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Il Sale Art Cafe'

Via Santa Filomena no 10, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 316888
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ravioli” (14 reviews)
“pizza” (91 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Via Santa Filomena no 10, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A long selection of pizzas. All we tried were crisp (as ordered) and generously garnished. The large pies were willingly split into two servings. We did not have salads but saw large portions of crisp greens served to other guests. The wine list is short...More

Thank kaibab1
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We arrived around 10pm, having just arrived in Catania on a late flight from Dublin and we had made a reservation here through the hotel we were staying in that night. We ordered a starter to share of local cheeses and we both went for...More

Thank Kfranktommy
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

It’s a very nice small restaurant. Also it’s 10:30pm - we had to wait about 20 min to get a table. We ate mainly appetizers and first dishes - all were good. I was surprise with the short list of wine.....

Thank Amit I
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

As it turned out, the art in Il Sale Art Café is not for sale. Huh? I still don’t get it. However, the food was nice. No gluten-free art as well. But we managed. Please go here.

Thank pieter435
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and atmosphere and the food is excellent! I ordered the arugula salad served with thinly sliced perfectly ripened pear and Gorgonzola and lots of nuts sprinkled in. It was the best salad I have had anywhere, including the states! The pasta dishes and...More

Thank sidney j
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Having had a previous disappointing evening out elsewhere we wanted to find somewhere with good reviews,and Il Sale did not disappoint. Beautifully presented, good quality dishes - prices equivalent to gastro pubs in the UK (but with more pistachios!) . Friendly staff and a modern,...More

Thank KD345
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

- Recommendation by our hotel - Try the Ravioli Norma! It was really delicious! Portions for Ravioli and meat were quite small for the price paid, but the quality of the ravioli was amazing. - Wine price was ok. There are many different options you...More

Thank Janine S
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Went here when visiting Sicily recently. We had a lovely lunch and the staff were very friendly. Service good, great location and reasonably priced.

Thank Johnlobster
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We had a week in Taormina and found eating our very expensive. Two nights in Catania before flying home so we asked in our hotel for recommendations. We would never have found Il Sale on our own. It is down a side street with lots...More

Thank Moira S
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The staff was attentive and friendly. We had pizzas and raviolis which were all very good. The portions were huge. It was off the main street on a small street of outside restaurants. I was a great location and good food.

Thank Maura G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
20:00 - 00:30
20:00 - 00:30
20:00 - 00:30
20:00 - 00:30
20:00 - 00:30
20:00 - 00:45
20:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Filomena no 10, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 316888
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