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Al Saraceno

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

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  • 34
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food and friendly atmosphere

We eat here twice here during our stay in Taormina this April. The food was very good, not overpriced and the hosting was excellent - prompt and friendly - I recommend it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
IonLucaCaragiale
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London
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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London
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We eat here twice here during our stay in Taormina this April. The food was very good, not overpriced and the hosting was excellent - prompt and friendly - I recommend it.

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Whiteley, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We stumbled across this lovely restaurant on our honeymoon. We first popped in one lunch time after climbing the mountain that they are on and in need of a drink. The service that we received was next to none. They had only just opened for the summer and we ordered some amazing food. The owner was so friendly we ended... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We went here twice as we were staying nearby at Villa Angela. The staff were welcoming and attentive. On our second visit we had pizzas which were really good. I had seabass on the first visit which I was happy with. My partner had lamb and she was indifferent. Overall I would definitely recommend.

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Connecticut
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This was our "splurge" night in Taormina and it lived up to all of our expectations. We took a long, but lovely walk up to the restaurant. Toured the beautiful church next door and settled in for our meal. We were treated with warmth and professionalism. The food, every course, was fantastic. The view was lovely, and the over all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I stayed in a hotel placed on the top of the hill, so this restaurant was an imposed choice... but I have no regrets! Very nice, with a great view, clean and not very expensive. For sure, not the best restaurant in Sicily - but the manager is a figure: very friendly and helpful, a true Italian fitting all well-known... More 

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London
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34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Great views (although we walked up and be warned it is a LONG way), lovely white tablecloth restaurant with excellent range and personal attention to detail from the staff.

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Berkswell, United Kingdom
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I have been back here with family a few times and it never disappoints. The food is very good, great seafood and the view from the high promontory of Taormina is spectacular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We celebrated a BIG birthday for one of our friends while staying in Taormina at the end of a wonderful tour of Sicily. We wanted a special place, and we sure did find it in Al Saraceno! The views are spectacular, we had a table overlooking the sea, the service was attentive and the chef/owner Alfio came over to meet... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Madonna della Rocca,16/18, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39.0942.632015

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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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