Osteria Del Campanile
Fontana di Orione
The pale marble Fontana di Orione (1553) depicts a lounging Orion, the mythical founder of Messina. The fountain was constructed by...
The elegant campanile houses the world’s largest astronomical clock. It strikes at noon, setting in motion a procession of slow-moving...
Messina's one great sight is the Norman Duomo, one of Sicily's finest cathedrals, or at least a faithful replica of one of Sicily's...
Trattoria da Mario
Opposite the Ustica Lines hydrofoil dock, this fish restaurant is popular with locals. Antipasti are laid out buffet-style – a delicious...
Osteria Del Campanile information
Lonely Planet review
With its warm wooden interior and prime location – just behind the Duomo – this cosy hostelry is a good bet for classic coastal cuisine. The menu features all the usual suspects – pizza, pasta with seafood, grilled meat and fish – as well as a few novelties such as risotto gamberi e curry (prawn and curry risotto).
In summer, tables flood the outside area, creating a buzzing street-side atmosphere.