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Ristorante La Polena

Via Nazionale Per Catania 178, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 764 9810
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“polenta” (2 reviews)
“antipasti” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Soups
Via Nazionale Per Catania 178, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
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Reviews (786)
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 16 April 2017

By chance we found this gem! Our host Mauro made our day. We had a very pleasant lunch with wonderful food. A whole new experience. A couple of complimentary dishes which gave us a taste of Sicily. Best food we had in Sicily during our...More

Thank Conny R
Reviewed 4 April 2017

beautiful open kitchen where you can see everything clean and orderly staff. a bit of bad smell, but in the end everything ok. recommend good dishes

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We joined for dinner in the restaurant, all people including the chef habe been so friendly. The food was amazing delicious and the price was great ( for the menu)

Thank Franksperber
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I ate the menu for 30 euros and it was amazing. The antipasti was awesome. We will sure Come back. The Service was very kind to us. That Restaurant is like we expected a sicilian restaurant.

Thank elisa s
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely food, great service and quality! The fish and starters were delicious, and we had the best gnocchi and sorbet we've tasted. The Etna wine was good quality too. Would recommend.

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We accidentally found this restaurant one evening coming from the beach. Menu has a lot of fish but they have incredible steak also (entrecôte). Antipasti rustico and caprese salad are melting in mouth, mozzarella is super fresh and beautiful taste. All good was delicious and...More

Thank Bojan P
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I'm not understanding the great review about this restaurant, the location it's beautiful, and the restaurant itself too, the food not so much,most of their dishes (fish) were not fresh and and tested bad, I had food poisoning, and that say it all. It was...More

Thank Tattaresa
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Well worth the effort of our walk from Acitrezza. Even though we arrived before it opened the Maitre de - Sebi - sat us at a table and brought us water whilst the staff set up the restaurant for that evening's service. Once they were...More

Thank soulmanleeds
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The outskirts of Acireale are not, a priori, a place where one expects to find a pleasant restaurant. Yet, La Polena beats the odds. It has pleasant grounds even a view of the sea and free parking. The service is adequate. Their pasta a la...More

Thank martinezcm
Reviewed 13 March 2016

I had the opportunity to visit the restaurant with a group of friends and after three years since last visit it is still excellent.

Thank dennis337
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 34 - US$ 56
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
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12:00 - 16:00
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12:00 - 16:00
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12:00 - 16:00
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12:00 - 16:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nazionale Per Catania 178, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Acireale
  • Phone Number: +39 095 764 9810
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The Restaurant "La Polena" is located in a privileged geographical position, surrounded by the lush vegetation of the Sicilian gardens, a few steps from the sea of Acitrezza, but almost on a hillside with superb views of Etna. There are many reasons to come to eat at this restaurant: friendly atmosphere, the welcome in a refined setting, but not sought after, in which you feel at ease and above all his extraordinary dishes that blend tradition and creation. You offer seafood dishes that are inspired by Mediterranean tradition with international influences, having the chef Sebastian Finocchiaro, worked in Saint Moritz, London and Tokyo, and returned to his homeland accumulated experience, nourishing a genuine passion. The restaurant "La Polena", offers its customers an exclusive catering service, in elegant and stylish locations, for sure reliance for the success of your events.
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