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L'Orso Scuro

Via Dottor Giuseppe Zappala 77 | Catania, 95039 Trecastagni, Sicily, Italy
+39 342 644 3150
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“orso” (3 reviews)
“sausage” (4 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
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Pizza, Italian, Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Barbecue
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Via Dottor Giuseppe Zappala 77 | Catania, 95039 Trecastagni, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 4 July 2017

The meat was perfectly cooked and well presented. The meat is served on a dish in the middle which makes it great to order different cuts and then share between the group. Kids had pasta which was also delicious. Definitely worth a try ...

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Delicious and freshly prepared meats are served at this restaurant, it's quite a drive to get there but definitely worth the drive. You can see the meat being prepared, cut to your likings - one tip - if you are not a big eater go...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This fantastic restaurant was recommended to us by our friends who are equally passionate about food as me and my friends. We go visiting places with one thing on our minds - food. We love Italy for its great culinary culture. And we do gastronomic...More

1  Thank Katarina S
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Rip off just from the start, we waited for waited to come and take order, we planned to have a veal but waiter says not available and he suggested Tbone steak, Tbone was by weight, 3/4 of meat was bone and fat, we ordered meat...More

Thank Ros D
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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Really nice place located in the heart of etna and the food is realy good highly recommend sure we visit again

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Me and my wife went for dinner last Saturday .Staff not speak English and menu is without prices we asked for help and they gave us a three course meal with nothing special .First antipasto was just cheese and jam second pasta which was OK...More

1  Thank dennis337
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

There is a beautiful display of fresh meat from which you can choose your main course. I recommend you start with the house antipasto but be careful not to overdo it as it is abundant and delicious but you need to leave place for the...More

2  Thank Tonio D
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Big portions: big steak, big dessert. No English menu (but that's what Google is for). Limited English speakers but the staff is still super friendly! Definitely worth a visit while in such a fish dominated place. Would've given it more stars if they would open...More

Thank Esponjazuis
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant for meat lovers. The range of mrat available was extensive. We were shown at first the meat counter where you can select the meat you wanr to order. We ordered T bone steak and received pieces of steak 800g each (approx 28 oz...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We happened upon this restaurant by chance by looking at Google maps for somewhere local to where we are staying. From making a booking to arriving at the place was so easy, it is sign posted along the way. The staff were friendly from the...More

1  Thank Nigel S
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26 March 2015|
Response from LORSOSCURO |
Hello, The restaurant is closed only Wednesday. Is opened Monday-Tuesday-Thursday from 19 till 00.00 - only dinner Is opened Friday-Saturday-Sunday from 12.00 - 16.00; from 19.00 - 00.00 - lunch&dinner. B&B is always... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 117
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dottor Giuseppe Zappala 77 | Catania, 95039 Trecastagni, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Trecastagni
  • Phone Number: +39 342 644 3150
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L'Orso Scuro Trattoria, Steak house, Pizzeria
B&B La locanda dell'Orso
Restaurant near by ETNA
Free parking and free wifi
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