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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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
TGIM!!!!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
Nikkie P
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We found this restaurant to be super touristy. This might not necessarily be a bad thing if that's what you are looking for, but we specifically asked for our hotel's assistance in finding a more authentic Sicilian restaurant. Upon arrival, we immediately encountered a hurried host, who seemed to be perpetually irritated throughout our meal. After being seated, it took... More 

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Sliema, Malta
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This restaurant is situated on the main street commanding a lovely view. Very cosy and tasteful decor. Excellent service and delicious food. We felt very welcome and is always a restaurant we visit when in Taormina.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Visited Granduca twice in one week. Nice decor, tables by the window have an incredible view. Menu is uncomplicated and very nice. Pizzas are especially tasty. Very friendly service. Will definitely return.

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London
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179 reviews 179 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Elegant place in old villa, decor with Sicilian historic touches. Food can be as generic Italian or specialties of Sicily as you choose. Get appetizers, share some pasta and go fish ( great meat too but you are in Sicily). Local wines, follow your tastes and the advice of the staff that will support you if you show interest, I... More 

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Munich, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by our friends. The service was very professional and attentive. The waiter recommended us excellent wine, We had seafood as starters and steak for main course. The presentation was really very good. Beautiful view. Michael

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We did have a nice meal here but it was rather pricey. Good views and the service was good as well. We were given a beautiful postcard which brings back lovely memories of our honeymoon.

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Verona, Italy
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I had only one lunch at this multi stars restaurant in the hearth of Taormina. An amazing view on the gulf and a well decorated hall along with luxury cutlery make this restaurant a romantic spot to go. Perhaps the food may be better or at least better shown and explained by the staff.

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Sydney, Australia
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70 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Our lunch was delicious. A spotlessly clean and fairly large restaurant downstairs from the main pedestrian walk in old town which opens out onto a great covered balcony with uninterrupted views of the ocean. The prices were fair and reasonable, the service was friendly and helpful and the food was delicious. Prosciutto and melon salad was generous and of course... More 

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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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