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Ristorante Al Gabbiano

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Via Monsignore Ventimiglia 182, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 537842
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  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Via Monsignore Ventimiglia 182, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Good lunch to all, today I briefly depict the lunch that my wife and myself did at Al Gabbiano restaurant of Catania. Need to say that there was bad weather the entire week and there was very little fish available. Nevertheless, we went to this...More

Thank Giuseppe_Pellegrino
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The restaurant is specialized on fish and seafood, they have a hugh variety of them but they also serve some other food for the ones who don't like this stuff. E.g. there is a antipasti buffet and they also have pasta without fish. We had...More

Thank Sebastian16589
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My wife and I stopped in for dinner after finding that our intended restaurant was full. Coincidently we walked past Trattoria Al Gabbiano which was also full, but after a short 15 minute wait, the manager found us a table. The wine was very reasonable...More

Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I was told about this restaurant from my host here in Catania. Delicious solo meal!! Everything was fresh and tasted incredible. I started with the fresh catch of the day tuna carpaccio. After taking a bite of that I ordered the marinated anchovies and mussels!...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Friendly service and delicious fresh food. The seafood spaghetti was very nice as well as the marinated squid. Prices are reasonable on UK and Australian standards (about 10 euros for a spaghetti dish) and 3 euros for a half litre of local wine.

Thank anita s
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Just a few hundred yards away from the Market place of Piazza Carlo Alberto on Via Monsignor Ventimiglia is this delightful seafood restaurant. We seemed to be the only tourists there today at lunch,yet it was busy with locals,including families with children. The service was...More

Thank Weng-Choong
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We found this restaurant simply by walking from our hotel to the Duomo, and it proved an excellent choice. The environs were rather poor but this place is a gem. The interior is light, with exposed stone for part of the walls. Service is attentive...More

Thank wyntyll
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

I am a regular visitor to Catania and have tried out many places. I love fish and I have come across no place that offers better value for money than Al Gabbiano. I have been going there for the last 5 years or so upon...More

Thank Joseph E
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Alone I would never have found this place, but our Catania-based friends have chosen this restaurant for lunch. In a nutshell: I was delighted, we had a huge antipasti buffet to choose from, excellent pastas (in my case al nero di seppie!), a nice seafood....More

Thank dogadoga
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We had antipasti from raw shrimp, tuna, chiporones, pulpo, and sardine in a butterfly style. We drank white wine frizzante. As first we had the sea urgins with spaghetti and the pasta vongole. We followed with sword fish, tuna steak and gambas from the grill....More

Thank Fox_travelling
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Monsignore Ventimiglia 182, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 095 537842
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