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Via Madonna della Rocca,16/18, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39.0942.632015
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Ranked #9 of 216 Restaurants in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Kent, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Had a fabulous meal here on a very wet dark night- fabulous atmosphere, lovely staff and great food!(probably the best olives I have ever tasted!) Highly recommend!

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dublin
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44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I find it surprising that some of the restaurants which trump this here are even in the top 50 to be honest. Alfios pizza is one of the best around and his seafood is a passion which means it never fails to impress. Slightly out of the way but fear not!taxis up to this vista are very cheap and every... More 

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Perth, Western Australia
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137 restaurant reviews
287 helpful votes 287 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We had a wonderful meal at Al Saraceno and would advise you to book a table on the terrace and get there early to visit the church next door and watch the sunset over Taormina. We shared a fried mixed seafood entree which was delicious. My husband had a pork fillet wrapped in bacon with served with french fries which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We went to Al Saracen, 8 January 2015 for a birthday dinner and I must say it couldn't have been any better. Even during the winter, the view is still amazing. We sat next to the window overlooking the beautiful city of Taormina. The owner, Alfio and his staff treats you like family. He explained what every dish contained and... More 

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Paris, France
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had the cenone di capodanno on 31 December 2014 at the Al Saraceno. It was likely the best place in Taormina to celebrate the New Year. The owner is extremely friendly and his staff is very efficient, serving all 7 courses just before mid-night. The restaurant is located above Taormina, in a dead-end street with a gorgeous view on... More 

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Toronto
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Just an incredible experience end-to-end. The customer service was excellent and the food was the best that everyone in our party has had so far on our trip. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Place is super easy to find. Pricing is great, my wife and I went on a date here and the view at night is just to die for. The owner of the restaurant is very nice and presented his restaurant very well, gave us excellent customer service. The best times to go to this restaurant is during the summer. The... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Al Saraceno is at the top of the hill above Taormina Sicily. They staff brings you in and you fell like part of their family. The food is spectacular and reasonably priced. Their pizza is said by many to be the "best in the world". We had lamb and tuna with a fabulous Sicilian red table wine. A definite must... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Hidden gem of Taormina. Of the beaten track we stumbled on this Restruant by accident Fantastic outlook with amazing views. The food is out of this world and it was freshly cooked. We told the Marcella what we would like to eat and she advised us accordingly and recommended the wine to with our food. Every mouthful was delicious. The... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We went to Al Saraceno last night for an absolutely unforgettable experience. Alfio, the owner, helped us to pick some fabulous dishes, amongst which some delicious porcini cooked in different ways, mixed seafood antipasti, grilled tuna and an incredible mascarpone with strawberries for dessert. we also had some very nice wine and were completely amazed by the stunning views. We... More 

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Additional Information about Al Saraceno

Address: Via Madonna della Rocca,16/18, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39.0942.632015
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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