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Vineria Picasso

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££ - £££
Centro Catania
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Piazza Ogninella 4/5, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 347 863 2282
19:00 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 23:30
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Catania, Italy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Vineria Picasso offers an excellent variety of typical Sicilian food. The antipasti are a must: caponata, parmigiana, broccoli affogati, olives, dried tomatoes, etc. Pasta is also wonderful, especially pappardelle with tomatos, aubergeens and swordfish, or "spaghetti 'cca muddica" (with capers, cherry tomatoes and toasted crumbs). Also the main dishes are delicious, with a great offer from different kind of fish... More 

Thank gmargani
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Very lovely place. Good food, good wine, nice people. The grilled calamaris are fabulous, it's a must have :)

Thank Gabriel C
Wakefield, Rhode Island, United States
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We dined outside and enjoyed the parade of young people passing by on Saturday evening. But we really enjoyed the food! The waitress was very helpful, recommending a local wine to accompany the pasta dishes (all regional specialities) we ordered. The restaurant appeared to fill with locals after 8 pm, and we could see why. Delicious!

Thank Joan C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

It was amazing, lovely People, Fantastic wine And great food. Girl Who was helping us, was very kind! Thanks for a lovely Evening!

Thank Marcella B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food,generous plates and great service.found the place by accident.so happy we did.enjoyed the evening with the family.

Thank Benni G
Belper, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

After being turned away from a couple of seafood places, we stumbled across the Picasso. Cute looking restaurant, with some outdoor tables, content looking customers and a friendly waitress who gave us a menu and left us to make up our mind. Tagliatelle with pistachio and porcini was great: tasty, interesting flavours and just the right amount of food. The... More 

Thank Philip P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We loved almost every meal we ate in Sicily but this was the best of all! Everything was so fresh and delicate I almost cried. The crudo was fresh and delicate- with olive oil, salt, and a little chili pepper- the best in the world. The pistachio i fungi pasta was the best we've tasted and the insalado du pulpit... More 

Thank Daniella M
Navata, Spain
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Un lloc per menjar com un paxa, excel·lent matèria prima i genial la cuina, peix del millor de Sicília, unes tapes brutals, i un servei exquisit. A great place to eat, one of the best in Catania and the whole Sicilia, the fish plates are incredible good and tasty and very fresh. The sicilian traditional plates very good made. And... More 

Thank German d
Sydney, Australia
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227 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We dined here last night. Great location a block from the main square and on a charming cobbled street. Excellent food. Nice olives and bread to start. Pasta with prawns and grilled calamari. Excellent! A good selection of local wines by the glass. We loved the atmosphere of this traditional restaurant which appeared to be filled with locals. The service... More 

Thank Steven B
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing meat and cheese plate at Picasso...good variety with nice condiments. It was much bigger than anticipated, so the mains we ordered to follow were a bit of a mistake. We had some nice wine, though the service was too slow for ordering by the glass so we ordered a bottle after waiting a while for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26 - US$50
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Ogninella 4/5, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Catania>  > Centro Catania
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Catania
  • Phone Number: +39 347 863 2282
The restaurant “Picasso”, opened in 1991, serves traditional Sicilian dishes and more than 350 different Sicilian types of wine bottles. Over the years the local has become the reference point of the enogastronomy in the historical center of Catania. The local offers an excellent buffet of starters. The first courses are particularly recommended. The menu includes second courses consisting in fish and meat.

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