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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” (263 reviews)
“rice balls” (25 reviews)
“pizza” (151 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Fast food, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Via Strabone 2, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went here after reading about the awards Da Cristina had won in the past. Maybe we'd built our expectations up too much but we were disappointed with the food. Between us we had ragu arancini and pasta. The arancini coating was thicker and harder...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed today

Perfect quick stop for lunch with authentic arancini and sicilian pizza. It was delicious! Ordered at the counter and they brought it to us at the tables in the other room where we could see all the prepared foods they offered and the action in...More

Thank Elise B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stumbled across this little place just off Piazza 1X April (near the fountain) in the early afternoon. Taormina being a real tourist trap we wondered where we might find a reasonable lunch. There is a self service cafe which had quite a wide assortment...More

Thank ginalou h
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went there after reading amazing reviews in Tripadvisor and we haven't been disappointed! First good clue: the place was packed and was including a lot of locals. The food is homemade, made right in front of you basically. The arancini are just to die...More

Thank Marie T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Taormina in June and found Da Cristina which is a short stroll from the fountain on the Corso Umberto. The best thing about this place is the excellent Arancini and pizza slices which are very tasty at a really good price. We ordered...More

Thank jollys99
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After eating a lot of place in Taormina,we find da Cristina. If we ate before, we are sure that we would eat in there all our lunches. The pizzas are very tasty. Try closed pizzas. It is very economical according to other Taormina restaurants and...More

Thank esesis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by Da Cristina before leaving town and totally regret not stopping in before to enjoy the delicious arancini and pizza. Really my favorite arancini in Taormina. They offer a taster of different types so definitely try if you have time.

Thank Chris77006
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have gone this wonderful restaurant with my family. In order to describe it with one word it is MARVELOUS. You will love this place, certainly you should go there. Try swordfish rolls.

Thank Tarık Ç
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good arancini! Perfect for a quick bite and super great pricing. The people are very kind and even recommended a local beer to accompany our arancini. A must!

Thank ElenaTravellerC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very grateful to find a place that was both tasty and inexpensive in the sea of overpriced restaurants in Taormina. My husband and I stopped by the takeout window for an aranchini snack on our first day in town, and came back the...More

Thank ameliatd
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11 April 2016|
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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

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Average prices
US$3 - 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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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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