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La Tavernetta

Via Timoleone 22/24, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 23378
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“tuna” (10 reviews)
“sardines” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Timoleone 22/24, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Ok - we had been advised to go to this place by Stefano at Baglio Giammaccaro on the other side of Sicily. This restaurant is down a quiet back street, so not a place you’re going to come across unless you go looking. It’s worth...More

Thank Rcasster
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Having read the few poor reviews of this restaurant, and having had an excellent lunch there, I am under the impression that these reviews are from a different restaurant! The situation, in a quiet alleyway which is not easy to find is both attractive and...More

Thank bigfin2016
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I must admit that we often look at Tripadviser when deciding where to eat in a new destination. We did so in Taormina, and came along to La Tavernetta. We hadn't booked, and the lady who ran the place (I assume) was inside a little...More

Thank GenghisandOtherOne
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant twice during our holiday to Taormina the food on both occasions was fantastic great service and a lovely atmosphere. There was a great choice and it would be suitable for families as well.

Thank scamps2017
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We ate here two nights running, including our last night in Taormina. The experience was so good. Delicious fresh fish and lobster pasta one night, and then lamb and tuna the following night. Very friendly owner who speaks multiple languages. Beautiful bottle of wine both...More

Thank emma c
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We just stumbled on this restaurant and were very glad we did. The waiters are extremely courteous without being pushy. More importantly the food was superb. Every single person at our table really enjoyed their meal, and the risotto with prawns is the best risotto...More

Thank Smoolander
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We ate in many places in Taormina, but this was one of the few that deserves a review! A few steps outside the shopping area we found this little gem. Super friendly people, fantastic food for a fair price.

Thank Eveuger
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We loved our food experience as there were many dishes that were portions that were authentic Sicilian. Service was great as it wasn't busy. It's under new management. The Sicilian eggplant was very tasty. Wine selection good. We had been to Sicily multiple times. ;...More

Thank notaholidayToronto
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We were 6 people to visit the restaurant that we stumbled upon by chance. Highlights: super nice location and friendly staff, attentive to children. The lasagna was especially good, and so were he lamb chops. The rest of the food was ok but not more...More

Thank Tanja G
Reviewed 23 July 2017

My wife and I found this restaurant whilst making our way to the Giardini Della villa communal. On a very hot day we decided to stop for a drink before going on to the gardens. The waiter made us welcome and without pressing us left...More

Thank Chris R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
9:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
9:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
9:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
9:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
9:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
9:45 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Timoleone 22/24, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 23378
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