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La Vela

Via Lungomare Tysandros, 88, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 571570
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (22 reviews)
“mussels” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Lungomare Tysandros, 88, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I ordered sea food gratinato (sea food covered with bread pieces cooked in the oven). I have waited for about thirty minutes but food is very good. One start off because I have been asked by three times within 5 minutes if I am ready...More

Thank hohoho2008
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Great sea food pizza and pasta. Wine was ok and price was good. Service was basic, could've been better.

Thank Tuomas V
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Late dinner. Slowly and a litle bad service. Good and tasty food. We had pasta Vongole and Swordgish and both where exellent. Evening was very busy.

Thank Sari K
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Not really impressed with either the food or service here. My pasta alla Norma was not that great and we just felt the atmosphere was lacking and unwelcoming. There are to our minds better places to eat in Giardini than this but each to their...More

Thank Bubblesdevere
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Again excellent restaurant across from sea front. Food was top notch and service excellent Restaurant was busy and location ideal. Good buzz also

Thank Seanie_13
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Great food. Somewhat slow service. We did not eat their famous pizzas but their pastas were excellent. View is stunning!

Thank patrikxkr
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I have made better home made pizzas myself. In England. With a standard oven. That's pretty damning for an Italian restaurant in Sicily. On the converse the gnocchi were out of the top drawer. A bit hit and miss all told. On balance I felt...More

Thank LK1500
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Its a fine restaurant, nice food and staff but nothing to get excited about. Pizza is alright but have had better.

Thank giangilondon76
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Nothing exciting but better than others we tried. Perhaps we made bad choices, but the pasta norma was undercooked and not tasty at all. No vegetables with meat dishes which may be standard but they might have said so. Sorry, i don't get the hype.

Thank TJAussie
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Strength: Very tasty grilled mix seafood and friendly service To improve: meat dishes ( the fillet was more of a rib eye). Cooked so so, asked for medium rare but it came fully medium Super location though noisy because the street allows cars and motorbikes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 62
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
7:00 pm - 11:15 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lungomare Tysandros, 88, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 571570
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