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A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce

Via Mulino Santa Lucia, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 989 0689
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“fresh fish” (11 reviews)
“swordfish” (11 reviews)
“fish market” (36 reviews)
LOCATION
Via Mulino Santa Lucia, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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+39 095 989 0689
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"fresh fish"
in 11 reviews
"swordfish"
in 11 reviews
"fish market"
in 36 reviews
"fish lovers"
in 4 reviews
"working market"
in 4 reviews
"great market"
in 4 reviews
"sea bass"
in 3 reviews
"stall holders"
in 2 reviews
"stall owners"
in 2 reviews
"buy fresh fruit"
in 2 reviews
"on display"
in 4 reviews
"stalls selling"
in 2 reviews
"interesting place"
in 3 reviews
"the main square"
in 2 reviews
"vendors"
in 12 reviews
"palermo"
in 4 reviews
"fountain"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The fish market has an intense marketplace atmosphere with salesmen shouting to get your attention. A great experience but you are in and out in 30 minutes

Thank Morten W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place, full of colours and smells, where you can buy fresh fish and sea food, but also fruits, for instance. Take a look if you like fish.

Thank Liliana36
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

A fish market would not be on my list of things to see but occasionally you find that you are following your guide through. The pungent odour of fish is very evident as you near the entry point and then you enter this large market...More

2  Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is a large fish market just off the main square and near the cathedral. This is definitely not your corner grocery or fish store. Open air and very fragrant with lots of fish smell. Large variety of fish on sale/display, many of which I...More

Thank RLWOrangePark
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

The fish market held every day from 7AM to noon is a MUST SEE....it's vibrant energy and local vibe makes it a unique experience. You can find fresh everything coming from the sea + fresh local cheese, vegetables, amazingly freshly pressed blood orange juice and...More

Thank BijouOttawa
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Behind the Fontana della Amenano, the steps lead down to one of Sicily's last traditional fish markets, a lively place where restaurateurs and others buy their fresh fish of all sorts.

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

If you have a fish market in you home country/city, is the same thing. If you have never see one, I recommend you to go there and have a look or if you are going to cook seafood/fish it is a great place to buy...More

Thank Mariana F
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Very interesting market, amazing produce saffron pecorino, salami, fruit and vegetables- so not just fish! The market feels untouched and it’s like stepping back in time. We arrived around 8 am on a cold April morning, there are cafes in the square for breakfast or...More

Thank Victoria C
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

OMG I have never seen a fish market so big and fish that I have never come across. Now this is a place to be. What a sight, but it's a bit bloody and gory at times as fish are cut and cleaned on site,...More

2  Thank Mario D
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Brilliant!! Fastoso!! Ezt látni kell!! It not casual that according to several people this market is the Best Market in Europe.

Thank aKtr R
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Cindy M
17 October 2017|
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Response from Giorgio G | Reviewed this property |
Mo Tu We Fr 7a to 4p
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Lucienne C
11 July 2016|
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Response from Valentina B | Reviewed this property |
It is very difficult to park over there. . .
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3 April 2016|
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Response from Gianluca D | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. And the 1st of May is a Sunday when the market is generally dead. Better the day before when people buy fish and meat for the 1st of May bbq.
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