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Strada Provinciale, 45, 98050, Sicily, Italy
+39 334 766 0069
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Gothenburg, Sweden
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just went in for lunch out of season and were so well taken care of by Mauritzio. He served us of his specalities including macaroni norma. He was such a good host.

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Thank Axel W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was intended as a light lunch - fuel for ascending the volcano! Noting Lonely Planet's advice that Maurizio had embraced Indian cuisine, I opted for a dish of turmeric rice with vegetables. But while that was being prepared, home-made bread appeared, then savoury nibbles, then a dish of barley and beans - all unbidden! And once the excellent curried... More 

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Adliswil, Switzerland
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We ordered the full menu: Antipasti, Primi and Secondi. As a group of 6 adults and 4 kids, we have been served fast and absolutely friendly. The kids got whatever they have wanted, the wine was incuded in the very fair price (30€) and the portions were generous. The athmosphere and Maurizio itself were very friendly- go there if you... More 

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Thank Lacustre22
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

This goes down as one of the best meals I have ever had in the most delightful atmosphere I have ever been in. We ordered antipasti, secondi, and a primi plus a carafe of wine which we normally would not do because it seems almost impossible to consume in one sitting, but the options looked so delicious. But in addition,... More 

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Thank Alice J
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a gem of a place and the owner insists on taking your order personally. He speaks umpteen languages and is constantly happy. The food is excellent and nothing is too much bother. It is also cheap by Italian standards with a starter, main course of fish and a litre of house wine coming in under 35 Euros. If... More 

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Amsterdam
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65 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

After a hike up the Crater, we had a great lunch at Maurizio's. Great food, very nice italian ambiance and very friendly people. The nice little details (extra starters and almondwine with cookies on the house) made it a great experience!

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Thank AmsterdamAnna
Leeds, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Very popular place to eat, fully booked on the two occasions we visited - interesting menu with a North African twist to some dishes - thoroughly recommend

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Annecy, France
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Maurizio is someone atypical, very nice, speaking many languages, smiling, running everywhere, but so kind! The menu is delicious and gives a nice overview of different dishes.

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

One of the best dinner experiences we had on the island. Food was very fresh and tasty, but the best was the atmosphere and Maurizio the owner who seems to be really passionate about the restaurants and welcomes all guests as if they were his friends.

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Milan, Italy
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

What can I say about this place and the incredible Maurizio, the owner.. He is a real connoisseur of products, quality and health and is really able to vary the food depending on your need. My boyfriend is celiac and he overwhelmed us with delicious gluten free products we will repeat at home. Grazie Maurizio sei unico :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $43
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Provinciale, 45, 98050, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aeolian Islands  >  Isola Vulcano
  • Phone Number: +39 334 766 0069

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