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La Taverna dell' Etna

Via Alcide De' Gasperi 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 28868
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (37 reviews)
“spaghetti” (14 reviews)
“seared tuna” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m. Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Alcide De' Gasperi 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Tired of the usual pasta and pizza restaurant and this restaurant had a more interesting menu. Booked a table and they kindly gave us the best table on the balcony overlooking Mount Etna at sunset (sigh..) Wonderful food, great service and a memorable evening. Would...More

Thank Sunny_Days_2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good value for money, great view, good food, friendly stuff and no waiting long before being served !!!

Thank Pudina J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We managed to get a table on the terrace which overlooks an amazinggg view. The waiter was ok and the service was fairly quick.Food is ok but quite pricey for what you get.Over all though ,it is all worth it just for that view.

Thank Federica B
Reviewed 1 week ago

As per my title, the food here is nothing special and just let me tell you since I am local. Been here with friends coming from Rome and I had to bring them elsewhere to have such a better fish. The pasta was ok but...More

Thank JJmgn_1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a week in Sicily and we were looking for a traditional cosy taverna to experience home-cooked food and La Taverna dell'Etna was just that - excellent food, fresh local products and rich menu. The owner and his team are very friendly and gave...More

Thank _tstanoykova
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant in Castelmola after not finding a good option in Taormina. We got there just in time opening for dinner, since we did not have a reservation for dinner. Luckily, we were still accepted for the dinner. We wanted to be...More

Thank Gianluca I
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to the restaurant but we booked so managed to get a table on the balcony which was stunning. The food here was fantastic quality and also great value, everything was well priced and the service was great. They even provided...More

Thank ashmalin
Reviewed August 15, 2018

We returned twice to this excellent small taverna with its marvellous views of Etna. There was something on the menu to please everyone - great steak & chips for the carnivorous teen, glorious tasting platters of Sicilian delicacies for the greedy gourmand, the freshest local...More

Thank H_in_B
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

This place was a gem two years ago. Our return visit did not disappoint. Excellent , food, service and quality a complete joy. Can’t wait to come back in the future. Staff remembered our faces which was lovely. The only difference was the menu which...More

Thank Sharron D
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to dine and watch a wonderful view of Etna. Several choices within both seafood and meat. The food tasted great and were nicely presented. Prices are good

Thank 484Chris
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
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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