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“Disappointed”
Review of Da Cristina

Da Cristina
Ranked #11 of 298 Restaurants in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$16
Cuisines: Pizza, Seafood, Wine Bar
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after reading about the awards Da Cristina had won in the past. Maybe we'd built our expectations up too much but we were disappointed with the food. Between us we had ragu arancini and pasta. The arancini coating was thicker and harder than any we'd tasted and the pizza was doughy and not very flavoursome. Perhaps popularity has increased and cooking throughput has had to increase as well (there were plenty of tourist groups there) and maybe quality has suffered.

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect quick stop for lunch with authentic arancini and sicilian pizza. It was delicious! Ordered at the counter and they brought it to us at the tables in the other room where we could see all the prepared foods they offered and the action in the kitchen happening.

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Thank Elise B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this little place just off Piazza 1X April (near the fountain) in the early afternoon. Taormina being a real tourist trap we wondered where we might find a reasonable lunch.
There is a self service cafe which had quite a wide assortment of dishes and a takeaway area which served all sorts of pizza, with a seating area just opposite.
Fantastic value, amazing pizza, swift service.

Thank ginalou h
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there after reading amazing reviews in Tripadvisor and we haven't been disappointed! First good clue: the place was packed and was including a lot of locals. The food is homemade, made right in front of you basically. The arancini are just to die for, the pizza was really good as well, everything is ridiculously cheap. There are some few tables if you want to sit down. What else to ask for? Ah yeah, an nice and smiling woman to welcome you. Well guess what, they have it too ;)

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Thank Marie T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Taormina in June and found Da Cristina which is a short stroll from the fountain on the Corso Umberto. The best thing about this place is the excellent Arancini and pizza slices which are very tasty at a really good price. We ordered the Arancini taster of 5 Arancini for €10 and all of them were excellent and tasty. You can sit outside in a small seating area after ordering at the counter - each Arancini was €2.50 so for a quick snack it is excellent value. Service was very good washed down with a local Sicilian beer. One not to be missed when you are in Taormina.

Thank jollys99
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