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Le 5 Spezie - CLOSED

Via Sant'Orsola 17, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 347 133 0064
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
10 Sep 2014
“Restaurant doesn't exist anymore!”
22 Jul 2013
“Fantastic gluten free food and English speaking owner.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Pizza, International, Healthy
Via Sant'Orsola 17, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

I have a gluten intolerance so I was really happy when I found this restaurant on TripAdvisor. We arrived late in the evening in Catania, so it would only take us a quick walk before we'd get to the restaurant. Unfortunately, after walking the same...More

Thank Charlot H
Reviewed 23 July 2013

The restaurant had a mix of Italian and some non Italian dishes but as I was in the mood for something spicy I had tandoori chicken with salad and paprika potatoes and it was lovely. Succulent chicken pieces with an authentic marinate - the owner...More

Thank ACK77
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Sometimes coincidences lead to something great. My girlfriend and i were walking down Via Sant'Orsola, when we were passing the half-opened door of Le 5 Spezie. We just wanted to check out if the place would open up in the evening. It was only one...More

Thank ChrZap1703
Reviewed 10 November 2012

Dark, u could barely see what u were ordering let alone what u were going ro eat. I ordered a chicken tandoori...I think they don't even know what a tandoori is imho. The chicken was tastiless and with no caracther. I had to order water...More

1  Thank Giuseppe S
Reviewed 2 October 2012

I find a lot to like about 5 Spezie. The owner is definitely highly passionate about his food and his restaurant and it shows. The menu is quite bespoke and it combines a deli feel with a normal restaurant. The high quality food is also...More

Thank pavsmith
Reviewed 23 August 2012 via mobile

This place offers something different and lighter to all the other places in Catania and certainly not your average trattoria. This is a relaxed resautant wirh A mix of dishes from different parts of the world with an Italian influence. We spoke to one couple...More

Thank SimonNeilson
Reviewed 31 July 2012

We tried "piatto misto" tonight. Has been the best food experience in downtown Catania. Definitely a must try!

Thank Jhonny_bomba
Reviewed 4 May 2012

Tried once while going around town. It's located in the citycenter near Piazza Teatro Massimo. We ate tandoori chicken and a huge plate of mixed appetizers. Everything was delicious and freshly made. The service was prompt and kind. The atmosphere could be improved but the...More

Thank LazyLizSicily
Reviewed 4 May 2012

An absolute gem ideal for both coeliac and non coeliac diners. The owner, Alessandro, brings real passion to his cooking and is more than willing to lead you through the menu in perfect English. The food is rigorously gluten free but you'd never know it...More

Thank chris w
Reviewed 10 April 2012

i had the best risotto ever! The food is excellent and inspired by the chef! Alex is the owner was so tender and he recommended us best food, best restaurants&cafes to go and he helped even how to go to the hotel we stayed. And...More

Thank MelisTarhan
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  • Address: Via Sant'Orsola 17, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 347 133 0064
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