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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” (37 reviews)
“spaghetti” (14 reviews)
“seared tuna” (4 reviews)
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Alcide De' Gasperi 29, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Knieweich
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank YYZpax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank TraumaMD911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank pad_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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)

Thank BobStamford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Xerrin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Geraldine E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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

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

Thank Greatblackhawk
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$46
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, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 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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