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Ristorante L'Incontro

Via Luigi Pirandello, 20, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 628084
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baked apple” (13 reviews)
“fish ravioli” (9 reviews)
“lemon leaves” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Via Luigi Pirandello, 20, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 644 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked a table here after being recommended by the owners of where we are staying. From entering this charming restaurant we were warmly greeted and seated at our table. The service was friendly and attentive and all of the food, including the children’s, was...More

Thank percy77
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel Villa Astoria & luckily we came on our first night of a six day stay in Taormina. We had the octopus entree, fish ravioli in cream sauce & fish coated in almonds. All dishes were well cooked and...More

Thank aberfoyle26
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very good for trad Sicilian food, all beautifully sourced and prepared The owner tries to source all his ingredients locally and it shows in the quality The portions are large!

Thank CHRIS M
lincontroTaormina, Public Relations Manager at Ristorante L'Incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We always try to buy and use local produce and where possible organic. It's great to know that you appreciated this fact and the flavours that it adds to our kitchen.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect restaurant and food. I will always recommend this place for eating and drinking perfect Italian sea food, which is best in Sicily.

1  Thank Martins K
lincontroTaormina, Public Relations Manager at Ristorante L'Incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It's nice to know that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and that you wouldn't hesitate to recommend us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked past a here on a fairly regular basis to and from the cable car station, and hesitated until the penultimate night of our stay before venturing in. Oh my goodness, how we wished we had tried it before then As others have said...More

Thank UkAwayfromhome
lincontroTaormina, Public Relations Manager at Ristorante L'Incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It's good to hear that you eventually walked through our door and found what you say "a great experience". Unfortunately our entrance (and restaurant) is small, as you would have seen, and space is very...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best restaurant we had in our week in sicily. The staff were very friendly and helpful. All the seafood was fresh and gutted that we only discovered on our last day in sicily.More

Thank Ishwarya B
lincontroTaormina, Public Relations Manager at Ristorante L'Incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It's a pleasure to hear that you rate us as your best restaurant during your week stay in Sicily. We hope that we helped make your last day memorable and maybe a reason to come...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our dinner at L'Incontro was a fitting end to a perfect stay in Taormina. We were welcomed by the friendly owner and taken to the table we had requested on booking. We shared a delicious seafood Antipasto complemented by a wonderful Caponata. Our main courses...More

1  Thank benbragghie
lincontroTaormina, Public Relations Manager at Ristorante L'Incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're pleased that you enjoyed the whole of your dining experience with us and it's a great compliment to hear that you put us as your top restaurant in Sicilia.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have an 8 month old baby and found everyone there very baby friendly. Even the chefs took the time to talk to him. Great wine recommendations and by the glass (most places just do one house wine by the glass). Super food and would...More

Thank Brook31
lincontroTaormina, Public Relations Manager at Ristorante L'Incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're pleased that you found our staff and restaurant to be child friendly which we aim at all times when and if we have space for highchairs and buggies. It's also nice to know that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner has a big personality and after so many years still maintains a passion for delivering quality food and service. The seafood was amazing as was the pasta. Great advice on Sicilian wine! If we hadn't run out of available evenings we would have...More

Thank Duncan192
lincontroTaormina, Public Relations Manager at Ristorante L'Incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. You're right, our boss has a big personality and still after all these years a passion for his work which is something we look for in all our staff. We believe it's that passion that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were two people, came for dinner at this great restaurant. From the outside it does not look fancy and inside it is modest too. Nice and quiet. Service was very good. The owner gave us an extra dish of eggplant Parmesan that was out...More

Thank Arie2017jan
lincontroTaormina, Public Relations Manager at Ristorante L'Incontro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It's always nice to hear when we exceed the expectations of our customers with both our food and service. We look forward to seeing you again when you visit Taormina.

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Kismet77
8 February 2017|
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Response from lincontroTaormina | Property representative |
I am answering on behalf of the restaurant owner about vegetarian options available. From this season L'Incontro will not only offer pasta alla norma (typical sicilian pasta served with a tomato and aubergine salsa), risotto... More
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ericam256
21 February 2015|
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Response from lincontroTaormina | Property representative |
Yes we offer gluten free bread and pasta and the majority of our second courses, our chef can prepare gluten free :-)
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D.Farkswald
17 February 2015|
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Response from Sardeb |
A pud is an abbreviation for pudding, an English word used for dessert.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 177
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luigi Pirandello, 20, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 628084
  • E-mail
Description
We serve typical sicilian cuisine, using fresh local produce. We cater for those with intolerances & allergies - you just need to advise us.
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