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Taormina Sicilian Cuisine

4.4
1119 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Inspired by authentic Sicilian recipes from the kitchens of Southern Italy's seaside town of Taormina, Chef Hiroyuki Mimura pairs fresh pastas with the highest quality seafoods and meats. Unspoiled by heavy sauces, Sicilian-style pastas are dressed in pure, extra virgin olive oil. Fresh vegetables, lightly grilled fresh local fish, and lamb seasoned with herbs offer diners a healthy range of options.Featured dishes include fresh Fettucine Carbonara finished with tableside Truffle service, grilled Lamb Chops "Palermo" and Veal "Siciliana." Taormina's specialty dish is Uni Pasta (Sea Urchin), a delicacy enjoyed in Japan and Italy. Italian espressos compliment selections of house made desserts (Dolci).
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Sunday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: :00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(808) 926-5050
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Formal Attire
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Executive chef
Hiro Mimura
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Don Ho
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Parking details
Valet parking available at Embassey Suites entrance on beachwalk. Valet also available Wyndham, entrance on Lewers turn left on Halumoa street, left again into Wyndham. Validated parking $6.00 (not including tip) for up to 3 hours.
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Special events & promotions
Join us this Valentine's day for an aphrodisiac inspried 5 course tasting menu and romance inspired craft cocktails.
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Gift Card
Additional
Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1119 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.5
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
value
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined 13 hours ago

Beautiful Taormina Sicilian Restaurant . Was greeted immediately by a very Friendly Host .
Seated at a beautiful table facing Waikiki Beachwalk . They had a small late afternoon lunch rush . Was greeted by Jackie very friendly and very informative in the menu . She recommended wonderful choices . I had a pea soup and garden salad with the most delicious garlic vinegarette dressing . Perfect for an afternoon. Lunch .Kazu ( the General Manager) came over and introduced himself was very proffesional and shared the history of how Taormina was conceptionalize .
I ordered the Sicilian as my pasta . Very flavorful and nice touch of spinach as well in the dish
Because I had just celebrated my Birthday
A Delicious Tiramisu with Belgian chocolate ice cream as a Birthday Surprise dessert . I will highly recommend Taormina Sicilian Cuisine for my Guests to dine at during there Stay in Hawaii
Thank you to Kazu , Jackie and Jenn and all the Chefs ... Thank you for making my Birthday very Special . Aloha

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

super!

dishes were tidy and tasty.

kitchen offered us a extra dish for waiting long time. i really appreciated it

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OpenTable Diner (Osaka)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

料理はとても美味しくて、サービスも親切で丁寧でした。全体的に食事の量が少なめですが、日本人には丁度良いです。

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

ハワイでの定番のレストランです。
今回もとても美味しくいただきました!

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hihihihi (Hawaii)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

広めの静かな席を希望していましたが、普通の狭い席でバックを置く場所もなかったのが、高級店のはずなのに残念でした。食事やワインは頼んだもの全て美味しかったです。前菜のヤリイカが特に良かったです。

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Ava62 (Portland)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Our fourth visit to Taormina was as excellent as our first visit! The restaurant is one of understated elegance, the staff is friendly and professional, the service outstanding, and the cuisine consistently excellent. A personal favorite is the pan roasted duck breast. To illustrate the staff's commitment to making their guests' experience a positive one: A five-year old guest accidentally spilled his drink and was embarrassed and sad. A staff member immediately consoled him, quickly scooped up the ice and liquid while another staff member placed napkins over the wet table cloth. A new drink appeared momentarily. Thank you to the Taormina staff for leaving a positive lasting impression upon our party. Your understanding and compassion was deeply appreciated.

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vipdiner42 (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Always wonderful pasta. Outstanding wine menu.

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CSS12 (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I researched this particular restaurant, before I came to Hawaii. Had a Valentine’s Day dinner, and it was fantastic. It lived up to everything the reviews and pictures showed . I highly recommend this restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Amazing food and service. Varied menu with traditional Italian food and modern dishes.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

雲丹のパスタもイカ墨パスタ トリュフのリゾットいつも何を頂いても美味しいです
ワインの種類も豊富で
お食事が進みます!

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Tommy (Hawaii)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

こちらのお店には、知人の紹介にてハネムーンで来店。最後には、デザートのプレートで結婚のお祝いをしてくださりました。料理はどれも満足。店員さんもみなさん親切で心地良かったです。ぜひまた来たいと思えるお店でした。素晴らしいお料理に素敵な接客、大変ありがとうございました。機会がありましたら、また伺いたいと思います。

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DonK (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Great Italien Food.....One of the Best Meals That I have Had In Waikiki.

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francism (Mexico City)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

The lasagna was maybe one of the best I've tried. Huge portion. The service was extraordinary; even though they took a long time to bring our food since we didn't ask for appetizers, they made it right bringing us a delicious eggplant and dessert as courtesy.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

OMG!The lasagna is to die for! Service was personal and professional. This is a very attractive small restaurant that concentrates on -- and succeeds in -- doing a limited number of things exceptionally well. The Prix fixe menu with wine accompanying 3 of the 4 courses is a great value (especially at lunch).

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OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

A fantastic evening. Three of us and we ordered two appetizers and two main dishes. Excellent and enough food for all three of us.

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Kiani (Vancouver)
3.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

We have dined at Taormina about 12 tImes over the last 4 years. Each time we thought to ourselves "wow", the food was that good. On this visit however, the food was quite simply
not as good as in the past. We thought to ourselves "meh" : not bad, but noticeably and distinctly more bland and less awesome than before.

In retrospect, we should have brought this to the attention of the staff.

Having said that, we hope it was just a one time thing, and we plan to go again.

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
4.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Food was delicious but entree portion was one the petite side. Would be nice if the bread was freshly baked or at least served warm. The staff was very friendly and service was excellent.

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vipkelowna4397 (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

We visit Honolulu every year and never miss our visit to our favourite restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

いつもハワイに来ると必ず来ます‼︎

今回はお誕生日のリクエストを入れました。

ウニパスタは絶品なので、
注文必ずします。

今回は、
・コナカンパチのカルパッチョ
・イカと豆の煮込み
・ウニパスタ
・ボロネーゼ

どれも美味しいかったです♡

以前に食べたパスタは、
ボンゴレも

フィレカツレツもおススメです。

初めての方はコース料理も美味しいので、おススメです。

お誕生日のプレートをopen tableで入れるだけで、
提供してくれました。

ティラミスでした。

美味しいかったです!

お値段はしっかり取られてましたけどね。
16ドルくらいかな?
でも気遣いが嬉しかったです

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Food and service was great. Dined outside on the patio which was very nice however you would get the cigarette smoke and noise from people out on the sidewalk next to the patio.

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