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Shelter Ristorante and Pizzeria

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10, V. F.Lli Bandiera, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
0942 24034
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Fri 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited this restaurant three times during our recent stay in Taormina. The food was fantastic especially the pizzas . Good choice of menu . The staff were really helpful and remembered us from our first visit. It is off the main street but was busy all the times we went there. They also have a fantastic deli attached which... More 

Thank G B
Swansea, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely meal in this restaurant. The staff were more than happy to explain the various dishes. I had the Fritto Misto which was excellent. A real gem

Thank SimonJones50
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice and having 2 small children inevitably made a bit of a mess but the staff were very accommodating and the food was very good and good value. The location is lovely to watch the world go by whilst enjoying dinner.

Thank Daniel C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here two nights running. Didn't mean to but the food was so tasty the first night, we were passing and decided to go again rather than risk a less good meal. We ordered too much the first night and had both a pasta dish and then a main course (one fish & one meatballs) with salad. So glad I... More 

Thank Stephanie192014
Perth, Australia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a recommendation and wasn't let down. And in fact we came back two nights later! Fantastic, friendly service, in a great terrace location. Loved the tomato swordfish.

Thank anospi
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Taormina whilst cruising on Celbrity Reflection during late June 2016. We were looking for a decent restaurant for lunch and were being waved into a restaurant down a hidden alleyway by someone from a competitors restaurant opposite Shelter! As we walked down the steps to these restaurants, we decided to opt for Shelter and our choice was rewarded with... More 

Thank Richard S
Northwich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wandering about in the sunshine and there are lots of restaurants to choose from. We found this one in a little side street off Corso Umberto. First impression - white table cloths, used by locals and professional looking staff. Was a great choice - excellent service and great food at a reasonable price. So good we visited again the next... More 

Thank Genista2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Simple yet good quality food. Couldn't fault the staff, they were exceptional and very passionate about delivering good service. In a nice quiet location.

Thank Kate M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Every restaurant looks similar in places like Taormina and it's hard to pick a favourite out of all of them, after going backwards and forwards trying to decide we eventually allowed ourselves to be ushered to this place down some cobbled steps from the main high street in Taormina, the tables are set out down the steps in the alleyway... More 

Thank Sarah T
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Our first evening meal at Taormina was spent at Shelter restaurant. First impressions were good, and we were seated in a cute little courtyard area in the middle of small streets. My mum had vongole, whilst I opted for the lobster linguine. Part of my lobster was not edible - I was not particularly happy about this as lobster is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10, V. F.Lli Bandiera, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: 0942 24034

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