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il Barcaiolo

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Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
39 0942 625633
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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  • 252
    Excellent
  • 97
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love,love,love it!

Unrivalled location!delicious seafood and pasta!their organic wine is also very good. all at a very reasonable price.one of my favourites in taormina!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
Lesley D
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dublin
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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dublin
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Unrivalled location!delicious seafood and pasta!their organic wine is also very good. all at a very reasonable price.one of my favourites in taormina!

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We went to il Barcaiolo thanks to the TripAdvisor reviews and a recommendation by our hotel. The view was great but that was the only thing that we enjoyed. Another family staying at our hotel had booked a table for 7 but were told on arrival that the restaurant wasn't opening until 7.30 so they should go for a walk.... More 

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dublin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Thank you Tripadvisor for this recommendation. I asked the hotel we were staying in to call to see if they had a table free on a friday evening at the end of September. Sadly it was booked up. We set off for a walk and I decided to find it and see what we were missing. It's located very near... More 

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Berkeley, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is a small restaurant in Mazzaro right on the beach so reservations are a MUST. Four of us went and we tried the following: bruschetta, crostini, large bowl of minestrone soup – all were very good. We also had stuffed sardines, pan fried – best sardines we had in Sicily; pasta with pistachio sauce with seafood – excellent; clams... More 

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Everything was good - the food and service were superb. We went several times and loved the place - very close to our hotel.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Tucked away in a corner of the seafront at Taormina is one of the finest restaurants in Sicily. Unassuming, the open-sided outdoor part of the restaurant is very special (there is an interior part, too, where we also dined with friends one evening.) Everything is freshly caught, for this is seafood at its best and most delectable. I recommend both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Perfect view, perfect hospitality. Food made with love and served with a smile.. Thank you for a wonderful lunch!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The mixed fish as a starter is sufficient as a whole meal. If you are a fan of seafood, you must come here

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6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

this seaside restaurant was local and cozy with delicious cuisine. family run and served authentic siciilian fare. the terrace is lovely to eat on and the food was tasty! def a must try when in Taormina. Its very tiny so make a reso in advance.

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London
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We visited here whilst on our honeymoon and as recommendation from our hotel! Beautiful is all I can say it did take us a while to find it but the setting is stunning! We had the caprese salad to start with was lovely - big portion glad we shared! For mains I had the fish of the day - of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: 39 0942 625633

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?