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Via Provinciale 38, 98055, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 985 3004
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London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were lucky in that we had access to the Kitchen and some cookery demonstrations and were then able to eat the results which were, of course, truly delicious. All the ingredients were seasonal from the market that morning and the fish were almost still breathing. I am not a keen fish eater but this fish was special and cooked... More 

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New York
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of the few places on the island serving good meat dishes if you need a break from all the seafood. We very much enjoyed the grilled lamb and the chicken. They also had a very nice chocolate tarted for dessert. The restaurant offers a pick up service from the main city on the island, you should ask... More 

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Gilberto I, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Maria Tindara, responded to this review

Dear Customer , thank you for having reviewed and have enjoyed our meat cuisine, which identifies us as always , hoping to be able to get back with us , we greet you with a goodbye . More 

Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We go to this restaurant every time we visit the island. It's a nice drive with a beautiful view to get there. They serve excellent food from the area and always have some dishes off the menu depending on the fresh produce of the day. They also try to include new and contemporary dishes. Everything is delicately full-flavoured. A place... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Great place to have lunch if you are touring the island with your own vehicle as it is located in the center. We had grilled lamb and chicken (prepared in a special way with hot stones) which was very flavorful and tasty. The service was good, although be aware that everything is a la carte (e.g. the waiter said that... More 

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Gilberto I, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Maria Tindara, responded to this review
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Carissimi clienti, grazie per aver deciso di fermarvi presso di noi per gustare i nostri piatti. Ciò che caratterizza la... More 

London
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

We visited Maria Tindara twice as part of a wine & cooking holiday in the Aeolian Islands, and had the delight of being taught how to cook authentic Sicilian food by the lovely Rosie (Maria Tindara's daughter-in-law), her son Gilberto and chef Antonio before lunching there twice. The food is excellent, and we even learned to make macaroni from scratch... More 

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Catania, Italy
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220 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

It's a wonderful place, far from the most touristic center as necessary to spend a beautiful moment eating excellent food, especially fish. Very kind people.

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Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

We were lucky as we had a friend drive us but if you can find a day tour from Messina, it's well worth it. The cathedral or Sanctuary is beautiful, we were able to gain access to the original church at the back which has the famous view talked about in the story of Tindari. Only negative are all the... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2013

We were brought here by our private boat captain we had hired for the day to tour the islands. The restaurant came highly recommended by the captain's friends, although he had never been there. We were not disappointed! The restaurant is located high in the ancient caldera of the original, but now dormant volcano, on Vulcano. Lush tropical forest and... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2013

We tried this restaurant after reading the reviews on trip advisor and found it to be all we wished for. We were greeted by Maria herself, now 86 who still keeps an eye on everything . The restaurant is now run by her son and grandson, who is deeply interested in good food and wines, and is very knowledgeable and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$36 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Provinciale 38, 98055, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aeolian Islands  >  Isola Vulcano
  • Phone Number: +39 090 985 3004

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?