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Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #172 of 216 Restaurants in Taormina
Price range: $36 - $142
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations

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london
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We strayed down the stairs and fbooked a table on the terrace. We had a pleasant table andd the waiter was charming, The first time I started with melon and proscuito which was perfect and then linguini. My husba d started with pte and then he too had pasta. The second time we, once again had the pasta and then... More 

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Off Corso Umberto, down some stairs into a delightful gem with a fabulous terrace. The service was good, the food excellent - we were there for lunch and ate Pizza, and the price reasonable. I'd go back anytime for lunch and the views.

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Passy, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The restaurant is well placed, the food ok but a bit expensive. I do not recommend this place because of the maitre d'hotel. He was unfriendly, even unpolite with clients and the service is pushy.

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Washington,d.c.
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I have to write this review only because when I walked in this restaurant I was a bit afraid I had made the wrong choice. I was very crowded and I thought the serviced would be lacking. I was wrong. We did have to wait about 15 min even though we had a reservation but we were given the best... More 

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Burnley
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This beautiful restaurant is accessed from the main pedestrian street in the gorgeous town of Taormina, Sicily. After decending a rather gloomy stairway the restaurant opens out on to the most magnificent terrace up on a clifftop tith views over the sea and Mount Etna to the right. The food was excellent and the service was very professional. Classy and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Food is fine but if u are looking for a friendly environment, it won't be ur choice.Their body language told me they don't wanna serve .😱😔

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Dorset, England
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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We went for a pizza at lunchtime. Nothing wrong with the food. But the service was pushy and unfriendly. What we wanted for lunchtime was a relaxed environment where we could enjoy a drink, a nice pizza and a nice ambience - we didn't get that! We didn't appreciate being lectured because apparently we didn't know what a spritzer was... More 

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Milton Keynes
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41 reviews 41 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Excellent meal,good wine and friendly staff. Value for money with a great seaview.A highly professional head waiter and staff.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Arrogance is the first word to come to mind. I guess that when I ordered the house wine it wasn't expensive enough to merit good service. While the food was good enough after we finished it was fully a half hour before they cleared the table, never asking about coffee or dessert. I had to ask for the check. Too... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Tried to get a table one evening at eight but it was full. Booked the next day and got a table at the windows with beautiful view. Entrance from the bustling Corso Umberto but very nice and calm downstairs. The food was so-so. Meat better than seafood surprisingly enough. Recommended local wine good and not too expensive. Overall good but... More 

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Address: Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
Average Prices: USD 36 - 142
Cuisine: Italian

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