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Via Recanati, 8, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
39 0942.54146
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fair fayre

An okay everyday restaurant. Could get very busy but food was alright; the menu was limited but service was quick and the waiting staff friendly.

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

An okay everyday restaurant. Could get very busy but food was alright; the menu was limited but service was quick and the waiting staff friendly.

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Dublin, Ireland
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61 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I ate lunch here yesterday with my husband and a family friend. We were greeted at the door and given a choice of tables to sit at. The restaurant was empty initially and the manager came over to us and started talking to us about wine and how it is made in Sicily, we were very interested and asked many... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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103 reviews 103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Came here several times. Tried many dishes and all were good. Staff was friendly but sometimes organization failed, orders were missed.

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Romania
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89 reviews 89 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Nice place but nothing special, except that the Wi-Fi was working, which you are misleaded by other restaurants in the area that pretend to offer this service but it doesn't actually work, within Palo-Naxos where the hotels charge absurd amounts for a connection...:) Otherwise the food and service was decent, I've been there three times. Low variety menu like pretty... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It is very close to the hotel I stayed in. I went there by chance I did not regret it. Make sure you try the pasta and a good sicilian wine, Donnafugata.Enjoy! :)

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Owner and a waiter sing in the evening, food is good in the price range of the region... I would go there everytime I get to Giardini Naxos. Not a very varied menu but good and worth trying. If you pay by cash, pay attention to your change.

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is one of the best restaurants I ate at while in Sicily!!! The owners were fabulous! They played guitar and sang to us. They made it the most memorable birthday EVER for me! They took their time with us while ordering and tailored everything to our likes! They definitely would get my vote hands down for service, quality and... More 

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Chambery
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We went 3 times in a row in that very friendly place. The owner, the maid and the cook are used come and chat with the customers (many languages are spoken). The food is really good, fresh and the wines or local beer fantastic. The icing on the cake is that, in the evening, you can attend to local music... More 

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82 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We found this restaurant near our hotel on our first night in Naxos. Not too busy but friendly and helpful staff. We had a chicken dish and carafe of wine which was very reasonable. Would recommend.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Had to wait for more than 30minutes after the first course and when we got the soup that we ordered it wasnt warm and tasted nothing at all. And i got my potatoes 10-15minutes after i got My course. And they forgot what i ordered to drink so i had to say it to them multiple Times. And after all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Recanati, 8, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
  • Phone Number: 39 0942.54146

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

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