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caffe bar Turrisi

Piazza Duomo 19, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 28181
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Duomo 19, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, so it;s completely out of place in this quaint little Siciian village, a place with minchias everywhere, I mean everywhere. We were starving, looking for a place to eat and everything else was closed. So we thought we would give it a try, sat...More

Thank grechina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This spot was definitely worth the hike. I came on a Monday at 1230 and the place was empty. I was able to sit in the balcony with a view of Taromina and a plaza. What is funny is that there is a church not...More

Thank gatorgirl99
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I don't think you should go there with young children unless you want a crash course in where babies come from when they visit the facilities. We were a mixed group of 8 adults who do not consider ourselves straightlaced normally! Certainly never seen anything...More

Thank Glynis98
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

At the end of a long steep climb up the path to Castelmola, it was a treat to find this restaurant in an atmospheric square at the heart of the town. The food was fresh and delicious, the wine was refreshing, the sun was shining,...More

Thank SKTraveller01
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Hahaha, we were attracted by sheer curiosity, after reading about this bar on the Lonely Planet book. They left a taste of mistery, saying we would have learnt the meaning of local vocable "minchia". We did it, indeed!! Don't bring young children, if you don't...More

Thank bobsardo
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The location of this bar is right next to a piazza with excellent views of the surrounding countryside and beaches. On the inside, watch your step or you might get poked in the eye by one of those over sized Willies. Willies and dicks are...More

Thank pmgatt
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We entered during heavy rainfall and were surprised by the theme an interior of the bar - pizzeria. We had beer and pizza's and the environment was bringing good fun to our group. The pizzas have to stay a bit longer in the oven, please...More

Thank CornelisRdam
Reviewed 30 October 2016

To say the least this is a interesting place to visit for a nice lunch, the food is good and the house wine is good. The ambiance is really on the unusual side but well done. Castel Mola is worth the visit.

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We found this place just by chance- wandering around Castelmola- worth a visit entirely and wanted lunch and a drink and some lunch. Thought this looked good with great views and location in the tiny square. The view from the top floor is eye popping!...More

Thank Glenn S
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

There are Willies everywhere you look. You'd have to see it to believe it. We sat on the top floor overlooking the piazza, Church, and the bay. Food was really nice, service was excellent. Nicest lunch out I've had in a very long time. We...More

Thank Maureenethel
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Giulia G
Vi è la possibilità di cibi senza glutine?
18 August 2016|
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Response from Massimo T | Property representative |
assolutamente si. brioshe , pasta pizza panini e birra senza glutine.
Google Translation
Wie lange dauert es üblicherweise, bis 12 Flaschen persönlich in der Bar bestellter (und bezahlter) Vino di Mandorla nach Deutschland versandt wird? Und wie lange dauert üblicherweise die Beantwortung von e-Mails? How long does it usually take to ship 12 bottles personally at the bar ordered (and paid) Vino di Mandorla to Germany? And how long does it usually take to answer e-mails?
8 June 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:30 - 03:00
09:30 - 03:00
09:30 - 03:00
09:30 - 03:00
09:30 - 03:00
09:30 - 03:00
09:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Duomo 19, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Castelmola
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 28181
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The bar Turrisi is a place of worship located in Castelmola. Founded in 1947 at the hands of the rider Salvatore Turrisi, was born as an inn for foreigners where they were sipping tasty almond wine made ​​with white grapes and infusion of bitter almonds. Structure after the war that has turned into a hotel, here you can enjoy over the almond wine, pizzas, pasta dishes ices and ice cream. Also extends over four elevations with views of the Duomo of Castelmola Gulf of Giardini Naxos and Mount Etna. He became famous for his sculptures representing the phallic worship and the very free social custom that made Taormina a cultural reference for many artists and not. Many magazines show us how one of the attractions of Sicily, but we like to think that convey a thought of being Sicilian and freedom of expression, in a structure difficult to manage since the 4 levels. Who does not know how to interpret these places far from wanting to be rude, and does not know or does not have the respect of all that, the place to find elsewhere.