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Malvasia

Via Apollo Arcageta 8, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
340 3077032
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Ranked #14 of 208 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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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Newark, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We visited this restaurant twice whilst in Taormina. On our first visit we wanted a table outside so we had to wait for about 10 minutes inside, but whilst waiting we were offered a drink on the house with nibbles. We ordered before we got to our table. We had the Sicilian Antipasto to start with, which was excellent and... More

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Bristol, England
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162 reviews 162 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Malvasia is located just outside the Porta Catania at the southern end of the main street in Taormina. A good range of reasonably-priced fare is available and the staff are very attentive & friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We went for a family dinner to Malvasia and we loved the food. Fish was great (and wine too). The Chef called over after dinner and you could recognise the passion for the food. The very reasonable price completed our enjoyable experience in this small Taormina Restaurant.

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