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Ristorante il Ciclope

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203 Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
094223263-3801376069
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Decent meal, great entertainment

Had dinner here - calamari (chewy), seafood pasta, and fresh fish. It was decent, but not remarkable. There was a singer/guitarist who was very good - all in all a decent meal.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Had dinner here - calamari (chewy), seafood pasta, and fresh fish. It was decent, but not remarkable. There was a singer/guitarist who was very good - all in all a decent meal.

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I stopped in this little restaurant for lunch one day. The service was excellent, the food was good and it was inexpensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

OK - so it is probably a bit touristy, and the menu is geared towards visitors, but we ate here a couple of times and the food was good and the staff helpful. On both occasions live music was being played by a guitarist who was very good. The staff for people watching and enjoying the views of the wedding... More 

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SAN DIEGO,CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

By far not the best meal I have had but not the worst either. The restaurant is in the heart of town with indoor and outdoor seating. The food was good and reasonable for two with wine and water. Guitar player and singer very god and set a nice mood indeed.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Really surprised at the reviews. We went here every night for our weeks holiday. The staff got to know us and treated us well .There is a wide variety of food on the menu and loads for vegetarians as we are. Loved the place personally...good food and good service.

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Mosta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Happened to stop at this restaurant for dinner yesterday with a group of girlfriends. We all ordered pasta and it was delicious! Perfectly aldente with rich tasty sauces. The service was warm, friendly and quick, and the atmosphere was very nice. Highly recommended for a good simple meal that is value for money.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Our first meal after landing. Food average, service poor despite us being the only customers at the time. The waitress seemed more interested in getting us to order more. Considering what we had the cost was surprisingly expensive. If you wish to visit I suggest you check the menu first.

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Conwy, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We arrived at the restaurant around 7.30 pm. Initially, the ordering process was fine and the food arrived in reasonable time. Food quality was very good. However, there appeared to be only two members of staff and, as the evening progressed, they were clearly under presssure and the service deteriorated badly to the extent that we gave up on sweet... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Arrived tired and hungry and without looking to much went for this one. Not disappointed as lunch served with a smile a very tasty indeed. Pasta with tomato and bacon was very nice. It seemed others were happy here as very busy and all enjoying the food. Not sure it deserves such a low ranking but anyway a nice lunch... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I ordered Pasta with Sardines Capers and Fennel very tasty. My wife had a great Insalat Sicilian with Eggplant. Great Eggplant. Good service. Conveniently located for people watching.

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Address: 203 Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 094223263-3801376069
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: 203 Corso Umberto, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: 094223263-3801376069

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  • Cuisine: Italian

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