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L'Arco - About pizza

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Corso Umberto I, 240, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 339 203 4086
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Edmonton, Canada
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped by here one afternoon to grab a quick bite to eat, and ended up going back the next two days for more! The pizza was great, and only 3 euro for a slice!! The staff here is also extremely friendly (more than most places we visited in Taormina)

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Mississauga, Canada
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Found this place for a late lunch on our first day in Taormina - it was amazing. We had a spinach arancini and 2 pieces of pizza to share and it was more than enough food for both of us - added a drink and only spent 10 euros. Definitely worth the walk there!

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Thank sunshineTO081
Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This place offers a large range of pizza. It was good, but the dough of the pizza slices was too thick.

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here 3 times during the 6 nights we stayed in taormina.. what a find! The arancini were huge, delicious and the best I've ever eaten. The ragu aranici was rich and moorish and the spinach arancini oozed with cheese and was delicious! A very busy place popular with locals and you can see why! Only €2.50 per Arancini which... More 

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Surrey
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We had a very tasty lunch for two in Taormina, for €6. Enough said! Be aware you need to get a ticket number just inside the door on the left and may have to walt in a queue for 10 minutes. Very popular.

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Chesterfield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Finding somewhere for good quality quick street food can be hit and miss. For us this was a real find. I had the Arancino which was superb. My wife who cannot eat cheese asked the very friendly staff who directed her to Schiacciata which was also delicious. All totaled up to €7 with a bottle of water. Sat across from... More 

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Thank Michael F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

What can I say the food and customer experience was amazing, can't praise the big fella at the counter more a true gent. Would recommend anyone to head down and get there Arancini ON

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is a fast food type restaurants with two hightops to sit at. But the best pizza and they make their own dough and they make the best arrancini (rice balls). It is worth a visit or two

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Thank chickie14
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

We tried the food here several times during our stay in Taormina and it was delicious! We had veggie pizza and spaghetti arancini but our favourite was the eggplant arancini. The staff are extremely friendly and recommended which veggie food we could have. There were plenty of veggie choices. We will definitely eat here again when we next visit Taormini.

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Thank Samala14
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

All the pizzas are delicious, and the staff is very friendly!! :) You can even get a beer here!! If you havent tried yet, go for an arancino... They are good

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 4
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Umberto I, 240, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 339 203 4086

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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