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Ristorante Le Naumachie

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Via Giardinazzo 8, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 625145
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a special place - the outdoor seating tucked away in a quiet street behind a church in the middle of bustling Taormina is quite unbelievable. You would never think you can find somewhere like this for dinner when just 50 metres away are the hordes of tourists stocking up on designer clothes and souvenirs. The service was probably... More 

Thank Vignesh S
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223 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The food was definitely original, Sicilian classics presented in a modern way. The restaurant itself is on a rather uneven pavement down steps off the main street, I could not decide whether I like the atmosphere or not, informal but not particularly warm, Although the Roman wall at the back of the Terrace is impressive. The menu is slightly more... More 

Thank Wabamik
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a table outside which was lovely. Very attentive friendly service and excellent food. Would definitely recommend.

Thank BillieLondon_UK
Alford, MA
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ristorante Le Naumachie is off the main drag in Taormina and therefore quiet and relaxing. The food was excellent and the service fine. The cost was not expensive but reasonable for the high quality. Pasta with seafood was wonderful as was the lamb. A "deconstructed" cannola for desert was perfect. Highly recommended

Thank HDA
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in Taormina get off the main street and find this excellent restaurant. Always a good sign when a menu is not pages long, and Le Naumanchie's is short, unusual and the food is delicious. Make sure you sit in the terrace by the Greek/Roman wall. A delightful dinning spot! You'll pay a bit more than the main rush... More 

Thank PolarRoot
Southport, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not cheap, but certainly not expensive by Taormina standards. What stands out though is the quality and variety. In a town where every menu seems the same it was a welcome relief to see something different on the menu: Orange salad; beef stew; onion soup; pork fillets; sea bass pie, etc. We had four dishes between us (excluding dessert) and... More 

Thank Martin S
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After more than a week in Taormina we were in for something different. Let's be honest, a lot of the restaurants are fine, but a bit more of the same. By chance we saw Le Naumachie. This was a very pleasant surprise. Sicilian food, but with a modern twist. Enjoyed some great gamberino in tempura, and fetuce with shrimps, crab... More 

Thank atzeverkennis
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant. Oozing class and history, just far enough off the noisy track, fantastic food and really great service. So good we came back and it was just as lovely!

Thank babsgathercole
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the many restaurants to choose from in Taormina we literally stumbled across this one by walking up a tucked away side street. Glad we did as the food went way beyond our expectation. My wife has the tuna with fruit compote and sweet and sour sauce, I had the ravioli stuffed with seabass and citrus jus. Both were delicious.... More 

Thank TravellerFr0mUK
Perth, Australia
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156 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of us had dinner here. We had mains, dessert & wine. The food was very good and service was good with friendly staff

Thank Dot G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giardinazzo 8, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 625145

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