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Via Crociferi 31-33, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 345 124 7250
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“menus” (2 reviews)
“cheese” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Grill
Via Crociferi 31-33, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Tratoria da Mario is a really nice local restaurant. It is very affordable and for like 15eur you get to taste a huge range of local dishes. Its amazing!

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A very difficult review to write. There is no menu you are given a huge array of cheeses, cold meats and some cooked dishes. Plenty for vegetarians too. Drinks are similar, beer, water or red wine only. It all comes at once, the food is...More

Thank Logistical
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The owners of our apartment suggested we try this restaurant. We arrived early and got a table outside and 12 dishes of local food and a litre of wine were given to us. It seems everybody in the restaurant gets the same there is no...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Staff were very nice. I havent booked a table but arrived early (bit before 20h) and got a table outside. I ordered Caponatta as a starter and suddenly I had so many things on my table... a plate with Caponatta, fried eggplants, omelet, another with...More

Thank Amarosti
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We had 2 menus of 11-12 dishes, a bottle of wine, limontselo and desserts for 30 euros. Some of the dishes were great, others not so much but overall you get a good idea of the food the locals enjoy so much. You will certainly...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Amazing place!! we came to the place recommended by a local. This was absolutely a surprise for us. Honestly the most interesting restaurant we visited in our trip in Sicily. The athmosphere on the terrace between old buildings in one of the most beautiful streets...More

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 27 November 2014

If you ever wondered what a Sicilian grandmother cooks on Sunday (excluding pasta which is not on the Menu) come to Mario! for 12 euro you will taste a wide variety of typical Sicilian dishes with an assortment of grilled meat & wine. Do not...More

Thank Inandaround90
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Taste was sensational, I'm vegan and had no problem eating the food, lots of veggies in starters, so fill up!

Thank natnjoey
Reviewed 2 August 2013

AMAZING antipasti menu for 10€/person including one drink, this was definitely a fabulous dinner we´ll never forget!!!

Thank Paco L
Reviewed 2 August 2013

AMAZING antipasti menu for 10€/person including one drink, this was definitely a fabulous dinner we´ll never forget!!! We ate out on the terrace, as the premises seem to be quite small, it was a very popular place with the locals and we just LOVED it!!!

1  Thank Paco L
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NNecessaria prenotazione il sabato sera?
4 October 2015|
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Provvy P
A pranzo è aperto o lavora solo la sera?
1 May 2017|
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Response from Spiripiglio | Reviewed this property |
Non ne ho idea , io sono andato solo di sera
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Simona B
Sapete se oggi a pranzo è aperto?
16 August 2015|
Response from Nuxtr | Reviewed this property |
Ciao ho visto solo ora il messaggio mi dispiace
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
20:00 - 23:45
20:00 - 23:45
20:00 - 23:45
20:00 - 23:45
20:00 - 23:45
20:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Crociferi 31-33, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 345 124 7250
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