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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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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good dishes, great service, ver well located, reasonable pricing. A good choice in Taormina. Pics on Panelle, octopus salad, pasta frutti de mare, entrance.

Thank Omar A
Haifa, Israel
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were two that have a great dinner at this resultant. We got the recommendation from locals that we met and we didn't regret following it. We got vegetable soup, fresh salad with great lemon and pistachio pasta. all of them were very fresh and tasty. The soup was a unique one with all kind of beans and vegetables. We... More 

Thank kuki91
Cologne, Germany
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice dinner experience in this family owned restaurant. Mamma seems to care about her guests personally and always has to check what her son is doing to them. A real Italian experience and nice food and wine too.

Thank Rolawelt
Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Malvasia What you need to know Price- $60 for a first, a second split between two and a bottle of wine Food- Typical Sicilian- pasta, sea food. The menu is not as interesting as other similar restaurants. It was fine but the flavors hardly overwhelmed Ambiance- Small venue- twenty chairs inside and twenty chairs outside and covered. We ate outside,... More 

Thank David B
Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great meal here, ate as a family for four with 2 teenagers, all had different pastas and all excellent, also had the calamari which was very fresh and delicious! A little quirky service but friendly and helpful and we like a little bit of quirky!

Thank Louise A
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

My wife and I went to this restaurant twice whilst staying in Taormina. Whatever you do don't walk by and chose any other. Seriously, this is home cooking Italian style at its best. Tonight we started by sharing a plate of mixed antipasto - stunning flavours and variety, particularly the stuffed pepper and stuffs mushroom, wow! That was followed by... More 

Thank Robin D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed friendly atmosphere and also lucky enough to have visit by local musicians. Service efficient, given free sample of Sicilian food and Malcesina at the end. Constant concern that we were happy.Food very reasonably priced for Taormina. 50% discount for booking via trip advisor didn't materialise but a small discount was applied and as we had had had a... More 

Thank wi58
Jersey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Food was great and well worth the visit. Not the cheapest but quality comes at a price. We reserved a table with tripadvisor and got 50% off due to the time of year.

Thank SephiraUK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food,service, value and ambiance. We only discovered this great place on our last night in Taormina. The staff were welcoming and the food was delicious. Jugs of wine and complementary chick pea starter all added to a lovely evening.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We have been to quite a few places in Taormina to eat and this was absolutely the best in terms of service, value, friendliness and quality of food. I wasn't terribly hungry but ended up even having a desert (unusual for me). The pana cotta is light (so I told myself) and delicious. Wish we had discovered this earlier in... More 

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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, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, 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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?