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La Tonnara

Via Santa Maria Alemanna 28-34, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 640 9380
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Via Santa Maria Alemanna 28-34, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Average restaurant, food was not on my taste. Also we was extra charged for "restauraunt compliment".

Thank Anton P
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice place with very fresh fish. We found the staff particularly friendly and providing good advice. I recommend you try the tuna tagliata, it was just perfect!

Thank piana06
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this place just right after dropping off the ferry from Villa S. Giovanni and I’ve to admit that I was really surprised. The place has a nice fancy furniture perfectly suited to the top cuisine we had the pleasure to enjoy. Personally, I’ve...More

Thank Valerio C
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We were in Messina for 1 night and saw this restaurant while walking from our hotel to the Cathedral. The food itself was fine - although the steak wasn't what we would have called a fillet. Fish starter was nice - carpaccio. We chose this...More

Thank blondieK_1
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We knew about Tonnara from our friends, so the “wall of fame” didn’t surprise us. Honestly, we don’t care about such things - the food is what counts. Since we only needed a light lunch, we shared a pasta Norma and then had a grilled...More

Thank Matevz
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Visited here on a day trip to Messina. Unassuming front opens out into a fancy dining room with a "wall of fame". Waiters in penguin suits. From the look of the place, fairly high end. Unfortunately the food and service doesn't quite hit the mark....More

Thank Unionmark
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We just happened upon this restaurant when we were walking around looking for a place to eat. It is easy to pass by, no big windows on the street, just a sign and simple doorway. Inside, the restaurant is attractive. We were greeted warmly, and...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

First time to Scicilly and this restaurant was recommend by our hotel. Should have gone into pizza restaurant we passed on the way as the service was poor but the food was even worse. My fish was over cooked and rubbery while my wife was...More

Thank smythplumbingser2018
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant proposes several sicilans dishes (fish and meat) very good. Excellent Service and staff

Thank Giobonelli
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Friendly environment, excellent food. We have chosen the restaurant through trip advisor and all was well. Thanks

Thank charles g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 23 - USD 57
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Maria Alemanna 28-34, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Messina
  • Phone Number: +39 090 640 9380
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