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Da Cristina

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Via Strabone 2, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 21171
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hull
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Discovered this little place by chance on a day excursion to Taormina when looking for lunch. Down a little alley, very basic furnishings, but friendly and efficient staff and good Sicilian food at very reasonable prices. Perhaps the best tiramisu I have had - a very enthusiastic German man at the next table obviously on the same wavelength, because he... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place really is good. Best pizza and arancini street food in all of Taormina. Very busy which means food is fresh. Good value at €2.50 per piece.

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Toronto
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is hidden in an alley way near the police station and it is a hidden gem. Everything coming out of their kitchen looks delicious. We had the pizza and it was so good. It is a self service restaurant and great for a quick lunch or dinner. Apparently the arancini are over the top!! Don't miss visiting this... More 

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Thank snighty
Birmingham, Michigan
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on all the hype around arancini we had to have one before we left Sicily. I admit I was skeptical but it was delicious!

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Thank TennaRotor
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is not bad but it is not great either. I recommend spending a bit more of money and going to a better place. If you want good food go somewhere else.

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Thank Pierluigi F
Washington, DC
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I tried the eggplant Arancini and it was delicious! This place came highly recommended by a local and will not disappoint you!

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here everyday for lunch with the locals. Wide selection of pizza slices, breads and arancini at circa 2.5euros each. Again, with most of the restaurants staff were helpful explaining food options. Really recommend this place for a local taste of Italy.

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Thank F604
Sydney
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place through TA and it was also recommended by our tour operator. We had takeaway food, all freshly made in the premises behind the takeaway counter. Arancini, pasta, foccace, scacciate all yummy and very reasonably priced. There is also a restaurant area, if you have time to sit down and enjoy your food.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here as it was highly recommended, did not disappoint. They do a kind of filled folded foccacia that is not quite like anything I'd had before. We tried ones stuffed with olives tomato and mushroom, and tuscan sausage, potato and onion (which tasted weirdly like a cornish pasty). The food was heated up in the oven and served quickly.... More 

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perth, western australia
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eat at the take away section of this restaurant and you can get some great food at very affordable prices! Try their fantastic pasta! We ate here numerous times and always received wonderful service!

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$3 - $16
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Fast Food, Mediterranean
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Strabone 2, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 21171

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