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Via Crociferi 31-33, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 345 124 7250
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  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Grill
Via Crociferi 31-33, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 29 September 2017

The place is family owned and is known especially by the locals, we've been there with some local friend and we had a great time. The tables are set basically on the street, creates a very cozy atmosphere and for the sum of 15 euros...More

Thank Turista2011054
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

A lot of good food with reasonable price . Nice service and excellent location, close to plaza duomo etc.

Thank Krzysztof L
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this place! This is your chance to try true Sicilian food. Be warned: there is no chance you could eat all the food they will get on your table.

Thank Javachka
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Tratoria da Mario is a really nice local restaurant. It is very affordable and for like 15eur you get to taste a huge range of local dishes. Its amazing!

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A very difficult review to write. There is no menu you are given a huge array of cheeses, cold meats and some cooked dishes. Plenty for vegetarians too. Drinks are similar, beer, water or red wine only. It all comes at once, the food is...More

1  Thank Logistical
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The owners of our apartment suggested we try this restaurant. We arrived early and got a table outside and 12 dishes of local food and a litre of wine were given to us. It seems everybody in the restaurant gets the same there is no...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Staff were very nice. I havent booked a table but arrived early (bit before 20h) and got a table outside. I ordered Caponatta as a starter and suddenly I had so many things on my table... a plate with Caponatta, fried eggplants, omelet, another with...More

Thank Amarosti
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We had 2 menus of 11-12 dishes, a bottle of wine, limontselo and desserts for 30 euros. Some of the dishes were great, others not so much but overall you get a good idea of the food the locals enjoy so much. You will certainly...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Amazing place!! we came to the place recommended by a local. This was absolutely a surprise for us. Honestly the most interesting restaurant we visited in our trip in Sicily. The athmosphere on the terrace between old buildings in one of the most beautiful streets...More

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 27 November 2014

If you ever wondered what a Sicilian grandmother cooks on Sunday (excluding pasta which is not on the Menu) come to Mario! for 12 euro you will taste a wide variety of typical Sicilian dishes with an assortment of grilled meat & wine. Do not...More

Thank Inandaround90
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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
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 PM - 11:45 PM
8:00 PM - 11:45 PM
8:00 PM - 11:45 PM
8:00 PM - 11:45 PM
8:00 PM - 11:45 PM
8:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Crociferi 31-33, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 345 124 7250
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