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Locanda Mastrarua

Via Vittorio Veneto 11, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 62084
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sea bass” (11 reviews)
“swordfish” (10 reviews)
“cavatelli” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Vittorio Veneto 11, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Quality! It's so nice to find a restaurant that focuses on the flavours of the ingredients and keeps the portions 'manageable', and presents the dishes so well! This is high standard eating. So don't ask for pizza! I had the red mullet in a mussel...More

Thank James A
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

First night and the restaurant was just a couple of minutes from our hotel (Domus Mariae) so we thought we`d give it a try. Excellent friendly service, nice surroundings and wonderful tasty food. For starters, Sue had an orange salad and I had a platter...More

Thank TheWuffler
mastrarua, Proprietario at Locanda Mastrarua, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018
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Grazie mille facciamo questo lavoro per passione e siamo contenti di farvi stare bene, vi aspettiamo in questi giorni. A...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely little restaurant away from the tourist trail but not too far to get to. Absolutely delightful staff and delicious food. We had Caponata to share as a starter followed by beautifully cooked fish in almonds with fresh veg for me and the...More

Thank mtvgb
mastrarua, Proprietario at Locanda Mastrarua, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Grazie cari l'hamburger che ha mangiato suo marito è il mio piatto preferito," Salsiccia di maialino nero dei Nebrodi" una...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A gem of a restaurant on the fringes of Ortigia, and recommended by our hotel, the Algila. The menu uses fresh local ingredients creatively and deliciously, and the house wine is very drinkable. All very reasonably priced for the quality. Patrons were a mixture of...More

Thank B&TLondon
mastrarua, Proprietario at Locanda Mastrarua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Grazie mille per averci dedicato del tempo per scriverci, il nostro intento è quello di farvi ricordare i gusti e...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018

We opted for the five course Fish tasting menu (€ 35,00 per person) and we highly recommend it, as you can try more house specialties. A truly outstanding experience for palate, you can feel the soul in every single course, from the freshness of the...More

Thank KateCusworth
mastrarua, Proprietario at Locanda Mastrarua, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you so much

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We had the couples or meal for two. Staff was very pleasant and took the time to explain the options. They printed an English menus for all eight of us immediately upon our arrival. Great service, great food. At A very reasonable price. The house...More

Thank Nick E
Reviewed 13 January 2018

OK, all the food in Sicily is good, but still this restaurant is excellent. The hotel recommended it and it was very friendly, nice menu, and outstanding food. They have a some traditional dishes. Great location across from the water. We would definitely go again.

Thank dhoopstick
mastrarua, Proprietario at Locanda Mastrarua, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018
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Grazie mille per aver speso delle parole per il nostro lavoro. Saluti Locanda Mastrarua

Reviewed 28 October 2017

We had an excellent meal here on a quiet weekday evening. Good winelist and friendly service. Warmly recommended.

Thank summerflood
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I had a fillet with portobello mushrooms. Me wife had fettuccini with portobello mushrooms. As good a dish as we had in Sicily. The surprise was fried vegetables, very light but incredibly tasty. This was a big surprise. They call it Rua on the menu....More

Thank Carol S
mastrarua, Proprietario at Locanda Mastrarua, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017
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Grazie Carol vi ricordo con piacere. Questa è la stagione dei funghi porcini è stato un piacere cucinarli per voi....More

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

On the recommendation of our hotel we had dinner here. The food was excellent and my husband wanted a meat dish and was served this wonderful platter of pork. Service was good.

Thank PAnn57
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Veneto 11, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 62084
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