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La Taverna dell' Etna

Via Alcide De' Gasperi 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 28868
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (32 reviews)
“ravioli” (20 reviews)
“tuna” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Alcide De' Gasperi 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

From the greeting to the exit this place was worth the visit. The views were worth the visit we had our best and cheapest meal with great uninterrupted views of mount etna. Would definitely go back if we ever visited Taormina again.

Thank thearsenalone
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We walked to Castelmola from Taormina and spotted La Taverna dell'Etna from the castle. We went for lunch and were not disappointed. We were lucky to be seated on the terrace where the view of Etna was superb with food to match! We started with...More

Thank ianbridge2017
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had a taxi drive us up to Castelmola from our hotel in Taormina and when we asked him to recommend a place for lunch, he suggested La Taverna dell' Etna. We were seated on the cozy back terrace with beautiful views of Mt. Etna....More

Thank MSJ1
Reviewed 12 October 2017

First .. the terrace, eating with mountain Etna flooding your view - rising from the sea to ~3400meters, being on a cliff, at hundreds of meters above the sea - that is something wow.. The food and the service are impressive. Being a relatively large...More

Thank CodLI
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Castelmora during our port stop in Giardino Naxos. After a bit of geocaching, we looked at TripAdvisor reviews for a restaurant and were 138 feet away, so gave it a go. It was terrific, from the house wine to the waiter who patiently...More

Thank critterchick1953
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I can't comment on the view as it was pouring with rain when we visited and the back of the restaurant (from where you would normally see Etna) was steamed up from a restaurant full of diners. La Taverna dell' Etna has a nice vibe...More

Thank thebigbrowndog
Reviewed 30 September 2017

On our first night staying in Castelmola we chose this restaurant and had to return the following night. Initially we were informed the restaurant was full so we had to return an hour later. The packed restaurant is a reflection of how good this restaurant...More

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing restaurant in small, magic city.. It was wonderful experience, food was really good and the service was so kind. And of course that beautiful view. Good job!

Thank lemusilova
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We caught the bus up from Taormina and arrived early to take in the view. It was unfortunately blowing a gale but in the glassed in portico we're still able to watch Mt Etna change moods as the night closed in. But it was the...More

2  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We chose to eat inside because the terrace was too loud. The food was average at best and the staff... The waiter was at first polite and in the end became rather offensive for no good reason (a problem with our credit card). Felt like...More

Thank William M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Alcide De' Gasperi 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Castelmola
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 28868
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