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Via Apollo Arcageta 8, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 340 307 7032
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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100 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on our last night in Taormina - based upon a rather good profile in TA. The four of us ordered different main courses and all were a disappointment. From overcooked to tasteless pretty well covers it. This is a place that will appeal to the tourist crowd - but give it a pass.

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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic meal, and overall dining experience. Bruschetta is a top choice as a starter (I'm convinced the tomatoes are freshly handpicked off the vine), and the seafood ravioli rates well, too. Complimentary apéritifs, bread and digestifs are served. Excellent service from the waitstaff. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found Malvasia with my fiance and immediately decided to use it for our rehearsal dinner with family and friends the night before our wedding. The staff was very collaborative and together we agreed a restricted menu for our group. All our guests were delighted with the food and service and congratulated us on making this choice. I would highly... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Good dishes, great service, ver well located, reasonable pricing. A good choice in Taormina. Pics on Panelle, octopus salad, pasta frutti de mare, entrance.

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Haifa, Israel
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

We were two that have a great dinner at this resultant. We got the recommendation from locals that we met and we didn't regret following it. We got vegetable soup, fresh salad with great lemon and pistachio pasta. all of them were very fresh and tasty. The soup was a unique one with all kind of beans and vegetables. We... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice dinner experience in this family owned restaurant. Mamma seems to care about her guests personally and always has to check what her son is doing to them. A real Italian experience and nice food and wine too.

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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Malvasia What you need to know Price- $60 for a first, a second split between two and a bottle of wine Food- Typical Sicilian- pasta, sea food. The menu is not as interesting as other similar restaurants. It was fine but the flavors hardly overwhelmed Ambiance- Small venue- twenty chairs inside and twenty chairs outside and covered. We ate outside,... More 

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

We had a great meal here, ate as a family for four with 2 teenagers, all had different pastas and all excellent, also had the calamari which was very fresh and delicious! A little quirky service but friendly and helpful and we like a little bit of quirky!

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

My wife and I went to this restaurant twice whilst staying in Taormina. Whatever you do don't walk by and chose any other. Seriously, this is home cooking Italian style at its best. Tonight we started by sharing a plate of mixed antipasto - stunning flavours and variety, particularly the stuffed pepper and stuffs mushroom, wow! That was followed by... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed friendly atmosphere and also lucky enough to have visit by local musicians. Service efficient, given free sample of Sicilian food and Malcesina at the end. Constant concern that we were happy.Food very reasonably priced for Taormina. 50% discount for booking via trip advisor didn't materialise but a small discount was applied and as we had had had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$27 - $32
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Apollo Arcageta 8, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 340 307 7032
Locale piccolo e riservato, attento ai piatti del territorio e della tradizione siciliana.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?