Il Porticciolo
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  • Seafood specialities restaurant in Syracuse

    The Il Porticciolo

    The Il Porticciolo is a seafood specialities restaurant in Syracuse, an historic place of the city. It is located in the heart of the beautiful island of Ortigia, UNESCO heritage, close to the ancient market, one of the most characteristic of the eastern Sicily. Syracuse, famous for its sea, considered one of the richest for the aquatic fauna, offers an extensive range of products that, at the Il Porticciolo, are prepared in accordance with the ancient culinary tradition, a simple cuisine that enhances the freshness of the product freshly caught, while relying on creative combinations. The daily research, the richness and the variety of products available on the market, create a blend, pure and simple to satisfy your palate.

  • First courses

    First courses

    The restaurant offers its customers a wide selection of first courses based on fish. Among the first courses that are part of the menu are: Porticciolo-style gnocchi, ravioli stuffed with ricotta sautéed in the squid ink, Cavatelli with sword fish with eggplant and mint, Syracuse-style bucatini with fresh anchovies, the inevitable spaghetti with sea urchins and Couscous of fish (special order only, minimum 2 persons).

  • Main courses

    Main courses

    A restaurant with seafood specialties of Syracuse can only complete the proposal with a number of main courses where the catch of the day becomes the only element protagonist on the dish. The chef offers recipes with raw fish rather than cooked. Also in this case, the freshness of raw materials is a guarantee for the excellent final result. The cellar of the restaurant includes only Sicilian wineries. In addition, customers will have the pleasure to conclude their meal with typical Sicilian cakes and following a wide selection of spirits.

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  • The Il Porticciolo S.r.l, the place and the staff

    The Il Porticciolo S.r.l, the place and the staff

    The restaurant with seafood specialties in Syracuse stands in the historic center of the picturesque island of Ortigia, a magical place that has known times of splendor that have enhanced its architecture. The place can count on three rooms for a total of 160 seats.

    Immediately accessible from the entrance of the restaurant is the main hall able to contain up to 40 guests, on the first floor there is a second room with 50 seats and finally in the summer veranda can be accommodated another 40 customers.

    The kitchen staff has a strong experience built up over years of work in the restaurant industry, but also is notable for the study and the experimentation on materials. Thanks to this expertise, the restaurant is able to make an uncommon proposal.

    The service staff, on the other hand, is distinguished by the discreet cordiality with which it serves customers, in order to allow them to enjoy the dining experience in all its complexity.


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