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Re Carlo V

Via Plebiscito 726/728, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 218 0334
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“horse meat” (8 reviews)
“fillet” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue
Via Plebiscito 726/728, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good place outside of city center, but just 15 minutes walk from Piazza Duomo. We have tasted amazing horse steak and pasta. Stuff is really nice, but the don’t speak any foreign language. However you can show them all of your needs in menu....More

Thank adelcats
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only went there cause we were in a rush and another place we wanted to go to was closed and it was the worst restaurant experience ever!!! Be careful with their "antipasti" offer.... the waiter informs you that you can eat whatever you want...More

1  Thank Magda Ś
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu for 'antipasta' aka vegetables which they state in person is a buffet aka 'A meal consisting of several dishes from which the guest serve themselves'. I had 1 plate that was smaller than my €3 Chicken Beast' plate. Once I had eaten my...More

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of those places you’ve always been looking for, and utterly happy to find, at last!!! Substantially, it’s a basic and unassuming restaurant specialized in horse meat, beef, all kinds of typically local preparations, all very tasty and attractive, available at reasonable price...More

Thank radiusmedical
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is located on a road junction and Saturday night appears to be the night that all the locals take to the street or their cars, it was bedlam but hilarious and I'm sure not to everyone's tolerance levels. The food is of good...More

Thank KfordRedSox
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The Horse steaks are delicious. A must try! Not what you would think. The atmosphere is typical of a street side restaurant. Completely worth the drive.

Thank Gandiman80
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Typical street restaurant style, cheap plastic chairs and tables, the barbecue blocks the road in front, lots of noise, nice faces, great food, really cheap for the quality. It depends if you dare to stay in one of the most traffic jammed streets of the...More

Thank Vaggelis G
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The food was quite tasty but there was not a good atmosphere and service was really slow. Staff was friendly.

Thank isabelle8410
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Everybody dreams of the ultimate "street people" restaurant: the restaurant that offers traditional local food, where the tables are full of locals, where the food is the local fare but cooked and offered with no frills, almost like home. Well this is IT !!! Typical,...More

Thank RaymondB
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This trattoria is specialised in horse meat. The locale is unassuming, yet traditional. Service could be better, but food across the board (especially the horse) is really good and inexpensive.

1  Thank pagreil
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Questions & Answers
10 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Benni S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I didn't make any reservations there. And I used to eat there every night.. - There's much people in there but they've got enough seats. :) I was there in January.. Food was wonderful and prices were not too high. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Plebiscito 726/728, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 218 0334
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