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Gente di Mare

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Via Dietro Chiesa 20/22, 95021 Acitrezza, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 817 8781
19:30 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 19:30 - 00:00
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Camogli, Italy
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016

You just get the catch of the day. Daily proposal are as per the fish catched by the cooperative (owner of the restaurant). The chef is trying his best....the fish is really fresh and cooked in a simple way. Better to ask for suggestions and wait for the surprise. Really reccomended if you're looking for local fish cooked in a... More 

Thank giovannisiri
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2014

I went twice in 2 weeks! Real fresh local fish cooked with traditional Sicilian recipes Amazing Local catch which is impossible to find in any other restaurants. The price is just right and the service a bit slow, but this is just the "Acitrezza's" way of Doing things. I will recommend to anyone who is not in a hurry and... More 

Thank Seable1
Ivanovo, Russia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Delicious food, highly qualified personnel, friendly atmosphere! We liked our dinners there! Very moderate prices and it is really worth to visit!

1 Thank JuliaKoval
Lokeren, Belgium
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Our local B&B owner recommended this place. The food was really good and the owner of this place was really friendly. He gave us all is suggestions, and started to recommend things for everyone. It was not the best fish I ever had, but I really enjoyed it, also because it isn't really touristic.

Thank Jonathan D
Jerusalem, Israel
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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Set in a side street just off the dock, this little fish restaurant was the best eating experience we had in Acitrezza. The service was phenomenal. The food we ordered was fabulous, and the waiter and the chefs kept bringing out wonderful delicacies to taste. Definitely worth visiting!

Thank noahol
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2012

In the small court "Dietro la Chiesa" (Behind the Church) it's possible to eat according the "snail" symbol, Slow Food Association. The fish is absolutely fresh, of course, and all vegetables are ready from the garden. An absolute "must" visiting Aci Trezza.

1 Thank jumborex
Bouncing Around
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2012

We've been in Sicily for 2 weeks (and Italy for over a few months) and we went to Acitrezza this evening to check it out, and hit TA to see what was in town, so thought we'd check it out Gente di Mare based on the positive reviews. Take a second and read how many of those reviews are from... More 

7 Thank jetsetwhitetrash
New York City, New York
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1 review
Reviewed 4 June 2012

This out-of-the-way restaurant is worth seeking out. It's a real treasure. The staff is welcoming and attentive, and the atmosphere is very relaxed and familial. It feels like each dish is prepared especially for you. They use only local fresh fish caught that morning in Acitrezza, and the chef is innovative with the dishes. He also mingles with the customers... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2012

Probably the best restaurant in Acitrezza. The chef (who is Tunisian) is creative with local catches that you won't see on other menus. For me the only drawback was that they open at 8PM, but it was worth it.

1 Thank SteveBocc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 43
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 00:00
19:30 - 00:00
19:30 - 00:00
19:30 - 00:00
19:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dietro Chiesa 20/22, 95021 Acitrezza, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Aci Castello  >  Acitrezza
  • Phone Number: +39 095 817 8781

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?