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il Barcaiolo

Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 625633
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (49 reviews)
“swordfish” (30 reviews)
Open Now
20:00 - 22:15 Hours
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 5 days ago 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

Thank Anca L
Reviewed 14 August 2018

After swimming all morning and enjoying the people watching and the general fun at Mazzaro Bay beach, it was time for lunch, so a short walk away from our spot at Lido La Pigna (Which also has a great restaurant) we booked a table and...More

Thank Geo F
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The best food we ate, full stop. Tiny restaurant, so you must book well in advance. We were lucky and got a table for lunch on our first day and booked it for the rest of our stay. Lunch is easier to get a table,...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice restaurant,very nice eat and atmosphere ,good vine,for us very good ,menu is nice,fish,meet,desert,vegetables Libor+Karin Czech Rep

Thank Happiness277466
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Two ways of getting to this gem, down some steps of the main road or along the beach . Excellent value and really good Italian food. Wine reasonably priced. Had a couple of really good meals

Thank Lynn J
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Authentic, charming, seafood and fish, local and fresh. Wonderful meal and not as expensive as other places. 18€ a bottle for the wine of the day. Main courses 15-25€. One of our best meals while visiting. On a gorgeous beachfront area but the restaurant view...More

Thank AMAfamily
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

After experiencing many seafood restaurants along the coast near Taormina, Il Barcaiolo wins the prize for the best seafood experience ever! While all restaurants were good and none disappointed, the Barcaiolo really went above and beyond. The selection of fresh seafood starters was nothing short...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We had very fresh and beautifully prepared seafood, in the Sicilian style, accompanied by an excellent Etna wine. Would recommend this place. Book in advance, or you may be lucky as we were to get a table from a cancellation.

Thank M W
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The restaurant has a pretty nice location. If you want to appreciate it, you definitely need to book a table so as to sit outside, where it is pleasant. Apart from the location, there is nothing much to say. The food is just correct. Nothing...More

Thank dimitris462
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant for our anniversary dinner. Tucked away in a great location and very cozy. Food was pretty good. I ordered anchovies to start and stuffed sardines for main, and they were effectively anchovies again! I did experience better menus and food in other Taormina...More

Thank houseee
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, 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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