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Ristorante Taverna al Paladino

Via Naumachia 21, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 393 350 7914
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (31 reviews)
“tuna” (11 reviews)
“caponata” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Via Naumachia 21, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my husband decided to eat in this restaurant based on tripadvisor reviews. They served us bread- just dry bread with no oil or balsamiv vinegear. I ordered fried squids and shrimps- came very very dry, barely can feel the squid taste, tastes of...More

1  Thank Rasha I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chef needs to taste food octopus salad with potatoes and capers so salty left bad taste. Tuna with raisins and pine nuts not sure what the sauce was but again too much salt.

Thank Marie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to agree. The service was slow. We thought that the locals were served attentively so the visiting foreigners can wait. The location is very popular and there is plenty of choice. We had the experience of a specific dish of fresh pasta with...More

Thank mastermuzz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here while visiting Taormina and were really disappointed. We ordered 2 beers to drink and it took over 20 minutes before they were even brought to our table. After waiting for another 20 minutes, we were finally served our first dishes, the caponata,...More

1  Thank WanderingFoodie2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went several times to this restaurant during our stay in Taormina and everything we tried was just delicious. The menu has a huge selection of tuna dishes and the service is friendly. The highlight was the platter of raw shrimps and scampi. Surprised by...More

Thank Arichok
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We left after two hours of waiting for our first course! Read good reviews so decided to pick this place. It wasn’t super busy but waiter warned us that may be a small wait for food. Two hours later and we were still waiting. Other...More

1  Thank oisin15
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Our family of 6 where impressed with the ratings and we decided to have dinner at Paladino.We asked for Bruscetta and where told that they are a real restaurant and don't have this.We all ordered different appetizers and main dishes.My Seafood salad was not cooked...More

1  Thank Ulrike K
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Good rating gets your expectaions up, our expectaions where not met. The food took forever, we didn't get the whine we ordered and the serving was quite small. But the taste was good.

Thank martin a
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We ate here will passing by this popular street. Would say the pasta was excellent not so the fresh tuna which was a bit tasteless, still nice location and staff very friendly. You could eat better at the prices they have here, elsewhere in Taormina.

Thank Gino C
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

After a walk through Taormina (a very touristic place) we passed the Taverna al Paladino and were asked to sit down for dinner. We fully followed the recommendation (Pasta for starter and catch of the day for the main course). At the end we had...More

Thank hell-snoopy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 34 - US$ 71
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Naumachia 21, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 393 350 7914
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The Taverna al Paladino restaurant is located in Taormina on the historic Naumachia street. The name was not chosen by chance; in fact, you can admire several "palatine" scenes depicting the ceramics of Caltagirone (Catania) in terracotta.
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