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Al Giardino
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Via Bagnoli Croci, 84, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Via Bagnoli Croci, 84, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 23453
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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One of the best in Taormina..family run..always a crowd
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 6, 2014
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mooresy2
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Champaign, Illinois

We've been coming to this restaurant for many years and always get the friendliest greeting and warm service throughout and the food is very good with decent prices on top of it. While... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 233
    Excellent
  • 122
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Champaign, Illinois
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225 reviews 225 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We've been coming to this restaurant for many years and always get the friendliest greeting and warm service throughout and the food is very good with decent prices on top of it. While Taormina is primarily a touristy town, this place offers a different experience even though it obviously attracts a significant tourist crowd...and that has to be due to... More

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Bedfordshire
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

There are so many restaurants in Taormina to choose from, we just happened to choose this one as it was fairly close to our hotel and we were not disappointed. The staff are friendly and accommodating, the menu has a varied choice. The evening we ate at the Al Giardino we tried the beef filet and the veal both were... More

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UK
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

First night in Sicily and we couldn't have done better with our choice of restaurant. The food is very good and the service friendly and helpful. Really nice atmosphere and obviously used by locals. Good local red wine recommended by the waitress. Very good value and would certainly go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We ate here twice as the food was so good. The service was friendly and very efficient. It gets very popular so either book ahead or get there early. Highly recommended.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

There are so many restaurants in Taormina, offering splendid dining experiences, that you don't have to search far to find one. On the last evening of my second visit to this lovely town we drifted around by the communal gardens and chanced upon the Al Giardino. What a lovely surprise this small restaurant turned out to be. As we weren't... More

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Sicily, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Daniele and his family offered our group of friends a memorable experience of dining in a lovely setting and experiencing the best food ever. Daniele is a wonderful person and the food is first class. I do recommend al Giardino

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Ottawa, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This ristorante is just in front of the gates of the lovely public park and gardins in Taormina. We found the food average but the service very friendly. We both shared a bottle of house wine and a meat secondi and had our own pasta dishes for approximately €60. The portions are very generous however lack any wow factor.

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Bayfield, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Nine of us had dinner there and without exception the food was wonderful. Get there early if you don't want to be displaced by the locals or make a reservation. Quantity and quality was all first class. It's not a fine dining place. If you are looking for a romantic atmosphere it's not the place to go but if you... More

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Ilford
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The service here was charming, everyone with a smile an happy to please. The menu was slightly different to the norm with interesting dishes. The half carafe of house wine was very good and better value that some of the bottles on the menu. A lovely setting just outside the public gardens

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

When we passed it on Sunday it was full of local Sicilians which we thought was a good sign and it didn't disappoint. Food, service and price were great.

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Additional Information about Al Giardino

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

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