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Via Apollo Arcageta 8, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 340 307 7032
11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Pizzas without good taste, filletto not good at all. We were expecting a good food, but it was frustrating.

Thank Érico G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food with a very gentle waiter. The restaurant offers a variety of food to choose from. Location is in the has no views but it's ok.

Thank sandra m
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We found this quiet spot, away from the touristy section of Taormina, on a sunny afternoon in winter after we had climbed the steep slopes up to Castlemola. The staff were welcoming and the food authentic, both the pizza and the pasta. Vegetarians have many options on the menu. The recipe for the home-made pasta comes from the grandmother of... More 

Thank Joe F
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very good traditional Sicilian cuisine. No chi-chi, very good and attentive service, family run restaurant. Not overprized. Absolutely recommendable.

Thank Johannes V
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

"Linguine al limone" and "ravioli ai crostacei" are to die for!!!everytime I visit Taormina is a must to eat here!always a Heavenly gastronomical experience!!i recommend definitely

Thank Andria V
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34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended by our tour guide, so of course we went. They had not yet opened when we arrived, but gladly invited us in to be seated. Our server was a lot of fun, the menu was good and the special of the day was outstanding, so don't decide until you hear those options. House wine was excellent... More 

Thank Judy and Allan S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal, simple but delicious and after desert we had some local clementine probably picked up in some local garden or even in the family house, it had the effect of a family dining !

Thank EmilioSani
Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We ate here on our last night in Taormina - based upon a rather good profile in TA. The four of us ordered different main courses and all were a disappointment. From overcooked to tasteless pretty well covers it. This is a place that will appeal to the tourist crowd - but give it a pass.

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Perth, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

A fantastic meal, and overall dining experience. Bruschetta is a top choice as a starter (I'm convinced the tomatoes are freshly handpicked off the vine), and the seafood ravioli rates well, too. Complimentary apéritifs, bread and digestifs are served. Excellent service from the waitstaff. Well worth a visit.

Thank Matt D
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We found Malvasia with my fiance and immediately decided to use it for our rehearsal dinner with family and friends the night before our wedding. The staff was very collaborative and together we agreed a restricted menu for our group. All our guests were delighted with the food and service and congratulated us on making this choice. I would highly... More 

Thank Magdalena771

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$32
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Apollo Arcageta 8, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 340 307 7032
Locale piccolo e riservato, attento ai piatti del territorio e della tradizione siciliana.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?