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caffe bar Turrisi

) #3 of 16 Restaurants in Castelmola ££ - £££ Italian, , Cafe
Piazza Duomo 19, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 28181
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (22 reviews)
“almond wine” (43 reviews)
“worth a visit” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Piazza Duomo 19, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and wine at Turrisi is fantastic. There is a fantastic view of Mt Etna from the balcony where we sat. The waiting staff were very attentive and one speaks very good english. The quality of the food is very high - better than...More

Thank VictoriaLooH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on a Saturday early evening & it took the staff 20mins to come and serve us. We asked for an Aperol Spritz & 2 small beers, but where given pints instead of small beers. The annoying thing was that, the bill amounted to...More

Thank Tri D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped into this bar as it offered a free taste of almond wine from our bus tour. We bought the wine it was very tasty! We met a couple of Dutch couples and spent a while giggling like naughty school children as we noticed...More

Thank Teresa N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We came to this bar after reccomendation from some friends and we were not dissapointed. The bar is stylish and offers good views of taormina, isola bella and etna too. We had some pasta and pizza and they were both divine. They made some mistake...More

Thank Brendan C
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Had a pleasant coffee and antipasto, but it is the decor that makes this cafe worth a visit in preference to others in Castelmola. Penises everywhere from subtle (floor tiles, light fittings and door handles) to blantantly obvious!

Thank theartfuldodgers
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This bar/restaurant is maybe not adequate for a family with children due to the presence of hundreds of particular 'souvenir'. That said, it is a fantastic place! View is awesome, direct on the gulf and mount Etna, the food is typical and well made. Personnel...More

Thank Andrea A
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Good spot overlooking the square and church. Friendly staff and a couple of great pizzas. Took a while to noice the penis theme! It's a fun, lively place and worth visiting. Staff take time to have a chat and on the balcony there is a...More

Thank Fizzy P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

OK, so it;s completely out of place in this quaint little Siciian village, a place with minchias everywhere, I mean everywhere. We were starving, looking for a place to eat and everything else was closed. So we thought we would give it a try, sat...More

1  Thank grechina
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This spot was definitely worth the hike. I came on a Monday at 1230 and the place was empty. I was able to sit in the balcony with a view of Taromina and a plaza. What is funny is that there is a church not...More

1  Thank gatorgirl99
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I don't think you should go there with young children unless you want a crash course in where babies come from when they visit the facilities. We were a mixed group of 8 adults who do not consider ourselves straightlaced normally! Certainly never seen anything...More

Thank Glynis98
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 03:00
Monday
09:30 - 03:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 03:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 03:00
Thursday
09:30 - 03:00
Friday
09:30 - 03:00
Saturday
09:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Duomo 19, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Castelmola
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 28181
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Description
The bar Turrisi is a place of worship located in Castelmola. Founded in 1947 at the hands of the rider Salvatore Turrisi, was born as an inn for foreigners where they were sipping tasty almond wine made ​​with white grapes and infusion of bitter almonds. Structure after the war that has turned into a hotel, here you can enjoy over the almond wine, pizzas, pasta dishes ices and ice cream. Also extends over four elevations with views of the Duomo of Castelmola Gulf of Giardini Naxos and Mount Etna. He became famous for his sculptures representing the phallic worship and the very free social custom that made Taormina a cultural reference for many artists and not. Many magazines show us how one of the attractions of Sicily, but we like to think that convey a thought of being Sicilian and freedom of expression, in a structure difficult to manage since the 4 levels. Who does not know how to interpret these places far from wanting to be rude, and does not know or does not have the respect of all that, the place to find elsewhere.
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