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Ristorante Da Giovanni

Via Nazionale Isolabella, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 23531
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (15 reviews)
“mussels” (12 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Nazionale Isolabella, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place by accident as it was one of the few restaurants still open in nov (the beach ones all close) but what a find! Very high quality ingredients are the key here. Food delicious as was the house white wine. The views though...More

Thank drewpots
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel across the road, this is restaurant was very convenient. The staff are very friendly, the food is very good with a good choice of dishes. On two occasions, two large groups of Italians ate there which is always a good...More

Thank IsabelleD875
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very convenient for our hotel on the sea front with views over the beach. Service was good and the fresh pasta dishes were excellent. We recommend the house red wine. As we were out of season there were few other diners that led to a...More

Thank Jon_Janet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A five minute climb of the stairs off Isolabella Beach to this resto with a gorgeous view and very fresh offerings for our late lunch. An excellent octopus salad with a side of tomatoes. My wife had calamari and Giovanni's salad. Very good. Service very...More

Thank ModestCanadians
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, very Good fresh food, acceptable:) prices , helpful personel, almost like at home .

Thank DottiPL
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ventured down to Isola Bella, and came across this place for lunch. The views are amazing, as is the food. The staff are also incredibly sweet and accommodating. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Xerrin
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Great place, great food, great service. My wife and I were very happy with the quality and presentation of the food served. The house wine was also very nice, my wife had the white with fish and I had the red with meat. We had...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Staying at La Plage Resort and wanted somewhere to walk to without going all the way to town. Sat right away and waited on promptly. Drinks and food were good and always served with a smile. Had the spaghetti bolognese and mixed fish. You get...More

Thank seven824
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Located directly across the street from our hotel in Taormina, Ristorante da Giovanni was not only super easy to get to, but the food was amazing. We did not have a reservation (recommended) but they were still able to accommodate us. The staff was friendly...More

Thank Miriam C
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Nice location above the beach, but at this time of year it does not open for dinner until 19:15, so there is nothing to see really – its dark! Nonetheless you can sit and listen to the waves below. However, the service is friendly, the...More

Thank Stan C
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nazionale Isolabella, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 23531
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