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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%
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“seafood” (38 reviews)
“ravioli” (21 reviews)
“seared tuna” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Alcide De' Gasperi 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

If you sit on the balcony you will have a great view over the landscape and of course the Etna (Volcano). We had delicious food pasta, beef and salat but the staff was a bit reserved but still friendly.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Knieweich
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We were staying in Castelmola and really enjoyed discovering the local restaurants - for a town this small, there are some great options. La Taverna dell' Etna is a standout - not only for the great local, Sicilian dishes but also for the lovely view...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank YYZpax
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Look around the village then come back here for great views and atmosphere. You can have a espresso / desert or Lunch and dinner. We did it all. excellent experience the food is excellent, the prices are fair (not cheap and not too expensive) and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank TraumaMD911
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Went here with a group and enjoyed a very nice dinner, a la carte menu plus a good selection of daily recomendations. I had a very good tuna stew. Reasonable wine list with some good Etna wines. There was a huge group in a room...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pad_11
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Stunning views towards Etna superb terrace. Service was a bit hit and miss and the food was good without being spectacular. If we go again we will probably try and find somewhere different. They could not take credit cards (see other reviews)

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BobStamford
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Spent my birthday lunch here, after a long morning strolling through Castelmola. We didn’t arrive early enough for a prime spot on the balcony, which I’d highly recommend you do since the views are glorious. The food was a wonderful treat, and my husband and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Xerrin
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We had dishes from the specials list, which were both very good. The fish stuffed ravioli was especially delicious. Lovely view over Etna and the coast. A fabulous place to recover from either the very long and steep walk or the perilous bus ride up...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 782geraldinee
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Looks like a small cafe from the outside but we were led outside to a balcony with the most beautiful views... perfect coffee stop.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank michellesY7115IH
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

I am a travel director from #simplytrafalgar I was here with 46 guests, all was more then superb!!!! All my guests were incredible surprised and happy. Excellent Quality of food, Good atmosphere and excellent service

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank roderickd823
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

La Taverna dell’Etna is situated in Castelmola which is a small village high above Taormina and is a real genuine natural terrace built around the ruins of a Norman Castle. Castelmola was also a wonderful experience as from the top you can see the Ionian...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Greatblackhawk
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$11 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 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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