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Da Cristina

Piazza del Duomo | Via strabone 2, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 094221171
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Ranked #5 of 210 restaurants in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $14
Cuisines: Bakery, Pizza, Pasta
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great pizza very close to main street. Fast paced place, very friendly owners. There is a couple of bar stools inside but mostly people take food out. 2 euro/slice and all of the above make this place an excellent option for a quick on the go lunch.

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UK
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We picked up a focaccia pizza on our way to the beach for a quick lunch snack. You can see them making the food freshly in front of you. Absolutely delicious. So much flavor and so cheap, you'd be a fool to miss out on this place.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

friendly service, delicious arancini (especially pistachio and melanzone), close to corso umberto, pizza ok, but aranacini divine, must try!

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Newark, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We visited this take away after reading the reviews on trip advisor. We were not disappointed and thoroughly enjoyed our midday snack which was good value for money. You can stand or sit at the few tables and benches outside. There is also a table and chairs inside. On our first visit we both had arancini which were delicious! We... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Not the best pizza in Italy or anything exciting like that, but more than adequate, tasty slices of pizza at just €2/slice with friendly service and you can sit on the steps of the fountain to eat it.

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Scotland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We looked at this pizzeria because it was so highly rated here but it's a takeaway really! A couple of high bar type tables and a few high stools don't make a restaurant. They may do great pizzas.....

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

If you're looking for some authentic food for take away or a quick bite, go to Da Cristina. Try the arancini (a typical Sicilian ball of rice, meat, and cheese). They're some of the best I've had, and I've tried them in Palermo, Catania, Venice, Hartford and Boston. The 'burro' variety they have here is particularly good. The pizza is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

I knew that I had chosen the right place for my arancini when I saw local construction workers going in to order their lunch too. The Arancini were hot and fresh and absolutely delicious. We had the traditional and the pistachio.

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We were looking for a place where to enjoy a quick but nice meal with some Arancini or panini... We have been advised to go to Da Cristina the night before actually but we couldn't find it. So we find it the second night and what a great place !!! The food, we tried Pizza and Arancini were wonderful! Very... More

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Toronto, Canada
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139 reviews 139 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We were delighted with the food and service at Da Cristina. Nothing fancy, limited seating but personable young men running the place and the best pizza and arancini of our trip.

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