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Via Luigi Pirandello 20, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 628084
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Mon 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Must have walked past this place a zillion times before catching the name, which was on a list of restaurants that we wanted to visit. Fairly unimpressive or rather unassuming from outside, it is nice inside and has some lovely views at the far end. Staff and owners were all very pleasant and the food and wine was all to... More 

Thank beckenhamboy2016
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You must try this great restaurant in Taormina, the food is veryyy tasty, the owner and his wife are welcoming. They advised us a great bottle of white wine. And the food is heaven! Simple but tastes wonderfully! I think we will come back again before leaving Taormina ! It's really a place no to be missed! Thanks for the... More 

Thank Sabrinoula
South Wales, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having just arrived from the UK in the afternoon, we wandered out to find somewhere for 5 of us to have dinner. We stumbled across L'ncontro and the very helpful owner managed to find us a table even though we hadn't booked. What a find! The food was delicious and all the serving staff were so attentive and friendly. Also... More 

Thank welshtourist2016
new york
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great table by outside railing with a view of the real Taormina. They had tablecloth with Happy Birthday on it for me which was a nice gesture. Tony the owner waited on us and we was a total joy.I asked him for special wine I had read about in NY Times and he found me something comparable. He than brought... More 

Thank reillyelmo
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited L'incontro on our first night in Taormina- we enjoyed the experience so much so that we booked for a second night on our trip. Both meals were simply fantastic, the service was exceptional, gorgeous setting and food was delicious. The pistachio and gambas gnocchi was truly amazing. All in all an unforgettable experience - the best in Taormina... More 

Thank kateoc91
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this spot by our cabbie, and when we arrived were firmly welcomed, probably because I was Australian and the owner lived in OZ for a while That said, really enjoyed the food, wine and service. The English wife of the owner, or I should say, the co-owner, sat with us for a while and even provided other... More 

Thank nigel c
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner twice in five nights. The service is EXCELLENT and the food delicious. I would especially recommend the swordfish main and the baked apple dessert. Favourite restaurant in Sicily.

Thank Ellie H
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I happened upon L'Incontro when I visited Taormina for a wedding, and I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough. After I arrived exhausted, the staff were not only welcoming, but they seemed genuienly happy to greet me, even on a busy evening. The food I ate was SUBLIME! Maccheroncini di casa alla Norma followed by Involtini di spada con caponata... More 

Thank freedom_to_roam
United Kingdom
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aiming at more traditional Sicilian dishes L'Incontro opens up at the back from the front of its very restrained frontage . Friendly staff and service , very edible moreish food , local wines and more than one visit would be necessary if you can , interestingly here and Trattoria Da Nino are on the same road leading away from the... More 

Thank p b
Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection of typical Sicilian dishes of very good quality. The portions are very generous and the service was very friendly.

Thank rosariomugnaini

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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
Average prices
$17 - $112
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luigi Pirandello 20, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 628084
We serve typical sicilian cuisine, using fresh local produce. We cater for those with intolerances & allergies - you just need to advise us.

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