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Pirandello, 28 | Via Guardiola vecchia, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
(+39) 0942 24239
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Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good summer menu (or tourist menu)

The Summer Menu is reasonable value, however the view is spoilt by the engineering of the cable car mechanism. Which was built first?

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Dem0Dave
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Burscough, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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Burscough, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The Summer Menu is reasonable value, however the view is spoilt by the engineering of the cable car mechanism. Which was built first?

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Having celiac, I wanted to try gluten-free pizza. Bella Blu is located right near the bus terminal and tram line, down pretty stone steps. Inside, at night, it had ugly fluorescent lights, but is right on the water so that made up for the less than stellar ambiance inside. The service was friendly and while I try to use my... More 

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Not the prettiest of restaurants, despite the good views. We were talked into having a fish dish 'with veg and potatoes' - actually got about 3 tiny spuds and a slice of aubergine. Being a sucker for punishment (OK, it was close to our hotel) we went again because the pizza was meant to be great - it wasn't, just... More 

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Crawley Down, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Exelent real sicilian food, stunning views, friendly and wecloming staff (not pushey), and its not expensive. Sit and watch the night fall over the Messina straight. Two weeks in Taormina ate there every night, go see the boss (or his son) and tell him I said "sconta" it might work !

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

the heading refers to our pizza…....just in case you were wondering...... Pretty close to the bus station,this restaurant has a lovely view of the coast Service was excellent and the staff were multilingual and welcoming. We had à pizza each plus à carafe of wine....total 28 euros so very good value.....and the pizzas? I am à bit of a pizzàholic... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We visited Bella Blu twice and enjoyed ourselves very much. The staff were very welcoming, friendly and great fun. They also help you with your Italian! We really recommend the pizzas and the parmigianno but beware the Mount Etna drink - tho they do fan your mouth afterwards!!

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High Wycombe, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

We just wanted a light lunch as we strolled round Taormina, and had been recommended Bella Blu by our travel rep. It certainly has great views, being right alongside the upper cable car station, looking out North East over the bay. I had the spaghetti and my wife had a cheese omelette. Just fine.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This was our first nite in Taormina & oh what a welcome.. Simply walking down the garden path steps created an inviting sense of anticipation... Without having to request it, we were seated window-side - the best table! The comprehensive menu afforded each guests taste. The staff was attentive but certainly not intrusive... They even graciously accommodated a request for... More 

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Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We eat 5 of our 7 evening meals at this restaurant having been disappointed with meals at 2 other restaurants in Toarmina. The food was excellent and we would recommend the sea bass and the fillet steak with pepper sauce. The prices are reasonable and we noticed many italians eating there ( it is reputed to have the best pizza... More 

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Sasebo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

As we were guided to our table, it was quite clear this was going to be fabulous experience. The view over-looked the Taormina beach and the sky cars that transported tourist from the edge of town down to the beach was just breath-taken. The cuisine was remarkable and was complemented by the service. Our appetizers, the Calamari and Pomodoro (Tomato)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pirandello, 28 | Via Guardiola vecchia, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: (+39) 0942 24239

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget

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