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Via Apollo Arcageta 8, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 340 307 7032
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (71 reviews)
“chilli” (9 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:30All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Via Apollo Arcageta 8, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This lovely restaurant is the real deal for home-style cuisine. The staff was friendly and warm. The food is as close to mom's cooking as your going to get...because the chef is a lovely Sicilian mom whose fresh maccherone a la Norma were pretty much...More

Thank josephfN3188FL
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were planning to go to tiramisu across the street, which was shut. We tried this place instead and weren't disappointed. My mum was very happy with her minestrone, she was dying to have a decent vegetable-based, low-carb meal after a week in Sicily. I...More

Thank MalaZosia
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great linguine with scampi (cream and tomato sauce) and spaghetti vongole - and big portions. The prices are very reasonable too. It's a nice setting and the staff are friendly. Worth a visit, especially if your budget is tight and you are hungry!

Thank Justine W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I looked online and it said they were open until 11:30. We walked up at 10:30, yes 1030 in Italy and they said the kitchen was closing. That was a first here. 10:30 is prime dinner hour in Italy.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Returning from a day trip around 7pm, we decided to eat early, rather than return to our hotel first. We tried Trattoria Tiramisu, but they were fully booked, so we tried Malvasia across the street. The head waiter asked if we had a reservation but...More

2  Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly family restaurant with great home made pasta. Good service and choice on the menu. Outdoor seating is quite close to the road compared to some other restaurants in quieter areas

Thank Masartnd
Reviewed 1 week ago

We all enjoyed the food, especially the caponata, seafood pastas and sea bass. House white wine was very tasty and well priced. Service was efficient but we thought at times rude and inattentive. For this reason we would not go back.

1  Thank Catdaz45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much love in a lunch from a family with pride. The food made our stay in Taormina a little more happy! Perfect for a great wine lunch.

Thank Gatopardo S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Receptive and personal staff in this family run business. The food was extraordinary, and the attention we received was incredible. Our food was exceptional- the best we've had in Taormina. If we were staying longer, we would absolutely come back. Make sure to try the...More

Thank Molly N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very lovely meal at Malvasia. The staff was very attentive and the pasta was an excellent choice.

Thank _verhallenmarion
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
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
  • E-mail
Locale piccolo e riservato, attento ai piatti del territorio e della tradizione siciliana.
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