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La Taverna del Grande Albero

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Piazza San Domenico 23, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 313674
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13:00 - 15:00
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Island of Malta, Malta
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Both my mother and myself visited the place during Sant'Agata's feast. The food is excellent and the price is really really cheap, espescially if you try their meat/fish menu. The quality of the food is fresh and the owner is very profesional and cordial. It is important that you book a table if you are a big group, so you... More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Very cosy place running by family.Very delicious food.A lot of locals eat there and this is the best indicator of good quality of food.Very good sevice,nice authentic place,delicious seafood and pasta in black souce,tasty fresh cooked mussels.We enjoyed very much.The prices very acceptable.

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1 Thank sergey s
Catania, Italy
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

A small family run restaurant. Friendly service. It opens at 8pm.The antipasto was delicious as was the pasta. Decent house wine. Wish we had discovered this place earlier in our stay.

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2 Thank Vernon J
Seattle
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal there last night. We got in as soon as the opened up at 8PM. The swordfish in pistachio nuts was amazing as was the pasta dish with mushrooms.

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2 Thank Fishexpo
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

This adress is definitely a good place to eat in catania. The place is nicely decorated. The food is served fresh, tasty and generous. Although they don't speak a good english, they did an effort for us. Note that the card machine was not working when we went. Excellent value for money.

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Bagni di Lucca, Toscana, Italy
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123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

whilst the food was reasonably good and the fish very good, the Nero d'Avola house wine was not of good quality. However there were two issues, firstly the television which was on and at high volume. I asked to move table so as not to deprive others who wanted to watch it but was told no it was OK volume... More 

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chiaraCatania, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Taverna del Grande Albero, responded to this review
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Gentile Signora(forse) trovo molto scortese la sua recensione di cui in tutta sincerita' non me ne frega niente, se lei... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Take the sea anti pasti huge amount Fish in pistachio magnificent Pasta catanes unique Best value Warm hospitality

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1 Thank eranshor
Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We ate here because of the recommending comments. Service was nice. Primi/Pasta was good. Secondi: Vegetables were ok but not worth the price and the mixed fish plate was awful: not fresh; tasted like heated in a microwave; we only ate 5 bites... If there was something wrong with the kitchen/chef/etc, we would have expected the service to tell us... More 

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Spitsbergen, Norway
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

We went for lunch, all other customers were locals, allegedly a good sign. Anyway, you feel at home - service is good and food simple but very fresh and enjoyable.

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North Lincs
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81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Liberty Hotel (see our review, also recommended) just up the road and ate here on our last night of 3, but wish we had found the Taverna sooner! This is a small Sicilian restaurant probably used mostly by locals and not tourists, but don't be put off. It isn't at all pretentious, just good food served... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 32
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 15:00
Thursday
13:00 - 15:00
Friday
13:00 - 15:00
Saturday
13:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Domenico 23, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 313674
Description
MENU 'CANNED MEAT € 10
MENU 'CANNED FISH € 15
FIRST-SECOND-CONTOUR-
COVERED € 1.50

MENU 'A CHOICE BETWEEN THE FIRST AND SECOND PAPER, SALADS, VEGETABLES.
APPETIZER BUFFET TYPICAL SICILIAN
STARTERS SEAFOOD
KITCHEN EXPRESS
OUR LOCAL AND 'AIR CONDITIONED WITH PARKING IN THE PIAZZA.
MENU'FISSI ARE OUR DAILY AND VARY FROM DAY.
FOR YOUR EVENTS: COMMUNION, BIRTHDAYS AND BANQUET WE ARE AVAILABLE TO ESTABLISH A MENU'PER YOUR NEED. (A MEAT FROM € 18, € 20 FISH) WE WAIT.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?