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Malvasia

Via Apollo Arcageta 8, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
340 3077032
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Ranked #15 of 210 restaurants in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Locale piccolo e riservato, attento ai piatti del territorio e della tradizione siciliana.
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Merrick, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

My husband and I ate lunch at Ristorante Malvasia while on a day trip to the beautiful town of Taormina, Italy. Let me start out by saying this was one of the most delicious authentic meals we had during our trip. The restaurant is lovely and extremely clean. We were greeted warmly by Fabrizio one of the owners. We started... More

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Londrina, PR
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The chef is really the mama. Taste is very good and with decent prices. Service is ok, from time to time seems that mama needs to give a shout to the kids. We recommend this restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great food exceptional authentic Sicilian food. Like eating in your Nona's kitchen. The family that owns this place really goes out of its way to make you happy. You will not be disappointed . So many great dishes. I was with 6 couples all from Italy except myself and all agreed that this is one of the best in Taormina... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We went here on the recommendation of our hotel and were not disappointed. The pasta dishes were tasty with some unexpected local varieties on the menu. This is a great place to have an unpretentious Sicilian meal with friends/family. Probably less great for a romantic Italian evening though, so pick your occasions!

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Yarmouth, Isle of Wight
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We visited the Malvasia restaurant twice during our recent weeks stay in Taormina. Having researched local restaurants on Trip Advisor prior to travelling it was highly rated and we were not disappointed. There are lots of restaurants in more prominent and impressive situations but the service and friendliness of the staff more than make up for this. Mama does the... More

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Salford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Read about Malvasia on Tripadviser beforehand and gave it a try. Straight away you are sucked into the Sicilian way of eating out! The atmosphere from the moment you are seated is fabulous, very laid back quiet and efficient. To add to this the food is just what you would expect - fresh tasty delicious. For drinks we plumped for... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This restaurant had it all: ambiance, great food and friendly staff. Located at the end of the busy streets overfilled with people, we came across Malvasia and thought we would give it a try. The food is truly authentic cuisine and has all the flavors of Italy. The staff were extremely attentive and friendly and do their best to make... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This restaurant was really cheap considering the good location close to the Taormina main street. The food was good taking into consideration the price level, but not excellent and actually really simple. Some might consider it even too simple as for example the tomato salad side dish was only a tomato sliced into pieces. Service was alright: we didn’t have... More

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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

If you'd like something a little more authentic away from the touristy restaurants and ur a lover of great food, then this is the place for you. The staff were very attentive and pleasant and the food fast arriving. The place had a good vibe and the prices were very reasonable especially for Taormina. Just a tip if ur a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Everything was excellent-- good Italian home cooking. great service and the kids loved it too. we loved absoultely everything we got.

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