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Ristorante al Duomo

Via Taormina Mare SNC, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 625656
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (26 reviews)
“octopus” (6 reviews)
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19:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Taormina Mare SNC, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ristorante al Duomo served us our best meal in Taormina. I thoroughly enjoyed the fish. The lamb cooked three ways was interesting but not outstanding. The pasta was great. The service was excellent, and you could not improve upon the ambiance - what a beautiful...More

Thank Lucy E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Say you're in Sicily for a while and getting sick of the same old, same old. Well, Ristorante al Duomo is the answer to your prayers. It takes traditional Sicilian ingredients, like arancini, tuna, swordfish, fava beans and others and spins them in innovative and...More

Thank EllenT116
Reviewed 6 days ago

The restaurant has a nice view of Duomo. But this is the only "pro". The prices are high, the staff is unfriendly, the food is average. We ordered a steak, half of which was good, but the other half was impossible to cut or to...More

Thank Touristka-UA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to get a table here on a busy Saturday night, having left another restaurant due to poor service. We spotted the beautiful balcony overlooking the square. We were even luckier to be told that the private balcony table had just been...More

Thank Emmma333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic find in a city with masses of restaurants, but this one really stood out. It was a recommendation, and did not disappoint. We sat upstairs with a view across the square, and felt like we were in Taormina with the bustle of people...More

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The worst service I have ever received. I cannot describe the good ups here. They are just changing because they have a few people rating them good. I highly recommend no one to go this place . After waiting for 1 hour 45 mins for...More

Thank Niral M
AlDuomoTaormina, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Ristorante al Duomo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear client, I'm sorry to read that some distractions are described as structural issues. The "amouse bouche" that was a fresh tuna tartar preceded our communication with the kitchen and was promptly replaced with a vegetarian dish. As for the lemonade with ice I personally...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Went here with my wife and kids with high expectations, but we were a bit disappointed. Sat outside at first, but there were so many wasps we had to go inside. Two of the waiters were really nice and great with the kids, while the...More

Thank ANorway
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The location is hard to beat (but then again, it is Taormina, so could be said of many restaurants). To echo some other reviewers, the raw seafood platter was amazing, and the wine was terrific. We found service to be attentive and very personable and...More

Thank NMRB91
AlDuomoTaormina, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Ristorante al Duomo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

We are sorry to hear that the main courses didn't satisfy your expectations; maybe other dishes from our menu could have satisfied better your palate. As for the prices, they are the result of an attentive research of the best raw materials available on the...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

We had an outstanding meal - and it would have been fabulous in the centre of London, New York or anywhere else with wall-to-wall amazing restaurants. The place itself is lovely - we had a table overlooking the very pretty square and church. Even though...More

Thank JBCtwinstars
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Four of us went one evening we asked for four gin n tonics with cucumber they came no cucumber and when we got the bill they cost €18 each, long story short we paid €85 for two bowls of risotto and two g n t's...More

3  Thank Dieselwakefield
AlDuomoTaormina, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Ristorante al Duomo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Sorry we didn't tell you before that day we didn't have cucumber in the kitchen; prices of our courses, however, are in line with our careful selection of high quality materials and with gourmet cuisine. We invite you to come back for a drink, cucumber...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Taormina Mare SNC, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 625656
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