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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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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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Thank tamarr B
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Thank Longman1950
Aix-en-Provence, France
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Moscow, Russia
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Amazing choice of various freshest local seafood options, including oysters, etc. Great service - the staff is eager to explain the menu, and to offer different cooking styles. Very nice view, as the restaurant is located in a small bay

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Thank Liza02015
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

I eat with my wife or with my extended family at tHis place a couple of times each year, being a Catania native and living in London. I found quality to be constant. They always have fresh seafood. Try it raw if you fancy

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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, Soups
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, 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?