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Re Carlo V

Via Plebiscito 726/728, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 218 0334
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“horse meat” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (7 reviews)
“filet” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue
Via Plebiscito 726/728, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 487 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was quite tasty but there was not a good atmosphere and service was really slow. Staff was friendly.

Thank isabelle8410
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Everybody dreams of the ultimate "street people" restaurant: the restaurant that offers traditional local food, where the tables are full of locals, where the food is the local fare but cooked and offered with no frills, almost like home. Well this is IT !!! Typical,...More

Thank RaymondB
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This trattoria is specialised in horse meat. The locale is unassuming, yet traditional. Service could be better, but food across the board (especially the horse) is really good and inexpensive.

1  Thank pagreil
Reviewed 20 August 2016

On a street of restaurants specialising in barbecued food, we had good experiences in the restaurant next door last year and one over the road in the same week, so having read the reviews on site expected this to be just as good. The format...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The food is really good. The waiter is really nice, trying to help even tho he didnt speak english. They also had english menu.

Thank Stefanie H
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This trattoria is not in the most salubrious part of town, but don't let that put you off.The great food/ great value reputation that it has is well deserved in our opinion. Staff were attentive and helpful. We arrived at around 8.30pm but by 9pm...More

Thank Patricia J
Reviewed 3 October 2015

good food, good wine, friendly staff, and reasonable prices. look for pasta vengole and best sausages, and quite good portions.

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 14 August 2015

cheap and not very nice, better off across the road at Del Barone, its on a very busy junction so eating outside not an option.

Thank jcbfc
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Good home-made antipasto ;genuine sicilian food ! The atmosphere was cool compared to other local trattorie without style .

Thank theresadelblues
Reviewed 24 April 2015

It was pouring rain, so instead of walking another 1/2 block to La Terraza Del Barone (it's now 2 months later and I still regret that decision), we decided to eat at Carlo V (it seemed to be just as crowded, but we didn't factor...More

Thank T7583J
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do i need to make a reservation for the evening
10 March 2015|
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Response from Benni S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I didn't make any reservations there. And I used to eat there every night.. - There's much people in there but they've got enough seats. :) I was there in January.. Food was wonderful and prices were not too high. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Plebiscito 726/728, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 218 0334
  • E-mail
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