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La Tavernetta

Via Timoleone 22/24, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 23378
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (19 reviews)
“fillet steak” (5 reviews)
“caponata” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via Timoleone 22/24, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you find yourself in busy Taormina you could do a lot worse than La Tavernetta. Decent food, attentive service and (for a tourist area) reasonable prices.

Thank Ciaran_Tripping
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have not so much to say, only that it was really good! We had the fish on the grill, that was really good. But be careful because you don't know the price in front. Thank you for everything!

Thank LouiseD3088
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We stopped here because it said 'no pizza' on the menu, and the location was on the steps was pretty. The menu looked interesting, and everything we ate was very good. The seafood risotto was lovely. The Sea Bass was well cooked, with a side...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Really nice place to have lunch, we had just visited the ancient theater and were looking for somewhere a bit more quiet to have lunch. This was looking so nice and relaxed, that we decided to get a table. Lunch was good, we both had...More

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Friendly helpful staff. Menu options extensive. When asked for gluten free pasta with gorgon zola cheese, which wasn't on menu, it was produced and was amazing. Main course of mackerel, with tomatoes, capers and olives was so much better than its components. Wine, suggested by...More

Thank rovsingg
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This place is located very nice at the bottom of ancient and very beautiful stairs. It is calm and relaxing and the place and surroundings are romantic. Very nice and charming staff and the food is good (but not great). We recommend it!

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

waiter was very helpful, we had starters then fresh fish with potatoes Sicilian style, good food; nice wine as recommended; great location; Taormina is a tourist hotspot, but it still has genuine tavernas

Thank ego1893
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We found this place while looking for something else. The owner was very nice so we decided to return that evening to have dinner. The food was delicous! Grilled Sea Bass was perfectly cooked. The wine selections were very good and fairly proced. Definitely worth...More

Thank abbeysm0m
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation for a Michelin star restaurant but when we walked by this place and saw the menu, it was exactly what we wanted and we cancelled our fine dining reservation. We sat outside and we were shaded properly even though it was...More

Thank Scenic766631
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Wenn chose it cause of the remark at thank entrance 'no pizza'. Web foto a free prosecco as a welchem. Starters and main dishes were well cooked, very tasty and Well presented. The price was high, as everywhere in taormina. But you get good value...More

Thank M R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
9:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
9:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
9:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
9:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
9:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:45 PM - 12:00 AM
9:45 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Timoleone 22/24, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 23378
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