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L'Acquario Degustazione

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Chowder, Mediterranean
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Via Vittorio Emanuele 66, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 56284
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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
Great food, greater service

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

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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London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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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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Tel Aviv, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

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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10 restaurant reviews
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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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London, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is an excellent fish restaurant. You won't be disappointed. It is not cheap, but fish of this quality is very hard to find at any price. The "crudo" is the best you can find anywhere and is reason to come seek this place out. The wine list is excellent and the service is also great.

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Soestdijk, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Great place for a bit more expensive fish/seafood night! The food is amazing, the fresh products and the chef's preparation makes the difference compared to the so many 'normal' fish restaurants on Sicily. Paolo is great as well. He is the owners and is full of passion regarding the products (food and wine) he serves. You clearly see he knows... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We went to L'Acquario for dinner with our daughter, and it was one of the most amazing food experiences ever. It starts with a service that is so personalized that is almost a friendship. Then, the food, oh my.. best, most fresh sea food ever! Huge variety with an amazing display of all sorts of fresh sea food. And then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Thanks Paolo and team for a unforgetable experience! Paolo his passion for food and wine shows and a very personal relaxed service makes it a place you want to return to. What more to tell, and add to what is said about the products? Try the Tabourich oysters.. And let Paolo guide you and suggest a menu composed to your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

My husband, 2 year old, and I visited AD a few days ago and we're still talking about it. It was an incredible experience. We were the first to arrive (my son eats early) and like some of the previous reviewers, we were greeted warmly and professionally by Paolo and his wait staff then immediately visited the seawater aquariums next... 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: Chowder, Mediterranean

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