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Via San Domenico de Guzman 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24055
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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12:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via San Domenico de Guzman 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My Fiancée and I visited Maffei's based on a recommendation and it was excellent. The food was perfectly cooked, the whitebait starters which was a special for the day was lovely and the steak was perfectly cooked. My Fiancée had Prosciutto/Melon to start and clam...More

Thank Gogs42
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went three times during our weeks stay. Guaranteed good food and friendly staff in really lovely surroundings with bourgenvillia blooming

Thank jinnymartin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious lunch on a beautiful green shady patio. Appetizers of fried mozzarella, prosciutto and melon and caprese were really well done. All the homemade pastas were delicious, amazing sauces and perfectly cooked. The service was attentive and friendly. Highly recommended on a hot day.

Thank ggstyled
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with beautiful setting and very good food. Service is excellent as well. Best tuna tartare in taormina

Thank Saleh A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stopped for an apéritif but the terrace was so beautiful, intimate and cool that it made our afternoon perfect. The champagne was outstanding and a perfect complement to the marinated anchovies and the tuna carpaccio.

Thank RE T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I dined here twice during our stay in Taormina. The food is delicious. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. The restaurant is located down a side alleyway, off the main shopping avenue and could easily be overlooked. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank LD3012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cosy place and nice staff, however too many waiters on job. We where to much in focus during our very nice dinner. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Whatever others have said, the service is charming and attentive, and the food is excellent. The portions are generous without being OTT, and there's a genuine concern that hospitality meets expectations. This is a relatively small, intimate venue, with a lovely ambience. Why pretend that...More

Thank Yodarunner
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Very atmospheric and calm. Seating outside or inside. Inside replicates sitting in a quiet garden. Choice of food is good the menu is mainly Italian but no pizzas. The fish and seafood are very good and the specials are very good. A good choice of...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The one thing that was really good was the service. At the point me and my friend were ordering, there was more staff present than guests. We ate asparagus and fried mozzarella as starters, and as mozzarella was eatable, the asparagus was terrible. Then gnocchi...More

Thank Dominika W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$81
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Domenico de Guzman 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 24055
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