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Ristorante al Duomo

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Via Taormina Mare SNC, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 625656
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

we had high hopes when we visited this restaurant but we're sadly disappointed. The starter, though well presented was tasteless - fried broad bean and cheese as was the langoustine risotto which was bland with just 2 langoustines in it. Duck was ok. We didn't bother to have the dessert, and the bill came to over 100 euros. Very expensive... More 

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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I quite argued about that one: The food was really good in terms of quality but lacked a bit of specialness for a place like that. Rather pricey for what you get. Service was another thing. Asked for a wine we knew and liked (30-35 EUR) which was out, recommendation was a 60+EUR wine. Waited for 5+minutes... More 

Thank FBuehring
New York City, New York
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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Just returned from 4 nights in Taormina and we LOVED our dinner at al Duomo. It was a cool but beautiful evening, and we dined al fresco over looking the duomo. Spectacular! Our party started with pasta and then shared a delicious whole fish with a cherry tomato, olive, potato sauce. It was fresh and scrumptious. The wait staff was... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This is a reliable restaurant; dine outside as it is airy and sparkling with casual dining. Owner offered a quick piccolo Prosecco when he did not have a table ready, good customer contact and fine table manners here. Top rustic cum local cuisine without being to dressed; eggplant and cheese bake tasty, grilled, sliced octapus, charry, tender, crude seafood of... More 

Thank Scudamore-Smith
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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113 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We really wanted to like this restaurant. But found the food average. The location is terrific facing the Duomo -- with one major drawback-- 9 young boys noisily playing "hide and Seek" in the piazza. Two hours of constant enthusiastic screaming! The owner was a treat and offered us a grappa on the way out!

Thank santagaryfe
Bernardsville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Wonderful food at Al Duomo which is located at Piazza Duomo. Our waiter was very pleasant and attentive. He spoke English which was a great help. The food was amazing. The restaurant is one level up from another restaurant so don't get it confused like we almost did. Enjoy!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We made a huge mistake visiting this restaurant over the other, in hindsight, much better places to eat in Taormina. After walking in and asking if we could have a table for two. The person behind the bar, obviously the owner, asked if we had a reservation. Replying that unfortunately we didn't, his immediate, scoffing reaction seemed to set the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous dinner at Al Duomo we selected the fresh sea bass prepared Sicilian style which is very simple but really, really delicious, the service was perfect and on the way out the owner poured us all a shot of grappa which he participated in as well, one of our best meals on our month long vacation to... More 

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Oundle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Following 2 really poor meals at the San Domenico hotel restaurants we were delighted to dine here on our last evening in Taormina. Great selection of fresh seafood , friendly and efficient staff and an OK wine list. Recommended

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This was a lovely restaurant- my friend and I went twice including for our final meal. Excellent fish in lovely natural light sauces and super friendly service. Beautiful location overlooking P del Duomo 2. Courses each plus good bottle of wine E 130 reasonable. Recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic
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
12:00 - 14:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?