Top food & drink in Taormina !!

RESTAURANTS 

** Please let me help you for any bookings , each of these restaurants guarantee a personal special service for VB clients .

Arco Dei Cappuccini (Need to book)

Via Cappuccini, 5, Taormina ME, sicily  – phone +39 0942 24893

Best classic Sicilian and  fish Restaurant . Its not about the location but only about the food and wine !

Try a mixed of  fish antipasti – sliced octopus- calamari in breadcrumbs  – scampi – Tuna with artichoke –  Parmigianna  (aubergine cake ) — All pasta and fish are truly sublime !

Nero D’Avola – ( Need to book  )

Address : Piazza San Domenico, 2, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy  Phone:+39 0942 628874

Amazing seasonal produce – Sicilian food with small twist – beautiful location . I regularly go and always enjoy it

** Talk to Turi the owner and he will advice on whats best to eat.

Rosso di Vino –  ( Need to book  )

Vico De Spuches, 8, Taormina ME, Sicily  – +39 0942 628653 (porta Catania side )

Truly a great new restaurant , beautiful romantic setting in a typical Sicilian court yard . The fish is fabulous , it express new Sicilian food and they have an amazing wine selection.

Capinera Restaurant  ** Michelin star Restaurant ( Need to book  )

Via Nazionale, 177, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy +39 0942 626247

Located at the foot of Taormina on the sea , this restaurant is special if you want to try out our new up to date cuisine.

SeaSound  Restaurant

Viale Jannuzzo, 37, Giardini Naxos ME, Italy +39 0942 54330

Slightly out of Taormina , located on Giardini Naxos .

The name of the restaurant really tells you how close to the sea it is and the fish is sublime.

Orazio the  Owner is one of the most knowledgable people regarding fish , wine and generally food !!

Nero di seppia / Sea urchin – Raw fish –    are amazing .

Granduca Restaurant ( Need to book  )

Corso Umberto I, 172, 98039 Taormina ME, Italy +39 0942 24983

Located with beautiful views and the fish -meat and pizza  are all great .

During the summer , go down to the bottom terrace for a pizza. Well worth it .

Tiramisu Restaurant

Dietro Cappuccini, 1 Taormina ME, Sicily  +39 0942 24803

Very close to the villa and generally all food and wine is great ! Very family friendly

Best trattoria /Sicilian atmosphere : Osteria da Rita

Via Calapitrulli, 3, Taormina ME, Italy Phone:+39 0942 625359

Rustic Sicilian food – cannelloni – bruschetta . pasta – salads are all great !! 

Best Snack food – Solaris

Via Don Bosco, Taormina, Sicily, Italy

I go often , its a cheap and cheerful place- with great simply food and wonderful views over the small amphitheater.


APERTIVO & COCKTAILS 

 

Licchios  Bar 

Daily  espresso  or  Sprtiz  at Licchios Bar !! 
Via Costantino Patricio, 7, Taormina ME, Italy

You want to see the true Taorminesi scenes, go to Licchios anytime !”

Red and White
” try the Salami del  Nebrodi  & wine ”
Via de giovanni 47, Taormina 98039 
located in small and characteristic corner of Taormina, the antipastis are great and trust the wine advice ! 

Arco Rosso bar  –
A Sicilian style Drink   at

Address : Via Naumachie 7, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy

Local wine accompanied by amazing bruschetta – I love this typical Sicilian bar located on the borders of an important  archelogica site this bar has personilty . The people watching is great . 

 Re di bastoni
chilled ! 

Address: Corso Umberto, 120, Taormina ME, sicily  Phone:+39 0942 23037

Small and cosy bar on the corso – good snaky food and  beer  .

 Hotel Timeo
5* drink at Hotel timeo 

Address: Via Teatro Greco, 59, 98039 Taormina ME, Sicily Phone:+39 0942 627 0200

The location at this  most important 5 star  hotel in Taormina is magical ! Have a drink at sunset over looking Etna , Taormina and coast line right through to Catania. Elegant atmosphere at a 5 star hotel.

 hotel metropole
jazz in town ! 

Addressed: Corso Umberto, 154, 98039 Taormina ME, sicily 

Phone:+39 0942 681330

Views are amazing and catch the jazz singers througout the week . 

 

Daiquiri Bar  (piazza duomo)
“Hip & local ”   Bar in Taormina –

Address: 98039 Taormina ME, Sicily  Phone:+39 320 785 7129

Sit on the stairs of Daiquiri and watch the world go by . Its the favorite new hip spot  for drinks in Town
( Fridays and saturdays Very busy )

   Morgana  Bar

Best Evening Night Bar / Club

Address: Scesa Morgana, 4, 98039 Taormina ME, Sicily Phone:+39 0942 620056
This is the  in place to be in Taormina , drinks and cool atmosphere are great . Its quite normal to bump int well known personalities and the owners of this bar will guarantee you the best of service and quality. It’s a must !! 

 

 


Where to buy art: 

Don Corleone Taormina

address : Salita De Luna n° 4 / Salita Melivia n° 5,  Corso Umberto n°113,  98039 Taormina

Sicily , Phone:+39 0942 24967

You will see various articles of my favorite artist in Sicily . Antonio Forlin .

He is a ceramic artist but also does collages and paintings , and truly his technique and use of color is mind blowing . If you are interested in acquiring something original as a souvenir or for your home

YOU MUST STOP OFF AT THIS SHOP.

 

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