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Via San Domenico di Guzman 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 24055
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Closes in 5 min
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via San Domenico di Guzman 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The lady who rented us her villa recommended Maffei's restaurant as her favourite amongst the scores of restaurants which line the Via Corso Umberto. Located on a side alley, the service is impeccable from Maitre de Luigi and his assistant Jessica. At Luigi's recommendation I...More

Thank 5352westaussie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate there tonight. I rarely write reviews but we had such a wonderful evening I thought I would write something. The owner, Luigi, understands customer service and works hard to please everyone. This is a small unpretentious restaurant and you feel like you have...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel suggested & booked Maffei's for us, so happy they did as we would never have found it during our short stay in Taormina. The outdoor vine covered patio is truly divine so pretty, elegant but too formal - perfect Went went for dinner...More

Thank Lizzy18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food excellent, reasonably priced by Taormina standards, great service. Head waiter knowledgeable helpful and pleasant.

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice...after the first peaceful 2 hour lunch we couldn't wait to come back.The staff were knowledgeable regarding their food and wine. Food was beautifully prepared. Try the Vongole!

Thank rootsandwings55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. However, there are at least sixty seats in this restaurant and ONE Manager who’s also the ONLY waiter. There were two to three other “helpers” on the floor, but the Manager who appeared very controlling didn’t want to delegate any of...More

Thank lasinnyc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice as it was so good .Luigi is a credit to the restaurant he is very knowledgeable and a wonderful personality he makes the evening special. The food is excellent we had rack of lamb for two so tender and fresh spinach...More

Thank Sidney C
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We ate here twice: once for an afternoon lunch, which made us keen to revisit the restaurant with some friends of ours who were also staying in Taormina. Both meals were excellent, prepared with delicious local ingredients and the staff were attentive and made excellent...More

Thank sean_sunny_manc
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at Maffei's restaurant.. The staff were helpful, the food was lovely (specially the squid ink ravioli) and the setting is peaceful. Whilst, Taormina is full of eateries, most seem to be formulaic with mediocre food offerings, this place provided us...More

Thank DocWhoManchester
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

It’s a real Italian style restaurant with perfect atmosphere, the service is high they ask and do all for you, the pasta we got is the best pasta we got in Sicily so fare (day 9) we just spend 3 Horus in Taormina. A really...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$81
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Domenico di Guzman 1, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 24055
  • E-mail
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