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La Lanterna

Via Calcide Eubea 1, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 51369
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (13 reviews)
“swordfish” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, International
$$ - $$$
Via Calcide Eubea 1, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The fish is nothing special, most of it frozen. The dishes are pretty small compared to their price. The organisation has some issues , one of our plate came with a 30 minutes delay. had high expectations for this but it was such a delusion.

Thank Giovanna P
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Very fresh fish and seafood. The involtini made from swordfish was excellent. I also recommend the insalata siciliana.

Thank cachilleoudes
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We visited La Lanterna twice. The first time the food was excellent but the second visit it was not the same. More people the second time, maybe that had something to do with the quality. They have some special Sicilian food we didn´t see anywhere...More

Thank Snowwitch68
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Slow service Poor choice, nothing interesting really Very basic restaurant Old style, the mama at the counter Desserts are not fresh

Thank JosVleurinck
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Almost sat in the sea. Plenty of waiting staff. Very good food at reasonable prices. Ate here 4 times in total - one waiter speaks very good English

Thank Adrian_di_Bolton
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Very unfriendly staff. Staff gave us the feeling he does not want us to order anything!?! We left before ordering the food. I have not done that ever before

Thank Lilian M
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The service was so bad we left after ordering only the water. The waiter did not even make an effort to be friendly and had a super mean attitude. Don't go

Thank Rudolf B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We enjoyed a great 4 course dinner with huge antipasti platters and an entertaining trio of George George and George who got us all up dancing. Food was plentiful and tasty, and they catered for the GF friend and the vegetarian amongst us.

Thank Di1920
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Recommended by staff at our hotel Great fresh fish, top pasta and amazing ice cream! Friendly service and helpful staff

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We had a lovely lunch at this restaurant, which offers gluten free pizzas which are wonderful and at a very good price. The staff were friendly and the service was efficient. When we arrived the restaurant was deserted, until a coach load of dutch tourists...More

Thank Lynne C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Calcide Eubea 1, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 51369
  • E-mail
From 1962 to Giardini Naxos in a comfortable one step from the sea with breathtaking views of the bay of Naxos, Taormina and the largest volcano in Europe, there is the Ristorante La Lanterna.
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