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il Barcaiolo

Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 625633
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (45 reviews)
“swordfish” (28 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This might just be the beach-side restaurant that you have been dreaming of. It certainly was mine. Take the cable car from Taormina down to Mazzarò beach, and there in the northern corner of the bay – away from the private hotel beaches - you...More

Thank Lucca99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For folk staying in Grand hotel Mazzaro it is very convenient place for lunch. Service is OK. I would recommend swordfish on skewers. Also spaghetti con vongoli are good, but linguini not so. Lamb - good meat cooked without fantasy. Tasty dolci. The price is...More

Thank Zeituni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic local seafood, well presented and high quality. Perfect wine Quantico from the Etna area to match the food. The seaside view makes it even more special. Thank you, Milena, for your great care!!!

Thank Chiara F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the mixed seafood dish so much that I went back and had it again. It was even better the second time and quite different as they use the days catch!

Thank 2PatrickC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We returned to a favorite after 4 years a little bit worried after reading two recent reviews complaining about service. I think tripadvisor ought to deny homofobic reviews about rainbow boys. The service is good, friendly and relaxed but not fawning. Most important the fish...More

Thank absolut88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spectacular food. Welcomed like one of the family. We chose the fish before it was cooked and had some great Spaghetti Alla vongole as a starter. Very romantic and small restaurant on the beach.

1  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant can be hard to find but once you get there it’s amazing! Had pasta Norma which was nothing short of delicious and grilled swordfish that was superb. My friend had a huge plate of mussels, also superb. Split a delightful bottle is Sicilian...More

Thank margoritah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch, no wait at all (mid October). Staff was not very friendly and seemed to ignore us on purpose. We sat at the platform outside with mostly naitives. The feeling was mostly of us being a disruption to their day. Food was...More

Thank Wrexthor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As this restaurant was only a couple of minutes stroll from the hotel, we ended up eating here twice and was not disappointed. The service can be a little slow at times but the food more than makes up for it. Try the Beccafino sardines...More

Thank MPL1
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

You’re in the right place here. Beautifull food, nice location right on Mazzaro beach and able staff. Favourite place for many locals.

1  Thank Kees S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Castelluccio 43 | Spiaggia Mazzaro, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 625633
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