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Il Cuciniere

Via Luigi Capuana 110, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 747 0702
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Via Luigi Capuana 110, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant cooking class with Chef Giulio and his wife Valeria. We toured the fish market, bought lots of fresh seafood and spent hours in the kitchen, cooking and eating. The dishes were simple and rooted in traditional Sicilian flavours but updated. What a nice and...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend the cooking class with Chef DeDe and his wife, Valeria, at this wonderful restaurant. We went to the local fish market and shopped together and then went back to the restaurant kitchen and prepared and cooked our lunch. Chef DeDe did all the...More

Thank marty m
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This restaurant is in the Katane Palace hotel. We ate there twice on our last holiday and thoroughly enjoyed it. The food is extremely good, and prepared from ingredients bought from the local markets - including Catania's famous fish market, and the wines are excellent,...More

1  Thank Adrian W
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Great restaurant, great food great service. If you are looking for something different and better than the norm, this is for you. 10 mins away from Via Etna in the Katane Palace Hotel. Don't be put off by this!

2  Thank VMtravellers
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We stayed in the hotel to which this restaurant belongs for several days (also very recommendable), had our breakfasts in this restaurant and also one light dinner one evening. The staff was very pleasant and helpful on all occasions. The restaurant was really flexible in...More

1  Thank rulle366
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The carpachio was very greasy, underseasoned and unpleasant to eat. The tuna was really overcooked, underseasoned. Very dissapointing. Could not finish nor the starter or the main.

Thank Moonika K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Truly excellent dining experience. Just awesome food. We had the smoked tuna carpaccio (a pretty large portion, for a starter), the aubergine tart and for main course the swordfish in pistachio crust and the ravioli a la Norma. All were wonderful. The wine list is...More

Thank PhilipG426
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Lovely place, great location, close to the city center. Fresh fish, excellent wine, very friendly staff - offered us extra appetizers - which were very much appreciated. Our first time here, hoping to return soon.

Thank Ion I
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We decided to try the restaurant of the hotel we were staying in after noticing some good reviews. We weren't disappointed. Their menu is not super extensive, but what they do have is delicious. We both ordered a first course of pasta, both delicious and...More

Thank Calvinus15
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We ate here twice during our stay at the Katane Palace Hotel, where the restaurant is located. We thoroughly enjoyed all our choices and also the wine chosen with the advice of our server. Very welcoming and a lovely open courtyard for aperitifs or coffee....More

Thank Patricia J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
20:00 - 00:30
20:00 - 00:30
20:00 - 00:30
20:00 - 00:30
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20:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luigi Capuana 110, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 747 0702
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