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IL Covo Ristorante-Pizzeria

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Via Stracina 8 | Accanto a Naxoslandia, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 54159
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Wed - Mon 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza is as good as it gets! Try the pistachio pesto and speck pizza! Service is good but not great. Outdoor space is beautiful. Mind you the lime fruit trees will be full of wasp and bees the hour before sunset, not that it should bother you.

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Malmoe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Had the fruits of the sea and vegetarian pizzas, they were both ok and went down nicely. They were open already at 17.00 although there were very few guests. One nice thing and the reason for four starts instead of three is that they gave our 5 year old colored pens and something to draw on which was very considerate.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Great meal of Sicilian starters (about 6 items for 10 euro shared by us both) followed by a shared pizza and salad and 1/2 lt of local wine. We were well stuffed after that. Outdoor eating area was pleasant but spoilt for us by music video projector and loud music videos.

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Thank Arkle66
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Great outdoor pizza restaurant which specialises in huge pizzas up to a metre long. Me and my wife shared a 1/2 metre pizza with separate toppings after a nice bruschetta starter. Very filling and in lovely surroundings.

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We ate here twice on our week-long holiday. There's a large,attractive outdoor area with a TV screen (the Euros were on so we bonded with our fellow eaters over the football!) My sons said these were the best pizzas they had all week. It was also the only place we came across that sold very large 'sharing' pizzas.

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Thank 321cath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

This place is brilliant. I conquered a huge Half metre pizza that was stunning. Great value for money too, house wine served in a carafe for €5.

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Arlandastad, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Best place to eat in Giardini Naxos,I ve been there several times with my family and always enjoyed it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

In the week just gone in Giardini Naxos we visited Il Covo 3 times in 7 days. Well worth seeking out as unlike other pizzerias you can order 1/2m or 1m pizzas to share, and a very reasonable prices. A meal for two inc. bottle of wine £40! The pizza is amazing, the service efficient, and always buzzing with a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

The food is very good nothing special though. The restaurants garden is very pretty and nice to sit in. The price is ok aswell (a pizza margarita 6€)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

We absolutely loved this restaurant in Giardini! Went four times in total on our 2 week holiday as it was near our hotel and also the beach. Lovely atmosphere, pleasant staff and amazing food! Make sure you try the antipasto rustico, pasta a la Norma, and of course the stoned oven pizza! Really good value for money- a must visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $28
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Stracina 8 | Accanto a Naxoslandia, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 54159

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?