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Shelter Ristorante and Pizzeria

Via Fratelli Bandiera 10, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24034
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (58 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
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Via Fratelli Bandiera 10, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 225 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

After seeing the wonderful Amphitheatre, we strolled along the streets of the town which by this time had become very busy and extremely hot. Therefore this little restaurant was a welcome find. Down steps on a side street to the left with cool shaded, outside...More

Thank SandiGlasgow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited her and were not overly impressed. Food was so so and nothing to write home about. Service was slow and took forever to get a drink! The table behind us was very noisy and due to tightness of tables it was not an...More

Thank Rochort12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate in Shelter this week, it was on our list of "must visit" restaurants. Its off the very busy corso umberto and offers an ideal quiet location. Staff are welcoming, attentive and friendly. We shared prawns to start followed by two pasta dishes. The...More

Thank SuperSixOne_IE
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went to this restaurant because our first choice was shut to a power failure. Our lucky night!! Excellent mussels and clams in tomato sauce to start followed by a very good pizza bresaola. My wife had a very good penne with...More

Thank StephenSW19
Reviewed 1 week ago

Started well, friendly waiter sat us at table inside given others queuing for table on terrace, proceeded to recommend local wine at our request which turned out to be decent. Then rapidly downhill, waited 45 minutes.....yes 45 minutes for starter to arrive without so much...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch having visited the amphitheater and gardens in the morning. We chose a table on the steps down to the main county yard where most people sit which whilst was a lovely location, meant we were a little neglected in terms...More

Thank Emmma333
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small portions, prices are the same as the main street. Menu is not up to date, the service is not friendly. Table next to us were also unhappy with their mixed plate of seafood. They wanted us all to order at the same moment or...More

2  Thank Stanimir D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is outstanding! We have dined here on two occasions this holiday because the meals are superb. Fresh, authentic and wholesome Sicilian cooking. The service staff are also very good, friendly and attentive. I highly recommend the Tagliatelle pasta, just bellissimo!

Thank Bgl2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very average touristic place. Food is not very good and it seems it shares a kitchen with the restaurant next door. We had a gnocchi with pesto sauce from a can. Pesto from a can? In Italy? Really?

Thank Yaron T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived after being at the beach so we weren't dressed so nicely. We didn't have reservations but were accepted immediately. Food was very good. one of the best we had in Sicily. we had pasta and fish and all were tastey.

Thank JonathanL176
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fratelli Bandiera 10, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 24034
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