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Via Madonna della Rocca 16/18, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 632015
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12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
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Haifa, Israel
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were up for sea food and fish that night. The fresh sea urchins and squid salad was excellent. We enjoyed also the local white wine from Etna's region. These were the highlights, because both of our fish main courses were over done, the risotto was only ok, the dessert was regular tasting and the service was only alright. Overall... More 

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Sheringham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here 3 times whilst staying nearby. Each night we were treated to delicious Sicilian dishes served with a smile. The food was freshly made and the staff took great pride in it. On our last visit, our wedding anniversary, the owner gave us the best table and gave several extra delicious treats. Many thanks. We loved your restaurant.

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Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were the first lunch time diners on Easter Saturday and sat at a great table on the roof terrace with a perfect view. Service was really friendly, welcoming and efficient. We had the sea bass and seafood soup with couscous - both of which were fantastic. Would definitely dine here again!

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Thank soz11
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried mixed grilled fishes, seafood spaghetti, etc. All fabulous, with volcano facing view as a big bonus! Highly recommended, definitely top choice here in Taormina:)

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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is up high on the hill and has amazing views of the city and Etna! The outside patio is so pretty but chilly now and no heat lamps. The menu was extensive and the service was fantastic. We could decide what to get so our waiter asked what we liked and we let him pick out food. He... More 

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Konstanz, Germany
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You dine on top of the mountain with a smoking Aetna in front as well as a priceless view over Taormina. Food was good, though standard Italian fare with little creativity. I had the fried mixed fish, my wife the tuna. Service was friendly though not particularly alert. Go for the view, the food itself is a classic 3/5, no... More 

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Denmark
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top of the Taormina - perfect view to Etna, great traditional foods and very accommodating staff. Large portions - great for sharing.

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Tallinn, Harjumaa, Estonia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the place two nights in a row. The food was very tasty, and the service is friendly. They do have Glten free pasta and Pizza nad the menu is rich with many Sicilian dishes.

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Thank Shiri R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We've been welcomed by the boss who made us understand that we were in a prestigious place. If you're Italian and drive a Porsche, you will be served first. Having said that, the food was incredible, (if you like your pastas al dente) especially the antipasti and the prices were very correct even if we felt like the boss made... More 

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

On our visit we were welcomed by the owner himself seated at a lovely table the place was empty cause we were there early. Funnily we weren't given menus cause they aren't that busy being December in Taormina but were suggested antipasti by the owner and some main course we ended up taking the antipasti which were succulent local delicacies... More 

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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, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Madonna della Rocca 16/18, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 632015

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