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Corso Umberto I, 172, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24983
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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this restaurant due to it being one of the few open in the winter. Definitely regret this decision. After being promptly seated and ordering water to start since we had not had a chance to look at the drink menu yet it took at least 20 minutes for someone to come over to get our drink order. Then... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

You go down the stairs where they check in your coats. It was quiet when we arrived around 7:45pm but soon filled with people still coming in at around 9pm. Great Sicilian food and wine. Second time here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Just a wonderful location overlooking the Mediterranean, with fantastic food and service to boot. Would really recommend this restaurant to anyone. Do yourself a favour if you're in town and try here,..... really spectacular..... era squisito.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were very well-treated as we enjoyed our lunch looking out at the terrific views of the sea and mountains with a storm blowing in. Long menu and a lot to choose from. Food quality was adequate. Average prices.

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Versailles, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived at Granduca almost right at 7 when it opened, and were the only ones there for awhile, so we had great service. Eventually, others came, and yet our service was still great. I had the Fettuccine Granduca, and it was amazing. One of my favorite pasta dishes I've had in Italy. Everyone at my table loved what they... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We were walking past this restaurant and it looked like it might be an interesting place for dinner. We were so lucky to get a table on the terrace overlooking the marvelous view of the sea and of course Mt. Etna. The staff were very nice and the food was very tasty. We started out with two appies - melon... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

2 good meals here with a wide choice of styles of food. Fresh fish a specialty but good meat dishes. Sweet menu limited but very good quality.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

By far the very best restaurant here.Staff excellent very friendly ,knowledgeable and don't push you on expensive wines and drinks like their neighbours.Food top class ,we ate here 3 times in 7 days and we'll worth visit.If eating after. 7.30 book table so not to be dissapointed and ask for verandah table

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We had a reservation to eat in the restaurant rather than the pizza terrace as we weren't sure what we wanted to eat. As it turns out, the 4 of us split a big house salad, then 2 had pizza and 2 had pasta. We sat in the corner overlooking the dark sea and a few lights but it was... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We saw the reviews and wondered. We've been so lucky with places that attract mixed opinion. Tonight we were not. Service? So slow. Waiters more absorbed in talking amongst themselves, and yet the place was 10% full. A few lost in translation moments. We got something different to the order. Food? Yes, ok, wouldn't say the best. Ambiance? Odd listening... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$53
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Umberto I, 172, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 24983
Description
A magnificent villa of the 15th century splendidly restored, is the ideal setting of the restaurant-pizzeria "Granduca". Reception rooms, terraces and the garden all have a view of the sea and the greek theater, which give your meeting and receptions distinction. Cucine is typical from Sicily. It's a pleasure to eat, not only for the quality meals, but also for the beauty of the place.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?