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Via Guglielmo Perno 7, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“seafood” (12 reviews)
“antipasti” (5 reviews)
“calamari” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
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Via Guglielmo Perno 7, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

This was the most amazing experience on the trip in terms of culinary WOW! The food kept coming and we didn't order. The Chef would bring things out for us to experience and we were blown away by every dish one after the other. I...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We were a group of 13 and went there last weekend. When we popped in at around 1.30pm and asked for a table of 13 one of the waiters immediately informed us that they only serve fish based food and nothing else. When trying to...More

Thank Glen M
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Being so close to the harbour we had high hopes for this fish restaurant but were quite disappointed. Overpriced and under flavoured was the feeling we left with and to be honest we couldn't wait to leave.

Thank SuzyWho
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We have been visiting L'Ancora for some years now and it never disappoints. Service is very good and staff are attentive. We started off with a fish meze', with the intention of having a plate of pasta for after but we were too full to...More

1  Thank JoannMalta
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

One of my favouite restaurants in Syracuse. A must visit every time. Excellent food especially fish. Service on the slow side but well worth it

Thank Godwin B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Our B and B host recommended L'Ancora, and it was just around the corner. Many local people prefer this restaurant. We had angel hair pasta with spada, pine nuts, tomatoes and capers; and pasta with pistachios, shrimp and clams. Both were excellent.

1  Thank rondi3
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Whenever I am in town, I make sure to stop by at this restaurant, once or more times. Giancarlo is an excellent host and he always suggests me fabulous pasta dishes, catch of the day and other sea-food plates which makes my mouth droll. Local...More

1  Thank Lele214
Reviewed 6 June 2017

L'ancora restaurant is a must in Syracuse. It was advised to us by a sicilian girl and we were very happy about it. The atmosphere is very mediterranean all in white and blue. You can see all the fresh fish as soon as you enter...More

1  Thank Melzago
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We called on the afternoon for the night, they accommodate us quickly and promptly. The waiter welcomed us with a smile despite one of the us was not keen on fish. The guy explained the available dishes, they were busy and explained quickly the menu....More

Thank Rocco D
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We went here on the day we arrived in Ortiga. We had a good evening. The starter (9 dishes) was excellent and the liked the mosselsoup. We shared both dishes and it was good. It's not the cheapest place, but we were surprised by some...More

Thank Ploegleider_WW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:45
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:45
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:45
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:45
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:45
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guglielmo Perno 7, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
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