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Corso Umberto I, 172, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
0942 24983
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Good for:
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 84
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice views - shame about the welcome

I visited this restruant some years ago and wanted to take my Daughter and Son in Law there on this trip as I had enjoyed it there previously. When we walked in the manager was sitting watching tele and ignored us. We went into the restruant proper to ask the waiter for a table. It was about 2pm... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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Tenterden, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

The service is excellent. The place is beautiful with views of the Ionic Sea and the food was wonderful.

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I visited this restruant some years ago and wanted to take my Daughter and Son in Law there on this trip as I had enjoyed it there previously. When we walked in the manager was sitting watching tele and ignored us. We went into the restruant proper to ask the waiter for a table. It was about 2pm and was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Lovely food, especially the pizza. Service was conveniently quick. However, the staff were most unaccommodating by refusing to allow my group of 5 to sit on a table of 8 which was clearly not going to be used. Be prepared to be judged by the staff.

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Long Island City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Great views, good service, very large (enough for two) pizzas from wood burning stove at less than 8 euros. 1 liter delicious Sicilian house wine for 10 euros and a giant calzone for less than 9 euros. Pasta and other dishes avail. Go

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ISTANBUL
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17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Granduca was suggested by a friend and we appreciated with the quality and the taste of the food when we had our dinner there. And of course...the georgeous view made our food even more enjojable. We went this restaurant without reservation on Friday night in February. They have given us one of the best tables with marvelous sea view. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

There were a lot of restaurants to choose from but this had the best prices for pasta as we wanted the traditional Sicilian pasta. Beautiful views and the food was incredible. Would love to go again.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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56 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Dropped in by chance as this has an unassuming entrance from the main boulevard. My wife and I had a late lunch here. I had a Pizza Diavolo, and she had some lamb chops with vegetables. My pizza was divine, and even better with a nice Messina beer. The lamb chops were OK. The highlight of the venue is a... More 

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Fontenay-le-Comte, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It being February and all, we were struggling to find anywhere with good recommendations actually open for lunch. Having perused several unpromising menus we settled on Granduca more or less by default: the prices looked OK and there were a couple of things on the menu we hadn't come across before so we chanced it. The dining room is extraordinary... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

I've been to Taormina many times and have 2 or 3 favorite places to stop, today was a Monday out of season and all my regular haunts were closed, luckily for me, what a lovely place to have lunch. Arriving early we had the corner (best) table on the first floor glassed dining room, with magnificent sea views. Service was... More 

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Stroud
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54 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Visited this restaurant twice while staying in Taormina, we found the service friendly and attentive. A wide choice of food is availble which is well prepared and presented. Views available from tables by the window are incredible.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corso Umberto I, 172, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: 0942 24983

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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