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Ristorante Il Blu

Via Nizza 50, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 445052
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“white tuna” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
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Via Nizza 50, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

We went to this small restaurant when the owner said to come - 730 pm is the earliest one dines in Sicily and we were well ahead of other patrons who trickled in starting closer to 830 pm. We received the full attention of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank T R
Reviewed 24 October 2018

The chef could not have been more accommodating - making recommendations for dinner but readily agreeing to modifications to address food preferences/allergies. Our dinner was so good, we went back a second night. It's slightly off the beaten path, more of a small, quiet neighborhood...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SusaDogue
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I was outranged when it came to paying for the bill. I went up to the till without a receipt and the woman quoted me an amount that was €12 more then the bill should have been claiming that service charge was added on. Thankfully...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Martyna B
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch with friends and were rather disappointed by the slow service, the fact that there was no caffe macchiato, the brutal presentation of Sicilian ingredients on bread and mainly the pasta which smelled like it was made with bin-juice. The explanation we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Francois-Xavier47
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I happened on this place during a hot afternoon where we wanted a cold drink. The chef/owner Sebastian greeted us immediately with a small cup each of peach and melon granita. Its location by the sea means that you can enjoy the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carol P
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank John G
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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