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A putia dell'Ostello

€€ - €€€, Italian, Pizza
Piazza Curro' 6 | Downtown, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 723 3010
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“couscous” (15 reviews)
“pizza” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
Pub, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Piazza Curro' 6 | Downtown, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Don't go! A tourist trap. I paid €12 for a tiny portion of spaghetti with almost no seafood. I left hungry. I asked for a half litre of house wine but was told they only had bottles. Paid 3,50€ for a tiny glass of wine....More

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pisciottaro, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at A putia dell'Ostello, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Don't come! We are a tourist trap.... maybe just not the place for you. thank you for spending your time to write about us, by the way.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My meal at A putia dell'Ostello was the last one I had in Italy before flying home to the States, and it rocked. As a solo traveler, atmosphere mattered to me quite a bit and this local haunt didn't disappoint. The people at every table...More

Thank annabob91
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner downstairs, next to the grotta. Very atmospheric. Food was very good (without being exceptional), and service was correct. Good selection of local wines.

1  Thank Dimitri_Cherchenko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No better ambiance in Catania than this place. We were lucky to get a table at the underground river in the lava cave, but since there are only four tables there the chances you get a table there in high season seems minimal. But, they...More

2  Thank hermans993
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We did not have a reservation, but they got us a table in the cave, which had more ambiance (for us anyways, as the upstairs was more lively but being outdoors, the smokers drove us inside!). The maître’d was very accommodating. Service was good enough,...More

1  Thank tamaletown
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I don’t understand recent negative reviews because our experience was exactly opposite. We stopped to see the cave of the underground river. We decided to have a beer at the outside tables. We were shocked that they had Leffe rouge on draft as well as...More

2  Thank frogcarguy
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Got a table at this place as it always looked lively and had a good atmosphere. The host was lovely and super accommodating finding us a table outside despite it being very busy. Unfortunately the experience went downhill from here. We couldn't work out if...More

Thank Lorna H
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Heard about Jazz night So went early at 820 pm for 930 jazz evening Busy restaurant Food looked average Given a wine list.. ( no house carafe?) Anyway after slowly finishing a whole bottle of wine The jazz group at 10 pm deigned to start...More

Thank rosem111
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

How is this place so well rated? It's a joke. The service is an absolute terror, I waited for twenty minutes to order, after additional twenty they brought drinks for a different table, ten more minutes, I got my meh fish, but they never brought...More

Thank thoniccc
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This restaurant that goes downwards into a c ave was a great experience. Great menu with the local Sicilian cuisine and the best wine we had in Sicily. Just seating inside the cave was an experience itself. The restaurant is very busy and has live...More

2  Thank oskyoscar
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16 August 2016|
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Response from pisciottaro | Reviewed this property |
Call +39 0957233010 the day before and you will have your table or write a mail to agorahostel@gmail
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Curro' 6 | Downtown, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 723 3010
  • E-mail
The exclusive of the Agora Hostel's "A-Putia dell'Ostello" in Catania is the restaurant located in the cave where the Amenano river flows. We offer a full menu with typical dishes of the Sicilian tradition; our pizzas are appreciated for the high-quality of the products. In our wine bar a wide range of sicilian wine. From 7.30 pm is possible to order pizza and sushi fusion.
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