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US$9 - US$21
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Sicilian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Centro Catania
0.0 km from Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania
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All reviews cannoli cakes piazza duomo via etnea the main square great coffee brioche cappuccino
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was good. Now a tourist trap. Expensive and not of good quality anymore. The last two times my belly was hurting after eating an arancino. In particular the arancino al forno was old. And the arancino alla norma had a poor filling. Granita with Brioche...plus Arancino for 8:50€ is not a usual price.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 25 October 2022

We enjoyed our coffee and cake in this beautiful setting, but the service was strange - slow with difficulty getting the bill and enormous difficulty getting change after we paid with a note. We actually had to create a scene before a grumpy senior member...of staff grudgingly turned up with our change, which if it had been kept would have represented a 'tip' of over 50%. Be warned!More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 17 October 2022

To be honest, the food and beverages were fine, but the service was messy. We've got coffe on wet saucers, waiters wiped the tables with dirty rags, we have been waiting waiting for menu for some time (after couple of minutes one of the waiters...- (probably manager), told us to scan QR code with menu. Other guests received paper ones. It's a place rather not worth visiting twice.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 24 September 2022

We visited the branch on Via Etnea around 1130 on a sunny Tuesday and had excellent coffee and cakes in a lovely location BUT the service was a joke. We asked for the bill 3 times over a period of around 25 mins. Eventually it...was delivered by a surly waitress who seemed to think that she was doing us a great favour. Pity, this really spoiled our experience. Maybe the branch by the Duomo is better. I hope so.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 22 September 2022

We came here for an aperitif to sit in the main square and take in the surroundings. Our drinks arrived with a dish full of savoury snacks which we really weren't expecting. We almost called off dinner :-) You really must go into this place...as it's paradise for anyone with a sweet tooth. Display cabinets full of the most delicious and beautiful-looking sweet treats and cakes.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 30 August 2022

You should definitely try Sicilian casatina & cannoli, Prestipino has the best cannoli in Sicily! Everything was fresh and delicious!!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 29 August 2022 via mobile

Very bad service, one of the worst experiences of my life. They mixed up and forgot our orders, they spilled our drinks, they brought different cakes even though we ordered the same one twice. Don’t go there!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 23 August 2022

Staff was very unfriendly, especially the young waiter who spilled our drinks and broke few plates with complementary snacks. They didn't bring new snacks to our table. Cocktails weren't especially good, neither were the cakes. My friend and I ordered same cake and they were...different sizes but were charged the same!? While we were waiting for our order they mixed it up and brought us wrong things! Would not recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 22 August 2022

We tried Granita con brioche, it was good, the price was good, generally it was a good experience in Catania for us

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 10 July 2022

Lovely location lovely staff great food. A must in Catania. Tried gelsi and almond granita with brioche, it was just great

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 June 2022 via mobile

For a tourist location cafe it’s rad. Best gelato in town for sure. We sat there for hours every night. Great coffee and brioche as well!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 17 April 2022

We had a wonderful breakfast here with good coffee and delicous filled croissants and beautiful view

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 17 April 2022 via mobile

Great brioche and granita. I can’t wait to try the other pastries. They look Delicious! I recommend this place for breakfast Sicilian style!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 16 April 2022

Their traditional cakes and sweets are just divine. Cassatella di Sant’Agata was the best I ever tasted. Very good coffee and fresh red orange juice. The service was very good and attentive, thank you to Joseph who works as a waiter for being so helpful...and super nice.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 1 February 2022

Sit outside and watch the world go by, drinking your cappuccino and eating the most incredible cannolo I have ever had. I chose the pistachio but also decided have some chocolate granita.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Prestipino Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4