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La Piazzetta

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Vico Francesco Paladini 5/7 | Vico Francesco Paladini 5/7, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 626317
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12:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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  • 304
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  • 119
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
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
Short distance from San Domenico Palace Hotel - Make a reservation

Recommended by a local, La Piazzetta is a short and easy walk from the San Domenico Palace Hotel. Come out of the hotel and go right then left up a small hill, then up a set of stairs and left. The restaurant will be down the end. Make a reservation as the restaurant is small and if it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Pelham, New Hampshire
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Pelham, New Hampshire
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469 reviews 469 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Recommended by a local, La Piazzetta is a short and easy walk from the San Domenico Palace Hotel. Come out of the hotel and go right then left up a small hill, then up a set of stairs and left. The restaurant will be down the end. Make a reservation as the restaurant is small and if it is raining,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Came across this wonderful restaurant by chance, down candle lit steps into a beautiful courtyard. The atmosphere was buzzing and most tables were full. Lucky for us we managed to get the last table for two, with out a reservation! Food was fantastic, wine wonderful....we booked to return for a Sunday evening. Second visit we were not disappointed , the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We really loved having dinner there last night -- all options ordered from the specials menu. Very tasty. The owner gave us a lovely table in the 'jungle' surrounded by lush plants. Very relaxing atmosphere and really good value for money. One of the best meals we've had in Taormina so far.

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Istanbul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

If you like to try Sicilian Cuisine, you definitely need to visit this hidden treasure in Taormina. Nice and quite, surrendered with huge trees and beautiful flowers. If you are luck enough to find a table in the garden you will definitely enjoy great Sicilian food and warm hospitality. Risotto alls marinara, Pasta con le sarde was delicious. The portions... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Pleasant restaurant.. Lighting a little bright, and the owner has his office with his books etc in a corner under the stairs which I thought was a little strange, but the local Sicilian food was lovely. We had the house wines and they were great too.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This was one of those evenings that exceeded expectations. The husband and wife and staff were friendly and attentive with a very warm welcome. As it was our anniversary a glass of prosecco arrived unannounced and we then did the works of antipasti, and 2 courses each... Seafood risotto was superb, the prawn starter delicious, meat dishes excellent ... In... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The food is excellent and the owner is a charming Sicilian padrino. The setting is really cosy and you feel immediately at home. You don't get treated like a tourist but like a member of his family. All the staff are wonderful. A great experience overall!

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UK
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Very popular restaurant. Seemed to be lot of locals using which is good sign. Portions are very generous so we went for starters with sides! All was freshly cooked . Pretty location in small square. Would be nice outside dining in good weather. Reasonably priced. Lovely meal

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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

La Piazzetta is definitely one of the best restaurants in the world that I know - and I know quite a few... Everything is just, in one word, perfect! The atmosphere, the people, the food... Heavenly! The freshest products on the planet are in their kitchen - and then the things they do to those freshest products, and put it... More 

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London
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204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Cozze al gratin, pulpo, involtini, souffles.... Nero d'Avola We want to live here, to eat here, to come back here. A bit off the way, a very convivial ambiance, the chef and the main waitress are married. The owner is there watching over everything, lots of locals, you will want it too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vico Francesco Paladini 5/7 | Vico Francesco Paladini 5/7, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 626317

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 44
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?