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Ristorante Sabbie d'Oro

Via Schiso, 14, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 52380
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible34%
3 weeks ago
“Lovely Experience, VERY VERY Expensive!”
5 Aug 2017
“Good Fish but Very Expensive, Be Careful !”
Open Now
7:00 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Schiso, 14, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this restaurant on the 20th September. The food was good. The owner,and waiter that served us were appalling. The approach was overbearing to say the least. We were being forced to choose fish that they wanted to sell. Tuna not...More

Thank EdwardDublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you do decide on a table here, you are now somewhat vulnerable. You are now likely to be approached by a big man in a t-shirt with a pronounced rounded abdomen (we suspect to be the owner). He will promote to you a selection...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow- this is a tricky one to rate... Service- 5 View/ Ambiance- 5 Presentation of food- 5 Food (one lobster- grilled, no other food or sides other than bread)- 4 Wine quality- 4 Overall experience (before check)- 4.6 Overall experience after check- WTF Single traveler...More

1  Thank murphydog96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just after returning to Giardini Naxos following a day out with family and friends we stopped for dinner after we saw that the menu was moderately priced and the fish on display looked fresh.  The owner immediately approached us and insisted we had fresh fish....More

1  Thank Critical1981
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Family and friends (a group of 12) went to have lunch in this restaurant after a recommendation from the captain on our day boat trip. We trusted the smiling manager who said he would provide us with a lovely lunch, which was our greatest error....More

1  Thank janina j
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We ate here as it was near our hotel and wanted seafood. There was nothing wrong with the food. Thats all it had going for it. Heard that the best seafood caught goes straight here. Its overpriced !! really BAD staff. and not enough of...More

Thank GianC702
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The owner is obviously passionate about his fresh fish. They do try to push customers to take the most expensive freshly caught fish but there are other choices on the menu. We enjoyed what we had but were not impressed with the quantity. Quite small...More

1  Thank Jacsfamille
Reviewed 16 July 2017

If you enjoy fresh fish dishes, & good pasta & good wine & Italian Food, you will be very satisfied here! Excellent service & food. Rustic but classy setting. Great for lunch & romantic for dinners. Very clean & presentable. Great views of Taormina &...More

Thank Francesca T
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Feeling like a fool! I ordered a grilled swordfish for 17 euro but instead the waiter recommended "a local fish". Unfortunayely, I trusted the waiter and never asked how much it was. When I got the check I got a minor chock. It was 42...More

1  Thank Jesper C
Reviewed 29 April 2017

very good service from the staff excellent cooked food and nice wine coffee and the view out to sea very peaceful

Thank Janet T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$106
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Schiso, 14, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 52380
  • E-mail
Nestled in the bay of Naxos to the sea and with a splendid view of Taormina for over forty years, the restaurant is managed with care and attention to detail. A food product of a modern interpretation of traditional Sicilian dishes and a wide variety of fish and shellfish along with a large supply of wines are the characteristics that distinguish it.
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