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Al Saraceno

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Via Madonna della Rocca 16/18, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39.0942.632015
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Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My family and I visited this restaurant recently. Food was really lovely. However, I would not return. The restaurant made an error with our booking and after being seated, we started to order our appetisers. 2 caprese salads was our order. The manager then came over and said to 'trust him' and he would organise the appetisers. We took this... More 

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2 Thank Meagan D
Darien, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked this restaurant for our last night in Sicily and was very much looking forward to it. Unfortunately it was a BIG let down. As others have noted, the view was tremendous. You can drive up there and look at it without entering the restaurant. I had the fritto misto appetizer and it smelled so fishy i coudn't eat... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I`ve read the reviews and e-mailed to reserve so was expecting more.Yes, wonderful views but there has to be more.I found the owner to be oblivious to any one that wasn`t Italian. We had five different waitresses, one of whom was superb and got rid of our wasps.Food was o.k but every time we finished, the next course was placed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a tough walk to get up to this place which means both that a) it has an amazing view and b) you really feel you deserve a great meal at the end of it! Unfortunately our meal was average at best. It was difficult to say whether our pasta and gnocchi were homemade, and they weren't terribly cheap... More 

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Olney, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying close by and were recommended to go the restaurant by the staff. The place had a nice feel with welcoming staff and the overall experience was a good one created by the helpful and welcoming staff. The views in the dark over the city and of the cars hairpinning up and down the hill from the restaurants... More 

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Thank Epo19
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

View incredible- food average/low average for italy and for Taormina - big portions - nice staff at the restaurant

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a few minutes walk from our hotel above Taormina and a great find. Best food we've had here and that's saying something as the restaurants have been generally fantastic. Delicious pizza, Sicilian antipasti platter, mixed grilled seafood and steak tartare.Terrace with a lovely view and great evening breeze.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had one of our best dinner experiences in Taormina here. The food was good but not the best we had and a bit expensive, but the view made the experience so much better. Good house wine and excellent drinks as well.

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Thank DaugaardDK
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, good service, beautiful views. The terraced restaurant area is a lovely place to eat. Fresh fish and pizza make this a great place to visit while staying in Taormina.

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Larchmont, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel Villa Angela for a week in August, and went to Al Saraceno twice while we stayed there, since they were just up the street from our hotel. Both visits were excellent, and the food was extremely memorable! First of all, I doubt there is a place in Taormina with a better view. The views of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Madonna della Rocca 16/18, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39.0942.632015

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