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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: Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best meal of our holiday

Even on this misty evening, looking down on the clouds nestling in the dramatic valleys was spectacular. The food was absolutely delicious and the bill less than €40 for two including wine and tip. Antonio was friendly, helpful and patient with our efforts to learn Italian (despite speaking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Scenic view
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Even on this misty evening, looking down on the clouds nestling in the dramatic valleys was spectacular. The food was absolutely delicious and the bill less than €40 for two including wine and tip. Antonio was friendly, helpful and patient with our efforts to learn Italian (despite speaking English). The music was particularly good. The walk up from Taromina is... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Was recommended this place by a shopkeeper in the village. It has a great view of the coastline and Etna. We had pasta alla Norma (really good) and fish ravioli (delicious). Walked away full and happy. At €30 for the pair of us it was very good value.

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Sydney, Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We went to this restaurant on the advice of the taxi driver who took us to Castelmola. We sat in an enclosed little balcony (It was March), and the views extended all the way to the sea. My husband ordered a dish of spaghetti with seafood, whilst I had a seafood soup (zuppa di pesce). Both were well cooked and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This place is hidden from the main square, but is only a short walk from there. Worth every single euro, the food is awesome and the views are spectacular. Go for the tuna with sesame custard. Fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Had the seafood soup and it was simply amazing! Would love to go back to Castelmola simply to eat that seafood once again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Visited this restaurant for a late lunch. The food was divine!! Wonderful view of etna! Was served extremely well!! Many thanks for a lovely time :)

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Having walked all the way from Taormina - phew! we stumbled upon this quaint little pizzaria/ restrurant which had pictures of lovely views outside. You can of course eat inside or out on the terrace which is favorite. We thought we would have a pizza for lunch but it turned out the pizza oven wasn't working so they offered to... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

nice place to have a snack and a warm coffee. You can also buy some souvenirs made from lava. Price is very reasonable.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Been there on my honeymoon. We experienced great food, great serving and a lovely atmosphere. I totally recommend it.

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had a light lunch. The bruschetta pomodoro and the Antipasti Rustica were especially good. The view is one of the best in the village. The other diners had meals going and they were all enjoying what they had ordered.

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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 - 43
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?