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Ristorante L'Arco Dei Cappuccini

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Via Cappuccini, 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24893
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fine dining, excellent service

You will find this restaurant just a few steps off the Messina gate and is recommended for those who wish to try something different than what is on offer in the main tourist area. L'Arco specializes in seafood and we found the swordfish we ordered to be both fresh and tasty. Good selection of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2015
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

You will find this restaurant just a few steps off the Messina gate and is recommended for those who wish to try something different than what is on offer in the main tourist area. L'Arco specializes in seafood and we found the swordfish we ordered to be both fresh and tasty. Good selection of local wines is available. There is... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We were recommended this place by our hotel and so pleased we went there. The seafood was very good as was the service

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This place is away from the main tourist area but worth seeking out. This was my favourite dinner in Taormina - I liked the comfortable ambience, the attentive service and most of all a tasty, well cooked dinner made from good quality, fresh local produce. Meat and fish dishes are available at fair prices with a good wine list. The... More 

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Køge
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Often we find the best restaurants just outside the main tourist areas and L'Arco is no exception. Friendly staff towards both adults and kids. We had both raw and cooked fish, which both were really good. Big recommendation.

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Cheshire
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We were recommended this restaurant as typical Sicilian food, by our landlord and were not disappointed. We were shown the fresh fish and chose Sea Bass and were offered a number of options for cooking it and accompanying sauces. We chose lemon and were delighted by the delicate balance achieved. Our starters and dessert were also good and my only... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended by the hotel receptionist. We took sometime to find this restaurant. At first, we though it I was another restaurant for tourists. However, dishes served were so good and fresh, from the paste to fishes. Given the strong recommendation from the waiter, we order a mushroom paste, which was highlight of that evening!

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Oslo, Norway
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

A group of friends - dinner in the garden (booking necessary) - with a great menu - I had raw langoustines - as good as the best ones I have ever tasted. All in our party were pleased with their choices of seafood. Wine list very good - Sicilian wines. Restaurant a few meters off the tourist trails makes the... More 

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Bacolod, Philippines
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We stayed at the related guest house nearby and tried the restaurant on the first night. When we left at 9.15 the place was full. As with most diners we ate outside and it was perfect for my wife and myself. It is probably a bit expensive - a three course meal for two with a bottle of wine 99... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We ate in a garden seating. The service was pleasant. The pasta and seafood were tasty and fresh. They recommended an excellent and not expensive Sicilian red wine. We had a pleasant time. They called us a taxi for our trip back up the hill.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The best overall meal we had in a week in Sicily. Other places managed a few more interesting dishes, but this was the most rounded experience. Food, wine, service and general atmosphere all great. It was so relaxed and pleasant that I was allowed a Grappa at the end of the meal - although in hindsight it would have been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Cappuccini, 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 24893

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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