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Al Giardino

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Via Bagnoli Croci, 84, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 23453
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    Very good
  • 40
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  • 10
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  • 14
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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 of 5 stars
Good Italian Food

Welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Excellent choice of traditional and modern Italian food. Great flavours and excellent service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2015
Kathy G
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Excellent choice of traditional and modern Italian food. Great flavours and excellent service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Pizza was really good, perhaps the Sisilia's best? My friend ate pasta and she liked even the pasta looked not so tasty. Service was fast. Minus is that the decoration isn't cozy.

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

From the reviews had expected more of the food (and less of the cost). Perhaps we chose poorly. Very brightly lit.

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Barking
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Recommended by the hotel on our first day, we had lunch after a long day of traveling. Family run restaurant, really good food and reasonably priced. We were made to feel very welcome.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Nice meal , lovely service and good choice of Italian dishes particularly fish dishes. It seemed a popular place to go.

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us as one that the locals dine at and we just loved it! The owner was delightful and the service was excellent. The food was above and beyond and one of our favorite dining experiences in Sicily. We especially loved their Pasta alla Norma, the best we had during our stay!

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Lasne, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We stumbled on this restaurant for lunch by chance. It is attractive and airy and the serving staff is pleasant and efficient. The food is verwy well prepared and a pleasure to look at.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We choose this as it was near where we had parked and the next door highly rated option was closed. In fact the bright but a.c. dining area was comfortable and quirky in decor . The host was very understanding and we enjoyed a lunch that met the various needs at a reasonable price. My daughter said tagliatelle with prawns... More 

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Mukilteo, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We stayed in Taormina only one short night, and this restaurant was recommended by our hotel. It was our anniversary, we were with our daughter and son-in-law, and we wanted dinner to be special.This restaurant surpassed all our expectations. The servers were attentive, friendly and fun. We all ended up having the local specialty, pistachio pesto with shrimp--it was absolutely... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We usually carefully plan where we are going to eat when on holiday but on this occasion when we turned up at the small restaurant we had intended to go to we discovered that there was very little on the menu that appealed. We therefore walked away and decided instead to wander a bit and then chose a different place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Bagnoli Croci, 84, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 23453

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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