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La Taverna dell' Etna

Via Alcide De' Gasperi 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 28868
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (33 reviews)
“ravioli” (19 reviews)
“macaroni” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Alcide De' Gasperi 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Totally enjoyed the great service and fantastic food with the best view of Etna you could imagine! Service was prompt and friendly with great advice. At €6.00 a dish average it is also very affordable.

Thank Micknash
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a small terrace with a spectacular view of Mount Etna, but food and service do not match it. It is not a tourist trap though. We enjoyed the walk through the narrow streets of the city and really loved the views from the...More

Thank Modi116
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Siciliy for a week in the end of July 2017, I ate at Taverna dell' Etna twice! Both times I ate the Pasta alla Norma (amazing!), a great fresh sallad and finished the meal with the best cannolo I've ever eaten. I also ate...More

Thank cachilleoudes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a stunning restaurant - incredible views over mountains and ocean - and immaculate food and service. Our waiter, Antonio, was knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. Food was spectacular - especially the homemade ravioli. Highly recommended.

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We eat here on our first night in Sicily. The setting is beautiful with fantastic views of Mount Etna from the outside terrace. The food was good as was the red wine. The evening was spoilt by the large number of wasps that surrounded us...More

Thank VictoriaLooH
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is definitely the best restaurant we dined in Taormina/Castelmola. The food (especially sea food) is delicious. Actually I don't think you can go wrong with any pick from the menu but listen to the suggestions from waiters :). They also have a good list...More

Thank Coco_81sunshine
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I took up the option to Dine in the Clouds as part of our trip with Insight Vacations - Sicily in Depth. Not sure of what it entailed, it surpassed anything that I could have imagined. It definitely is out of the way restaurant. After...More

Thank Lina S
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner to this restaurants baaed on trip advisor reviews and we didnt got dissapointed at all. Food quality and ambient is very good.

Thank lmdj2004
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We booked for 7.15pm & we were given the table right at the front with the most amazing view. The food was incredible and can highly recommend the mixed cuts and cheese to start and the mixed fish as a main course. If we were...More

Thank Ann-Marie W
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Recommended by Cesare from the car service we used a couple of times, La Taverna Dell'Etna offers far and away the best dining setting I experienced while in the Taormina area. Perched high above Taormina, in Castelmola (I already thought T was high up), we...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:45
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Alcide De' Gasperi 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Castelmola
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 28868
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