With only three days in Ortigia and a long list of recommended restaurants, the decision of which one to choose was difficult.
Top of the list was Per Bacco, recommended to us by Maria at Tinkitè Wine Bar
This busy local trattoria specializes in seafood.
Choice was hard as everything that was taken to nearby tables, looked great.
Per Bacco
Via Roma,120
Tel:+39 0931 449046
www.perbaccorestaurant.it
Per Bacco

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Zuppa di Mare was an instant hit

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Grilled sole was perfect.
Dessert stole the night with fabulous tiramasu and canoli.

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Regina Lucia
Housed in a restored palazzo on Piazzo Duomo, Regina Lucia’s food was excellent but the atmoshphere was lacking due to the fact that there were only two other tables booked in the restaurant.
Regina Lucia
Piazza Duomo 6
Tel: +39 0931 22509
Closed Tuesday
www.reginalucia.it
Regina Lucia

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Tagliatelle with seafood, cherry tomatoes and basil

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Millefoglie of swordfish and vegetable with caponata

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Shellfish ravioli with pesto and almond powder
Ristorante L’Ancora
Close to the markets, this seafood restaurant was a good choice for lunch.
Ristorante L’Ancora
Via Guglielmo Perno,7
Tel:+39 0931 462369
www.ristoranteancora.com
Ristorante L’Ancora

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Strigoli con molluschi

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Spaghetti alle vongole veraci
Ristorante Porta Marina
Porta Marina was highly recommended by quite a few people.
Popular with tourists, their seafood was excellent.
Porta Marina
Via dei Candelai, 35
Tel:+39 0931 22553
www.ristoranteportamarina.135.it
Ristorante Porta Marina
Other restaurants recommended include:
Osteria La Gazza Ladra
Via Cavour, 8 (adjacent to Piazza Archimede)
Tel:+39 340 0602428
Closed Mondays
www.gazzaladrasiracusa.com
Osteria Gazza Ladra
Classic Sicilian trattoria
Osteria da Mariano
Vicolo Zuccolo 9
Tel: +30 0931 67444
www.osteriadamariano.it
Osteria da Mariano
Specializes in food from the Iblea mountains, north of Ragusa
Restaurant Oinos
Via della Giudecca 69 (near Tinkitè)
Tel.+39 0931 464900
www.oinosrestaurant.it
Restaurant Oinos
Beautifully presented food from a young chef from Milan.