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Al Saraceno

Via Madonna della Rocca 16/18, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 632015
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (101 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
“couscous” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Madonna della Rocca 16/18, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I joined three other couples for dinner at Al Saraceno on our last night in Taormina. It was Mid October so the restaurant was not too busy. the view was excellent although it was dark when we arrived. I can just imagine...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went at lunchtime and food was excellent. Although restaurant was only open at weekends and had a limited lunchtime menu there was more than enough choice. Food served was excellent. Attentive staff. Excellent views.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GardenerBuff
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Sit on their terrace with supper, a glass of wine and soak up the amazing view! Better value than quite a few restaurants in Taormina and a fabulous view too. Recommend the grilled fish platter. Pasta/pizza good too!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

We chose a noon time walk in October from Taormina up to the Al Saraceno restaurant. The views along the way were beautiful but it is a good 30 to 45 minute walk up a lot of steps. We did not have a reservation and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 5VIC9
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Staff could not have been more friendly. We had seafood couscous and gnoccîhis. Both were fabulous. We will be back tomorrow!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RightDoc
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This restaurant was situated near to where we were staying. We found the food to be consistently very good on the occasions that we ate there. The views from the restaurant are simply incredible. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We were staying a short 5 minute uphill walk away from this lovely restaurant and we ate their 3 times during our stay in Taormina. Having had this place recommended to us, we were not disappointed on any of the 3 visits. The views are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Wildy1964
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Stayed close to this restaurant so gave it a try and we were not disappointed. Food on the whole was good with excellent pasta. The fish mains were ok. The staff generally friendly however the guy in charge was all over an American group ignoring...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Starbarr
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We walked up from Porta Catania in the main street Corso Umberto. It was a good trip that gave us some extra appetit :-) The food was very good and the scenery was just fantastic. The staff was friendly with good service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tarvurin
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This is obviously a destination restaurant, busy with happy diners, with great views across the Taormina beach and delicious sea food. We were an hour late for lunch having muddled up the time difference with the UK but they still accommodated us. The Fritto Misto...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank hectorp53
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December 29, 2018|
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August 17, 2017|
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Response from Tony D | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get to the restaurant by taxi or the bus to Castle Mola stops nearby but this still leaves a steep walk up.
November 18, 2016|
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Yes I think they close
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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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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