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Il Covo Marino

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Via Lungomare Ciclopi n. 149, 95021 Acitrezza, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 711 6649
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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New York, New York, United States
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am in Acitrezzo for a yoga conference. The hotel staff where I'm staying recommend this restaurant. Myself, a New Yorker, and two Italian ladies went to try it out. The wait staff was very helpful in guiding me to a vegetarian meal. I was completely satisfied with it. But I would not trust me--I enjoy all my meals in... More 

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Lake Como, Italy
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I had a great meal there. I ordered fritte miste, and it was really good. The waiters were so polite but they are not too many and you always see them running and not bringing what you ordered on time.

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Oakville, Canada
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The breeze of the Mediterranean led me to this place in the Acitrezza coastline to enjoy one of the most delicious culinary adventures. We tried virtually every appetizer, freshness, colourful and delicious combinations of seafood, Italian herbs and bakes. Mi favourite the slice of bread soaked in olive oil topped with herring and peach the finest step of this journey,... More 

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Milan, Italy
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I went here on a recommendation of a friend. The antipasto was largely either completely overpowered by sauce and spices or had been prepared days before and was under oil and vinegar. It just needed to be fresh fish. They really over complicate it and it looked and tasted pre-prepared. Service was ok no issues there. It is not what... More 

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Catania, Italy
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Well I'll just say that this place could be a tourist trap sometimes bad for locals as well! The main value of a good restaurant is to keep the quality high... My Lunch was terrible and the price very high! Good luck

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Thank Sisko80
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We were four people and had antipasti and first course. We made different choices still none of us was very happy about the lunch. I would have rated it 'poor' but seafood was not fresh (i.e. bad smell), service was slow and bill was on the high range for Sicily, so I should discourage this place. I see many tourists,... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing food, everything perfect. Not a single serving scored less than 10\10. A very friendly staff welcomed us with a Prosecco on the house. Totally worth the price. Special thanks to Vincenzo, the best Waiter I've ever met. He is very well prepared on the food he serves, he introduces the dishes with passion and adjusts the portions depending on... More 

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Thank Bartolo1981
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The food was not good... Unfortunately the Chef waste all ingredients, because food arrived with no taste and with no salt at all

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Thank Leandro P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

First of all , we all got food sick and the girls throw up all night after eating there . We called first and than arrived . Every one was really nice at start but than the food start coming and it was just terrible in every known scale. One of the pasta dish wasn't touched. The side dishes got... More 

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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The perfect place of you want to taste several different local recepies all at once. They 8 antipasti is a MUST. food here is all delicious. I also tried the pasta with sea urchins and it was excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$163
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lungomare Ciclopi n. 149, 95021 Acitrezza, Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Aci Castello  >  Acitrezza
  • Phone Number: +39 095 711 6649

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?