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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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Today
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/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Scenic view

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Visitor rating
  • 208
    Excellent
  • 150
    Very good
  • 47
    Average
  • 21
    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
Most recent review
Good place to eat

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2014
Vienna68
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Hampshire, England
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Hampshire, England
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Providence, Rhode Island
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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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Malta
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Good food with a splendid view of Giardini Naxos bay. Afterwards you can enjoy a walk on the stunning waterfront.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This restaurant is delivering visit after visit. Been here several times suring our stay in Giardini Naxos and its professionale, laid back and really friendly service. Try the tuna! ITS AMASING:)

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Bugibba, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Although some reviews tell otherwise it's the only restaurant that is full with loads of people waiting for a table . Food was exclent and the service immaculate . God bless

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My mum and I went here after reading about it on tripadvisor. When we got here we waited for 5-7 minutes before a waiter even paid attention to us. We were then told we'd have to wait 30-40 minutes because everything was booked. No problem, we just went for a drink while waiting. We then went back and got a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I have been to several restaurant in Giardini-Naxos but this was the best one. The service was fantastic! They were polite, had a sense of humour so you felt like home. But they still were professional. Very busy restaurant but they always fix a table for you. The food was amazing. If you like seafood, this is the restaurant for... More 

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antwerp
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We went to this restaurant based on the good reviews on tripadvisor. We arrived early (8:30 pm) so we had no problem getting a table. Service was a mess. There is a good choice but the food really was a disappointment. I was still finishing my starter when the main course arrived (I suppose we had to make place for... More 

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Burghfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Food above average- nicely cooked fish of the day. Friendly staff, and busy location. Pity the football was on!!

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lancashire
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12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

To be honest I can't remember what I had to eat but my wife had stuffed Calamari which was good. What we do remember is that the atmosphere was good and the restaurant was brimming with locals which I guess is a great recommendation in itself.

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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, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, 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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