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'A Zammara

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Via Fratelli Bandiera 15, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24408
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Went with five other friends and we all agreed the food was just okay nothing stellar. Service was attentive and ample. I was expecting more fresh flavors and ingredients and was disappointed.

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Hamilton, Scotland
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118 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

This was one of our favourite restaurants on our previous visit to Taormina in 2014. The food is not as enjoyable as it once was. Perhaps the chef has changed as something definitely hasaltered the tandard of food. Service was good and we didn't have long to wait for food but the magic of our previous visit had disappeared and... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Picture above is pretty representative - a place of calm amidst Taormina's bustling streets. Food is good.

Thank Alreeaseaters
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner at O' Zamara in their quite and quaint garden. The pasta a la Norma and pasta with fried zucchini are absolutely delicious. The deserts are also delicious. A great address in Taormina

Thank Ceci T
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Went here our first night in Taormina. Can recommend a seat in the cosy garden outside which provides a nice breathing room from the busy Corso Umberto. We upgraded our mixed seafood spaghetti to include some freshly caught lobster and that was truly one of the best dishes we had during our stay. Also really great and cheap local wines

Thank DaugaardDK
Tring, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

The restaurant is tucked away in a corner. The restaurant is decorated in true Italian style with plenty of plants around and orange trees growing above. Meal was delicious.

Thank kenparslow
Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at 'A Zammara. The garden setting is lovely and we both enjoyed our food. The complimentary glass off limoncello was a nice touch. The best value meal we've had in Taormina.

Thank EthelMC2014
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located in a peaceful alley a bit away from the most popular Main Street. The restaurant offers traditional Italian food. They have a big selection of wine. The service is great!

Thank Jan Henrik V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

If the Food was as nice as the surroundings, then we would like to recommend this place. Quit place for a drink is the best we can say.

Thank Peter J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

This was once a great restaurant, menu has halved food not as good as prior years, staff helpful but lacked atmosphere

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$37 - $51
Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fratelli Bandiera 15, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 24408
In the heart of Taormina," A' Zammàra ".An ancient wrought-iron gate hides an extraordinary and romantic garden of oranges where one can enjoy,sitting under the fruit trees,the best dishes of the Sicilian cuisine.A rich menu' of typical Sicilian dishes from appetizers to sweets,a true immersion into the flavours of a culinary traditions that is simple,tastefull and solar.A incredible wine list.The interior of the premises is in perfect harmony with the external surroundings and present the clientele with an image of Sicily.Ancient work tolls,a card wheel,an extraordinary collection of post cards of Taormina are hung on the walls in caustic lime,all laid out with simplicity and naturalness.In one of the inner rooms, you can visit the remains of a Roman house of 1900 years ago, found during work to extend and protected by a heavy glass floor,on which are placed the restaurant tables.Incredibile enjoy our specialties' over two thousand years of history! MENU' PER CELIACI.

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