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Shelter Ristorante and Pizzeria

Via Fratelli Bandiera 10, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24034
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Via Fratelli Bandiera 10, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We came upon this cozy restaurant off a side street as we had just arrived in Taormina and found it within minutes of our hotel. They have cozy outside seating with a tarp overhead to shield you from the sun if so desired. We were...More

1  Thank MSJ1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Courteous reception and service was appreciated on a warm midday. A simple vegetable soup followed by melon with prosciutto was my wife’s choice. I opted for an eggplant starter and then a generous serving of grilled rib lamb chops with potatoes. Both choices demonstrated absolute...More

Thank Vandover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are attentive, had free starters as we sat down. Just wanted a light meal, pasta with wine. Good quality, tasty and quick. Restaurant is off the main drag in a little side alley, these areas are the most interesting part of Taormina.

1  Thank katebero
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I ate here last night and we both thought it was one of the best meals of our trip. I had delicious lasagna and salad and my partner had pizza. It was also one of our cheaper meals out! A great menu...More

1  Thank Kerry L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely atmosphere, great staff, fabulous food. Tucked away off the Sicilian main Street, this was a great find, and fully recommend it.

Thank jennywood63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After seeing the wonderful Amphitheatre, we strolled along the streets of the town which by this time had become very busy and extremely hot. Therefore this little restaurant was a welcome find. Down steps on a side street to the left with cool shaded, outside...More

1  Thank SandiGlasgow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited her and were not overly impressed. Food was so so and nothing to write home about. Service was slow and took forever to get a drink! The table behind us was very noisy and due to tightness of tables it was not an...More

Thank Rochort12
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We ate in Shelter this week, it was on our list of "must visit" restaurants. Its off the very busy corso umberto and offers an ideal quiet location. Staff are welcoming, attentive and friendly. We shared prawns to start followed by two pasta dishes. The...More

Thank SuperSixOne_IE
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My wife and I went to this restaurant because our first choice was shut to a power failure. Our lucky night!! Excellent mussels and clams in tomato sauce to start followed by a very good pizza bresaola. My wife had a very good penne with...More

Thank StephenSW19
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Started well, friendly waiter sat us at table inside given others queuing for table on terrace, proceeded to recommend local wine at our request which turned out to be decent. Then rapidly downhill, waited 45 minutes.....yes 45 minutes for starter to arrive without so much...More

Thank Karen H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fratelli Bandiera 10, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 24034
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