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Via Stracina 8 | Accanto a Naxoslandia, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 54159
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18:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Thu 18:00 - 23:59
Fri - Sun 18:00 - 00:00
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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was so noisy that we didn't stay. We were sitting when a group of 20 children arrived for dinner. As the room is small it became like a canteen so we didn't order and just left.

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Thank montagneMorzinoise
Siggiewi, Malta
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a great restaurant especially for those who love pizza. They were very friends with our daughter. We chose a long pizza marinara and it was very very good.

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Thank Chris Z
1 review
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

"Homemade lasagne" was big disappointment. It had no taste at all. Even microwave lasagne from lidl has far better taste, and that says it all. Can't recommend this place to anyone. They also charged additional 2€ per person for something that I don't know what.

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Thank Jussi V
Belgrade, Serbia
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104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

After our visit in 2014th, this was the place we wanted to visit the most for tasting it's amazing 1m pizza again! So hard to make it, but they did it - two years later the pizza at Il Covo is even better!!! Definately #1 place in Giardini Naxos if you are true pizza lover! The pastry is so good... More 

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Thank Marija N
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Well, that's the story. We went out for pizzas and Il Covo was exactly what we were looking for. Nice place, good service and great pizzas as well as side-order salads.

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Thank Ossi K
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The pizza is as good as it gets! Try the pistachio pesto and speck pizza! Service is good but not great. Outdoor space is beautiful. Mind you the lime fruit trees will be full of wasp and bees the hour before sunset, not that it should bother you.

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Thank Ole-Markus A
Malmoe
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Had the fruits of the sea and vegetarian pizzas, they were both ok and went down nicely. They were open already at 17.00 although there were very few guests. One nice thing and the reason for four starts instead of three is that they gave our 5 year old colored pens and something to draw on which was very considerate.

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Thank Falaffel
Wrexham
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Great meal of Sicilian starters (about 6 items for 10 euro shared by us both) followed by a shared pizza and salad and 1/2 lt of local wine. We were well stuffed after that. Outdoor eating area was pleasant but spoilt for us by music video projector and loud music videos.

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Thank Arkle66
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Great outdoor pizza restaurant which specialises in huge pizzas up to a metre long. Me and my wife shared a 1/2 metre pizza with separate toppings after a nice bruschetta starter. Very filling and in lovely surroundings.

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Thank Rh50000
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We ate here twice on our week-long holiday. There's a large,attractive outdoor area with a TV screen (the Euros were on so we bonded with our fellow eaters over the football!) My sons said these were the best pizzas they had all week. It was also the only place we came across that sold very large 'sharing' pizzas.

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Thank 321cath

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:59
Thursday
18:00 - 23:59
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Stracina 8 | Accanto a Naxoslandia, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 54159

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?