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Osteria Nero D'avola

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Piazza San Domenico di Guzman 2 b, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 628874
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a wonderful late dinner here. The fish and pasta were fantastic, and the wine list was very good. The waiter was helpful in choosing wines to accompany our meal,

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Seattle, Washington
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173 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go to this place. A great quiet setting just off the main street, on an idyllic back lane, awesome service in Italian and English, and phenominal food. Really outstanding food. We had asparagus rolls (great), the Sicilian ragu pasta (outstanding), and a variety of fish and meat entrees (swordfish, lamb chops, orange tuna). All were truly excellent. Wine list was... More 

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Coal City, Illinois
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered the grouper and grilled mixed vegetables and found it to be very good. The seasoning and sauce was excellent. Wish we could of tried more items on the menu.

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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140 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first met Turi Siligato in 2004 when he had finished his first year as a restauranteur. We made friends with him back then and have loved watching him grow. He has a passion for cooking with fresh ingredients, and he is charming. His staff are excellent (Levi, Alex, Christina, et al), and we are friends with all of them.... More 

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Cambridge
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had 4 nights in Taormina and was recommended this lovely restaurant from a friend at home. Ended up going for dinner twice during our stay. Great friendly service, lovely food and a very busy relaxed atmosphere. You definitely need to book.

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London
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a lovely quiet square , piazza San Domenico. Selective fresh menu each day , lovely local fish and vegetables ! Love the fact that the tomatoes and other vegetables were stacked high in boxes on the terrace so you could see the produce ! Finished off with home made cassata cake and limoncello !! Very nice food and good... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about our evening at Osteria Nero D'Avola was five star! It is hidden away from the bustle of the main street of Taormina where endless waiters are trying to lure you in. What a contrast! We were warmly greeted by a friendly waiter who then looked after us attentively (but was not overbearing) throughout the meal. The food was... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Great food and service. The chef/owner is a charming gentleman with a passion for locally sourced, sustainable food. A devotee of the Slow Food movement. An innovative approach to Sicilian food. Highly, highly recommend.

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Syracuse, Italy
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Someone told us the food in Taormina was not great. That person obviously never discovered this place. The only problem with the menu is that you will want to eat everything. Was so good we are here two of our three nights in Taormina. The menu changes daily depending on what is fresh and in season so hard to recommend... More 

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Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

What an amazing restaurant. We were a group of (mainly) vegetarians and we were exploring the streets of Taormina and stumbled across this restaurant. We looked at the menu and didn't really see much and started walking away - the owner/chef saw us and came out and convinced us to come and eat and he would prepare what we wanted.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Domenico di Guzman 2 b, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 628874

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