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Piazza Santa Domenica 4, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
094224198
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Tipical Sicilian dishes, fresh fish, pasta, pizza

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Ok but not exceptional

We stopped one day for lunch as we had been told to give the restaurant a try. We both had pizza which were much the same as those we had eaten elsewhere. It was fine but we didn't feel there was anything special about it and, whilst the service was ok, we didn't feel it was worth any special... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Sue T
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We stopped one day for lunch as we had been told to give the restaurant a try. We both had pizza which were much the same as those we had eaten elsewhere. It was fine but we didn't feel there was anything special about it and, whilst the service was ok, we didn't feel it was worth any special recommendation... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Stopped here, like some years before, for lunch and loved it again. Quintessential family run is right and eating pizza here or steak may be a mistake! I love Moms bossiness and – what I think is Junior’s - flimsiness. The service is professional with the complacency of a long established mayor tourist destination. Nothing wrong as long as they... More 

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Reading,UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The pizza was adequate, but the crust was very salty. Service was without a smile. The photos of "famous" people with the owner seemed a bit over the top - if a place is any good it shouldn't need that sort of endorsement.

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I had walked past this place several times on earlier visits and it always looked closed as the tables outside were never used. On this occasion we popped in for just a drink one afternoon just as they were finishing lunch. We decided to go back in the evening as I fanceied a decent pizza and I could see a... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Right in the middle of Taormina after passing one of the gates. So classic as you imagine a trattoria can be. With B&W pictures on the walls. Good service (slightly long), and outstanding classical dishes. May look touristy on a fist glance but is is also full of Italian tourists that seme to love it. So do not miss it,... More 

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UK
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel. Initially we were put off by the previous reviews but when passed looked inviting. Unanimously agreed was best meal of time in Taormina thus far and we returned for our last evening. Both times service was very friendly. They were busy for our second visit but we were immediately remembered. Danielle our waiter... More 

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Stroud
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87 reviews 87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Large restaurant with plenty of outside seating which would appear to go for a cheap and cheerful customer. My pizza was fine and service was pleasant enough.

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London, UK
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4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Just had a fairly average meal here. The main problem is the staff ; totally disinterested and more concerned in fussing and pandering to their regulars at the expense of visitors from more distant shores. I'm always very suspicious of an establishment that has a wall to wall display of photos of staff/management with "celebrities". Remember, everyone is your customer... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Just got back from the restaurant. Read the menu before going in and thought €24 for a steak - this must be a goer (treat time for me). The inside is plastered with celebrities who ate there, so gained more confidence about the place. I ended up paying €40 for an ok salad, a ridiculous steak with chips (I ordered... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Not a romantic or intimate dining experience however the food and service is alright. If you dine here you want go away jumping for joy but like wise you want experience bad food from what we had. It is in a great location therefore easy to find. The choice of food is good and suits all types of dinners. Nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Santa Domenica 4, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: 094224198

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Tipical Sicilian dishes, fresh fish, pasta, pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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