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Via Strabone 2, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 21171
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“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 9 March 2015 via mobile

I have eaten arancini all over sicily and my mother is sicilian. The ones sold here are definitely the best and ubeatable. We had the one with spinach, pistacchi, butter, melanzane. Everything is handmade in front of you. Definitely a must for lunch when in...More

1  Thank heho2013
Reviewed 18 February 2015

If you come to Sicily you need to try arancino and there is no better place for that! ... total in love with this place.. not expensive and great quality. I always bring friends there and they were never dissapointed. a friend from colombia total...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2015

We found this place by accident just offf the Duomo piazza. The restaurant has a seating area closer to the piazza and then a more informal bakery type area with a couple of stools and little tables. The food is simple, hot, fresh and delicious....More

Thank Contentment101
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

Sat in the new restaurant room. It is clean, modern and the food is delicious. We had caprese salad. Pizza, scarrcita and rigatoni. All excellent. Great value for the money!

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 10 January 2015

I've been there with my friend in May. The place was too little and the meal was average. It was very hot inside.

Thank ThorM44
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This is a very cool little spot with superlative arancini, cool music and large gin and tonics! A lovely casual spot for a relaxed dinner at a reasonable price. Everything was super fresh.

Thank Forti
Reviewed 3 January 2015

During visiting Taormina we went to find this place as well, because italians and tourists as well were telling fabulous news about it. All I can say is, that it was true! Even if it is a kind of takeaway fastfood, they have reasonable price...More

1  Thank Szendi C
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This place was recommended to us by a waiter at another restaurant in Taormina.We were looking for an economical place to eat lunch.But had a hard time as everything seemed quite expensive.The waiter suggested we go here.Great little place! Everyone else seemed to know it...More

1  Thank philosykos
Reviewed 11 December 2014

This family-run take-out rosticceria is a "must try" for authentic Sicilian cuisine. There is an eclectic assortment of arancinis, focaccias, home made breads, stuffed pizzas, lasagnes, pastas and other dishes all at amazingly affordable prices. Beer, soft drinks and water are also available. The food...More

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 20 November 2014

The food was amazing, just as described in previous posts. Arancini and focaccia were really good with high quality ingredients. We tried the pistachio arancini which is quite unique and we're glad we did. It seems to be a family run business. The service was...More

Thank iportelli
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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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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
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