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Da Cristina

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Bakery, Pizza, Pasta
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Piazza del Duomo | Via strabone 2, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 094221171
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best arancino

If you come to Sicily you need to try arancino and there is no better place for that! ... total in love with this place.. not expensive and great quality. I always bring friends there and they were never dissapointed. a friend from colombia total fall in love with the fact that you can watch the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
JenJenniferMS
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Innsbruck, Austria
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Innsbruck, Austria
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you come to Sicily you need to try arancino and there is no better place for that! ... total in love with this place.. not expensive and great quality. I always bring friends there and they were never dissapointed. a friend from colombia total fall in love with the fact that you can watch the family prepare everything! another... More 

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Darwin Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We found this place by accident just offf the Duomo piazza. The restaurant has a seating area closer to the piazza and then a more informal bakery type area with a couple of stools and little tables. The food is simple, hot, fresh and delicious. Friendly efficient staff...ften full to the eyeballs with Italian families.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Sat in the new restaurant room. It is clean, modern and the food is delicious. We had caprese salad. Pizza, scarrcita and rigatoni. All excellent. Great value for the money!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I've been there with my friend in May. The place was too little and the meal was average. It was very hot inside.

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Pretoria
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is a very cool little spot with superlative arancini, cool music and large gin and tonics! A lovely casual spot for a relaxed dinner at a reasonable price. Everything was super fresh.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

During visiting Taormina we went to find this place as well, because italians and tourists as well were telling fabulous news about it. All I can say is, that it was true! Even if it is a kind of takeaway fastfood, they have reasonable price and it's absolutely delicious. You will love arancini (rice balls stuffed with meat, cheese...), but... More 

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Athens
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91 reviews 91 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This place was recommended to us by a waiter at another restaurant in Taormina.We were looking for an economical place to eat lunch.But had a hard time as everything seemed quite expensive.The waiter suggested we go here.Great little place! Everyone else seemed to know it as well...but service was quick and good despite all the people waiting.We had different variations... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This family-run take-out rosticceria is a "must try" for authentic Sicilian cuisine. There is an eclectic assortment of arancinis, focaccias, home made breads, stuffed pizzas, lasagnes, pastas and other dishes all at amazingly affordable prices. Beer, soft drinks and water are also available. The food is prepared with such care that each menu item we tried was bursting with flavor...... More 

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Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The food was amazing, just as described in previous posts. Arancini and focaccia were really good with high quality ingredients. We tried the pistachio arancini which is quite unique and we're glad we did. It seems to be a family run business. The service was nice and friendly and the food is prepared with passion. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

at least four kinds, all excellent. two and a half Euro for the tastiest lunch you ever walked around eating.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza del Duomo | Via strabone 2, 98039 Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 094221171

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 14
  • Cuisine: Bakery, Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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