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Ristorante Porta Marina

Via dei Candelai 35, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 22553
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (14 reviews)
“cassata” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via dei Candelai 35, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What was good? The prices of the food is fitting for the type of restaurant. The ambiance is charming and the architecture of the restaurant is relaxing and worth discussing. How was the food? The food was tasty. Especially how they serve oysters, it's paired...More

Thank Deenesh B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very good diner in a charming place. I am quite used to Sicilian cuisine but I still found the dishes particularly good. For example the caponata was very well balanced in taste (it's a bitter-sweet dish). my pasta with red carret had...More

Thank Ale D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time in 12 months that we have been here. The place has a little old school charm. You will find it hard to beat anywhere in Syracuse in terms of the seafood dishes that are served. Service is good and attentive....More

Thank Karl S
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We went with no reservations, walked in and were seated in a side room with 4 tables. The waiter tried to rush us to make decisions and we ordered the Chef's Gran Crudo which was delicious. Also ordered a shrimp pasta, the house specialty. I...More

Thank Annie B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We love modern buzzy places but occasionally it's lovely to be cosseted in th old school manner, quietly efficient service, friendly welcoming smiles, understated elegance. E.g immediately bringing bread and water to the table, keeping your wine topped up, filleting your fish. Beautiful surroundings we...More

1  Thank Champagnecharlie2
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Great food and charming atmosphere! We really enjoyed our meal here, recommended by our B&B, also called Porta Marina! The ambiance was true Sicilian, the food delicious and traditional. Would have gone back a 2nd time, if it hadn't been our last night in Ortigia!!...More

Thank dodi66
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I really don't like to go over the top but this was! The setting on the quiet side "street" on the island of Ortigia, Saracusa was so comfortable and impressive that I have to say it was great. They hit all the high points. Fish...More

1  Thank Captjps
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We had a short stay in Syracuse so we were keen to try as many rated restaurants as possible. However, once we had dined here, we had to return. Everything about this restaurant leaves you wanting more. The chef's choice menu is nothing short of...More

1  Thank Ursula D
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Restaurant was recommended by our B&B, which was just steps from the front door. More than just convenient, the restaurant is lovely and our meal was excellent. We each had a pasta and a main, and shared dessert. Service was as one would hope and...More

Thank RobertnNYC
Reviewed 5 May 2017

When entering you immediately are surprised by the ceiling. Entirely in stone, gothic style. I coudn't stop looking at it. Fast service and the younger waiters understand and speak english. Food is very good, fine and in large amount. Very nice place, also well visited...More

Thank cwfan
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
00:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
00:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
00:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
00:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
00:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
00:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dei Candelai 35, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 22553
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