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Il Gabbiano

Via Nazionale 115, 98030, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 625128
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good22%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
6 days ago
“Relaxed dining with fabulous views”
8 May 2017
“Fabulous view...”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Via Nazionale 115, 98030, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here more than once during our stay, as we liked the staff, location and food. The fish of the day was excellent, as was the wine. We allowed the restaurant manager to guide us on both, which I think helped us to choose...More

Thank JWview
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Chose this restaurant because of the beautiful location with a terrace overlooking the Isola Bella. A rather officious woman took our order and said she did not think it would be possible for me to have the veal in lemon and would let me know...More

Thank HarlesdenHan
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Saw the view from the resturant and decided to pop in for lunch. Our table gave us a fabulous view over the beach and the island. Food was good. Spaghetti and clams (€13) was very good, but €10 for an omelette is expensive, however given...More

Thank Johnm0773
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Not only best view to Isola Bella, but also perfect shripms and pasta, not to mention the perfect service....higly recommended :)

Thank Belatte C
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Nice view, food no good.. I have had many sirloins in my life but the one a II Gabbiano was probably the worst.. Penne with salmon allrigt though.

Thank peter j
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very Good offer of sea food and wines.Fantastic view from the balcony,very friendly and skilled staff.

Thank Uros P
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We just Got to Italy and wanted somethning simple - a pizza. The cought our eye so we decided to eat there. However the staff was a bit slow even thoug there actually weren't any people. We got our pizza were kinda good so that...More

Thank Aino C
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is always our first call when arriving in Taormina. This was our ninth year. Always a genuine sincere welcome from the owner. Soul thoroughly recommend to anyone. Wonderful sea views, great service and more importantly great food. We visited twice this holiday

Thank Chip7975
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped by on our way back from the beach. On first impressions, it was a steady lunch service so we thought it must be ok: Wrong! We were seated in a decent spot with a tricky view,of the beach and cove, but we wanted...More

1  Thank Cagneydog
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The main feature of this restaurant is the magnificent view from the terrace on Isola Bella. Food is quite ok, had a good filet, the wife a nice seabass. But it is all about the view!

Thank atzeverkennis
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nazionale 115, 98030, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 625128
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