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La Giara

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Vicolo Livia la Floresta 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
0942 23360
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7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Fri 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 7:30 pm - 5:00 am
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the day to spend in the city, and I was told that trying this restaurant is must, this was a very good advice, the view is truly unbelievable, service was great, and the food was amazing, truly one of the most memorable experience I have had in quite some time..

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Thank kazem g
Dublin
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64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Our first visit to La Giara was in September 2015 to taste the food for our wedding and when we came back in June for our wedding the venue exceeded our expectations. The food is the best, so fresh, healthy and presented lovely. The staff are so friendly and never leave you waiting for a top up for wine or... More 

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S. Natick, MA
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

A wonderful spot for my birthday dinner. We sat on the top floor with an open air view of Mt Etna! There were literally five waitstaff, each graciously taking care of various needs. The food was beautifully prepared and presented - and delicious! Recommend highly!

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1 Thank Callisto S
The Hague, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

When looking for a nice place to dance/have drinks in Taormina city center this is a great place to go. All white furniture and colored lights, great atmosphere.

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Thank vanzon
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Working from a travel agency in the United States, we sent a group of 7 couples to this restaurant. The service team helped us pre-arrange a fantastic dinner, so when the group arrived everything was taken care of. We had a great menu, and the team even helped us pre-arrange dishes for individuals allergic to seafood. Overall, the group had... More 

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Thank Nick S
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We went here with a group of friends to go out on a random Tuesday night. We had some drinks the night before we actually went out and this was nice. The drinks where of good quality but quite expensive. The night after that we actually went to the night club. The staff was very nice but we where disappointed... More 

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Thank Timothy V
Warrington, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

The setting is incredible overlooking the multiple super yachts below and Mt Etna at the side. Food is quite simply Amazing. The service was incredible, we ended downstairs where we had booked an alcove to sit and danced the remainder of the evening. Perfect end to our 4 night stay

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Thank jfs0192
Jersey, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The views were magnificent, the staff were attentive, the food was first class. A fabulous wine list and excellent evening

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Sliema, Malta
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Romantic, candle light dinner overlooking a perfectly moonlight bay with lights all along the coast and mount etna overlooking it all. Service was impeccable and food was top notch.

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Thank Janet S
Dumfries Scotland
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Lovely atmosphere and the food was excellent. The service was second to none and it made a birthday meal very special

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Thank January1963

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$74 - $221
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 5:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Livia la Floresta 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: 0942 23360

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