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Trattoria Chicchirichi

Contrada Ogliastrello | Contrada Ogliastrello, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 27349
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (10 reviews)
“antipasti” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
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6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Contrada Ogliastrello | Contrada Ogliastrello, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When you think of Sicily you think of fresh seafood--and that's what we got at Trattoria Chicchirichi when we chose the tasting menu yesterday at lunch. It was 8 courses of bliss. And the road to the restaurant is all beautifully paved so though you're...More

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

A beautiful view, friendly service, delicious food (in very large quantities) and a good price make this restaurant a must for anyone visiting Taormina or Castelmola. They provide a multi-course fish menu for 35 euros and even when you are full, it’s hard to stop...More

Thank Giovanna C
Reviewed 28 March 2018

WOW, what an exiting place. The trip up the mountain was breath taking and you have heaps of photo shot opportunities when you get up there. Our meal was based on seafood and we had a bit of everything. It was great Wash it down...More

1  Thank Mario D
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This restaurant is well worth the trek up the mountain! We had warm, friendly service and pasta and cannoli to die for! We were a group of 3 senior citizens, 3 middle aged adults and 2 young children. The restaurant appealed to everyone. I couldn't...More

1  Thank nikdastik
Reviewed 26 October 2017

this is a set menu of a starter of mixed bits and pieces not very tasty followed by 2 pasta dishes the one of gnocchi was not bad but the other was not good followed by a lemon sorbet and then a rice pudding. it...More

Thank ilanaslomowitz
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We had a really nice dinner here, recommended by our host. We love fish so we were delighted that one of the options was a fish menu with lots of different plates. The food was great and varied. We specially loved the shrimps! There was...More

Thank Nuno S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Having booked an apartment in the hills beyond Castelmola, we decided we just had to visit the restaurant that featured in our instructions of how to get there. We were not disappointed. No menu, but Alberto described the evening's offering while we sipped a welcome...More

1  Thank Anne F
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We echo the positive sentiments of the overwhelming majority of other reviewers. In short, an excellent multi-course pasta and seafood meal at a reasonable price (€35 per person) at a restaurant perched high in the hills above Taormina. Various bottles of wine are also available--we...More

Thank yvik31
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

A restaurant you just have to go to if you want a taste of the best of sicilian seafood in a beautiful restaurant with amazing views from high on the mountainside. No menu, you just eat what you're given. And what you are given is...More

1  Thank Rab B
Alfina C, Proprietario at Trattoria Chicchirichi, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thanks so much. you were great to write compliments. see you soon. Alfina

Reviewed 24 September 2017

For a fixed price of 35 euro you get a surprise menu consisting of all kinds of fish. The antipasta is excellent, they make their own pasta and all fish is delicious. The view over Taormina is also wonderful. Drive to castelmoda and take the...More

Thank Kees889
Alfina C, Proprietario at Trattoria Chicchirichi, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you very much We hope to see you soon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 58
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Contrada Ogliastrello | Contrada Ogliastrello, 98030 Castelmola, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Castelmola
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 27349
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Our restaurant is surrounded by the nature near a nice village called Castelmola , 3km from Taormina, with a terrace and a breathtaking view. It is also possible to hire two double rooms to stay overnight. The owner and chef Alfina wants to provide the Sicilian kitchen, beginning with typical recipes using only seasonal products, over to the passion for cooking.The fresh pasta is a product of our kitchen. We buy the vegetables from local farmers.From May on we begin with a menu based on local fish. We do our best to offer you a lunch/dinner with selected ingredients cooked freshly by our chef and owner Alfina.
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