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Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 625633
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (54 reviews)
“swordfish” (30 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Decided to try this place in Taormina as it was also close to our hotel. It is located right on the beach but beware of the many stairs you have to climb down to get there and back up when you leave. At least 100...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Simina31
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic fish restaurant with a beautiful view. We had the mixed fried fish with prawns, calamari, chipirones, lots of little fish or little fillets in an amazingly dry and tasty batter. Tasty caprese salad. We tried the escalope for the non fish eater (with fries)...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FrequentFryer101
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Very good food, nice location and not too expensive for what you get. Certainly less expensive than the main town on the hill!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JoeyJ193
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We went got lunch. The woman serving us was so nice. I would say service great and food very good. There were four of us and we each enjoyed our means.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank terribranford
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Nice restaurant make a reservation to sit outside and enjoy the romantic scenery. The food is good, like you would expect from a better authentic Italian restaurant. Nice enthusiastic staff. I would definitely recommend this place it's a bit of a hidden gem.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Arnoud V
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Was really nice. However we arrived at the beginning of lunch service ( early and waited) and ordered the tuna balls to start and they had run out! Our disappointment furthered with the service. It was generally good but one woman was rude. We made...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nishap81
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Go!!!!! You need to make reservations as this place is small but worth the effort. The entire family cooks and contributes to this amazing restaurant. The food was absolutely delicious. Every single dish was fantastic. All of us were quiet during our meal because we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MarisaWorldTravel
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I don’t write many reviews but this place is very special indeed. Service and quality of food was outstanding, the setting is so beautiful. Don’t miss this restaurant if you are in the area as it is a world class dining experience.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 600duncanw
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Very nice small restaurant near the sea. Not great views but if you make a reservation you might get a sea view too.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kim0803
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We had a dinner here, I had ravioli with red shrimps and my husband had pasta with seafood and house wine. Desert tiramisu and lemon ice cream. If you are near the beach this is one of the best restaurants to try. Also the staff...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anca L
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10 September 2018|
Response from dylanboyd2007 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of stuff in the area, very easy to find but a lot of steps if coming from the street. Starts getting busy around 21:00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 625633
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