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Prestipino Cafe

Piazza Duomo 9, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 320840
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cannoli” (29 reviews)
“arancini” (12 reviews)
“ice cream” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Duomo 9, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went inside because the place looks very good and the service was nice as well, but I don't recommend to drink coffee there.

Thank mariagomar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are two Prespitino cafes near the Duomo.....but the Prespitino 1976 cafe is a smaller family run cafe.. lovely patrons and staff and excellent light buffet style meals. Great espresso, tipical Italian dolce, drinks, gelato, fresh fruit bowls daily. Open till late .... good for...More

Thank Foodymme
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Here we got the worst coffee in Catania and drank quit some. It was ok, but for Italians we aspect more. Also they didnt serve at least a bit of water next to it. Next to coffee we had a very nice cannole and a...More

Thank OrnatumD
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Prestipino had a few of the "bests" on our trip to Catania: best apararivo, arancini, and almond cookies..and we tried several... The aperativo included freshly made arancini. We also purchased some of the full sizes arancini on our way out (INCREDIBLE). While ordering our takeaway...More

Thank COguy13
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Sat outside after arriving earlier in the evening and ordered a couple of Aperol Spritz, hoping for an accompany of nibbles that we had previously enjoyed in Pisa. The clock was ticking so we thought there must be some food, and we weren't disappointed. The...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 12 November 2017

outside watching the passeo with a good negroni with freebie aranchini. good patisserie if its elevenses

Thank captainbruceLondon
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Restaurants and cafés at main squares sometimes tend to be tourist traps, but definitely not this one! Great local food, fantastic deserts, perfect service.

Thank vikomtka
Reviewed 4 November 2017

It's in a perfect location, so we dropped in for breakfast on our our first morning, we loved it so much we went every day for the remainder of our stay. The staff were all friendly & helpful, our little boy is lactose intolerant &...More

Thank PJE66
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Great place for drinks and food. Ordered a beer and aperol spritz they cam out with a plateful of mini snacks. We didn't need to eat afterwards as it was so good.

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

we popped in here as I could no longer resist the desserts on show and they didn't disappoint great for a coffee and a cheeky dessert

Thank Tripmonkey00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Duomo 9, 95124 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 320840
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