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Prestipino Cafe

€€ - €€€Italian, , Cafe
Piazza Duomo 9, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 320840
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“cannoli” (22 reviews)
“arancini” (15 reviews)
“ice cream” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Piazza Duomo 9, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

I love pistachio and sweets and that was the bast cannolo with pistachio cream I have ever eaten. :-)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 582kasias
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Service was horrendous, and not just in the slow sicilian way. However- the ricotta cannolo was one of the best I've ever had. Granita limone was also good. These and an espresso came to 7€, reasonable, given the location.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 6esztim
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We took our Italian style breakfast of coffee and a pastry here each morning and it was lovely! Overlooking the main piazza, it had heaps of charm. The coffee was great and the pastries super fresh. We also enjoyed a great fruit salad as an...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tamaletown
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Arrogant and rude staff ... most terrible services during the first two weeks of our trip to Europe.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank stephanm510
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Best coffee best deserts best service ever !!!! We still remember monoporzione !!!! But the real heart of that restaurant are these 4 super pro baristas Joseph, Salvo, Paolo, Sandro !!!! highly recommend !!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Agnieszka W
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The staff were rude & unhelpful even though we had an Italian speaking person with us. The staff looked down on us and treated us like idiots! The staff got every single order wrong as well ! A very disappointing experience for our first morning...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Marvellous lunch here. A couple of pasta dishes with some wine. All the food is displayed inside and is typically Sicilian. The pastries are just gorgeous. Prices incredibly reasonable especially considering that it's right in front of the cathedral.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Excellently located in via Etnea, just off the piazza del Duomo, Prestipino is one of the classic cafés where you go for breakfast (Italian style!), sweet (they have a nice offer of croissants (they call it ‘cornetto’)) or savoury (amongst others the arrancini and salads)...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank OlivierFromBrussels
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Pit stop here this morning for coffee, lovely atmosphere man playing traditional accordion outside. Really pleasant venue and I was surprised by the reasonable prices considering it’s cebtral location. 2 Americanos, coke and water 8€.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Wingcomillar
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

I was here a couple of times while in Catania. They have quite a few tables outside. Decent staff. Quite friendly when the place is not busy. Otherwise they are quite busy, but surprising with the location just off the duomo. Good arancini. On the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KANewYork
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Duomo 9, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 320840
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