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About Taormina Restaurant
Namesake of the beautiful city of Taormina located on the Eastern Coast of Sicily, our restaurant has been call a true Italian gem.
Chef Giuseppe's & Owner Peter Maccarone's vision comes to life with affordable dining combined with the absolute freshest ingredients representative of cuisines from all of Italy's regions.
Commack, NY 11725
Hours of Operation:
Mon-Sun 11AM to 11PM
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Taormina Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Terrible. We made a Thanksgiving reservation for 7:00 PM on Valentine's Day. They overbooked by a significant amount. There were probably 8-9 other couples with reservations who were waiting. We were told it would be 45 minutes or more. So we left and went elsewhere. WHY DO RESTAURANTS USE OPEN TABLE IF THEY DON'T HONOR RESERVATIONS? This has happened to us before.
Fantastic food. I had the shrimp parmigiana and it was delicious. I also ordered gluten free pasta! My husband had a chicken special with mushrooms in a brown sauce and he loved it. We finished off with a slice of cheesecake that was delicious. We have always liked this restaurant and realized that we should go there more often!!
The menu is authentic Italian, and everything we ordered was outstanding. The service was great, and our host, Peter, was constantly circulating to make sure all his guests were happy. Make reservations because at dinner time on a Friday night, it is standing room only! Worth the wait. Will go back again.
Great little place, the service was awesome, the food really tasty a true neighborhood gem, and to think I have been living around here for thirty five years and it never occurred to me to go there. The host was very friendly and our server was extremely knowledgeable and could recommend your favorite dishes if you told her what your preferences were. All in all it was a great experience for a casual night out and will definitely go back.
I made reservations here for 13 people for my sister birthday. When we arrive they were running alittle behind so they gave us free appetizers while we waited which was thoughtful and great.
Service was good and you can tell they always wanted to make sure everyone was okay. After our nice dinner they brought out cannolis and an assortment of cookies for my sister birthday which was on the house.
My sister had an amazing birthday dinner and we were all very happy.
Can't say how good the food was because I never tasted it!! Had an open table reservation and arrived a few minutes early, so I did not mind waiting. After my reservation time passed, they promised me a table in 'a few minutes' numerous times, until I ended up leaving after standing there over a half hour!! I spoke to a guy in charge a couple of days later, but he wasn't very accommodating.
I frequent this restaurant about once a month even though its 20 to 25 minutes away.This is a place myself and my 2 adult daughters really enjoy.I make the reservation with open table and our table is always prepared.Food is real good and so is the service.
I had been there before,never disappointed .I travel 20 minutes because i know the food is excellent. This Mothers Day was the first time I tried the shrimp francese .It was delicious,the shrimp were large and many,the francese sauce was five stars.The waitress and staff are fantastic.Even when the place is very busy you get the best service,they are very attentive to their patrons.
What a great find. It was a triple celebration: Birthday for my wife, and Mother's Day for my wife and daughter. It was extremely busy, with lots of people waiting to be seated. Regardless, Peter, the owner made sure we were seated in within 5 minutes of our 4:30pm reservation time. Barbara was our server. What a gem. Everybody in our party of 6 from 75 to 16 years old thoroughly enjoyed everything we ordered and ate. We live in Virginia so we won't be able to go back there as often as we would like, but I think we found a wonderful new place for our daughter, her husband and their twin daughters to enjoy great food and service with their extended Long Island family and friends.
Great dinner and Pete, the owner, always goes out of his way to great everyone and make sure dinner was perfect 👍🏻open table what is the deal. Tonight reserved T Taormina in Commack for8 at 4.45 and all had dinner, paid the bill and for the 3rd time NO POINTS. I reserved thru your site myself and asked at counter if they got my reservations when I walked in. Gentleman said yes. I wrote last week about 2x b4 that I reserved and got nothing. Really ready to take your App off my phone.
We reserved on Open Table for 7:30 on a Saturday night and were seated by 7:55 PM; not bad.
The owner Pete and entire wait staff (even those not waiting on us directly) were friendly, pleasant and interested in making our experience enjoyable; it was.
The fresh mozzarella and tomato was a generous portion with fresh garlic and basil- a wonderful surprise.
Chicken Gorgonzola was spectacular- again a generous serving; this time of tender chicken on a bed of spinach topped with gorgonzola cheese and toasted bread crumbs. Enough for 3 meals.
Our second entree was a daily special; Monkfish Livornese. It was certainly a "lighter" choice and a smaller portion but still delicious. It looked yummy and it was. Tender and moist with tomatoes and capers; perfect with a slice or two of bread to sop up the juice.
We did not order dessert but we saw that there were many choices. They all looked delicious as the waitresses walked by with the tray.
We will return.
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