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Al Vicolo Pizza&vino

Via del Colosseo 5/7, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 836 0730
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (87 reviews)
“angus steak” (2 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Value
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LOCATION
Via del Colosseo 5/7, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This place have amazing pizzas, you have to make reservation because there can be a line for the tabel. I had one of the best pizza in my life.

Thank rDezo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The place is so busy that it might take more than an hour to get a table... but in the meantime you can try out their cocktails (approx Eur 8 each) at the bar. There we were treated to a free platter of cured meat,...More

Thank SarahOCP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve had here one of the best pizzas and we had a few so far. Great service also! Even though our waiter didn’t spoke much english, we managed to understand and she recommended her favorite pizza wich was fabulous. Overall, a genuine sicilian experience! A...More

Thank Sorin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza and the beer were excelent. The waitors could be more friendly but this is a problem we had in most restaurants we’ve visited here.

Thank Martina K
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Lovely little pizzas, very tasty served in a friendly atmosphere of all forms , but many other suggestions on the card, and excellent wine.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

A friend recommanded this place to us and it seemed like many locals would agree with him: Al Vicolo must be really popular in Catania, its normal to wait 20 minutes before getting seated. But the waiting is so worth it (also we got free...More

Thank Lodde K
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic pizza, you can choose between classics and creative tastes. Very pleasant surroundings outside with romantic lighting decorations.

Thank Aleksandra J
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We went to this restaurant based on a recommendation from our host. The pizza was delicious and the staff attentive and eager to please. Beware the size of the pizza they are massive.

Thank mikeycr
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

It’s simple the best pizza that I ever eaten. We got two, number 6 and 9. And I would recommend the 6 one. We also had the wine house. Prices are good.

Thank Teo T
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The pizza was great and genuine as we where expecting. We had 2 Margerita,simple but very good and tasty! recommended!

Thank Marteen V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$23
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 01:00
Monday
19:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 01:00
Thursday
19:00 - 01:00
Friday
19:00 - 01:00
Saturday
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Colosseo 5/7, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 836 0730
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Description
A corner of goodness in the heart of the city. "Al Vicolo Pizza & Vino", near to the central Piazza Stesicoro, has won over many tourists and gourmands. The restaurant has a beautiful show with one of its rooms overlooking directly on the remains of the ancient Roman amphitheater. Pizzas are soft and crispy at the same time, so great that exit out of the pot: it's all merit of the sourdough - with a shutter speed ranging from 24 to 36 hours - and the high quality of flour used. Food, in fact, from seasonings to meat, are genuinely Sicilians. Al Vicolo Pizza & Wine isn't only pizzeria: in addition to the more traditional cuisine, the restaurant wanted to make a difference launching the "Cotoletteria". It's a kind of meat taken by the tradition of Milan and adapted to Catania's cooking: a chicken, veal or horse steak - always very large - used as the basis of a pizza, enriched with many toppings. You should try also "Insalapizza": a bowl of bread to compose freely with vegetables at your liking. Moreover there is a wide range of wines from the best wineries and craft beers of quality to accompany every meal. Even the most greedy will be satisfied: the restaurant offers wonderful desserts, such as homemade cheesecake, and in our "Daily menu" it's always changing. We wait for you every night, including Monday, from 19 until 1 am, in via del Colosseo 5 .
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