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La Taverna dell' Etna

Via Alcide De' Gasperi 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 28868
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“seafood” (30 reviews)
“ravioli” (19 reviews)
“etna” (85 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
$$ - $$$
Via Alcide De' Gasperi 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pasta dish was nice and well cooked but avoid the pizza which was disappointing. But overall safe bet for lunch but if you want pizza probably try another place.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate the home-made pasta special with tomato sauce, eggplants, and grilled ricotta & spaghetti carbonara. With the local red wine. More than perfect. 😍

Thank Patricija T
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited last Friday. The good first, the food was very good and view was spectacular. It is a very nice restaurant that I would have rated very high but the waiters were indifferent and acted like they were doing us a...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

What a view!!! The Mount Etna, the country side and the sea whilst you're eating some quite good food! The terrace is quite small so during the high season, you'll probably have to book a table in advance. We've had some fish and it was...More

Thank Laurent_Ben75
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is situated in Castelmola, which is a very high location. The food, we ordered fish and seafood, was very fresh and good. The view over there was nearly as good as the food. We were placed on the terrace in front of Etna....More

Thank Chris Z
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went to La Taverna dell etna because of the reviews and were very satisfied, great choice. The trip there is already a very special experience with magnificent views of the etna at dusk. The host are also the owners and they offer a very...More

Thank swisstourist81
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Stunning views of Etna and pretty good food too! So often when a restaurant has such a stunning location it falls short with its food as customers will come anyway. Thankfully that isn't the case here. The food and service were excellent during our lunchtime...More

Thank Hallatonman
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Exceptional food ,you can't miss any taste and love all the view of mount Etna . Can't miss this place in Castelmola.

Thank Marisa C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We ate here one of the last nights in Taormina and the view was incredible! We were seated on the balcony facing Mount Etna and were able to watch the sunset while we ate. The food was wonderful and the service was great. One thing...More

Thank heartstar_elin
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Was with a tour group in Sicily that had an entertaining evening at this restaurant. A popular place, no empty tables. Since we were with a tour group, only had two choices for the main course, meat or sea bass--I shared with a friend and...More

Thank Dionges1
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Hi, Myself and my partner are going to Sicily in 2 weeks and would love to have someone to drive us around for at least a day .Probably from around 10.00 until 18.00. We would leave it up to the driver as to where he brings us. Can ypu please give me some idea of what the cost would be .Thank you very much.
20 October 2015|
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Response from Cath B | Reviewed this property |
We always use public transport so sorry can't help.
Russo R
salve fate menù senza glutine?
5 May 2017|
Response from La Taverna D |
Salve non abbiamo ancora un menù senza glutine possiamo preparare qualcosa alla griglia e qualche insalata. Ė gradita la prenotazione grazie e a presto.
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Sono in attesa di risposta.
9 February 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:45
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:45
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:45
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:45
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:45
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:45
11:45 - 15:00
18:45 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Alcide De' Gasperi 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Castelmola
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 28868
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