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A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce

Via Mulino Santa Lucia, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 989 0689
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“swordfish” (10 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
“fish market” (27 reviews)
Via Mulino Santa Lucia, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 989 0689
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absoultely, you should visit and try. There were different aromas, smells and tastes which has mixed to each other.

Thank Burak M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely make time to go to the fishmarket and try to get there early because you will get a better view of everything. This is a very unique and interesting place and seeing all the beautiful fish was quite fascinating. There's also a really lovely...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you go and have a look at this incredibly lively and atmospheric fish market where all of Catania seems to mix. The fish and the sellers are equally photogenic but this is a real working market. Prepare to get your feet wet if...More

Thank DougF45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course there is fish. Seeing the swordfish is very interesting. There is much more than fish such as some vendors grilling artichokes.

Thank Deac83
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We found this huge fish and vegetable market on an early Thursday morning. The noise and smells were wonderful. The energy of the vendors and customers, the variety and freshness of the produce and fish made for a most enjoyable find. After winding our way...More

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 30 May 2017

My wife and I visited the fish and food market in Catania with some friends during a two-week vacation in Sicily. It is located just off the Piazza dell Duomo, a short walk from the Cathedral. There is a warren of streets with stalls offering...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Because we always seek accommodations that offer us the opportunity to cook, markets like this are especially appealing. Oodles of fresh fish choices. We bought fresh swordfish (spada) Sea bass (branzino) and sea bream (orata) for cooking at home. But you can also buy fresh...More

2  Thank Stan W
Reviewed 15 January 2017

For all the food lovers out there, especially when it comes to fish and seafood, visiting this market is a must! Such a lovely place, full off colorful fruit displays, fresh fish and seafood on ice, cheeses, ham and plenty of other traditional Sicilian foods!...More

1  Thank Sorcha_MG
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Our hotel recommended that we have a visit at this fish market but he didn't go into detail as to why, so it was a fun surprise to see how it was. There is a large area just a short stroll from the cathedral where...More

Thank TigerRoyalty
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Accidentally walked through here on the way to the hotel and was immediately back there to buy lunch, we proceeded to buy lunch there every day. Amazing selection of quality food.

1  Thank Colin M
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Lucienne C
11 July 2016|
Response from Valentina B | Reviewed this property |
It is very difficult to park over there. . .
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2 April 2016|
Response from Gianluca D | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. And the 1st of May is a Sunday when the market is generally dead. Better the day before when people buy fish and meat for the 1st of May bbq.