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“Well run family restaurant” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Malvasia

Malvasia
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Ranked #19 of 257 Restaurants in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $27 - $32
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Locale piccolo e riservato, attento ai piatti del territorio e della tradizione siciliana.
London
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Well run family restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

The service was quick and friendly and the food was very good simple home cooked dishes. Worth a visit.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Munich, Germany
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good service but fairly average food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

We spent one evening at the Malvasia. Based on the reviews on TA we hoped for a familiar trattoria with decent home style Italian food. The place itself is nice and the service (by the family of the owner) was great. Unfortunately the quality of the food was fairly average. Not bad, but nothing spectacular. I'm sure you'll get better food in many Italian homes. The pasta was not really al dente. The Malvasian mixed antipasti plate contained some nice fried eggplants, mushrooms and lovely dried tomato. But again there was light and shadow as it also contained a heap of ricotta cheese and some lardo (just pure fat). The fish was ok but again not great and for the second time in Taormina we got a tomato salad with unripe and tasteless tomatoes (not sure what they do with the red ones). Finally the house wine was a nightmare. But maybe my standards are too high here. In total it was ok, but can't understand the high ranking in TA.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Perth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

Food was delicious. Family run restaurant, they give delicious little appetisers as part of the cover charge. Closed Tuesdays.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Accolades fully deserved”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

We went here twice because of the freshly crooked pasta and fish at reasonable prices -being away from the main shopping area of the Corsa Umberto. Very friendly staff and excellent service.

Visited May 2013
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“great pizza”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

our first lunch at taormina... we had a pizza it was very delicious ... the pizza is real italian style especially the pastry... A PIZZA THAT YOU MUST TRY!!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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