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Ristorante La Gardenia

Via Romeo 21, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 763 4789
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (2 reviews)
“fish” (2 reviews)
“maria” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Via Romeo 21, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
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Reviews (149)
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

What a surprise. We had avoided this amazing restaurant as it looked too cheap and touristy - a notice board showing pics of the meals served.. but.how wrong we were! This restaurant is a gem. the best food we had all week - and far...More

Thank Toral D
Reviewed 4 December 2016

A small mom & pop type of Italian restaurant...Our waitress,Maria was so sweet,we spoke little Italian & she little English, but we placed our order & it was all good...The food was great(pasta with mussels,salad.&.50 Euros,,) There were 8 of us, she showed us photos...More

Thank deb763
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The food is fresh and delicious!!!! This place is gracious, because the boss and customers are friendly. I recommend friends this restaurant in Sicily.

Thank RGomes777
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Which seemed to be an unpretentious budget type restaurant turned out to be a great dining experience! We came one evening for dinner after a long and tiring walk down the coast not expecting much. Literally, we were ready to drop into any place with...More

Thank Anna O
Reviewed 10 April 2014

This was my second visit to Aci Reale, and to la Gardenia. This time Maria suggested frutta de mare linguini, which was chock full of clams, muscles, squid, scallops and shrimps and was delicious. She had given us tastes of marinated, shaved baby zucchini, a...More

Thank mesentericmuse
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Four of us visited La Gardenia on the last night of our holiday. We were part of a group of 27 visiting 'Carnevale di Acireale' and fancied a taste of typical Sicilian restaurant food. On arrival we were surprised to find that we were virtually...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 31 July 2013 via mobile

Very good place in the centr of Town. Low price and tasty food as at home. the hosts are very hospitable

Thank Orlovigor
Reviewed 7 May 2013

The owner came to our table and gave us a heartwarming Siciliana welcome, accompanied by a history lesson of the region. She is passionate about her restaurant, and as she explained...the Sicilian people have Etna in their veins! They are passionate, sentimental, romantic, and fiery!...More

Thank mesentericmuse
Reviewed 21 April 2013

nice service although nobody doesn't speak any english, bring your dictionary. It was our first night at Sicily and we were lucky to start with some of the Sicilian specialities

Thank louise v
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Romeo 21, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Acireale
  • Phone Number: +39 095 763 4789
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