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Mamma Santina

Via Sanita' 40, 98050, Santa Marina Salina, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 984 3054
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (8 reviews)
“stromboli” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via Sanita' 40, 98050, Santa Marina Salina, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2017

Both the hotel and restaurant are a treasure in the old Aeolian style. Mario is delightful and helpful. Highly recommend.

Thank Chkris_S
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We dined here twice during our stay on the island. Food pretty good quality and effort made to be innovative with dishes. Having said that prices weren't low so our expectations were correspondingly higher. We were pretty happy with our 1st visit - hence the...More

Thank rover257
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We spent the last two weeks driving around Sicily eating every kind of Sicilian food possible. We landed on Selina and took the suggestions of our new friends and had dinner here as a couple. I had a delicious order of perfectly grilled tuna, my...More

Thank Gus W
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing local cuisine! Although travelling to Italy for many years we discovered some tastes, that were new and exciting. The staff was extremely friendly and very helpful. Don't miss the 18 herbs pasta!

Thank Benjamin H
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We ate here twice that is how much we loved it. The service is outstanding and they welcome everyone even if your Italian is as bad as ours. The 18 ingredient pesto was ordered twice by my daughter - it is amazing and steeped in...More

Thank ktbjames
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Can anyone complain about too much? If you intend to do the Antipasti, Primi and Segundi (?), be ready to roll to your room or down the hill. All the food is great, most of the staff is helpful and some speak English. The Antipasto...More

Thank Lanoka_Harbor_Tours
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Back after one year we are extremely well impressed by the quality of this restaurant. Already at high standard levels last year it evolved to deliver even better this time. Lots of new dishes on the menu (octopus gazpacho being my favourite) and extremely professional...More

Thank r0ger79
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We went to Mamma Santina on short notice and were lucky enough to get one of the last tables that wasn't reserved. Taking that I didn't speak Italian, the chef even came and explained the different specialties and when I asked for a nice octopus...More

Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the hotel connected to the restaurant, and we expected a very good meal. However, the food was mainly average, and the fish was dry and not very flavorful.

Thank Jordan M
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We were in Santa Marina for 10 days and came here twice. Very nice seafood, well cooked, good atmosphere.

Thank Ian P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 71
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Sanita' 40, 98050, Santa Marina Salina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Islands of Sicily  >  Aeolian Islands  >  Isola di Salina  >  Santa Marina Salina
  • Phone Number: +39 090 984 3054
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28 years ago, Mamma Santina, decided to open her kitchen to the public and offer a taste of typical aeolian cuisine and warm hospitality. 28 years down the line, the same recipes, taught to her by her granmothers, have been passed on to the following generations, joined by new ideas.Here in Mamma Santina hospitality, welcoming atmosphere, discrete and professional service are a good complement to our dishes. Our panoramic terrace overlooking the sea and the islands of Lipari, Stromboli and Panarea is the ideal setting for a romantic dinner or a moment to share with family and friends.
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