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Via Apollo Arcageta 8, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 340 307 7032
11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Slightly off the beaten track which is a welcomed change form the streams of tourists on the main street. This restaurant felt quite local and the staff were lovely and attentive. They even brought out a local Sicilian appetiser for free which was delicious as well as a basket of bread. They made some good recommendations for wine and the... More 

Thank Rich B
Kontich, Belgium
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had dinner in this restaurant with our 2 kids. Very gently owner, his mother is working in the kitchen, really a family business. Food was delicious, we had fish (Tuna sicilan style and swordfish). Our kids had a pasta, always good. The owner recommended a good wine also. You should go there!

Thank Gunther V
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

W came here following a local recommendation and we were not disappointed. Good food at a very fair price. Great service with friendly interaction with the owner. All in all, a very good dining experience. We intend to return there very shortly.

Thank Howard J
Yorkshire, UK
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283 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Returned after a year to be recognised by mum and son. Food and service just as good as I had remembered. Really good position for us as we were staying in excelsior palace. Both enjoyed our meal

Thank Bar1
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ate lunch there recently on the recommendation of our host at the B & B. It's a nice little restaurant on a side street close to the Porta Catania, one of the gates to the old city. My husband ordered a pizza and I ordered the octopus salad, which was incredible. It was really fresh and... More 

Thank mmanch
Kristinehamn, Sweden
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Average pizza, outdoor veranda right on the street with a lot of traffic. There are many places like this in Taormina but with better location.

Thank Kumla
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017

During our week-long stay in Taormina we ate here twice, recommended by a fellow holidaymaker we encountered. The service and ambience were excellent, the price very reasonable. Excellent food, well-prepared. Only 1-2 minutes walk from the Excelsior Palace hotel where we were staying. I would definitely recommend

1 Thank des_lich
Leicester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here whilst staying at Taormina. In fact we thought it was the best out of all restaurants we've eaten at whilst in Sicily. It was a cool evening and my partner wanted to warm up with a lovely minestrone. Their soup was delicious and freshly made. We've been served some complimentary local snacks too -... More 

1 Thank Agata738
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great personable service. The chef herself came twice to ask if we were satisfied. It's the best restaurant we have visited in Taormina.

Thank Amina M
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444 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner here. The food was very good indeed, especially the lobster ravioli. The restaurant has a great atmosphere and the staff are very friendly. Everything we ate was perfectly cooked. Very highly recommended and I would definitely return if given the opportunity!

Thank Dr-S-White

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$33
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Apollo Arcageta 8, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 340 307 7032
Locale piccolo e riservato, attento ai piatti del territorio e della tradizione siciliana.

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