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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)
“bruschetta” (15 reviews)
“fish” (16 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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Sandra B
cataniaruffiana, Proprietario at Trattoria Catania Ruffiana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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. " U TRUNZU " Cara....(si fa per dire ....) ...Sandra B.... ( quest'ultima lettere sta forse per indicare B...ugiarda...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food: overall we found the food to be of very high qual.ity. the pasta alla norma was cooked to perfection, al dente, and it came with a two large slices of eggplant rolled around the pasta. eggplant was well cooked and flavourful. the panzotti with...More

Thank lososos62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant, friendly, good-sized portions and fresh, fresh fish. Staff are lovely. We had linguini vongole, Sicilian style pasta with pistacchio nuts on top, absolutely delicious. The fish is simply grilled and simply served. Local wines including Nero dÀvola are reasonably priced....More

Thank PaulaGalvin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding food, service and very reasonable prices. Would highly recommend this restaurant. Had one of the seafood pasta's and it was epic.

Thank Kegan L
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

First day in catania we went and eat here it was delicious the food portions are huge also they give I free appetizer and dessert which is great. The fish is very fresh and the staff are friendly.

Thank Rania K
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had the starter of grilled vegetables which was a very generous size. For the main I had an etna style pesto which had brandy and different nuts. Was really tasty. The local wine was good and extremely cheap. Free bruschetta and lovely chocolate brownie made...More

Thank emma013
cataniaruffiana, Proprietario at Trattoria Catania Ruffiana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017
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Carissima Emma grazie per le belle parole! Saremo felici ed onorati nel riaverla ospite la prossima volta che viene a...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Had a linguine very well cooked with a nice and plenty of big vongole the only little thing is it was a bit over salty.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

What a find this was great food served and cooked the Italian way.. With a lovely smile and great taste. If you are on the area this is a must try place.

Thank Hello T
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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
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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