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Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 625633
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (43 reviews)
“swordfish” (25 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The rudest service I ever saw worldwide. Very arrogant and bad food. Service was very slow. Mediocre place and rude attitude in an island known for its friendly and cheerful people. Don't go there negative energy around

Thank andrew s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fish-dishes served are good, it would be even better if these were served with a smile and some friendliness. Be prepared for quite some stairs before and after the meal, which is nice to get hungry but not so nice with a full stomach...More

Thank Jeras v
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read the excellent reviews and booked in advance taking the cable car down to Mazzaro from Taormina .... we were not disappointed. Our meal was excellent and the staff were very warm, friendly and welcoming. Can't understand the recent poor reviews, don't let...More

Thank wirralblue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

decided to go due to all the reviews and booked ahead. From the minute we arrived it felt as if we were an inconvenience. Service was disorganized and we waiting over 30 minutes for someone to take our drinks order. food was very good but...More

Thank jodi a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant tells many people it's full when most tables are empty. Arrogant and unfriendly service. Very surprising for a restaurant in Italy when most restaurants are welcoming and friendly. Only plus about restaurant is he quaint location in a corner of a beach. Not worth...More

Thank Saleh A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant expecting really good food. I got a reservation way ahead of time as it had gotten good reviews. My hotel was impressed that I got a reservation. We got there 10 minutes early and they told us to go away....More

Thank Phyllis011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a wonderful restaurant the food is outstanding and the service and helpfulness of the staff made our last meal in Sicily unforgettable.... you must visit this restaurant on the beach. Everything is amazing, our only disappointment was that we didn't find it until...More

Thank sally14b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We turned immediately left out of our hotel and followed the signs all the way down to the beach and this restaurant. It is lovely and has a great secluded location. Great food great service and we then walked along the front up some steps...More

Thank Russ M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It wasn't that easy to find but well worth the effort. Lovely rustic setting overlooking the small bay. Friendly service and good food at a sensible price. Good sauces, great fish, I had the veal escalope and nice local wine recommendation as well.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the San Domenico Palace Hotel and decided we wanted to have dinner by the water at Mazzaro. We were greeted with friendliness and charm and the food and service were generous and faultless. The view towards the bay, lit by the...More

Thank Venustas96
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 625633
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