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Via Santa Filomena 48, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 715 9433
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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“polpette” (23 reviews)
“meatballs” (47 reviews)
“pizza” (27 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Via Santa Filomena 48, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived at the polpetteria and asked for a table outside, the was packed, but the good looking guy still found a table for us. Once we had our seat outside we ordered our meals, entree, mains and dessert. service was nice and quick, food...More

Thank Simon A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A couple of years ago I dined here and it was such a memorable experience that I had to comeback! Needless to say that yes these are the best meatballs I have ever had! To top it off I also had dessert and the blueberry...More

Thank Jeanette A
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is the first restaurant we came across in a street full of eating houses. My daughter is a veggie so we were a little apprehensive but we had no need to be. There were all types of polpette to choose from and steaks, which...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

A lovely restaurant with meatballs a speciality. My lads loved their steak. The citrus infusion in my meatballs was very delicate. The restaurant came highly recommended and I'd second that.

Thank UrsaMinorDwarf
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Very big portions of at least the meatballs. Had the ones with gorgonzola, they were yummy! Cool design inside the restaurant, which I appreciate.

Thank Johis_13
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We were a bit helpless to find a restaurant for the evening. By accident we found the polpetteria. We had tuna teriyaki, chianina and donkey polpette: they were amazingly good. Modern Sicilian cuisine at its best. If you are looking for something innovative beside from...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Locals are spoilt for choice - so many retaurants to visit and open till late. We picked this restaurant not knowing anything about it but the food was amazing. Not the cheapest around - two pasta dishes with meatballs, plus a bottle of sparkling plus...More

Thank DefinitelyMichelle
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We ate here on our first night in Sicily. We had a pizza each and it was very average to say the least. If you want a good pizza head down to Il Sale Art Cafe at the end of the street instead - you...More

Thank Sally N
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Most amazing dinner ever! Just go here and try anything, it was absolutely wonderful! We had the meatballs and pizza.

Thank Maghan Y
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This is my second visit here in the last year. First we have the meatballs wrapped in pancetta and a ricotta pasta dish. Tonight I have the Pizze Vanessa and a green salad. Both dinners exceeded expectations. Since it was warm out this evening I...More

Thank Mark K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Filomena 48, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 715 9433
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