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Via Apollo Arcageta 8, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
340 3077032
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Ranked #18 of 216 Restaurants in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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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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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

great meal, good wine selection and the food was lovely. we had aubergine fritter for starters. its an unpretentious place and we didnt really expect the cuisine to be so great, just remarkable. Deserves all the fantastic reviews.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The food at Malvasia was the best we had during our stay in Taormina. There is a lot of fish dishes (here and in Taormina generally) but neither my mother nor my wife eat fish and so had alternative dishes which were both apparently delicious. I had the shrimp risotto which was really tasty. Our plan had been to try... More 

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Ponteland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The staff were all great, the 'waiter' squeezed us in despite being very busy, and kept us entertained throughout the meal. The food was delicious, obviously cooked to order and we ended up with a complimentary Wine and then Limoncello. What more could we want and very reasonable priced also. Would definately recommend and go back if we are ever... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Not many places opened this time of the year and we strolled past this place and went in to try.well it was great,we had the home made soup,shared a pizza and had some pasta with the house wine and everything was brilliant.service was top notch and very friendly and was extremely well priced

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Canberra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Our hotel has provided recommendations but it is a wet night and we choose somewhere close by. Our party of 6 is accommodated with some table juggling and they obligingly provide us with a complimentary chick pea ravioli after we have ordered 2 ravioli specials to share for the entree followed by individual mains (with tuna being favoured) and caponata... More 

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Shropshire, England
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had the best meal in Taormina here. This is unassuming from the outside, but pristine inside, and you know you are in for a fine dining experience. The waiters are excellently informed and give brilliant advice on menu and wine pairings. The specials were exquisite. I had a lobster filled ravioli which was exquisite. My husband had a past... More 

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Restaurant was recommended by Martin, the concierge at Vill St Andrea and what a find. Mum cooks the local specialties in the kitchen whilst her son runs front of house in a very efficient manner. We were glad we booked as the restaurant was full, mostly of locals! On Martin's recommendation we went for the antipasto to start with which... More 

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High Wycombe, England
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176 reviews 176 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Our travel rep recommended Malvasia as "the best steaks in Taormina" so we had to give it a go. It was raining that evening so we were lucky to get there early enough to get a table inside. I had a very enjoyable dish of strips of beef steak - delicious. My wife had a generous schnitzel - als delicious.... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

From the outside, this place does not look like much but the food and service are actually very good! We had lunch there just today with delicious fried squid as a starter, ravioli stuffed with lobster and prawns and spaghetti with olive oil, garlic and chili. A simple but special place that we would definitely recommend!

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Naples FL
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44 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My wife and I decided to dine at Malvasia on our last night in Sicily, looking for good pasta dishes. We started off with an appetizer of Bruschetta. We then ordered the Ravioli Crostac (with lobster and shrimp) in a Vodka sauce and Macaroni pasta with tomato sauce and vegetables. The food melted in our mouth. We enjoyed the meals... More 

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Address: Via Apollo Arcageta 8, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 340 3077032
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
Average Prices: USD 25 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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