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Trattoria del Cavaliere

Via Paterno' 11, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 310491
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (21 reviews)
“horse meat” (11 reviews)
“sorbetto” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via Paterno' 11, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 192 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended this restaurant by hotel. Set meals both meat and fish were 15euros for antipasti,primo and secondi. Very large portion of antipasti octopus salad with mixed pickles was nice enough but meat antipasti was mainly deep fried and greasy lots of aubergine and spinach ....More

Thank Bluerobin59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best meal in Catania. Cheap, fast, delicious. Great selection of antipasti. Spaghetti with sepia - excellent !!!!

Thank VeselinaPandxharova
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Went solo in 1st visit as recommended from hostel, long queue! Was worth the wait, big serving for single but was not only satisfied that i had to come back and drag another friend to experience the authenticity of Sicilian cuisine! The place is a...More

Thank ivy_ambassadress
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Pre-book a table and do not have À la carte menu. Great selection of antipasti, pasta, fish and meat dishes.

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Nobody could Speck english and the service was very unfriendly. We felt uncomfortable. Too bad, because the food was quite good.

Thank Eulelle
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

In Catania there are many and many place to eat horse meat( a typical Catania's plate) but for me this is one of the best! For the service, the quality and also the amount of food is economic! They are very quickly and friendly! If...More

Thank Alessia T
Reviewed 10 November 2017

At this restaurant we had dinner 4 times this summer. Pasta al arabiata is absolutely incredible. For me as a tourist, the most important about this trattoria is the fact this is the place where locals have dinner and birthday celebrations (2 times for 4...More

Thank tonnie69
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Food terrible, and service even worse... they offered us a meat platter but no one mentioned horse meat you literally have to eat blindly especially if you’re not fluent in the Italian language... waste of money and time...

Thank Formosa1990
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had an initial bad start with our penchant to avoid Sicilian smokers who are ubiquitous leading us to eat inside.. There is an English menu, but initially we had some communication problems till we got the menu and an english speaking waiter.. BUT it...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We were here on All Saints day. The restaurant was not so busy when we arrived at around 19.30 but quickly filled up. The menu was OK and the prices very reasonable . There were many waiting staff but their roles and responsibilities were very...More

Thank NormaAndersson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Paterno' 11, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 310491
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