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Ristorante Anfora

Salita Denti 5, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24647
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
Jul 21, 2014
“Magnificent salt baked fish”
Oct 31, 2012
“Pleasant surprise”
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Mediterranean, Italian
$$ - $$$
Salita Denti 5, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed July 21, 2014

Was here in 2008 and still remember the incredible salt baked fish, filleted at the table. One of the best meals I have ever had. The cannoli was also of the best I've experienced in Sicily. We still talk about this restaurant, years later.

Thank 75Magpie
Reviewed October 31, 2012

Although it may seem like a tourist trap from outside (menu on the street with pictures, several languages), it turned out to be a very pleasant surprised with unexpectedly good food. I went there for lunch just because it did not seem busy (just 1...More

Thank ezsme
Reviewed October 24, 2012

Ristorante Anfora is located on an alley stairway off Corso Umberto with enough people walking by to people watch without feeling like you are in a fish bowl. Speaking of seafood I ordered the salted sea bream. It was brought to our table whole and...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed October 6, 2012

A great little restaurant of Corso Umberto, specialising in seafood. Pepe (Giuseppe) was an enthsiatic waiter and busily made sure we physically witnessed the fresh selection of seafood. From the seabreem to the marinara, it was all 'buonissimo'. A must if you are in Taormina.

Thank Cuore_di_leone
Reviewed September 21, 2012

Came across the Anfora by chance on our first evening, and returned three times during the week. Nerino is the owner and a genuine host; always willing to offer suggestions from his selection of fresh fish and not averse to offering the odd complimentary aperitif...More

Thank Export_Sales_guy
Reviewed July 13, 2012

Although the serving size was plentiful, the food was bland and stodgy. Hint of microwave perhaps. Disappointing

Thank Cuthman
Reviewed July 8, 2012

We happened upon this quaint restaurant while walking through Taormina...and, we were so glad we did! The owner Nerino, a lovely man, told us of his offerings from the sea. Every part of the dinner was delicious. He made the dinner very special, giving us...More

Thank Tere M
Reviewed May 11, 2012

We visited Sicily last, about three years ago and were so impressed by Nerino and his food that we ate there twice then. This trip we only had time to visit once and as before followed his recommendation - the fish baked in salt and...More

Thank fancyfreeWestSussex
Reviewed February 25, 2012

fresh fish was very good. Small restaurant with very polite owner and staff. Thank you for the best calamari and lup de mer in salt pannade I have eaten before.

Thank Dirk M
Reviewed January 25, 2012

We were walking through Corso Umberto & we were, what can only be described as accosted by Sebastian. He spent so much time explaining what he had on the menu, I felt obliged to go up to the restaurant which was off the main street....More

Thank Kartyflim
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salita Denti 5, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 24647
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