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Trattoria Catania Ruffiana

Via Aloi 50, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 216 2222
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bruschetta” (15 reviews)
“linguine” (7 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Via Aloi 50, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had the starter of grilled vegetables which was a very generous size. For the main I had an etna style pesto which had brandy and different nuts. Was really tasty. The local wine was good and extremely cheap. Free bruschetta and lovely chocolate brownie made...More

Thank emma013
cataniaruffiana, Proprietario at Trattoria Catania Ruffiana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017
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Carissima Emma grazie per le belle parole! Saremo felici ed onorati nel riaverla ospite la prossima volta che viene a...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Had a linguine very well cooked with a nice and plenty of big vongole the only little thing is it was a bit over salty.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

What a find this was great food served and cooked the Italian way.. With a lovely smile and great taste. If you are on the area this is a must try place.

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very traditional, with good price and delicious options of food and drinks. The pasta that we ordered was fantastic. In the end they asked us about the dessert and we refused, because we were too full, lol. But after a few minutes...More

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this place one evening. Staff excellent and fluent in English language. Menu presents loads of local dishes and none of them disappointed. Seafood dishes were excellent and the risotto was first class. Local wine on offer is also very impressive at a good price....More

1  Thank ianc2004
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the NH Centro 2 blocks away so this was convenient since we were quite tired from 10 days of touring and miles of walking. We were warmly greeted and presented with an extensive menu in 5 languages. Lots of pasta choices....More

1  Thank themice
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Located in the center of Catania, the trattoria failed to impress me : the entries were all good (nothing to complain about then,) yet I can't actually recall anything that emerged out of the ordinary "good-meal" level. The starters were served in the same dish...More

Thank mackodenes
cataniaruffiana, Proprietario at Trattoria Catania Ruffiana, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017
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Caro recensore è stato un sollievo visitare i luoghi che la vedono rifocillarsi. Ci è stato ancora più di conforto...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is a little outside of the busiest tourist routes in town. There is a rich fish menu of primi and secondi. The scialatelle with seafood and topinambour are excellent and so is their "antipasti di mare". The house desserts include a ricotta, pistachio...More

Thank Alberto C
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I was searching for a place to eat,close to our apartment, it was bit difficult to find it. The food was good, the service was bit slow, but overall it was a good decesion to try it out.

Thank Balazs Z
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We took the menu 27€ Anti pasti,first plate(always pasta in Italy),second plate and dessert + 1/2 L water per person and 1/4 local wine per person included. Verry nice people! Verry good food

Thank lientjec
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abvehicle B
6 September 2016|
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Response from cataniaruffiana | Property representative |
Sorry, but we did not understand the question. However this trattoria is not specialized for allergies to gluten
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14 April 2016|
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Response from cataniaruffiana | Property representative |
Dear sir our business is from the airport only 15 minutes since the same is attached to Catania .... As for the advice he received from a rude person, fastidious, pretentious and trickster, it is belied by the more than... More
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Response from cataniaruffiana | Property representative |
Sevgili gözden üzgünüm ... size "hande Köksal" ne demek anlamıyorum Dear reviewer sorry ... we do not understand what you mean "hande Koksal"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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19:30 - 22:30
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19:30 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Aloi 50, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 216 2222
  • E-mail
On Christmas holidays the structure WILL BE OPENED on MONDAY 'December 19 and 26 2016 . Catania Ruffiana wishes you HAPPY HOLIDAYS !!!!
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