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Trattoria Catania Ruffiana

Via Aloi 50, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 216 2222
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“chocolate cake” (12 reviews)
“antipasti” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (39 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via Aloi 50, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Portions were large and filling and service was quick. The meal started with a bruschetta on the house and a little dessert to finish as well on the house. The salad to start was a meal in itself and the seafood pasta hit the spot!

Thank Fred K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We followed the positive reviews of TripAdvisor and did not get disappointed. The dishes were tasty and at a very reasonable price. After a couple of days in Sicily we were a bit dumbed with seafood dishes and ordered Meat dish. Try their beef with...More

Thank Laraine H
cataniaruffiana, Proprietario at Trattoria Catania Ruffiana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Grazie tante Laraine H.... grazie per la sua bella recensione.... saluti da Catania ruffiana

Reviewed 15 March 2018

Here's my story: Researching which restaurant we would attend last port visit in Catania I came across Tratorria. The reviews were remarkable and it already gave me a great appetite. We went with a group of 10 (around 9, sicilians eat late :p) and there...More

4  Thank Kjell C
cataniaruffiana, Proprietario at Trattoria Catania Ruffiana, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018
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Grazie tante per la sua recensione... Da Catania Ruffiana.

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We came because of the positive reviews and even a friend personally recommended it, but the food was quite avarage, and the waiter seemed liked bored with his job. It was not bad we just expected way more.More

Thank Katalin V
cataniaruffiana, Proprietario at Trattoria Catania Ruffiana, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018
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ALLA FACCIA DELLA RACCOMANDAZIONE..... Caro Katalin, spesso ci chiediamo qual ' è il metro di giudizio di una persona che...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Very good choice, perfect see food entrance! Home made pasta was amazing as the fish! The desert, a small chocolate cake with pistachio on the house was sublime! Recommended!

1  Thank thiago408
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Best sea food and pasta I tried at Sicily was in "Catania ruffiana"restaurant in Catania Truly excellent restaurant and stuff!! The sea food starters "antipasto misto di mare"have been amazing! Portions are of very big size,which means,you probably are not able to finish the whole...More

1  Thank Vee73
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Arriviamo presto...un po' troppo,ma ci fanno accomodare,e da qui comincia la sorpresa....accoglienza educazione e semplicemente l armonia dei sapori,antipasto di mare e involtini di pesce spada,Tonnina in agrodolce,apoteosi del gusto....li abbiamo scoperti la prima sera e torneremo sicuramente bravissimi Arriviamo presto...un po' troppo,ma ci fanno...More

2  Thank monica64g
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Probably one of the best in Catania. We were a little early but they were very kind. We ate a really good pasta, and gamberi. They are really very kind, have a really good wine, offer a free bruschetti and desert. The waiter was always...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Honestly we have travelled the world & eaten at many different establishments..... this one has to be one of the WORST! We decided to eat here based on reviews..... what a mistake that was. A non welcoming environment, great seat by the toilet, plenty of...More

3  Thank Sandra B
cataniaruffiana, Proprietario at Trattoria Catania Ruffiana, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017
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. " U TRUNZU " Cara....(si fa per dire ....) ...Sandra B.... ( quest'ultima lettere sta forse per indicare B...ugiarda...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a new fish restaurant with a new non tourist feel at this stage near Piazza Verga in Via XX Septembre. Our antipasto was an eye opener in its tastes and flavours. The fresh fish was superb and the recommended wine were excellent. The...More

Thank Geoff P
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abvehicle B
7 September 2016|
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Response from cataniaruffiana | Property representative |
Sorry, but we did not understand the question. However this trattoria is not specialized for allergies to gluten
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15 April 2016|
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Response from cataniaruffiana | Property representative |
Dear sir our business is from the airport only 15 minutes since the same is attached to Catania .... As for the advice he received from a rude person, fastidious, pretentious and trickster, it is belied by the more than... More
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Response from cataniaruffiana | Property representative |
Sevgili gözden üzgünüm ... size "hande Köksal" ne demek anlamıyorum Dear reviewer sorry ... we do not understand what you mean "hande Koksal"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Aloi 50, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 216 2222
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On Christmas holidays the structure WILL BE OPENED on MONDAY 'December 19 and 26 2016 . Catania Ruffiana wishes you HAPPY HOLIDAYS !!!!
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