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La Taverna dell' Etna

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Via Alcide De Gasperi, 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 28868
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00:00 - 00:00
11:45 - 15:30
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was so good we visited twice during our stay, first time on the terrace, you have to book and the views are amazing, it a shame about the pesky wasps. The food was exceptional and very reasonably priced, love the spaghetti Naxos, cassata and the carafe of house wine. Nice service and popular with the locals as well

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Wexford, Ireland
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I loved this restaurant and if time had allowed we would have went back again. The food was excellent and set in a beautiful location with views of Mount Etna. A great location for dinner - loved it.

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Araraquara, SP
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Food was very good, but as we went by night we could not see Etna. Staff was not gentle and we did not fell confortable with them. Anyway it is reccomended.

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Only negative was being told we couldn't pay by credit card because 'the machine did not work', not for the first time in Taormina. However, we were told before lunch, which was helpful. Stunning memorable location on a clear October day and food delicious. Recommended if wandering around delightful Castelmola. Even paid by credit card.

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san luis obispo, ca
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157 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Decent but not inspiring food in this hilltop village. We were here on an excursion of a Sicily tour. The white and red wine were marginal at best. The antipasti were better than the main course. The views are outstanding. The service was very good.

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Thank slocal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Came here twice during our trip as the food so was tasty. Good views out over bay from the terrace too. Food was good value for money and cooked to perfection. We had the seafood ravioli, and the seafood trio, both of which I would recommend.

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Uxbridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

A fabulous place to have some outstanding food and great views of Mount Etna especially at Sunset with a sun setting over Etna. Sat on the veranda was a little Breezy but wouldn't have traded the view or the experience for anything would go there again anytime. Outstanding service and outstanding food.

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Perth, Oz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Lunch here gave an amazing view across the valleys to Mt Etna. The food and wine was to match the view in both price and quality. The service was also good

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Huggate
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The best restaurant not only in Castelmola but also Taormina. Interesting traditional food with modern twist. We enjoyed Caponata, Spaghetti all Vongole, Seared sesame Tuna and roasted wild Boar. Excellent house wine. Very good service and great conversations with the waiters who are rightly proud of their Slow Food. Lovely views of Etna from the rear terrace.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a pretty good place to eat lunch and have a nice view of Mt. Etna. The food was great and the waitstaff was nice. Nice little stop in Castelmola.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$43
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 00:00
11:45 - 15:30
Monday
00:00 - 00:00
11:45 - 15:30
Tuesday
00:00 - 00:00
11:45 - 15:30
Wednesday
00:00 - 00:00
11:45 - 15:30
Thursday
00:00 - 00:00
11:45 - 15:30
Friday
00:00 - 00:00
11:45 - 15:30
Saturday
00:00 - 00:00
11:45 - 15:30
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?