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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” (268 reviews)
“rice balls” (20 reviews)
“pizza” (132 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 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank BerlinG-ParisF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank rachellemb2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 November 2017

You just cannot beat this place for taste, quality and exceptional value. Both the fast food counter and the little self-service restaurant will quickly satisfy the hungriest tummy. The arancini and cannoli are to die for. Breakfast at Bam-Bam Bar and a late lunch here...More

Thank charles e
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Best place to have Sicilian lunch or dinner. Very cheap, big portions, sicilian, very tasty. We went there every day. The owner doesnt speak english, but everything there was sooo goood!

Thank kaarune
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We haven’t stopped raving about this place!best pizza and arancini ever.we went several times during our three day visit to Taormina.great value too.friendly staff .

Thank Marg568
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This is a place filled with locals catching up and white collar workers having lunch away from work. Go to the counter at the end of the street not the sit down part. Sicilian street food at its best. Lunch is possible here for under...More

Thank ATJ1878
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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$ 16
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
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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