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Via Michele Amari 4, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 (0942) 23491
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Ranked #53 of 216 Restaurants in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Down one of the side streets of the main street this and another restaurant Rosso Peperoccino were a great find. Superb service by smiling staff where nothing was too much trouble. Great food rissotto with Sea Bass and asparagus and Meat rolls recommended. House wine very good and only 4€ for a high quality house. A definite must for your... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Another couple and my husband and I ate at this restaurant our first night in Taormina as it was close to our apartment. We could not have started our stay in Sicily on a higher note. We all loved our meals, 2 veal dishes, spaghetti in meat sauce and swordfish rolls for some. Not only was the food good but... More 

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

One of the many restaurants tucked away off the central street of Taormina and worth searching for. Lovely garden setting, comprehensive menu, good house wines and helpful and charming staff combine to give a very pleasing effect and the food is of a high standard. Recommended.

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The garden setting was delightful . The food was of a high quality and good value . The staff were very attentive and although we hadn't booked we had no problem getting a table at 7.30 although it was full and they were turning people away by 8pm. The waitress had a good knowledge of the wine and we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is a gem hidden in a small street. The food is excellent and service is great. The garden has a lovely atmosphere. Don't miss it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Have had the joy of eating at this gem of a restaurant on four occasions now , it's never let my wife nor me down . Food , ambiance, staff are all top draw , I'm gutted to leave . Last experience for us was on 5th sept 2014 just quality:::

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

With so many restaurants to choose from, this was a lucky find. Down a narrow side street behind the duomo on piazza duomo - superb food and faultless service. Loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My husband and I had a real song and dance trying to find somewhere nice to eat this evening. We thought we would play pot luck and head into Toarmina without a plan of where to eat. We trailed round the main streets and somehow got sucked into sitting at a table at another restaurant. We looked at the menu... More 

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Gharghur, Malta
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171 reviews 171 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Chose this restaurant primarily for its quiet location in a garden down a side street. Looked up TA and was promising: was not disappointed especially with homemade ravioli filled with aubergines and served in a Parmesan cream sauce. Not cheap though.

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england
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87 reviews 87 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Very good food nice staff relaxed area for eating we both had the sea bass in lemon sauce which was very nice and also local wine the prices were similar to others nearby and I could go back easily the staff don't seem very accommodating compared to other restaurants and turned lots of people away while we were there even... More 

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Address: Via Michele Amari 4, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 (0942) 23491
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina

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