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“Very noisy - average food”
Review of La Matrioska - CLOSED

La Matrioska
Price range: US$1 - US$39
Cuisines: European, Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We chose this restaurant based on the previous reviews for our last night in Sicily.

The restaurant has a good atmosphere if you are a big crowd and enjoy lots of music and loud talking but as a couple we were looking for a romantic last night. A small band of musicians played (Russian?) music very loudly for several minutes and then came round asking for money. There were no candles on the table and the restaurant was very bright.

The menu is a Russian/Italian mix which seemed a bit strange and again wasn't what we had hoped for on our last night.

The restaurant is great if you want a bright, bold and fun night out with friends. If you are looking for a romantic evening it's probably not for you.

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Thank Sian W
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Reviewed 24 June 2013

We loved it - it was much more peaceful than the others in the area and the seating was more comfortable. The owner is quiet and so the whole reastaurant is run quietly, which we love. The food was all delicious.

Thank shirleyt_10
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Reviewed 16 April 2013

Ate here twice with my family during a recent visit, mainly because the food was excellent (particularly the Zuppa di Pesce, which was a wide platter containing a range of beautifully cooked fish, rather than a bowl of fish soup), but also because the owner was very good at putting everyone at their ease. Our children really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. Would definitely recommend.

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1  Thank JCC2011
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Reviewed 14 April 2013 via mobile

The wife and enjoyed dinner here, primarily for the atmosphere. Nice looking place, well maintained and clean. Food was very good and we will be back again.

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Thank Yossarrian
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Reviewed 18 December 2012

As if fantastic pasta, fresh seafood and a good atmospere was not enough, the kindness and friendly nature of the owner/server made it easy for me to argue we had one of our best meals here, after having been in Italy 4 weeks. As a newer place I would say it needs a bit more exposure to help it compete with its more long standing neighbors. You cannot go wrong eating here. Well priced and very well worth a visit.

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Thank Tom C
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