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'A Zammara

Via Fratelli Bandiera, 15, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
0942 24408
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Ranked #47 of 216 restaurants in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $46 - $64
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Pasta, Soups, Chowder
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: In the heart of Taormina," A' Zammàra ".An ancient wrought-iron gate hides an extraordinary and romantic garden of oranges where one can enjoy,sitting under the fruit trees,the best dishes of the Sicilian cuisine.A rich menu' of typical Sicilian dishes from appetizers to sweets,a true immersion into the flavours of a culinary traditions that is simple,tastefull and solar.A incredible wine list.The interior of the premises is in perfect harmony with the external surroundings and present the clientele with an image of Sicily.Ancient work tolls,a card wheel,an extraordinary collection of post cards of Taormina are hung on the walls in caustic lime,all laid out with simplicity and naturalness.In one of the inner rooms, you can visit the remains of a Roman house of 1900 years ago, found during work to extend and protected by a heavy glass floor,on which are placed the restaurant tables.Incredibile enjoy our specialties' over two thousand years of history! MENU' PER CELIACI.
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Koszalin, Poland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We've eaten here dinner and we were lucky because they had made reservation for near all seats. We were sitting in their garden where atmosphere is very nice. Staff was ok but nothing special they try to do their job but there is nothing what they love. We ordered chicken breast in lemon sauce for our children because they didn't... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

service was great, food was really amazing and the decor very romantic. Out of our week in Taormina this was the best restaurant we ate at! I highly recommend it.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Came here last night with my girlfriend for dinner, the restaurant is set in a gorgeous garden with lots of fairy lights that help to create a lovely ambiance. It's very romantic. The owner showed us to our table, I couldn't make my mind up about the wine so he recommended a local white wine from Mt Etna. We shared... More

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ørland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Nice staff and good food for my son who needs glutenfree food, this time pasta and a spesific menu for people with coeliaci.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

All the family enjoyed the food. Sicilian cuisine Sicilian wines Good service Lovely garden terrace. A little pricey, but definitely worth a visit.

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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We stumbled across 'A Zammara completely by accident, and are so pleased we did! It's just off the main drag through Taormina, in a small garden shaded by orange and lemon trees. The staff were very friendly, and incredibly helpful with the menu. We were in a group of four and everyone was delighted with everything they had......the fresh pasta... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

a beautiful little garden setting in the middle of Taormina, with all of the beautiful accoutrements that make you wish it was the little cafe right next door at home. Anything you order will be about as well-prepared and tasty as anything you've had and if you happen to order the pasta tono with oil and toasted breadcrumbs... it Will... More

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Hamilton, Scotland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful setting in a garden shaded by orange and lemon trees illuminated by little lights. The owner and staff very welcoming and relaxed and within a short time we found ourselves sipping wine in this beautiful setting and wishing we had found it sooner. The polpetta wrapped in lemon leaves are delicious and moist. The sesame coated pork medallions in... More

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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had several meals out in Taormina, and wanted to go back to Zammara for our last dinner in Sicily. The owners and staff were easily welcoming and never intrusive. A junior waiter came and told us how England were doing against Italy in the World Cup: not of huge interest to me, but it is an example of the... More

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UK
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

for an upmarket tourist town there was a surprising lack of gluten free advertised. We found a great shop for supplies just outside the Messina gate. Luckily we also found Zamara a lovely traditional trattoria in a garden below Piazza IX Avril that has a completely gluten free menu - the only one of our two week trip, very unusual... More

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