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Ristorante Il Blu

Via Nizza 50, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 445052
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“carpaccio” (6 reviews)
“black rice” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Via Nizza 50, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

I stumbled upon this place by accident. I saw the chef outside talking to one of the tables and so made the mistake of thinking it was a friendly place. I explained I wanted a small fish dish, I wasn't very hungry and that I'm...More

Thank Dori B
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We went here following a recommendation in our guidebook and we were keen because it wasn't right on the seafront with all the touristy restaurants with long menus and the same dishes. It was a quiet mid-week lunch and the owner was quite pushy about...More

Thank Sparks42
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This looks like a small bar with a few tables outside. The owner is also the chef and comes out to explain what each dish is. We had lunch of Pane Cunzato, which is a salad on a slice of bread. My wife had the...More

Thank John1956
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Went here for late night drinks, ended up having the owners own lovely Limoncello ("best in the universe"). Also tried the Grappa flip (very good) and some blu drink that was ok. Didn't eat. Nice place to hang out and talk to the owner (Sebi)....More

Thank fredrikhed
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We just got home from a fantastic 2 week trip to Sicily - and I have to say that I usually don't write a review unless it is great one - but our experience at Il Blu was the worst restaurant experience that we had...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped in this restaurant as I wanted to have a coffee while waiting with the luggage for a ride. The waitress was rude & seated me in a spot with sun as I was not having a meal; another 3 tables in shade were...More

Thank NinaSima
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I thought the food was amazing. Lovely couple two owners husband and wife. I had tuna with pistachio Wife had swordfish with peach loved it 2 pasta dishes very nice Dessert chocolate and we asked for a Marsala worked wonderfully. I must admit I just...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We ended up to this quiet and out-of-the-way place after walking along the coast The menu is what kept us there: the pasta with shrimp and dried tomatoes was great, while their signature dish (carpaccio of tuna on a bed of integral black rice) The...More

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I had visited this bar / restaurant twice in the last year, as I liked their drinks. But it has changed A LOT - the drinks and the foo is just awful. The ingredients used both in cocktails and in the dishes are of poor...More

Thank Linda Z
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Greeted by the owner who went to great efforts to up-sell the speciality drinks and specials of the day. We had drinks outside and then moved inside for food - note a strong smell of cat pee in the dining room. Foolishly we went along...More

Thank Mánus C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nizza 50, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 445052
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