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Etoile D'or

Via Beato Cardinale Giuseppe Benedetto Dusmet, 7 95121 Catania Provincia di Catania, Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 340135
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“aranchini” (2 reviews)
“arancino” (2 reviews)
“cannolo” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Bar, Cafe, Fast food, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Beato Cardinale Giuseppe Benedetto Dusmet, 7 95121 Catania Provincia di Catania, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Sicily=ricotta=cannoli? Nope. Ricotta=raviola al forno from bar Etoile d'Or! This bar I know of old and its standards have never failed. The patisserie lab is in-house and even in the small hours of the night, the best breakfast treats get dished out here. Their raviola...More

Thank daughterofthesky
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

First time trying a Sicilian Aranchini we went to the center of town and was shown by a local this place. A fabulous building with the best Aranchini in Italy. We’ve tried a few after this, none have been this good. A great place for...More

Thank CatoHJ
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Some of the best arancini we had in Italy was from here. We tried 3 different kinds of arancini and they were all delicious, plus there was plenty of other cafe style food available that also looked good and well priced. Staff were very friendly...More

Thank joelpatrol
Reviewed 5 February 2017

it's great cos it's very close to the city center and it's open 24/7 but i have to admit that the quality of the things we have tasted was not that high. i got bit disappointed by the cannolo.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Arancino is a deep-frited, stuffed (ragusa, cheese or pinenut) rice ball. Travelers usse to carry these arancino balls on there day-trips to eat for snacks, lunch or dinner. Our favorite is the ragusa. This shop also has pastries. But, after eating the arancino, we were...More

Thank berend
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Outsize portions with some outsize punters on our visit. Had a savoury snack and coffee - told to take a table by the large,stern-looking waiter which I thought might be a ploy to charge more, but not so. The waiter saw me writing on my...More

Thank zchug
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Tavola calda - street food at its best and most "popular". Make your way through porta Uzeda from Duomo to enjoy the local specialty: Raviola Fritta con Ricotta; a fried donut filled with ricotta cheese (don't expect less than 1000 cals per portion!). The interior...More

Thank Alisandru
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Tucked away behind the fish market but very obviously popular with local people. Great selection of local specialities and amazing value.

Thank pbhPlymouth
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Came here for a quick lunch with 4 people. Had some lasagna and arancinis as well as some beers and coffees. Prices and portions were great. We paid 16€ for 4 people.

Thank Bob V
Reviewed 17 December 2015

If in Catania this is the first place you should head. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, late night snack, you can get it here. It's open all hours, you get all sorts of people coming and going, and it's quite an atmospheric and informal local spot. THE...More

Thank ital_v_ital
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Beato Cardinale Giuseppe Benedetto Dusmet, 7 95121 Catania Provincia di Catania, Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 340135
This cafe is open 24 hours, right in centre of the fish market. Bustling, busy and typically Italian with a wide selection of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes and mouth-watering dulcis (desserts) Coffees, teas, soft drinks and alcohol and lots of loud chatter!!
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