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Wonderful way to shop! I wish all shops were like this

It was the second time I went to Olive and on both occasions I got to try all sorts of delicious... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Foodie Heaven..

Syracuse/Ortigia in general is a food lovers paradise and if you want to try to recreate some of... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 Oct 2018
“Wonderful way to shop! I wish all shops were like this”
23 Jul 2018
“Foodie Heaven..”
A selection of the best food and organic wine from Sicily. You will discover and taste our wonderful land's flavours and traditions: extra virgin olive oil from the Hyblaean Mountains, Mount Etna's artisanal winemakers, aromatized salt from western...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Via Cavour 27, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 465926
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

It was the second time I went to Olive and on both occasions I got to try all sorts of delicious Sicilian liqueurs, They have it all - salt, oils, chocolates, honey, wine, herbs... anything they have open (or can open) they will, and you...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Syracuse/Ortigia in general is a food lovers paradise and if you want to try to recreate some of the delicious dishes you have or will eat there, then Olive is the shop for you! Fabulous, just wish I'd bought more!

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

They’ve curated all the best things from Sicily into one welcoming shop. We had a wonderful time exploring the wine, chocolate, oils, etc. do yourself a favor and go!

Thank Mpmav1
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We purchased one jar of pistachio pesto to take home after sampling it the night before. I was sure that I could find it in the New York area so didn't need to buy any more. Well, it turns out that I was wrong and...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I've read that products are expensive in this shop. For some it might be true, chocolate from Modica is more expensive here, but this is no ordinary souvenir shop. The owner takes its time and would rather talk about the local, crafted products he promotes...More

Thank Sk00tch
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Raffaele was very helpful on this visit. I popped in for some Olive Oil tasting and purchasing. Being the centre of town and in a tourist area you should expect it to be a little more expensive but the service and the helpfulness makes up...More

Thank Jimvin
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The gentleman at the shop was quite friendly and we did not feel pressured to buy anything. We started with tasting olive oil, and he said he we would try four different types. We expressed interest in buying only a very small container, because of...More

Thank symagry
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The guy here was very helpful in recommending a wine to take home that was in our budget, also there are free samples of chocolate- yummy!

Thank 137SallyP
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had been in Sicily for a month, traveling from west to east - and then south eventually ending my trip in Malta. I had been looking for a particular wine the entire month. I did some research and discovered that Marsala was in Sicily....More

Thank VinoGal7
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Elio was super helpful, explaining things to us about Olive oil that we were surprised about, sampling the different types and a 33yr aged vinegar, we walked out of the shop with some delicious products and I think I'll have to go back for more...More

Thank Corrine74
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