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Trattoria Don Ciccio

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Via Damiano Rosso 19, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 628341
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Located ever so slightly of the main shopping street, easy to find. This place was recommended to us by our B&B hosts at the Arco Dei Capuccini, Rita & Luigi. We struck super lucky, Fresh Porcini Mushrooms just in from Etna, so they got ordered of course. Porcini Tagliatelle to start and a Porcini Fillet steak. My girlfriend had the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We went there on recommendation from our hotel. In general, food was good and the service was friendly. The wine by the glass was quite poor, avoid it.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Having read few very good reviews on italian websites I decided to give this restaurant a try: they welcome you with a complementary glass of prosecco and a lovely bruschetta, someone wrote on TripAdvisor, in English, that they charge you for these, it's a lie. I wasn't charged, and it also does not seem that type of restaurant, it's not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We got there around 1-2 for lunch, think they had just open up- They started by serving a class of Prosecco, and bruschetta that was very tasty. The best dish we had was the gnocchi pesto. It was the best gnocchi i have ever tasted, and the spaghetti with seafood had so much flavor - i was so happy. I... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We tried dinner in this well- recommended restaurant and found it very disappointing. We sat outside on a warm night behind the plastic curtains in what is likely to be a windy street. My Mellanzana alla Parmigana was not even warmed through and the stew described as being long-cooked in red wine, herbs and tomatoes was still rather tough and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Having previously give Don Ciccio, a 5star review, had been really looking forward to returning here. Staff were nice and friendly, and we were each given what we presumed were complimentary glass of proseco, just as we took our seats. Food was good, although have definitely had nicer meals here on previous visits. When we got our bill we realised... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We dined here on our first and last night in Taormina. Both times, we ate many things which were amazing, but our definite favorite was the homemade Pasta alla Norma. I honestly don't think I have ever tasted such a good pasta and if I could, I would eat Don Ciccio's version of it every single day, it was that... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The location is nice. We ate fish, both first and second dishes. The food was good but nothing really special.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner Best meal in Taormina It was our last night Wish had know before would have eaten here every night

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I have titled this review Hidden Gem as the Trattoria Don Ciccio isn't on the main road through the centre of Taormina but off it and we only found it by having a wonder, if you see a bar called Billy & Billy follow the round to left of the bar and you can't miss it It really is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$72
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Damiano Rosso 19, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 628341
Description
Don Ciccio's restaurant in Taormina is located near the Cathedral in the heart of the city. It offers its customers fresh dishes of the best Sicilian tradition. Pasta, fish, meat freshly cooked and the best Sicilian wines and international.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?