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Da Cristina

Via Strabone 2, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 21171
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“arancini” (285 reviews)
“rice balls” (27 reviews)
“arancino” (23 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Fast food, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Via Strabone 2, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Da Cristina is great for a quick, light lunch. Prices are good. The only issue is that is much more popular now after some international attention. Great deal for your money.

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Wow!!!!! Following other peoples reviews for Da Cristina we were blown away by the arancini!! It’s tucked right down a side alley but it’s well worth the hunt as we had the ragu and the cheese ones and they were delicious. And the best bit...More

Thank dimby1984
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of Taormina’s institutional lunch time places to eat and if you go to Taormina the traditional arancini with the bolognese and mozzarella is simply delicious!! We go back every year for this great treat!

Thank Antoinette B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This is where the locals go and you can see why. Great place to go for a quick, cheap lunch. Fantastic choice of aranchini and pizza, quick friendly service followed by delicious, hot fast food.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

By far the best arancini I had. Nice crust, really flavarful rice and gooey cheese. A lot of different flavours pistachio and al burro my favourite. Pizza and cipollina are also really good. Will visit again.

Thank whecas
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing Arancini. Try the Ragu and the Pistachio - which was amazing. Must visit in Taormina. Pizza also very tasty.

Thank stef_bos
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The Arancini are good value for money. Suggest you go for the full sized ones as they are more packed with flavour and filling. We opted for the 6 mini taster ones on our first visit and found they did not have enough filling in...More

Thank VTK8
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Delicious fresh crispy pizza for a great price! We had the eggplant, salami and rucola pizzas and they were all excellent! We’ll be coming back!

Thank Beatrice E
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Get a ticket, get in line, get your arancini 😊 Perfectly crispy outside, yummy gooeyness of soft rice, cheese and herbs inside. I tried the fennel and pine nut, and the pistachio and mozzarella one. Both perfectly executed. A gourmet cheap eat in pricey Taormina.

Thank LaureBxl739
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We ate lunch here for the second time this week. It's centrally located between the 2 main gates, so it was always quick to get to from Corso Umberto. We sat outside both days under their table umbrellas which provide ample coverage (from both sun...More

Thank M G
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11 April 2016|
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Response from simba4thehall | Reviewed this property |
We didn't , but we ate early. Not really sure if you have to get them or not. Make sure to have the arancini and also the volotini
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Strabone 2, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 21171
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