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I clerici

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Villaggio Cardinale Dusmet 21/23, Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 349 151 9344
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 20:00 - 00:00
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Los Angeles, California
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Don't miss it!! It was one of the best dinners I have ever had. From the wine to the dessert everything was perfect. I went there for the fish but the past or salad were perfect. If you go to Catania is a must.

Thank Mar F
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Atmosphere feels like an old cellar as you sit surrounded by bottles of wines, ranging from cheap to affordable to exorbitant! The food is very good and pasta cooked to perfection! We were there for lunch and it was quite empty so not quite sure what the dinners are like.

Thank Klayremcg
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Everything about this restaurant has got quality written all over it. This place goes into my top 3 restaurants of all time. In a quiet setting in the old arches its a romantic spot and the food was lovingly prepared by a young chef. The waiter was attentive and accommodating and always there at the right time leaving you to... More 

Thank jennyandian69
Winter Park, Florida
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163 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2014

The atmosphere is good. The menu is vast but the actual availability is limited. The food is average-. The service is almost non existent. Just no reason to eat here.

Thank Spinner1123
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, menu was impressive and portion sizes more than ample however had to be reminded about the soft drinks, didn't have any ice and the meat although beautifully cooked was on the tough side.

Thank 754416
Vancouver, Canada
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351 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We chose the patio that abutted a wonderful cavalcade of locals strolling by. Catania is a mix of so many influences and peoples; made all the more diverse with the arrival of refugees fleeing Africa. We hardly noticed the inner décor; although the red glass chandelier cannot be missed. The food was good, but most notable was the costly wine... More 

1 Thank Lloyd B
Izmir, Turkey
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147 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2014

i was there for lunch. one and only customer for 90 min. i ordered mixed apetizer and grilled calamari. they served appetizers in two different plate as cold and hot. the weakest point of cold appetizers was salmon, which is not a sicilian fish. the rest is ok. they served a squid instead of calamari. ın that point i don'... More 

1 Thank AlparslanT
Cork, Ireland
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79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2014 via mobile

Ate here recently with a group of work colleagues one of whom ordered for us. Most incredible raw fish starter, some fantastic sea urchin pasta and ink squid pasta. Others had dessert which looked equally good!

Thank CorkKerry
Recife, PE
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2013

This well known restaurant is located in the centre of Catania, near the Piazza del Duomo. The food was first class, especially the antipastos, and the service was excellent. The restaurant was just opening when we arrived and they welcomed us warmly. Despite the fact that there was an event going on at the restaurant with a large number of... More 

Thank Timothy H
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2013

We loved this restaurant. Attentive service. Great fish (will I ever have better swordfish?). We were first ones in the restaurant (come on Italians, dinner at 9?) and our waiter couldn't have been nicer. Good wine recommendation. We would absolutely go back. Also good value.

Thank EatApple

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:00
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villaggio Cardinale Dusmet 21/23, Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 349 151 9344

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