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Hostaria del Faro

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Via Domenico Tempio 80, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 347034
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Paisley, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We ate at this restaurant on 2 evenings on the recommendation of our B&B landlord nearby. The 2 proprietors were lovely. We got a nice greeting both evenings. A description of the menu was given in Italian which we did not understand but a very basic translation helped us order. The food was basic but very well cooked and the... More 

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Lochem, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Every time i visit Catania i spend at least one night in this restaurant. The fish appetizer and fish main course are excellent. This combined with the house wine according the owner fom the Marsala region is a joy for your taste. For sure I will come back!

2 Thank Jan B
Costa C, Proprietario at Hostaria del Faro, responded to this review

Salve Jan B, thank you for your confidence, see you soon. More 

Milan, Italy
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Good value if you don't fall for a huge fish (ask the price per kg before you send it to cook) a real good appetizers buffet with freshly made local delicacies. Pleasant contact with the staff (owner?) and make sure you play the game: "I'd like to eat ..., what do you propose me, mmmm, else?" and so on.

2 Thank Moz74370
Costa C, Proprietario at Hostaria del Faro, responded to this review

Salve Moz74370, thank you for your review. More 

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196 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

We were on our departure from Catania and wanted to find a restaurant close to the airport. So I clicked the first restaurant name I liked on the GPS, it happened to be this place which specialises in fish. At first the owner (at least he seemed to be the owner) seemed tough and unwelcoming, but it's only the first... More 

2 Thank noble-taste

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Domenico Tempio 80, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 347034

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