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Il Porticciolo

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Lungomare Mario Martinez 10 | Capomulini, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 877666
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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely view, nice service and fresh food. A bit expensive but I guess you pay for the view and the white table clothes!

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Le Mesnil le roi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant, very nice s device Very fresh sea food Excellent local recipes, excellent pasta Very nice sea view on the small harbor

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We were recommended this restaurant by the hotel we were staying in at Taormina, Villa Ducale. We were on our way to the airport but had the whole day to travel and have lunch before our flight. We eventually found Capo Mulini which is quite a small seaside town. The restaurants are all overlooking the harbour. Having been recommended Il... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Our last day in Taormina and after an exhaustive day on the Edna we were pretty tired. We did not want to go up to the centre of Taormina, so decided to go here. When we arrived the place was almost full. Still, we were seated, but on another terrace. After a while, when there was place, the owner of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My inlaws are local to the region and know exactly where to go to eat the best fish/seafood. So we went to this restaurant with high expectations. We have eaten there before and the food was excellent, but the service was not great. On this second occasion the service was awful. Even the food could not compensate this time. The... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful lunch time venue. Traditional Sicilian. Great seafood and excellent service. Good wine list. Boatyard vista it's only shortcoming. Peppered mussels worth the visit!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Went twice in the space of a few days. Antipasti: excellent and large portions. Mains: well made and tasty. Excellent frittura, really cooked to perfection. Service: a bit on the slow side. Location: beautiful.

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Thank pr0phet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Il porticciolo is a very very good restaurant. We visit this restaurant for over 10 year in a row just because it is delicious. Quality cost a bit. If you do not like living fresh fish you should go to the tourist restaurants. The people who work there, are working for you, so you can have a nice and loving... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

worth the drive…ignore the idea that is in acreage (the town) and stick to finding capo mulini…first class fish off the boats + antipasto

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Great dinner with business colleague. We had few antipasti of raw fish - simply delicious and amazingly fresh - tasted as if they were just caught - fresh scallops, prawns and shellfish that was so fresh was moving when squeezing lemon on it ! Then a plate of squid ink pasta washed down with a magnificent bottlem of white wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lungomare Mario Martinez 10 | Capomulini, 95024, Acireale, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Acireale
  • Phone Number: +39 095 877666

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