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Restaurant Cinque Archi

Via S. Giovanni Bosco, 15, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 628722
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (6 reviews)
“sardines” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via S. Giovanni Bosco, 15, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect for a romantic, elegant, delicious meal in the heart of Taormina! The service was prompt, kind and courteous. The food was delicious, we shared the tartare, spaghetti lobster, and sea bass with potatoes. Everything was delicious and beautifully presented to match the beautiful atmosphere.

Thank LAGold27
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We came to this restaurant given that it was recommended by our hotel concierge. Positives: atmosphere (2nd floor view of a piazza), nice staff. Negatives: prices are high - be aware that on the menu some seafood dishes are priced by weight (e.g. per 100g),...More

Thank Andre_Reviews
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

This is an upmarket restaurant and not cheap when you order the whole fish or shell fish. We got the Sea Bass grilled whole fish, salad and a veggie grilled dish. The table was set on the balcony which accommodates three max, overlooking the sea...More

Thank Maurice2c
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

The setting is beautiful. Reserve early to get a table for two on one of the small balconies overlooking the square and church. We did but arrived and were escorted to a remote table which we refused. He reluctantly gave us the balcony take we...More

Thank LarryandTim
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

The food was good but like another reviewer here, I am not sure I was served what I asked for. Too much sauce and not enough fish. But the caponata was good and so were the sardines. And watching the “struscio” is an added bonus....More

Thank Georgiana C
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We ate here as we’d read a positive review which recommended a visit. We were certainly not disappointed. The maitre ‘d was very polite (we’d not booked) and gave us a welcoming drink to have whilst suggesting we could wait for a window balcony seat....More

1  Thank Choowearer
Reviewed August 27, 2018

As I said,the place is indeed very nice. Good food,good reception nice waiter and that view.You simply cannot compare to any place else. It is most a seafood place but they have good pasta and very nice meats.

1  Thank Emilio01
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Excellent service, spoke some English which was very helpful for us. Food was fresh, cooked to perfection and delicious! Vegetarian options available too. Overall brilliant service!

1  Thank Jasmine S
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We had diner there on the 2nd May, it was raining a lot and we were the only guests that evening having diner after 8.30pm. I chose the pasta with lobster on the menu and the manager asked me if I would prefer to have...More

Thank laurentlondon2018
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Had the most romantic and spectacular dinner at this restaurant with the most amazing table on the terrace over looking the Taormina center square. The service was phenomenal couldn’t ask for better hospitality. Really enjoyed over looking the music playing below us and the view...More

1  Thank Holba05
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June 21, 2016|
Response from FellowTraveler3089 | Reviewed this property |
Julie H
July 18, 2015|
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Response from 5archi | Property representative |
Good evening, we confirmed Your reservation for 16th August, at 20.00. Would I like to know how many persones You are? Kind regards, Ristorante Cinque Archi
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Ingrid K
July 7, 2015|
Response from 5archi | Property representative |
Good evening, we are very sorry, but we are closed for the lunch. Thank You to have choise us. Kind regards, Ristorante Cinque Archi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$92
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via S. Giovanni Bosco, 15, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 628722
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Among the best restaurants in the center of Taormina, our cuisine is based on Sicilian traditions and the delicacies of meat and fish. Tradition and romance make the five favorite arches in Taormina.
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