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Trattoria La Pigna Verde

Via Giacinto Carcaci 15, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 321731
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (2 reviews)
“sarde” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Giacinto Carcaci 15, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 1 January 2018

We ate here twice on a recent trip to Sicily and enjoyed it both times. First, we highly recommend the mixed appetizer plates for starters as their caponata is delicious. We ate at many places in Sicily and never had a better appetizer plate. The...More

Thank RoseTravels
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Whilst in Catania for the first time with my husband, I wanted home made italian cooking. I was not intrested in ambiance I wanted 'good food' we stumbled on this restaurant as it was around the corner of our hotel. Run by both the Husband...More

1  Thank Annelovesataying
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Tucked away in a back street, this proved to be the unpretentious "real Italian cooking" we all hope to find on holiday. The signora made a genuine effort to understand our halting attempts to order in Italian, while her husband toiled away in the kitchen...More

Thank KD345
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I stumbled across this place by accident today. As other reviewers have said it felt like we were in nonnas kitchen. I wish we were here longer so I could work my way through the menu. Highly recommend

Thank Judy J
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here twice as it is near our apartment and we haven't been disappointed a little old fashioned and probably the odd tourist will be put off by this but its a hidden gem give it a go friendly family run and full...More

1  Thank win y
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, great place, great people! It felt like eating at your unknown sicilian family: everything was prepared fresh in front of our eyes, simple and delicious. The place itself is not high brow, but feels casual and very friendly, a bit like your nonna's...More

2  Thank Kasia T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I discovered this place using Trip Advisor and I picked up just because whas close to my B&B. I could have not done a better choice. The place is small, difficult to find but the quality of the food, the price, the kindness and the...More

1  Thank giulonragu
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I can hardly think of better pasta I've had in my whole life - surely can recommend penne alla siciliana, loved it, loved this place and super-friendly service♡

Thank Michaela S
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the restaurant with 3 friends expecting nothing special but found out opposite. The food was supertasty (spaghetti carbonara especially), host was superkind and offered us traditional sicillian drink zibobbo for free and friendly/family atmosphere finally kept us there for like 3 hours. Highly...More

1  Thank Martin N
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This is a typical trattoria where the husband cooks and the wife waits on the tables. Food is tasty and VERY reasonably priced. Located in the center of Catania just one block off Via Etnae.

Thank sccanuck7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giacinto Carcaci 15, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 321731
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