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La Buca

Corso Umberto 140 | Corso Umberto 140, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 625177
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible22%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Corso Umberto 140 | Corso Umberto 140, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place with Beautiful view... We ate pizza And salat everything was Very good, tasty, fresh... We will come back...

Thank 399anik_a
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting the Old Section of Taromina, we opted to try something away from the crowds on the main shopping street full of cruise people! Once you walk down dozens of steps, you can choose inside or out. Nice view of the bay! No issues...More

Thank jjflan
Palina_8, General Manager at La Buca, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Greetings from La Buca! Thank you for dining with us! Our staff is delighted to know that you enjoyed your meal and experience with us! We strive to provide an excellent service to each of our clients! Here in La Buca we specialize on fish/seafood...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just left this restaurant feeling really dissatisfied. Food was average. The wine was dreadful. We had to return one glass of red as it was bubbling and tasted like something I would put on my chips! The service was very poor and they charge 3...More

Thank Debbie H
Palina_8, General Manager at La Buca, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Greetings from La Buca! Thank you for your time writing your review. Thank you for dining with us. In Italy, Sicily, and ofcourse in Taormina coperto has been existing for a long period of time. I am proud of my staff, they always provide an...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here the other night. Mussels to start & bruschetta. The mussels were very nice, good portion too. Bruschetta was average but tasty. Both mains were pasta dishes. My tagliatelle was quite tasty & sauce was very good. My partners pasta "norna" dish was a...More

Thank SuperSixOne_IE
Palina_8, General Manager at La Buca, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings from La Buca! Thank you for dining with us! Our staff is delighted to know that you enjoyed your meal and experience with us! We strive to provide an excellent service to each of our clients! Here in La Buca we specialize on fish/seafood...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

La Buca is a busy seafood restaurant in a prime location. We ate dinner there - spaghetti vongole and swordfish. The food was delicious, wine list made up of local wines - the Grillo was really good. Service was faultless. I am surprised at the...More

Thank DunneScotland
Palina_8, General Manager at La Buca, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Greetings from La Buca! Thank you very much for taking your time to write this review! We are happy to know that you enjoyed your dining experience with us! We are proud that in La Buca we serve freshest seafood and typical Sicilian dishes with...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

I would simply echo the recent experience of David S. who has it to a tee and whose review relates to the period we visited the restaurant. We visited in the latter part of the evening when quieter yet had the same experience. The coperta...More

Thank holylee27
Palina_8, General Manager at La Buca, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Greetings from La Buca! Thank you for your time writing your review. Thank you for dining with us. In Italy, Sicily, and ofcourse in Taormina coperto has been existing for a long period of time. I am proud of my staff, they always provide an...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Taormina in Summer is extremely crowded (not to say August!). However, La Buca seems a place with peace, not far from the most crowded places, but seems miles away. The patio has an beautiful view, and the staff is very friendly, service is good, neither...More

Thank Daniel B
Palina_8, General Manager at La Buca, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Greetings from La Buca! Thank you for dining with us! Our staff is delighted to know that you enjoyed your meal and experience with us! We strive to provide an excellent service to each of our clients! Here in La Buca we specialize on fish/seafood...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We wandered in for an evening meal. La Buca specialises in sea food which we generally like. Even though La Buca is next door to Granduca it shares none of its charm. The waiters seemed disinterested, the restaurant had no life and the food was...More

Thank David S
Palina_8, General Manager at La Buca, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings from La Buca! Thank you for dining with us! We make each of our customers experiences special! We are proud to serve our clients with high quality service and attention to every detail. We delighted to know that you enjoyed picturesque views of the...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

We were hot, tired, hungry, and weary of the tourist filled street, when we stumbled upon La Buca. It was 11:30 am when we entered the quiet restaurant, and we were the first diners for lunch. What a beautiful view! We had excellent service, and...More

Thank David S
Palina_8, General Manager at La Buca, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Greetings from La Buca! Thank you for dining with us! Our staff is delighted to know that you enjoyed your meal and experience with us! We strive to provide an excellent service to each of our clients! Here in La Buca we specialize on fish/seafood...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017

We wanted somewhere pleasant but not fancy for lunch and that's exactly what we got a La Buca. We shared some melon and Parma ham. Boyfriend had a tuna salad and I had spaghetti carbonara that was a bit scrambled eggy. Food was acceptable but...More

Thank 724jane
Palina_8, General Manager at La Buca, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Greetings from La Buca! Thank you for dining with us! We make each of our customers experiences special! We are proud to serve our clients with high quality service and attention to every detail. We delighted to know that you enjoyed picturesque views of the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Umberto 140 | Corso Umberto 140, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 625177
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Description
Restaurant La Buca, specializes in seafood, Italian, and Mediterranean cuisine. We dedicate ourselves to create and provide truly outstanding servise and entertainment. We are proud to say that we are one of the best historic, authentic, Sicilian restaurants in Taormina, Sicily. We exceed our clients expectations by providing excellent service, and high quality dishes that are always fresh, and cooked to the perfection. We are focusing on the concept " Happy guest, equals our success". Our staff is a team of highly trained professionals which therefore deliver extraordinary service. Restaurant La Buca with its flexible layout is an excellent place for weddings, intimate meetings, large-scale corporate parties, cocktail parties, seminars, AGMs, workshops, or just a casual lunch or dinner with friends and family. Our experienced staff will handle your event with attention to every detail.
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