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Trattoria Il Baccanale

Piazzetta E. Filea, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 625390
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“bruschetta” (17 reviews)
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Piazzetta E. Filea, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent, attentive service in a peaceful restaurant on the way to the Villa Communale. Complimentary bruschetta provided before the meal. The antipasto siciliano was delicious and big enough for both of us to share. We’d also recommend the mixed grilled fish and seafood risotto. Very...More

Thank 7thsunUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant twice while we were in Taormina. We very much enjoyed our meals. We were given complimentary bruschetta to start the meal and complimentary almond wine (aperitif) at the end of our meal. We particularly liked the caponata appetizer. We all...More

Thank mrenert
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice place in the old part of Taormina. Parking is very difficult but the food and atmosphere is worth it. Don’t forget to try their Almond Wine.

Thank Buck S
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Food was great and well presented. We had the calamaretti Ripieni and they were very fresh and well cooked. Service was also friendly and good.

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 19 November 2017

So delicious! Delightful family-run restaurant full of character. The covered patio is nice, and the interior is covered in traditional antiques and pictures. Cozy and welcoming. As for the food, we ordered the mushroom risotto and gorganzola gnocchi. The dishes we're 9.5 euro each and...More

Thank phaynes47
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This was my favourite restaurant in Taormina - we came here twice. The first time my husband ordered Sardines that were lovely, so we had to come back so I could have some! The tables aren't on the flat so be aware, I did get...More

Thank LockyNorwich
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Had dinner here recently. Complementary Bruschetta, Almond Liqueur. The seafood risotto was lovely and the house white very drinkable. Mains for two, Dessert for one, Coffee and wine just over €50 inc cover charge, Very good value and nice atmosphere.

Thank kilkennytravelfan
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We were a group of 8 looking for lunch and it was pouring with rain. Rather than select an obvious main street option, we were encouraged to look for a premises that had been particularly recommended - Il Baccanale. Although busy inside, the management slickly...More

1  Thank CJeremyL
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We have eaten here twice during our week in Taormina. On both occasions we were brought complimentary bruschetta and given a complimentary liquor after the meal. The wine by the carafe is very acceptable. The food was nicely cooked, the service prompt and the staff...More

1  Thank John_D61_13
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We found this down one of the Taormina alleys. It was busy, had a varied menu and wasn't too expensive. The young male waiter was lovely and helpful. We had very drinkable house wine, a couple of starters for sharing and all had good pasta....More

1  Thank Moira S
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Response from Xponja M | Reviewed this property |
there is nothing to understand in this hateful question sorry, there is no affirmative or negative answer to this, the only intention is insult the quality of the place without any proof fact of the issue sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazzetta E. Filea, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 625390
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