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Via San Domenico de Guzman 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24055
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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12:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via San Domenico de Guzman 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviews (389)
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1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My friend and I dined here twice during our stay in Taormina. The food is delicious. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. The restaurant is located down a side alleyway, off the main shopping avenue and could easily be overlooked. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank LD3012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cosy place and nice staff, however too many waiters on job. We where to much in focus during our very nice dinner. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whatever others have said, the service is charming and attentive, and the food is excellent. The portions are generous without being OTT, and there's a genuine concern that hospitality meets expectations. This is a relatively small, intimate venue, with a lovely ambience. Why pretend that...More

Thank Yodarunner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very atmospheric and calm. Seating outside or inside. Inside replicates sitting in a quiet garden. Choice of food is good the menu is mainly Italian but no pizzas. The fish and seafood are very good and the specials are very good. A good choice of...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The one thing that was really good was the service. At the point me and my friend were ordering, there was more staff present than guests. We ate asparagus and fried mozzarella as starters, and as mozzarella was eatable, the asparagus was terrible. Then gnocchi...More

Thank Dominika W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate outside as it was a warm night. Good ambience and a friendly welcome. We ate well and had some really good wine. The reds from Sicily have been quite a revelation. Am ashamed to say can't quite recall what we ate but know it...More

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting off the tourist beat. Recommended by our hotel. Food was very nice, small portions but very tasty. I found it a little bit cold, heaters would have been nice!

Thank Cambridgetraveller61
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We expected exceptional food that will justify the very high prices. This was not the case. About half of the dishes were good but others were not tasty at all, even standard dish like Minesrone soup. We told tgem about two dishes that were not...More

Thank danir760
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

As with so many of the other reviews, we had been recommended Maffei's and it didn't disappoint in any way. We found it hard to choose what to eat so the waiters spent time explaining virtually every dish and even made my wife a pasta...More

Thank Bradley D
Reviewed 27 October 2016

So many restaurants in Taormina difficult to choose one - we were lucky and chose Maffei's as recommended by our hotel. It didn't disappoint. Beautiful garden table - great wine - great food - really was a super way to spend a weekend night -...More

Thank Mark J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 78
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Domenico de Guzman 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 24055
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