We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Da Cristina

Via Strabone 2, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 21171
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“arancini” (278 reviews)
“rice balls” (25 reviews)
“pizza” (165 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Fast food, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Via Strabone 2, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (2,141)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

421 - 430 of 484 reviews

Reviewed 12 August 2014

Having tried arancini on a previous trip I was eager to try again. We were recommended to this place by another restaurant who did not have it on their own menu. It is small - only a few tables to sit at. -Most people buy...More

Thank puddockStevenston
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The locals go here & it's a busy place. The chocolate croissants are very good, although I think the filling was Nutella, which seems to be pervasive. The best though was the little pies with the most delicate pastry & stuffed with a variety of...More

Thank mcanada
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Great pizza very close to main street. Fast paced place, very friendly owners. There is a couple of bar stools inside but mostly people take food out. 2 euro/slice and all of the above make this place an excellent option for a quick on the...More

2  Thank Alex S
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We picked up a focaccia pizza on our way to the beach for a quick lunch snack. You can see them making the food freshly in front of you. Absolutely delicious. So much flavor and so cheap, you'd be a fool to miss out on...More

Thank SunitaLON
Reviewed 11 July 2014

friendly service, delicious arancini (especially pistachio and melanzone), close to corso umberto, pizza ok, but aranacini divine, must try!

Thank Kamila P
Reviewed 8 July 2014

We visited this take away after reading the reviews on trip advisor. We were not disappointed and thoroughly enjoyed our midday snack which was good value for money. You can stand or sit at the few tables and benches outside. There is also a table...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

Not the best pizza in Italy or anything exciting like that, but more than adequate, tasty slices of pizza at just €2/slice with friendly service and you can sit on the steps of the fountain to eat it.

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 3 July 2014

We looked at this pizzeria because it was so highly rated here but it's a takeaway really! A couple of high bar type tables and a few high stools don't make a restaurant. They may do great pizzas.....

Thank fcg1959
Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

If you're looking for some authentic food for take away or a quick bite, go to Da Cristina. Try the arancini (a typical Sicilian ball of rice, meat, and cheese). They're some of the best I've had, and I've tried them in Palermo, Catania, Venice,...More

Thank Nav71292
Reviewed 23 June 2014

I knew that I had chosen the right place for my arancini when I saw local construction workers going in to order their lunch too. The Arancini were hot and fresh and absolutely delicious. We had the traditional and the pistachio.

Thank Lisa I
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,220 hotels in Sicily
San Michele
1 review
.03 km away
Hotel Taodomus
954 reviews
.06 km away
Hotel Del Corso
215 reviews
.09 km away
El Jebel Hotel
522 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Osteria RossoDiVino
1,484 reviews
.08 km away
RossoPeperoncino
829 reviews
.06 km away
Casa GioLi
622 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Piazza IX Aprile
1,217 reviews
.27 km away
Italian Opera Taormina
545 reviews
.28 km away
Belvedere Square
192 reviews
.29 km away
Chiesa di San Giuseppe
213 reviews
.27 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
griffindmos
11 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing