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La Taverna dell' Etna

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Via Alcide De Gasperi, 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 28868
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6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Wed 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A trattoria managed by experts

Super espectacular view from their terrace + super fantastic food + excellent attention by its waiters, make this restaurant a favourite and a high standard recomendation. I loved all the dishes, especially the raviolis. Magnificent salse, nice olive oil and good parmeggiano make this place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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  • Scenic view
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Super espectacular view from their terrace + super fantastic food + excellent attention by its waiters, make this restaurant a favourite and a high standard recomendation. I loved all the dishes, especially the raviolis. Magnificent salse, nice olive oil and good parmeggiano make this place different from the rest. Bravo per la trattoria!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We didn't reserve but arrived early and got a table with a great view. However, from the start we felt like we were an inconvenience. Thee u was difficult to follow, so I asked for advice. The waiter responded with a shrug and "it depends how hungry you are" and walked away. Another waiter was obsessed by getting rid of... More 

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Bromley, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Have visited this restaurant on many occasions and never been disappointed. Superb location (beautiful terrace overlooking Etna - reserve a table if you can), excellent food (try the home made pasta and local fish dishes) and very friendly and attentive staff - couldn't be better!!

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Restaurant was very busy when we went but the waiter was very informative and helpful. I was in a party of eight and everyone enjoyed their meal and we are not the easiest to please food wise so well done. I would recommend this restaurant to any of my family or friends.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great restaurant with fantastic views towards Mount Etna. Really friendly and helpful staff coupled with a comprehensive menu and reasonably priced wine list. You must try the Spaghetti dell Golfo, a real treat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We were staying at Hotel Villa Ducale above Taormina and found this restaurant via Tripadvisor. We walked up there for lunch today, in the baking sun shine, not realising just how steep the walk would be! Arriving in the village (out of breath and sweating profusely!), atop a cliff, we immediately fell in love with the quaint, cobbled streets and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

19 y family business and also the chef is there 19y. He knows Sicilian coocking and is a humble person who gets it entierely right. His food is exellent, we went back two times. One time I took his steak and second time is Raviolo de Chef, seafood. My wife tuna and Gaba's. His wine list is amongst the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Been to this restaurant for dinner. Breath taking views of mount Etna from the open air terrace. Friendly staff who offer good advice on the dishes available. Food excellent and very well priced. Portions generous. Loved it. The best dining experiences during the holiday.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My husband & I have just enjoyed a wonderful lunch at La Taverna dell Etna. Nothing pretentious, excellent food ,great views, well priced, welcoming friendly staff, and gorgeous music. Do try the Paciotli Con Cappesante E Gamberi Locali it's truely delicious, & the semi freddo mandorla is sublime.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We ate here three times during our week in Castelmola. The staff are really friendly, even when they are really busy, they take time to help you with your menu choice. The view is stunning and makes the whole experience very special. Do try the profiteroles - they are really moorish.

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Additional Information about La Taverna dell' Etna

Address: Via Alcide De Gasperi, 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0942 28868
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Castelmola
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $11 to $44
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Alcide De Gasperi, 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Castelmola
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 28868

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $11 to $44
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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