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Largo della Gancia 5 | Siracusa, Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 24226
08:00 - 18:30
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Thu - Tue 08:00 - 18:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You come in and are welcomed seeing that these people love to do what they do, they love their costumers. We had altogether tryed a great mix from the chef's menu: wonderful salat, fresh pasta and fish. All of it was very fresh, creatively made, colours blink out and the taste is great. Then comes the handmade dessert. Still the... More 

Thank Ola M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's not just a matter of eating, here people and food are a mixture of sicilian new way of thinking, a sustainable eating friendly pleasure.

Thank Davide B
Fullerton, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This place is run by some great young entrepreneurs and chefs creating gourmet versions of classic Sicilian dishes. You can try the octopus and fried potatoes salad, wonderful carbonara, or a whole host of other recipes. But, you shouldn't leave here without trying the Caponata di tonno. This is one of Sisley's most classic dishes going back to Roman times.... More 

Thank Zootarts
Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

After a seafood starter called sea tris, where i enjoyed a polpo salad and caponata, i got lasagna which was great. Winw and dessert were ok. The view was unbelivable on the sea!

Thank MaxBerardi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We only stopped here for a coffee, but the guys were super friendly in helping us navigate our way through the parking and traffic regulations - definitely amongst the friendliest restaurateurs in Sicily!

Thank pvdg
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped at aLevante for a coffee and snack while walking around Ortigia. It is located between the castle and the Jewish baths. It has a lovely outlook to the sea, and we sat at the outdoor tables. We had coffee along with grilled vegetables and salads - we were looking for something without meat or cheese after being in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We went here primarily based oil trip advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. It was a cold day but they were open despite it being the low season. We couldn't eat outside because it was too windy and cold in mid-December. Tables inside in the cosy restaurant were a squeeze but they were incredibly accommodating and made a table... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful small restaurant in a quiet part of Ortigia Syracuse, Sicily. Very friendly host and a lot of very good variation of thing to eat.

Thank Steinar H
Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stumbled on aLevante mid-day on a beautiful October day. Surprisingly reasonable prices for the best food of our Sicily trip. Small, unpretentious and friendly atmosphere. Overlooking the Mediterranean. Try the home-made pasta with fresh tuna and pistachio sauce or Tagliata di pollo. Only disappointment was to find it closed for supper when we returned that same evening.

Thank maribago
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We came across aLevante by accident whilst exploring Ortigia and were delighted that we did. Staff were lovely explaining the whole menu and they are obvious very passionate about their food. The food was exceptional so tasty and beautifully presented. My husband is still raving about having the best octopus he's ever had!! Would definitely recommend and will certainly return... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$57
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
08:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo della Gancia 5 | Siracusa, Ortigia, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +39 0931 24226
Breakfast with fresh croissant and waffle and the filling you choose it and you put it ... A smoothie or a centrifuge with fresh products seasonal ... Brunch with a slice of donut, 2 fried eggs, a pie or a mixed platter ... Lunch and dinner the chef prepares dishes with only the freshest ingredients, every day different, purchased the morning at the market ... Happy hour on the sea ... ALL FRESH, ALL LOCAL, FOOD EXPERIENCE ...

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?