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La Tavernetta

Via Timoleone 22/24, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 23378
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“beef” (7 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
Via Timoleone 22/24, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Tavernetta has a very nice setting at the steps leading up towards the Greek Theatre. Unfortunately the lady taking the orders spoke minimal English took my wife's Risotto order wrongly so the correct dish only arrived after I had finished my food. We felt...More

1  Thank KelvinYorkshire
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We wanted to find somewhere where we could enjoy a meal outside and found this restaurant in a lovely location, on quiet steps away from traffic. The evening started well with friendly and attentive service. There were enough other people there to generate a nice...More

Thank Hosta567
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Taoramina is full of wonderful restaurants. If you r there for a few days you'll want to try the all. Many are stacked up next to o e another and can be great for people watching as you enjoy a wonderful glass on Sicilian wine....More

Thank Catherine G
Reviewed 22 September 2016

In a quiet side street just a short stroll from The Belmond Timeo. The tables are set out on the terracing typical Sicilian style and the service attentive and fun. Food very good, traditional and fresh. Best grilled prawns in Taormina. From our view point...More

Thank Z417
Reviewed 10 September 2016

La tavernetta is at the bottom of the steps on the left coming from the Greek amphitheater. Tonight it was quiet and so the service was very good. The waiters were attentive and chose the wine to compliment our food. The food was excellent ....More

Thank Bernard D
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a pleasant evening meal at this restaurant just a short hop from the Greek amphitheatre in Taormina. The spaghetti was not particularly al dente but the rest of the meal was delicious.

Thank SebC_SE1
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

A restaurant in a lovely location at the bottom of the Timoleone stairs. Staff were really nice, without being annoying. Food was excellent, although (fair warning to some people with blood pressure issues) some of it was very, very rich. We'll be back before the...More

Thank eoinarmstrong
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

A good restaurant to visit if want to dine at the street without having tons of people walking by you (as they do at some of the other restaurants). The food and wine were on top and the staff was nice.

Thank Pia N
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We had a family dinner to wrap up our stay in Italy and we ended in La Tavernetta after two other choices were full. Anyway, it was fabulous. We went mainly for the fish dishes which seemed exceptionally fresh. This was by some distance our...More

Thank yo_man50
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We arrived early -19.00 - as we were attending a concert at the nearby amphitheatre and were the first customers. By the time we left most of the outside tables were occupied - all tourists it seemed.The waiters were friendly and efficient. Our food was...More

Thank Mike804
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:45 - 00:00
09:45 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Timoleone 22/24, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 23378
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