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Via Salvatore di Losa | Punta la Bronzo, 98050, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 958 6991
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10:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The food and service was good, the prices, though not cheap, were more than reasonable for such an out-of-the-way place. The weather meant the outdoor terraces were closed, but you could still stand outside, and see the lava fountains up at the top. We needed head torches to walk there, as the track is not lit. We thought it would... More 

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Lyon, France
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Great idea of admiring the fantastic eruptions while you dine... however we had the sirocco wind so not possible to view outside which was a shame... good food but not much to eat. We ate two baskets of bread as it is an hour's hike to get there so you end up starving. The bread was amazing - black bread!!!... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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147 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

If you are not going all the way up to the crater this is the next best alternative. Pizza was large and good but the reason you come here is for the fabulous view of one of the craters which may or may not perform ....that is nature! I saw the red hot lava rocks tumbling down the steep slopes,... More 

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Canada
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Watching eruptions from a restaurant during dinner: We hiked across the island through the middle path to the ‘observatory’ lookout for the view (approx. 2 1/2 hours. We are not the fastest hikers and we take lots of photos) afterwards, we hiked a short way down to the Observatorio Restaurant on the cliff. A shuttle service is available from your... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We came here for the view and it didn't let us down. The food was ok, we both had lamb, the pizza oven finished at 9.00 which was a shame. The staff were lovely and couldn't do enough for us, we had an interesting journey up to the restaurant in the van/car. Would highly recommend.

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Milan, Italy
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174 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A very good dinner and the volcanic eruption , two for the price of one. It's not easy to get there, first you need a cab from the harbor and then the shuttle to take you up to the restaurant. A bit scary but close your eyes, it's worth it. Book a table for the sunset and enjoy the local... More 

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Milan
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing and truly sicilian. The fish was delicious and we got the perfect view of the volcano from our table. We saw the sparks come out of the crater all while eating a delicious meal. Would highly recommend.

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Sydney
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Loved the atmospheres its 20 min Stromboli eruptions above you/ seeing and experiencing in style! The food is all based on locale produce and delicious. Adequate and affordable wine list. The funniest thing was the drive up the narrow unsealed track for the last 4 kms. Well worth staying longer in Stromboli to experience this treasure. Marie and Alan, CRONULLA... More 

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Thank Marie F
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Just like the other reviews on here you are paying for Island prices and the view. 2 of us ate pizza, which was good but on the small side compared to the pizza size in Sicily. That being said the pizza size was filling. Friends ate the fish and said it was good. The wine wasn't anything special. Black bread... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Service, atmosphere and food was simply amazing! Is a place that everyone should visit, especially at night

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 27
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:30
Thursday
10:00 - 22:30
Friday
10:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Salvatore di Losa | Punta la Bronzo, 98050, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aeolian Islands  >  Stromboli
  • Phone Number: +39 090 958 6991

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