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L'Acquario Degustazione

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Via Vittorio Emanuele 66, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 56284
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent seafood and service

I Am Writing this review Right Now in the restaurant! Welcome was warm and friendly... Explanation of menu in English was great.. Food just fresh and excellent really enjoyed it here and will come back in two days time

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2015
Paul V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

I Am Writing this review Right Now in the restaurant! Welcome was warm and friendly... Explanation of menu in English was great.. Food just fresh and excellent really enjoyed it here and will come back in two days time

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Thank Paul V
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

There are not a lot of upscale fine dining restaurants in the area so if its fine dining you want then you can't go wrong with this place. The ambiance is modern minimalism, clean lines and good ambient lighting. Our server was Gian Carlo, he was very helpful and spoke very good english. He even gave us a tour of... More 

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Thank AlexRobin
Istanbul, Turkey
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We entered this place after we read the comments in TripAdvisor. It's a nice place with very nice taste. Strongly recommend for sea food.

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1 Thank Namik K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

This was a very, very pleasant experience! The location is pretty unassuming (no terrace with a grand view etc.) but the first thing you see upon entering is a large fresh seafood selection on display, a nice touch which tells you these people take their subject matter seriously. The dining room is a small windowless space with about 5 tables... More 

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Thank Svein J
malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Food is good but nothing special and it is quite expensive, service is super slow, Federico the guy serving us didn't have an idea what he was doing, expected alot better for the money we paid.

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Thank katty217
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I found the restaurant by passing by because it had the look of a doing well place, it's a nice surprise and we had a great dinner, we ordered lobster pasta, it's done very nicely by every standard. The service was great too. I am sure you will enjoy the way we did.

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Thank Rainman_196
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Our Sicilian friend recommended the restaurant so we booked a table for Christmas Eve. The four of us had a wonderful meal, suggested by the restaurant owner who gave us a great insight to the fish and Sicilian wine. The desserts were excellent and the overall experience unforgettable. We'll definitely return next time we are in Sicily.

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Thank MaggieMagsMay
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The food is good, the service is great, in my opinion the difference in quality to other restaurants in the area did not justify the price difference.

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Thank Kisagluk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous! We stopped for a casual dinner and ended up with the perfect dining experience. The owner provided us with his recommendations and tailored a special dinner for us, perfectly suited for our appetite, accompanied by a perfectly fitting wine. What can I say... just go there and enjoy! You won't regret it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

we came upon this restaurant by chance and what a discovery it was. We thoroughly enjoyed the beautifully cooked fresh fish which we chose from the counter.Paulo's (the proprietor)knowledge and passion about food and wines is fantastic. We went with his recommendation of wines for the main mea and desserts and were not disappointed. The meal at this restaurant was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 66, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 56284

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

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