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Le Desir Piquant

Via Quattro Novembre 59, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 53063
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tuna” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Quattro Novembre 59, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Me and my husband both had a steak with sauce. The steak was cooked perfectly and the sauce was full of flavour. The waiter was very friendly and the price for the steak reasonable. The restaurant is small but very cosy. Highly recommend!

Thank SaraMaria2014
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Few positives: Food was good: i had pasta with mushrooms and my boyfriend had pasta with pistachio. Bread was so stale that it was hardly possible to bite on it.. i was really worried my teeth would crack (no kidding!). What really lets this place...More

Thank Eliza875433
Reviewed 8 October 2017

First stumbled on it with a table of 7 for lunch. Great food and pleasant service. Went back two days later with a table of 4 for dinner, tried different items on the menu, still satisfactory. Two days after, went back with a table of...More

Thank aloha2u2
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Avoid this business at all costs. Worst meal we have EVER had in Italy. The bread was dry as a bone as though it had been sliced hours beforehand. We ordered a beer each to have before our meal and some wine with our meals....More

Thank awjack45
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The food was simple and delicious. The seafood was fresh which appealed to our clean and fresh oriented palate. Bravo! The staff were friendly and delcious smells kept emenating from the kitchen. The portions were generous. Keep up the food work!

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here beginning october with my wife; grilled swordfish, pasta with shrimps and ice tiramisu. All well prepared. Service is ok, which is good for italy in my opinion. Prices are fine.

Thank WillemAms
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Really helpful, friendly staff, beautiful food and a table next to the sea! Amazing. Had the best steak and delicious pasta with sea food. I wish I could go back more easily.

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Nothing on the menu that is vegetarian. only the caprese salad and a pasticchio pasta. Very bad. A few years ago we've eaten here and there was a lot of choice for vegetarians.

Thank jikkie320
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Let's start this inevitably long review with some positives: 1) My beef in gorgonzola sauce was perfect. Perfectly cooked ("red") and although not very large and rather thin, entirely acceptable. 2) My wife's swordfish (grilled) although very thin was lovely. A long list of negatives...More

Thank bucketlistman2014
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I ordered : salad with raw tuna and swordfish with Guacamole sauce and lime as well as coriander (which i personally dislike because parsley is my favorite . The salad leaves had brown edges (probably washed the day before and refrigerated). It was good but...More

Thank theresadelblues
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Quattro Novembre 59, 98035 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 53063
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