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Ristorante Jonico-a Rutta e Ciauli

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Riviera Dionisio Il Grande 194, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 65540
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
Closed now
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Wed - Mon 12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
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Paris, France
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for dinner with our two kids and had a great meal -- everything was delicious, especially the orange salad, and the service was very friendly (and our waitress was great with kids!).

Thank aimeekelley
Istanbul, Turkey
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We ate here most nights as it was close to out B&B. Portions are generous and everything was fresh, particularly the fish. Sandra made us very welcome and patiently translated the menu for us. Very reasonable prices and a choice of sitting inside or out. Inside was very interesting as the decor was fascinating.

Thank 43Trudie
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110 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This restaurant is very pleasant it sits above the city overlooking the sea below. The staff are helpful, if you like a slightly rustic style of wine, try a half litre of white, in a generous jugful.

Thank Seutonious
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

A little bit more pricey but not much considering you would probably pay similar prices in Rome. The food was great. So relaxing here!

Thank daniellabettina
Waalre, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The view is beautiful but that's where it ends. My husband and our two children were recommended to try Jonico. The service was OK but the food dreadful. We left all the main courses almost untouched. Having been in Siracusa for 10 days and having eaten in many restaurants this was a disappointment. I would never recommend it!

Thank Siobhan H
Cork, Ireland
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely seafood dinner al fresco with the sound of the waves crashing against the rocks. I had the mackerel and it was delicious. Simply seasoned and cooked well. The wine they recommended was gorgeous too. The staff didn't have much English and the menu was in Italian which is always a good sign in my opinion. As... More 

Thank Isejael
Bern, Switzerland
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

I like places where people are friendly and where locals eat. This one is not too far from the place we stayed. We had no reservation but were friendly welcomed and got probably the last table (the photo is of the third visiting). We ate three evenings there and were recognized directly the second time. As most of the times... More 

Thank Jan H
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116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I have been here a few times over the years, the food has always been good but service could be functional and the outside started to look a bit tatty. Well the food is still good and the service was absolutely first rate this time from the owner and his aunt. It's about a 30 min walk out of town... More 

Thank AGDowson
Oxted, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We ate several times at this restaurant and were never disappointed. The fish dishes were excellent and the Torta di limone heavenly.

Thank EAS55
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162 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

We had dinner at this restaurant because it was close to our hotel and offered excellent views. Due to the weather we ate indoors (they do have an outer area which offers nice views). The waitress could speak some English which was nice since we do not speak Italian. The menu was basic Sicilian fare with pastas, pizza, seafood and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$54
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riviera Dionisio Il Grande 194, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 65540

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