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Pasticceria Savia

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Via Etnea, 300/302/304 | Via Umberto, 2/4/6, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 322335
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07:45 - 21:20
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Berkeley, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a nice lunch on a Sunday, filled with Sicilian specialties such as arancini. Dessert had a multitude of options, from wonderful pastries, gelato or coffee. A great start to a week in Sicily.

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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In Sicily the typical street food is Arancino...a ball of rise with bolognese sauce inside...you cant find any better in the city.Must do.

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Thank Giuseppe987
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First we ordered food then a waiter asked us to sit and wait for our order We ate the food ( btw pretty good ) and on the bill we saw not 2 but 2.80 euro for one portion. It turned out that if you sit down the price raises up for 0.8 euro. And nobody mentioned it when we... More 

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Thank Roman K
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will get addicted, and having them with an aperitif you won't need any dinner :) stuffed with pistachio, ragù or ham - just heaven on earth, that is Catania!

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Thank Robert S
perth Australia
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place seems to be a bit of an institution and was recommended by the owner of our BnB. It was a great stop after visiting the gardens. We sat inside in the cafe area and the service was fast and pleasant. When we left we picked up some cannoli to go. It was a bit confusing, you have to... More 

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Thank justgoing
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is opposite Bellini Park and is very famous the cashier was very unfriendly and the barman put my caffe cream in a shot cup for takeaway. Even though his supervisor who saw the ridiculous size told him to give us a gelato cup. At €1.50 it was ridiculous for a tablespoon of frozen coffee. The cannolo was very... More 

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Thank Eric E
Taiwan
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My local hosts as well as the lady at tourist information insisted Savia had the best arancini in Catania (and to get the ragu version), so I decided to give it a try. Check store hours because it was not always open when I stopped by. Succeeded on the 2nd try. :) But the place was full so I decided... More 

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Thank dimsumcafe
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cannolo was too sweet and sorry, but i don't like chocolate chips inside the filling. There was not much left of the original Ricotta flavor. Two points for the homemade shell and the pistachio dipping at the ends. This is a typical overrated touristic place.

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Thank Katrin A
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The aracini well worth the stop. Busy so you may have to wait. Popular with the locals...always a good sign. Watching what others ordered pointed to interesting light food. Service good. When busy one can feel pressured to move on. Not by the staff just the hungry waiting patrons!

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Thank Adam C
Sliema
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great pasticceria with amazing cannoli (sweet ricotta filled pastry shells) and biscotti di mandorle (almond biscuits). Highly recommended and definitely one of the best cafeterias in Catania.

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Thank Kristine B

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Fast food, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
07:45 - 21:20
Tuesday
07:45 - 21:20
Wednesday
07:45 - 21:20
Thursday
07:45 - 21:20
Friday
07:45 - 21:20
Saturday
07:45 - 21:20
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Etnea, 300/302/304 | Via Umberto, 2/4/6, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 322335

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?