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Trattoria La Pigna Verde

Via Giacinto Carcaci 15, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 321731
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
“kindness” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Via Giacinto Carcaci 15, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I discovered this place using Trip Advisor and I picked up just because whas close to my B&B. I could have not done a better choice. The place is small, difficult to find but the quality of the food, the price, the kindness and the...More

Thank giulonragu
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I can hardly think of better pasta I've had in my whole life - surely can recommend penne alla siciliana, loved it, loved this place and super-friendly service♡

Thank Michaela S
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the restaurant with 3 friends expecting nothing special but found out opposite. The food was supertasty (spaghetti carbonara especially), host was superkind and offered us traditional sicillian drink zibobbo for free and friendly/family atmosphere finally kept us there for like 3 hours. Highly...More

Thank Martin N
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

This is a typical trattoria where the husband cooks and the wife waits on the tables. Food is tasty and VERY reasonably priced. Located in the center of Catania just one block off Via Etnae.

Thank sccanuck7
Reviewed 27 October 2016

It was quite difficult finding an authentic (non touristy) restaurant in Catania and then I stumbled upon La Pigna Verde. The food was really delicious, service attentive and just like sitting in somebody's front room! Excellent local house wine and all great value for money.

Thank Jeanne9932
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We ate at La Pigna Verde Trattoria several times while in Catania. The owners were always attentive and the service was excellent. The food was authentic Sicilian food prepared as if you were in their home. We had a variety of delicous dishes.

Thank Soledad P
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

This small trattoria is really a good spot to taste the local dishes the atmosphere is familiar and all the plates are freshly prepared. I would recommend this restaurant if you want to try something really local and have a taste of the life in...More

Thank PaoloLong
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Small restaurant run by a very friendly family. Good food and nice authentic sicilian atmosphere. One of the best food we tried in Sicily.

Thank Radupuq
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Great Sicilian food, warm atmosphere. Yo can feel just like visiting some aunt's home and it looks exactly like that. I'll totally come back during my next visit in Catania.

Thank Agata S
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Unlike the vast majority of restaurants in the centre of Catania, Trattoria La Pigna Verde seems to be a locals restaurant, but which receives tourists with a lot of kindness and friendship and with the best of Sicilian traditional dishes. Sometimes are prepared foods that...More

Thank Lucian N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giacinto Carcaci 15, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 321731
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