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il Barcaiolo

Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
39 0942 625633
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Ranked #12 of 215 Restaurants in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

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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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We had an excellent seafood lunch at this restaurant. The food was superb, service was friendly and the waitress gave us good advice about what to order. The restaurant is located at the beach in a little bay. Sitting on its terrace, with the lovely view, while eating a good Italian meal was a perfect Mediterrenian holiday experience. The restaurant... More

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United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Unfortunately we only visited this place the once as the owners were taking a well deserved break and only reopened the day before we were due to leave the resort. However, if we had been lucky enough to visit earlier we would certainly have returned. You wouldn't automatically think the place would be up to much at first glance as... More

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Houston, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This is our second trip to Taormina. We are staying at the Timeo. Last year they sent us to two restaurants in walking distance. This year, we went with the recommendation of our tour guide and went to this restaurant. We took a taxi there, but the cable car back (which was fun!). There were couples and extended families at... More

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London
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Beatiful location with nice views and relaxing atmosphere.Food is great,the mixed platter of raw fish is superb.The staff is friendly and helpful.The Wine list is not extensive but had some good local varieties.Definetely worth a visit!

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Boston
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A friend in the US recommended this spot, tucked at the foot of Taormina's hill, where land meets sea in a charming little harbor. Dined here twice for beautifully prepared fresh fish, pasta with squid ink, etc. Your feet are practically in the sand. It seems a bit touristy, but it is a restaurant in a tourist town, so that... More

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England
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79 reviews 79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

This is an amazing setting tucked in a shaded oasis at the end of a beach. I think this is a family affair, certainly the largest portions in town, and of a high quality. We went twice as this is truly an idyllic setting. The negatives are, lots of Mosquitos so spray before you visit, and the service can be... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Make sure you book this spot since it seems to be quite popular. We enjoyed out meal here, the seafood is great and the location is amazing - right on the beach. The only caveat is watch out for buying fish by the gram. We got a small fish, which, once filleted was not much (two average serves) and was... More

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