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Trattoria Anima e Core

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Piazza Marcinno' 15, 95041 Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
+39 0933 030578
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Wed - Mon 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Budapest, Hungary
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We went there by chance. Several couples were already sitting in the restaurant and eating - having had a look at their dishes we could have chosen any of them, all looked very delicious. Unfortunately we had a relatively large lunch, so we were cautious and took only the mix of different apetizers. They were all amazing!

1 Thank Lengyelek
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

If you want great Sicilian food and wonderful service, go here. The lovely Samantha served us and recommended what we would order. She did an amazing job and we had an incredible meal. We waddled out at the end, full and very happy!

1 Thank Nickei F
Archbald, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great lunch here. The food was excellent and the staff was very friendly. If you visit in the off season don't expect any english spoken here. Small restaurant on a nicely hidden square off the beaten path. A must in Caltigirone,

1 Thank Phil S
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Authentic. Very friendly owners. We had antipasti, fish, and steak. Fresh products. Good place. A bit hidden quiet square. You can park your car in front. Recommended on terrace outside.

1 Thank Jeroen D
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

we spent the day in Caltagirone, it is a beautiful place to visit and the restaurant made it extra special. Great food, great service and great people. Would recommend it all day long

1 Thank Rocco1967
Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

There dont seem to be many restaurants in the old part of town so we were lucky to find this one. Great location, service, and excellent food. We had salmon in a pink pepper sauce and a chicken parissienne that were certainly one the best meals we'd had in Sicily. Amazing caramel chocolate ice cream dessert rounded off a lovely... More 

Thank steve n
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Driving directions make this restaurant hard to reach but the it is well worth the effort. Our Sunday lunch was wonderfully prepared and served in a casual, local style. The pepper mussels were tender and tasty in a not-too-hot thin olive oil and tomato liquid that we soaked up with home-made bread. We each had an al-dente pasta dish including... More 

Thank AtlantaMadman
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Honestly we chose this restaurant after the one we wished to visit was fully booked but it turned out to be a nice experience with very friendly staff and a good chef. Starters were a mixed grill of seafood and pasta with swordfish and sauce. Both were great but the king prawns in the mixed grill left much to be... More 

Thank Matt B
Walnut Creek, California, United States
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We were there on a cold night, and were almost the only patrons there, so we felt quite special. The menu had something for everyone, and we all enjoyed our meal. Prices are very reasonable, and the service was excellent.

Thank Michael S
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 December 2015

I wanted to try a trattoria for a change but was not happy of the overall food quality as the amount of salt was too high. friendly staff but i wouldnt come back.

Thank Iamara

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$33
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Marcinno' 15, 95041 Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Caltagirone
  • Phone Number: +39 0933 030578
the trattoria Anima e Coreis in the heart of the historical center of Caltagirone and offers specialties of meat and fish dishes all prepared according to the rules of the traditional Sicilian cuisine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?