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Ristorante Il Blu

Via Nizza 50, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 445052
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“carpaccio” (6 reviews)
“black rice” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Nizza 50, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We just got home from a fantastic 2 week trip to Sicily - and I have to say that I usually don't write a review unless it is great one - but our experience at Il Blu was the worst restaurant experience that we had...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I stopped in this restaurant as I wanted to have a coffee while waiting with the luggage for a ride. The waitress was rude & seated me in a spot with sun as I was not having a meal; another 3 tables in shade were...More

Thank NinaSima
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I thought the food was amazing. Lovely couple two owners husband and wife. I had tuna with pistachio Wife had swordfish with peach loved it 2 pasta dishes very nice Dessert chocolate and we asked for a Marsala worked wonderfully. I must admit I just...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We ended up to this quiet and out-of-the-way place after walking along the coast The menu is what kept us there: the pasta with shrimp and dried tomatoes was great, while their signature dish (carpaccio of tuna on a bed of integral black rice) The...More

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I had visited this bar / restaurant twice in the last year, as I liked their drinks. But it has changed A LOT - the drinks and the foo is just awful. The ingredients used both in cocktails and in the dishes are of poor...More

Thank Linda Z
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Greeted by the owner who went to great efforts to up-sell the speciality drinks and specials of the day. We had drinks outside and then moved inside for food - note a strong smell of cat pee in the dining room. Foolishly we went along...More

Thank Mánus C
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Happened upon this pleasantly-situated, small restaurant while exploring the Giudecca. The owners are a charming, energetic couple kind enough to tolerate my really awful Italian. Basically, I had only to express my love of tuna to experience the best lunch I have had in Sicily....More

Thank Duchess49424
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful dinner here with teenage daughter - strawberry prosecco aperetivos (they made daughter's non-alcoholic and she loved it so much she had two) then exquisite fresh grilled tuna with pistachio on tomato, pasta with sea urchin roe, and pesce crudo (raw fish) on black rice...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The owners of the restaurant waited on us, and they were very helpful. The husband was kind enough to tell us the specials in English, and the wife took our wine order. We took his advice and ordered the carpaccio, the pistachio pasta, and the...More

Thank LaLaNola
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This resto was recommended by our hotel and we ended up going there for dinner most nights during our stay in Siracusa, Ortigia. The fish, the pasta dishes and the wine (nero d'avola) were fabulous!!

Thank JudyL-A88
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nizza 50, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 445052
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