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“Excellent seafood wonderfully prepared; caring owner”
Review of Il Porticciolo

Il Porticciolo
Ranked #261 of 679 Restaurants in Syracuse
Price range: US$20 - US$66
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 22 January 2013

We have traveled to Siracusa two years in a row and both times have eaten more than once at Il Porticciolo. The seafood is terrific: don't miss the frittura di paranza, which is a mixture of lightly breaded and perfectly fried tiny sepia, calamari, shrimp, and fish. Incredibly tender and delicious. We've always enjoyed the seafood at Il Porticciolo, but the last time there we also had one of the most delicious risottos I have ever had. Although it was a generous portion, I couldn't bear to leave one grain of rice behind. Risotto is not a Sicilian specialty, but you wouldn't know it from the way that it was prepared here. The wine list is good and reasonably priced and we surprisingly had one of the best coffees here that we had anywhere during our visit (and we had a lot of good coffee). The owner is an interesting fellow: ask him about the photos of musicians that grace one of the walls.

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Thank epper5151
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Reviewed 21 December 2012

Owner and staff are very friendly and dedicated to serve in best possible way.
Great place to eat fresh fish by a reasonable amount of money.

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Reviewed 18 December 2012

Great seafood freindly service, a little pricey for Sicily. It was good being able to sit outside in a sheltered room as the wind was very cold.

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Thank Dirrello
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Reviewed 19 August 2012 via mobile

There is nothing special about the food as most restaurants in Siracusa have above average food standards.

The seafood is fresh for thr price you pay - €9 - €15. The place is bustling with locals on a Saturday night.

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Thank Chinagan
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Reviewed 12 July 2012

try the cold antipasto - lovely! and the fritto misto is also delicious!
the 25E set menu including water and sorbet is worth every penny!

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Thank ingibingi82
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