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Al Giardino

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Via Bagnoli Croci, 84, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 23453
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 am
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very friendly staff and great homemade pastas. If you want to eat real Sicilian dishes this is the place you should step away from the city center and visit. Over all this place has good value for the money. It's quiet and you'll love every minute there.

Thank Mac P
Morpeth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have had the best meal this week in Sicily. The staff and food were excellent. Everything was fantastic. Definitely worth at least one visit here to this 5* restaurant. Can highly recommend the Pannacotta with raspberry. We will certainly be back on our next trip to Sicily. Thank you everyone for making our visit so enjoyable xx The Hesler... More 

Thank Lesley H
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting this charming restaurant 01. August, and it was well worth the visit. We had a great time dining there. The food served were exceptional. Had seafood pasta for main course and pannacotta for dessert. I remember I said after the meal that this was really something special since it left a really good taste in my mouth.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is in a quieter bit of Taormina and we're glad we found it. The staff were very friendly and the food seemed quite authentic. Would particularly recommend the swordfish. Perhaps because it's not in the centre, it seemed much better value. Lovely place and worth trying.

Thank loveroffood4
Guildford, Surrey
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at the Villa Belvedere, a short walk away, and every night walked straight by this restaurant in favour of those in the centre. After few days we decided to give it a go. I'd say the food is equally as good as the better end restaurants in the centre. The service was attentive and the prices mid-range. Where... More 

Thank KirksOnTour
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I dined very well . The restaurant is recommended to visit a must! The atmosphere is very homely , the waiters are polite , the room was full , it was only one . I ordered ravioli with Gorgonzola with pistachio sauce . Divine ! Her husband also was pleased with the Caprese and spaghetti a la... More 

Thank Юлия К
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the West of Taormina just opposite from the public gardens created by Florence Trevelyan, this is a well run, friendly restaurant with superb cooking. The seafood salad, and rolled swordfish with lemon - a Sicilian speciality were excellent and less than €15 Euros for many dishes so well worth it

Thank Mike T
Winchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The maitre d'/owner was absolutely superb and very helpful. The dishes were very authentically Sicilian, but with a very modern twist....and relatively inexpensive compare to the more central restaurants near the main drag. The atmosphere is relaxed and wenever felt pressurised Would definitely use this place again and highly recommend it

Thank Tim J
New York City
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place while walking to the main dining area in Taromina. We dropped in and were we glad that we did. Everything was fresh and homemade. The food was really excellent as was the ambience. The eggplant appetizer was to die for as were the pasta dishes. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Pattyann48
Ferney-Voltaire, France
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All I can say is “Buono, Buono, Buono!!” Perfect meal in a LOVELY setting! The pictures and words will not do justice to how amazing our dinner here was! Our hotel proprietor, an insider and Taormina native!, recommended that we come here! And we’re so glad we did, it was amazing! The meal began with a cocktail of gorgeous, perfect... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Bagnoli Croci, 84, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 23453

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