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Vico Stretto 6, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 625554
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Lido di Venezia, Italy
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Small and the atmosphere was unfriendly at least. The guy that was taking care of our table was standing beside us with crossed arms with an "are you done" attitude. They were missing two of the wines we ordered.

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Thank kichooo38
Brighton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant was recommended to us during our recent visit and was totally worth it. We had amazing starters including octopus and prawns followed by tuna with orange slices, spaghetti, sea bass washed down with a few lovely bottles of wine. Food is amazing, service is efficient and views from the Terrace are lovely.

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Thank italiagirlie
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432 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here last night on the recommendation of our hotel concierge and are very happy that we followed his recommendation. It met and surpassed our expectations in every way. From the fennel soup amuse bouche, a surprise extra, to the delicious branzino done Sicilian style, to the outstanding casserta for desert --- the cuccina was first rate. Our waiters... More 

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Syracuse, Italy
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109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Climb up the narrow alley (hence the name) to reach this restaurant where you'll be seated on the rooftop terrace (indoor & outdoor available) with a nice view. Excellent service and extremely friendly staff. Great menu and wine list. One has to know that in fancy Taormina everything is much more expensive than elsewhere. All in all a positive experience.... More 

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Thank Matteo R
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This restaurant is reached by climbing steps up a very narrow alley. When inside you climb again into a wonderful glassed in rooftop patio. Even in October we were able to eat out on the veranda. The food choice is excellent but it is the quality that is the real marker here. The price is fair for the quality of... More 

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Thank Simon274
Chipperfield, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We walked passed the entrance twice as its the smallest alley in Taormina but it was worth finding. The food, ambience and staff all made for a very good evening. The only drawback was that when we went it was raining heavily so we couldn't take advantage of the terrace.

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Thank Bradley D
Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We called in here during the day and booked to eat before the opera, which is virtually next door. Recognised when we arrived in the evening and an altogether pleasant experience. By now hooked on the excellent Sicilian pasta! Worth visiting for the approach alone (a much photographed narrow alley way with steps). As elsewhere in Taormina, good advice on... More 

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Thank Veronica110
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The walk up the tiny alley to the restaurant is a memorable start to a lovely night. We'd booked which meant we had a table overlooking the rooftops of the Piazza and the attentive and subtle service matched the location. We had the Tuna and the Lamb for main courses which were outstanding. A welcome glass of wine and amuse... More 

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Thank Leovialli
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Came here due to its good reviews on here and was not disappointed. The service was spot on and waiters were very attentive. They brought out a lovely selection of breads, small wine and soup to begin (cover charge is €5 per head for this but we'll worth it). The food was lovely, we had the ravioli and seafood risotto.... More 

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Thank emmawarby
Cap Corse
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Our first dinner in Sicily where the food is wonderful but two weeks later Vicolo Stretto remains one of our best food memories on the island. Definitely need a reservation. Great service, warm happy ambiance. A total winner.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vico Stretto 6, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 625554

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?