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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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Today
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Fri - Wed 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Scenic view
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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    Very good
  • 31
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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
Most recent review
Nice place on top of the mountain

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Kevin N
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Island of Malta, Malta
via mobile
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Island of Malta, Malta
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW 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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100 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
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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Port Charlotte, Florida, Usa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

In the tiny mountain top town just up the road from Taormina is a true gem Castelmola. La Taverna Dell Etna is a must if you visit this tiny village. The menu is a treasure chest of different pizza styles. Macaroni with a multitude of "toppings", seafood, meat and chicken. A bad choice can not be made. The house wine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

No doubts guys, amazing scenario and delicious food! we got there by chance and it ended up to be the best way to kick off the weekend around Taormina.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

We had a great experience on both our visits to this restaurant. We found this place using Tripadvisor and found it to be just as good the great reviews we had read. The place had superb food, service and views. Antonio was such a wonderful host and recommended some lovely options. His team was always wanting to please. All the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A Gorgeous restaurant in one of the loveliest little village overlooking the whole coast. The Food is amazing, like a 5 start restaurant ! From pasta with seafood/ fish and great quality meat dishes. Service is very good & professional. If you watch them carefully its like a concert.On the first night we were treated to an after dinner drink... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

We visited Castelmola and wanted somewhere we could enjoy the view. We stumbled upon La Taverna Dell Etna and got a table on their veranda. Amazing! Views in all directions. The staff were very friendly and made us welcome. A bottle of prosecco and lovely food with no pressure to move on quickly, delightful. Would not hesitate to return if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Our first trip to Castelmola & having enjoyed the wonderful sights of this spectacular hilltop village, we chose this modest restaurant for a relaxed dinner, sitting on the terrace to enjoy the amazing views all round. The cooking was of an excellent standard - both the pasta & seafood enjoyed were beautifully cooked. The service was attentive throughout & the... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We had a fabulous meal here during our stay in Castelmola. Highly recommend it. Attentive service and the pasta and seafood was outstanding! Good wine list. Unpretentious, friendly, old fashioned good service with a wonderful terrace with views of Etna. Not to be missed!

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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 - 45
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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