we tried a lot of restaurants in Italy and specially here in Sicily! It’s not for granted that you will find a good service in Sicilia, but finally “il gambero pazzo” with their excellent trained staff, has been a restaurant which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank adrianonuzzaci
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Visited after reading good reviews on Trip Advisor. So many 5/5, thought we had to try We did the 25 euro tasting menu. Here are my thoughts: Overall: Nice atmosphere, plenty of food, diverse tasting of cuisine, but food was less than ideal. We were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Max M
Reviewed 23 October 2018

One of the best meals we've had during our travels throughout Europe. Excellent appetizers, main, bottle of wine for a very reasonable price. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Csm2j
Reviewed 22 October 2018

A kind of hidden gem, we would not get there without a recommendation. The place serves tasty dinner at a very affordable price. Friendly service and the experience would be almost perfect. One thing to complain is espresso served in plastic cups. Be more environment-friendly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Travellerzy
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I visited this place, following good feedbacks of the others. Two nights in the row we had dinner there. You will be surprised on your first visit to see how full is there with no sign at the main street and being in a quiet...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mohammad A
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