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Via Plebiscito 726/728, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 218 0334
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
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19:30 - 23:00
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everybody dreams of the ultimate "street people" restaurant: the restaurant that offers traditional local food, where the tables are full of locals, where the food is the local fare but cooked and offered with no frills, almost like home. Well this is IT !!! Typical, traditional food of Catania served straight up: no frills, no fancy plates, no special decorations.... More 

Thank RaymondB
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This trattoria is specialised in horse meat. The locale is unassuming, yet traditional. Service could be better, but food across the board (especially the horse) is really good and inexpensive.

1 Thank pagreil
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69 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

On a street of restaurants specialising in barbecued food, we had good experiences in the restaurant next door last year and one over the road in the same week, so having read the reviews on site expected this to be just as good. The format is the same, paper table cloths, meat displayed outside, paper cups but the service was... More 

Thank Jane M
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The food is really good. The waiter is really nice, trying to help even tho he didnt speak english. They also had english menu.

Thank Stefanie H
Kyrenia, Cyprus
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This trattoria is not in the most salubrious part of town, but don't let that put you off.The great food/ great value reputation that it has is well deserved in our opinion. Staff were attentive and helpful. We arrived at around 8.30pm but by 9pm queues were starting to form of people patiently waiting for a table! We had pasta... More 

Thank Patricia J
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2015

good food, good wine, friendly staff, and reasonable prices. look for pasta vengole and best sausages, and quite good portions.

Thank Anthony P
Hastings, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

cheap and not very nice, better off across the road at Del Barone, its on a very busy junction so eating outside not an option.

Thank jcbfc
Catania, Italy
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73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Good home-made antipasto ;genuine sicilian food ! The atmosphere was cool compared to other local trattorie without style .

Thank theresadelblues
New York City, New York
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46 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2015

It was pouring rain, so instead of walking another 1/2 block to La Terraza Del Barone (it's now 2 months later and I still regret that decision), we decided to eat at Carlo V (it seemed to be just as crowded, but we didn't factor in that it's a 1/4 of the size of La Terraza Del Barone). The food... More 

Thank T7583J
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Just a walk away from my hotel was a nice looking 'trattoria' called 'Re Carlo V'.. Okay I'm not a horse eater. They also offer horse but they also offer wonderful pasta, chicken breast, grilled spare ribs. I loved their pasta, staff was nice, seems to be a locally known and family owned little restaurant. This is my # 1... More 

Thank Benni S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Plebiscito 726/728, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 218 0334

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