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IL Covo Ristorante-Pizzeria

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Italian, Chowder, Pizza, International
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Viale Stracina 8, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 54159
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Wednesday
Closed
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Hours:
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 181
    Excellent
  • 89
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious Pizza In A Lovely Setting

During our recent holiday to Giardini Naxos in Sicily, we ate twice at this restaurant after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. We certainly weren't disappointed by the food. The restaurant is slightly off the beaten track, but we found it easily as it was on the walk from our hotel to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2014
TheCoysOnTour
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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335 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

During our recent holiday to Giardini Naxos in Sicily, we ate twice at this restaurant after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. We certainly weren't disappointed by the food. The restaurant is slightly off the beaten track, but we found it easily as it was on the walk from our hotel to the main part of the town. The restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I was in Guardini-Naxos with my parents this September. Once we found this restaurant, we didn't want to go somewhere else. Pizzas, risotto, lasagna and pasta were so amazing! The personnel is very friendly and intelligent. The atmosphere is awesome. Thanks for the perfect experience, I am looking forward to visiting this place again. So I recommend Il Covo to... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were impressed by the delicious pizzas and the local plates prepared by the staff on our demand. They were kind to prepare for the next evening a wide variety of typical sicilian plates. We appreciated it a lot. Do recommend=

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Sofia Region, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The strange location of the restaurant shouldn't bother you as potential client, in my opinion this restaurant is the only one (in Giardini Naxos) that can serve you pizza on different dimensions (1/2 meter and 1 meter). We were two families and we wanted to try something typical from Sicily, and we were more than pleased when the proprietor of... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We found this place with tripadvisor and it didn't make us disappointed. We ate great pizzas and pastas, it was so good, that we came back at the other nigt as well. Stuff speaks english well

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Sofia, Bulgaria
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We were 6 friends and before they introduced this Pizza Restaurant we changed 5 different places. After we found this lovely place we didn't change it for rest of our 7 days vacation. Pizza was great, Linguini with Frutti di Mare also. We ordered two times Sicilian Specialty we couldn’t find in Giardini Naxos and they prepared very nice dishes... More 

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bucharest
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Everithing. The food is lovely, the pizza is great. Linguine allo scoglio, you must have them. the garden is also beautifull, and the stafff is very well trained. Congratulations, giusseppe. Impportant. you must have a reservation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The food & atmosphere were both great. Owner was awesome and made plates that were not on the menu if asked. This is definitely worth going to

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Gavle, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The restaurant have good and affordable foods. Our favorite was grilled chicken and pizza. Mahmoud and Noushin

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Paris
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6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I have been coming back to Giardini 4 years and this is the place I have my Pizza and Pasta. I cannot believe it is now rated 26...There must be some funny reviewing going on here! As someone who travels to Italy multiple times a year for eating and cooking you can guess I am somewhat picky about my Italian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Viale Stracina 8, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 54159

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 51
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Pizza, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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