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Granduca

Corso Umberto I, 172, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
0942 24983
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Ranked #114 of 209 restaurants in Taormina
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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England
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

We visited twice, firstly we asked could we just have a bottle of wine and read our books. No problem, the views are fantastic, shaded terrace looking straight over the bay. After 20 minutes, a beautiful plate of salmon, tuna and bresola appeared with toasted baguette you can't drink wine with no food the manager told us, gratis on us... More

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New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We went to the restaurant around 4 pm. That time it was quite and with a very beautiful view. The service was fast and the waiters are professional and not rude as other comments here were saying. Fresh fish and calm music. From outside it does not look that special but inside it has a very nice terrace.

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Washington,DC
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We were looking around in the afternoon for a restaurant with a terrace and a view of the water for dinner that evening. This restaurant had the best view hands down, and we made a reservation for a specific table that we chose at the edge of the terrace because of the view. We opted for the restaurant dinner, not... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Great food selection, nice views of Taormina and great service. We ate in the main restaurant (there is a Pizza side) and had a couple of entrees each from the menu. Everything was delicious. They also had a great wine list.

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Motta Sant'Anastasia, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Last night we went to Taormina for sightseeing and food. Our group ended up stopping at Granduca for pizza and wine. The upstairs restaurant (that you have to go downstairs to get to) seems pricey, formal, and you probably need a reservation. Below the restaurant is an open-air patio pizzeria. Pizzas cost approximately €8 - €11 (expensive, but typical for... More

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Southampton, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We read from other posts that the view is the same from both floors in the restaurant. So we went with the down stairs for pizza which is the less expensive then the top floor. It was delicious! There were 6 of us and we got 2 appetizers and 4 pizza's to split which was perfect. The vino rosa and... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Had a relatively early dinner at Granduca and opted for pizza. I found it quite strange that you have to decide between pizza and restaurant before you can sit down and look at the menu. Unfortunately when we arrived in the lower garden all two person tables on the edge of the terrace were taken and we could not be... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We ate pizza's downstairs which had the same stunning view as the more expensive restaurant above. The pizza's were great and the appetizers were also delicious. The staff were very nice, we had a great experience there. We would definitely go back!

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Best to book a table before your arrival and then you have more chance for the best seats. Waiters a bit over communicating, repeating your order and other guests' as well quite loud. Dishes like sardines with pine nuts were very tasty. Steak was perfect. Vine of the house was also a good choice both red and white.

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lancashire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I asked a shop owner for a recommendation on where to get a good pizza and he recommended this restaurant. From the Corso Umberto, it looks like a pricey tourist restuarant but after descending lots of steps we were awarded with the most amazing view, the pizza's were fabulous, tiramasu was to die for and with a few beers and... More

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