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Ristorante L'Arco Dei Cappuccini

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Via Dietro Cappuccini 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24893
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Boston, MA
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The host of our vacation rental recommended this spot and made the reservations for us. We were greeted very warmly and ate some of the best seafood and pasta of our entire trip to Sicily here. The food is not fancy but it is representative of the coastal area, fresh, and extremely well prepared. The service was attentive without being... More 

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Thank AuthorJane
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

The service and food excellent. The mix seafood appetitizer was very fresh and very well balance. The fresh pasta of the day was also very good,.

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Thank Oliver S
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by the staff at our B&B The food,the wine,the staff and the ambience were all brilliant Try the Marinated Mixed Seafood and go from there If grappa is your thing the local brew will top off a great experience

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Thank NLK45
Perth, Australia
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Got there as the restaurant opened at 7pm and with no reservation we sat in the courtyard with many others who had no booking. A limitless noisy from traffic noise but our waitress was fantastic, spoke English, and advised us well. Service was prompt food was great and we finished with a couple of beautiful deserts, one was wild strawberries... More 

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Thank Ian708
Brisbane Region, Australia
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our accommodation owner as a favourite of hers, not too fancy or too 'touristy' but popular with the locals. We arrived at 7pm and the service was quick; within half an hour the place had filled (always a good sign) but the pace of service seemed to pick up rather than to slow down. We... More 

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Thank Richard M
Kent, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Top quality Taormina restaurant with a largely Italian clientele. Excellent plates of ceviche and phenomenally tasty dishes of seafood and seasonal vegetables. Save space for desert, the semifreddo and panna cotta dishes are to die for. Good list of local wines including some tasty desert accompaniments. All staff friendly, helpful and highly professional at all times. Even though we were... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

We loved this restaurant and went twice during our week in Taormina. All the food we selected was delicious, particularly the grilled fish. The pasta was also divine and the service was great too.

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

We were recommended to this restaurant by the hotel and boy it did not disappoint. Service was friendly and attentive, food was excellent, especially the fresh fish. We ate there every night (3) and it just got better. You can order half portions and the waiters will always cooperate. Super

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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

I hate writing bad reviews but, however good the food is, bad service destroys the whole meal. Initially I wanted to have the Melanzana which is an aubergine bake with mozzarella and tomato sauce but the waiter said that this would take over 25 minutes and there was only one chef. Really!? 25 minutes to make this when all other... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Our guesthouse recommended this place for seafood & it was spectacular food, one of the most memorable seafood dinners in years of travel thru Italy & the best in Sicily. The food & wine knowledge, passion & care of the staff was stellar.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dietro Cappuccini 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 24893

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