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La Vela

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Via Lungomare Tysandros, 88, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
0942-571570
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 250
    Excellent
  • 176
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
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
Elegant place on the seaside

The restaurant distinguish itself from the others by its class and style. The service is careful and makes you really feel welcome and important. The plates are good and the prices somehow in the average of the restaurants on the seaside we had a good plate of linguine allo scoglio and tasty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
PaoloLong
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Pavia, Italy
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very helpful Friendly staff and good location. Nice and relaxed atmosphere. Excellent pizza - the best according to our son. And perfectly fried tuna

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The restaurant distinguish itself from the others by its class and style. The service is careful and makes you really feel welcome and important. The plates are good and the prices somehow in the average of the restaurants on the seaside we had a good plate of linguine allo scoglio and tasty involtini di spada. Drinking the house wine the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had a quick dinner with 2 pastas, anchoia sauce. Very good but not enough compared to regular sicilian restaurants!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Grilled fish and sicilian specialitys. Tasty and good quality. Shrimp cocktail... good local vino bianco. Stylish, lots of people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

We came to La Vela last night at the recommendation of a friend and it was wonderful! Salvador and Laura were friendly and generous and their staff was so pleasant. We enjoyed each course and were not disappointed. Whether meat or seafood or pasta, it was all perfect. The view of the water and nightlife made it a beautiful and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We just finished dinner...really good. The seafood could not have been fresher. Fried mixed seafood to start was very fresh. Size was enough and flavour of prawns, sardines and calamari outstanding. My wife's seafood soup was top shelf. My seafood risotto was very good. tiramisu for desert outstanding. The recommended wine, from Mt Etna wine was a bit disappointing. No... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We really enjoyed our evening at La Vela. On the face of it this place serves food like any other on the strip - seafood, fish, meat, pizza but we noticed that the vast majority of locals were eating pizza which is what I chose. The starters were very good - I had a seafood salad which was very generous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Good italian food with an awesome giardini Naxos view. Pizza is cooked in a wooden oven and service is great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Good choice and standard of food at reasonable prices. Pleasant view just inside with view out to sea. Generally a good atmosphere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The only reason this gets low rate is female server was miserable!! Fortunately food is very good, however, because waitress was so miserable never return on our 2 month stay! Waiters fabulous!! Bruschetta salad amazing if you like caesar salad type - magnificento!

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Additional Information about La Vela

Address: Via Lungomare Tysandros, 88, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 0942-571570
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 49
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Pizza, Mediterranean, Soups

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Lungomare Tysandros, 88, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
  • Phone Number: 0942-571570

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 49
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Pizza, Mediterranean, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?