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Taverna la Cialoma

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Marzamemi, Piazza Regina Margherita 23, Marzamemi, Sicily, Italy
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Geneva, Switzerland
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I'll do something that I usually don't do. I usually only rate food itself. But this time I add a point for the amazing beauty of the place. Go to the seaside terrasse and see for yourself. It's gorgeous.. The starters we had were very good, too. Very fresh shrimps served raw and combined well with lemon, pepper and olive... More 

Thank Christian K
Madrid, Spain
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Poor service, slow, overpriced. Food was not bad but nothing special. Wouldn't recommend this place at all! It has an amazing location and it is difficult to understand why they cannot organize themselves. With slightly better prices and decent service, this restaurant could b outstanding... But it is definitely not

Thank jeffreysujar
Paris, France
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We were 7 and ordered at 9pm. At 10:45pm we were still waiting for the main course (consider that only 3 of us had starters). 2 of us had asked for some pasta dishes with king prawns. They served us dishes with very small prawns (at best, 2 cm long). I sent the dish back and asked to talk to... More 

Thank mgs73
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I'm surprised by the high number of bad reviews for this restaurant. My family and I had a fantastic meal here with great views overlooking the sea. The antipasti was excellent consisting of raw tuna and prawns in citrus marinades. The mains were also good with the pasta and sauces at a high quality. Would highly recommend!

Thank Ben T
Rome, Italy
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We are interested in food and heard rumors this restaurant was very good. How wrong could it be? Bad service and below average food. Only good thing was the view from the seaside of the building. Barking dogs, unfriendly staff and absolutely not worth the visit

1 Thank OC_1969
Santa Barbara, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We were a big group of about 14 kids and adults. We choose the back patio with the view of the sea - we were sandwiched between other big party tables and felt a bit claustrophobic. The service was oddly lacking despite numerous servers and employees around. The dishes were uneven - some very good fish dishes others average. I... More 

1 Thank Kfresh444
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, good customer service and good food. However, it is way too expensive for such little portions and simple dishes.

1 Thank msofia2014
Grimbergen, Belgium
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Never been in a restaurant like this, the food terrible, the service horrible, the price high Really? Not going to this restaurant! Only a beautifull vieuw? There are enough restaurants with the same vieuw in the same regio!

1 Thank Bernadette V
Manchester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

We found ourselves here by happy accident. Expected to find Marzamemi a sleepy fishing village but it turns out to be the goto place in this part of Sicily. There are a number of restaurants in the square but all the tables in the square were strangled empty. The reason being that they were full on the terrace at the... More 

Thank davidnkaye
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Lovely place to sit outdoors as the evening lights come on. Service was friendly and efficient.The raw marinated prawns were beautifully presented and very tasty as was the main course fish dish.We were very satisfied with our meal here and far preferred it to Campisi which is supposed to be the number one restaurant in Marzamemi.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$39 - US$156
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marzamemi, Piazza Regina Margherita 23, Marzamemi, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Syracuse  >  Marzamemi
  • Phone Number: 00-39-931-841-772
struttura presente nella Guida Michelin,Gambero Rosso, guida Espresso,Gusto.La chef Lina Campisi ha inoltre partecipato a diverse trasmissioni televisive e preparato i suoi piatti per illustri personaggi nazionali ed internazionali

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?