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La Dracena

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Via Michele Amari 4, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 (0942) 23491
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tasty in Taormina

Sicily will surprise folks, in general, with the quality of food served in restaurants across the island. Downhill on a picturesque strollable side street is this delightful find that has food that is EX-CEL-LENT and is of big city caliber. Service was surprisingly smooth, capable and quietly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Andy B
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Sicily will surprise folks, in general, with the quality of food served in restaurants across the island. Downhill on a picturesque strollable side street is this delightful find that has food that is EX-CEL-LENT and is of big city caliber. Service was surprisingly smooth, capable and quietly pleasing. From looking around the other occupied tables it appears that any dish... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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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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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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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

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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

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