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'A Zammara

Via Fratelli Bandiera, 15, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
0942 24408
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Ranked #49 of 208 restaurants in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $47 - $65
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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Atlanta, Georgia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

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
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We sat in the garden which was very romantic. Good service and reasonable prices. The prawns were lovely and the spaghetti with clams was also great.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The restaurant is set in the heart of the Via Umberto area of Taormina but you wouldn't realise it! an atmospheric, peaceful garden in the middle of the town. Food was delicious typically Italian,fresh pasta, fish, vegetables etc Staff were friendly, attentive and discreet. Slightly high prices due to central location.

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stumbled across A'Zammara when wondering around Taormina. It became our favourite restaurant during our 6 nights in the resort. The owner and the staff are very welcoming, the food is of excellent quality and the atmosphere particularly in the garden is a delight. Make sure you enjoy this restaurant during your visit, you will not be dissapointed.

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Just had a lovely meal for two at A Zammara. We had filetto Gorgonzola and filetto Al Pepe both really nice and worth the 22 euros each. The Pinot Grigio was really good quality lovely setting, really nice staff, great atmosphere. Worth a visit, don't miss out!

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Mechelen, Belgium
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Best restaurant we discovered in Taormina, in a street tucked away the lovely garden is a great setting for dinner. Sitting under the orange trees we enjoyed some great food. Service is very friendly and efficient. We enjoyed it that much that we went back again for our last evening dinner ! A recommendable place in busy Taormina.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

Amazing restaurant. You eat under the orange trees. Good food, good music, good service. They can teach to everyone how a restaurant should be. Amazing!

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