Two young friends, a single ambition: one experienced cook, another entrepreneur from the end of the palate, together we wanted to start a successful restaurant in our beloved island of Ortigia. A source of tastes and flavors to offer with elegance and warmth. Perle d'Ortigia is located in the historic center of Syracuse in the charming neighborhood of Bottai, in the past the place was bustling with craftsmen and traders in the Middle Ages.
The name, Perle d'Ortigia, is meant as a reminder to the sea and its fruits through the oyster and the pearl of the taste of our chef Roberto's cuisine. Candelai and the Rope Makers, devoted respectively to the trade of all types of waxes and ropes which is now the headquarters of the two entrances of the restaurant.
The Restaurant has a indoor garden, open kitchen and courtyard. Looking simple and nice the location offers a simple, yet redefined elegance and a professional welcome that combines the experience of meter than once that operated the kitchen to the lamp and the modern multilingualism required to meet the needs of our large clientele of tourists.
The garden, our relaxing vibes and the ability to reserve ahead of time is our strengths. The floor, the walls and the stone arches, including the typical Arab arch that stands out immediately evident to cross the threshold of the restaurant. The Lobby Bar where you can watch the chef at work through our kitchen, a sign of transparency. The intimate room with glass coffee tables suited to couples who want to spend an evening to remember; Finally, a large room of more than 50 places to celebrate your special occasions such as weddings and birthday parties.These are all things our guest adore just as much as us!
The restaurant offers free wi-fi and is particularly suitable for families as it has high chairs and changing table for babies.
Roberto, the chef of Perle d'Ortigia, with dedication has compiled a menu that highlights the goodness of the raw material in its simplicity, the freshness of the catch of the day and all the ingredients that our beloved Sicily offers. Here are some of our most appreciated dishes in the poached octopus nero d'avola, swordfish parmigiana, fettuccine shrimp and peppers and the bass patty on cream of mussels. The kitchen of Ortigia Perle prepares daily homemade fresh pasta like; macaroni, spaghetti and linguine, as well as most of its desserts including cannolata and our beloved almond parfait.
Every morning we shop for the raw material, meat, fish and vegetables at the Old Market of Ortigia, the rest is carefully selected from local producers that still maintain the tradition because each ingredient , it must be purchased in the right place. From this point of view, living in Syracuse is an advantage: in front of the sea, behind the countryside and the mountains Iblei. Within a few kilometers you can find everything you are looking for!