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Il Veliero

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Via la Marmora 10, 98026 Nizza di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
+39 346 409 1355
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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

We arrived in Nizza late afternoon and asked the owner if we could plan a birthday celebration in 3 hours for 8 people with a special seafood dish "pesce spade involtini" No problem. Everything was wonderful. They were very accommodating as we brought our own dessert, happily providing pates.

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Athens, Greece
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87 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

The owners are very polite and willing to help you find the best plate for you among the fresh fishes. We ordered a fried calamari (delicious) 4 prawns, mussels, swordfish and fried potatoes as well as still water and grapa....all that for 44€. It is a small tavern, serves in plastic plates, open for lunch and dinner as well. A... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

The real taste of Sicily... The best meal I had in my three weeks trip to the south of Italy. It's worth the trip from Taormina or Messina.

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Great seafood not far from Taormina. The atmosphere is very simple. The owners make you feel like home. The food is great. The stuffed muscles are the best I have ever had. Can't wait to go back.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013 via mobile

This gem is worth the short trip from Taromina. The restaurant is a stones throw from the beach and was one of the best seafood meals we have ever had. The food is reason enough to go, but the hospitality of the owners made the experience that much better. Get away from the tourist traps and have an amazing authentic... More 

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Leicester, UK
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2013

Small but intensely good, this little trattoria, just off the sea front in unprententious Nizza serves locally caught fish with gusto. The seafood linguini is a winner, the best I've had but leave space for the stuffed swordfish and fit in the grilled calimari, if you have room. Practise your Italian with the family while you digest. Much more genuine... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2013

Il Veliero.....it is a small place with big heart!My first experience was grilled calamar...excellant.Really excellant food plus very warm,familial atmosphere.Honestly recommend!The owners give you all the best.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via la Marmora 10, 98026 Nizza di Sicilia, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Nizza di Sicilia
  • Phone Number: +39 346 409 1355

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