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il Barcaiolo

Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
39 0942 625633
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Ranked #14 of 216 Restaurants in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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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
17 helpful votes 17 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
34 helpful votes 34 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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77 reviews 77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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New York City, New York
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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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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This cute restaurant is at the end of the beach. You have to walk up a small drive to find it. It has a spectacular view overlooking the beach. It is very popular with the locals so we had to book. We found it by accident as we were looking for the scuba dive shop. The staff who I think... More 

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

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