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Trattoria da Nino

Via Luigi Pirandello 37 | Si Trova a 50 Metri Della Funivia, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 21265
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (150 reviews)
“tuna carpaccio” (27 reviews)
“prawns” (34 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Luigi Pirandello 37 | Si Trova a 50 Metri Della Funivia, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped here straight off the bus from Catania before we even got into the main part of Taormina, but it got our afternoon off to a great start. The starters of melanzana and an assortment of smoked fish (tuna, salmon and swordfish) were superb...More

Thank davecamb
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Definitely one of the better restaurants in Taormina. Bit hard to find - so ask before going for location. Will have to likely walk also. Best for dinner.

Thank fencingdad
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

If you are in Taormina, you have to go Da Nino, it is local and the food is awesome. Tuna carpacchio and oysters were delicious. Service was also very good and friendly. We loved it !

Thank Emir S
nicio, Proprietario at Trattoria da Nino, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017
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Grazie tornate ancora!!!!!!

Reviewed 8 December 2017

Food is super fresh. Great restaurant, locals go to. Friendly staff. I went there 13 years ago on my first trip to Taormina and had to go back on this trip. Had great lunch -pasta with truffles

Thank Diane M
nicio, Proprietario at Trattoria da Nino, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017
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Grazie Grazie Grazie !!!!!!

Reviewed 5 December 2017

During our stay at Taormina we had dinner for 3 nights.Hotel was within walking distance to hotel and although were not suprb for 2 nights we satisfied with the food as well the treatment of the staff.However at last night of our stay my wife's...More

Thank leventolgun
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This was recommended to us by fellow travellers so we made reservations. Our order was taken by inattentive staff who didn't record our choices correctly. The staff was surly when we pointed out the incorrect order. We were totally disappointed! Also, once we had eaten,...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We enjoyed the restaurant so much we ate there twice. Once they let us in before they were officially open so we didn't have to stand outside. The food was amazing, especially the pastas. Unfortunately, we couldn't eat everything on the menu because we only...More

Thank GinnyandRon
nicio, Proprietario at Trattoria da Nino, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017
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Grazie tante e arrivederci presto!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reviewed 1 November 2017

We ate at this trattoria 4 out of the 5 nights we spent in Taormina and tried different dishes almost every evening- all were delicious. It’s very busy and bustling but the staff are extremely efficient and gave good personal attention. Jan Luca the co-owner...More

Thank Happytraveller1393
nicio, Proprietario at Trattoria da Nino, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017
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Grazie tante arrivederci presto!!!!

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Interesting mix of locals and tourists. The menu may, at first glance, look pretty standard but the quality is high. Service is excellent, fast without rushing you, and very alert to your needs. The staff can tell you about specials of the day. Atmosphere was...More

Thank DUN01170
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Ideally located just couple minutes walk from cable car station at top of hill in Taormina. Restaurant was very busy, so glad we booked. Seemed like a lot of locals were eating in there which was a good sign. We had Pasta a la Norma...More

Thank Wheelbarrow10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 49 - US$ 111
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luigi Pirandello 37 | Si Trova a 50 Metri Della Funivia, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 21265
  • E-mail
Trattoria da Nino, known by locals for its genuine Sicilian fare for three generations, was established over 50 years ago by the Nicita family of Taormina. Co -owners Nino Nicita, with forty years in the restaurant sector, and his nephew Gianluca, with a background in modern rennovation and wines expertise, bring the perfect combination for a fine dining experience - high quality locally sourced food, innovation, and hospitality. The restaurant offers meat, fish and vegetarian specialties, first rate service and an excellent wine list featuring the best Sicilian wines. In addition to the modern dining room, we offer a splendid panoramic terrace, providing a view of the northern Sicilian Coast and the west Coast of Calabria. Or, you may choose to reserve our newly rennovated private hall, complete with panoramic view, for our special fish based menu and complementary wines, available for parties of 6 - 12 persons.
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