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Da Cristina

Via Strabone 2, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 21171
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“arancini” (270 reviews)
“rice balls” (20 reviews)
“pizza” (134 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Fast food, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Via Strabone 2, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumble upon this place after searching restaurants that were closed for the holiday. Given that it was 1st Jan. It was a great find. They only have few tables but we didn’t wait to be seated. For starters we had Caprese ( fresh mozzarella and...More

Thank Sherrylou09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my parents and sister and we had pizza, lasagna, arancini and a closed top pizza. We also had soda and wine. It wasn't too expensive and the food was really tasty. We are planning to return before leaving Taormina.

Thank Seamus F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As this had the best review for arancini in Sicily (if it's good enough for Gino it's good enough for us) we needed to give it a go. In fact, we loved it so much that we went back the following night to try the...More

Thank Bob_Alex
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

My mother and I came here after I saw some good reviews on TripAdvisor and we were not disappointed!! We were greeted so lovely and warmly by Mimma who explained the menu detail by detail to us (we didn't realise the menu was only at...More

Thank EPC2010
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I looove this place so much. Everyone that works here is so nice. I come here every time I visit Sicily, they have the best arancinis and the lasagna is better than anywhere else in Taormina - take my word for it.

Thank Jessica_P1996
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We were on a cruise and had a full day tour of Mt. Etna and Taormina. At the start of our afternoon in Taormina, our tour guide pointed here from the church square area and recommended Da Cristina as a great place for lunch. We...More

2  Thank BerlinG-ParisF
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Off a side street from the Duomo, this pizza place is self serve. Just choose your pizza slices and they bring it right to your table. We chose one pizza at a time so that all its oven baked goodness came steaming out when you...More

Thank jesingson
Reviewed 12 November 2017

What a find! This place is a wonderful value. There are two sections, the sit-down restaurant and bakery and the takeaway a little farther down the alley. The takeaway food is delicious and very affordable. We had amazing pistachio arancini and two different pasta dishes....More

1  Thank rachellemb2014
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Best place for Arancini and Sicilian style, thick base pizza. We went back 4 or more time during our stay. Would recommend everything... pasta al forno, arancini sugo, melanzane, pistacchio, burro, pizze sicilian, messina...best! Oh and ridiculously well priced.

1  Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Went here for lunch after reading about it. The perfect choice for fast and cheap eats which are actually delicious. About 6 different arancini are made, many pizza and other baked goods. Arancini are larger than we thought, and 2 people can sufficiently share 3...More

Thank not-a-redshirt
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11 April 2016|
Response from simba4thehall | Reviewed this property |
We didn't , but we ate early. Not really sure if you have to get them or not. Make sure to have the arancini and also the volotini
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
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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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