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Il Cirneco - CLOSED

Via Filippo Corridoni 37c, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 310953
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
25 May 2014
“Il Cirneco replaced by Bangkok”
31 Oct 2013
“When everything fits”
Restaurant Hours Closed
££ - £££
Via Filippo Corridoni 37c, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

Il Cirneco closed about a year ago, and has been replaced by a Thai / Brazilian fusion restaurant. Sounds crazy, but the food is good, and the ambience great. Worth a visit if you've had enough of traditional Sicilian.

1  Thank Kate B
Reviewed 31 October 2013

There are those places, which you are predestined to find. Cirneco is one of them. We were just wandering in the city, knowing nothing about it, letting our instincts to find a place, where we could eat, and we arrived at cirneco. It was a...More

Thank István S
Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

Found this one tucked away in a side street from tripadvisor. Lovely cosy atmosphere, limited number of tables, and really fabulous food. One of those places which chooses to offer a smaller menu, but does it very, very well. Well frequented by locals, which always...More

Thank CHCrIS
Reviewed 22 September 2013

I had dinner twice at this lovely, family run restaurant after finding it purely by chance. The menu selections change frequently and were a refreshing change after all the pizza/pasta of Italy. The staff are all very friendly and advise as to the best menu...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 10 June 2013

We are a family of four who stumbled upon this place while wandering around in Catania. Erico and Paula were amazing hosts who helped us navigate the menu and select the choicest antipasti and seafood pasta. Each one of us enjoyed our dinner, and inspite...More

Thank gotsr
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Just off the busy Via Umberto in Via Filippo Corridoni, you can discover some really special Italian food. Tired of the everyday fare on offer in most trattorias and restaurants, then why don't you try the local specialities prepared by the excellent chef Renato of...More

1  Thank Clare T
Reviewed 5 August 2012

I went two times on holidys in Catania and want to recommend you this simple restaurant where the food is really refined and delicious ; fresh fish, authentic pasta receipes, fresh seasonal products, I had twice an excellent dinner, in this lovely restaurant ; there...More

Thank RHODOS61
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Me and my friend went to Il Cirneco after reading the reviews here on Tripadvisor and I'm not the least sorry we did. We stayed two nights, so the first evening we went to Il Cirneco without booking first, and to our disappointment the whole...More

1  Thank miks89
Reviewed 8 April 2012

Only 15 mins from the Place Duomo and near Bellini Park - get your hotel to direct you, and do make a booking as it is a small place. Shortish menu but beatifully presented and very different and modern food, but based on the sicilian...More

Thank MuffinDordogne
Reviewed 27 February 2012

We visited Catania at New Year 2012 and chanced upon this fabulous ristorante. In short Il Cirneco is everything that a great restaurant should be. Paolo and his staff are knowledgeable and welcoming, the atmosphere is elegant and chic, and the food, well it is...More

1  Thank B P
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Filippo Corridoni 37c, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 310953
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