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Ristorante il Ciclope

203 Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #181 of 216 Restaurants in Taormina
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Bucharest, Romania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Common Sicilian food - good enough to get relaxed and enjoy - but at excessive prices - central position (Corso Umberto is the main Taormina street) so a highly "touristic" place and rates (usually >30/pers. not matter what) .

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Do not go in this place food is rubbish staff are unfriendly . Lots of better places to go to . We would not go back if we were starving .0. Out of 10 do not go in save yourself From being ripped off .

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Göteborg
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

This is a very pricy restaurant which serves a barely decent food. I am Italian and the food is nothing better than any average Italian can cook at home in 10 minutes. The food is not tasting bad but it does not taste any special neither. Besides, the service is really poor and the prices are defenetely too high. Don't... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had a very enjoyable lunch (family of five with three teenagers) and an even better dinner experience. The guitarist at dinner made for an exceptional evening without the need for wine. After our first meal, I read and was surprised by the negative comments, but saw that some were written during low season when the restaurant might be understaffed.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Gorgeous food, wonderful atmosphere, value for money, attentive friendly staff which made for a fantastic evening

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Hull
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

During our week stay in Taormina, we had one lunch and two evening meals at this restaurant. We were warmly welcomed, given excellent service and helped with the menu when we explained we were vegetarians. The food was very good and we were lucky enough to be there when an excellent guitarist was playing - which created a lovely mood.... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We ate at this restaurant twice. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We were there with several friends and they did not have any problem separating our checks. The fish dishes were the best of any restaurant in Taormina. The pasta dishes were also very good.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The food was pretty good, but my chicken involtini was under cooked - chicken in the center of the roll was partially raw. As with every restaurant in Italy, everything is ala carte. For three adults our LUNCH bill came to €77! (2 LG water, 3 cappuccino, 1prosciutto & melons,2 salads, 1 lasagna, 1 chicken involtini) Service was fantastic though!... More

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Coraopolis
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We are traveling with our friends, who are not experienced Italy travelers, and they selected the restaurant for lunch. I ordered spaghetti with clams and it was outstanding. This is one of my all-time favorite dishes, which I've eaten all over Italy. The dish, as mentioned, was really, really good and the service was extremely friendly. When we returned to... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This was our first taste of Sicily after our flight from Rome to Catania was delayed 3 hours. Family picked us up and we stopped in Taormina on our way to a sailboat we'd chartered for the week. It was late, we were tired, this was the off season and we chose the first of three places we looked at.... More

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